VOB Player: How to Play VOB Files on Windows/Mac?

Diana Joan

Oct 03, 2014 07:15 am / Posted by Diana Joan

VOB which stands for Video Object is the container format in DVD media and it mainly contain digital video, digital audio, subtitles, DVD menus, etc. To play a DVD VOB file without using a DVD player, you need a much more multifunctional media player instead of those common and built-in video players like Windows Media Player and QuickTime. Try these VOB players.

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1. Video Converter (Win & Mac)

A VOB player can only ensure smooth VOB playback on your PC and to make the most of your VOB video files, you’d better convert VOB files to video formats compatible with any other device, editing software, and media player. Let a VOB video converter (Mac VOB video converter) to execute VOB conversion. For instance, VOB to MP4 conversion allows for unrestricted playback on a great number of devices like the new iPhone 6, Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy Tab S, etc.

Step 1. Import VOB files from “File.”

Step 2. Choose a proper output format for your VOB file in the output format list.

Step 3. Perform VOB conversion by clicking on “Convert” in bottom right corner of main UI.

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2. VLC player

VLC is an open source and free video player available on multiple platforms including Mac OS X, Windows, Linux, etc. The reason for its increasing popularity is that it is cross-platform supported and can play nearly all video and audio files such as DVD, MXF, MKV, FLV, MOV, etc. In addition to playing VOB, VLC also allows you to play videos that are not supported by other players.

3. MPlayer

Another VOB player alternative is MPlayer, which can be downloaded to both Windows and Mac operating systems. Though it is not as popular as VLC, you can throw a wide range of audios and videos to it for free playback. File formats supported by MPlayer include MPEG, VOB, ASF, WMA, WMV, MOV, MP4, AVI, etc.

4. UMPlayer

You can download the VOB player UMPlayer to your Windows, Mac OS X or Linux operating systems. The built-in codecs within this VOB player can play any media format such as audio CDs, DVDs, VCDs, YouTube and SHOUTcast streams, etc. Even incomplete or damaged media files can be handled by UMPlayer.

5. KMPlayer

As a versatile media player, KMPlayer allows you to play any media file thanks to its internal codec. If you’re using a computer with low CPU or it is quite inconvenient to install codec, you shall try this VOB player.

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