If you are an enthusiastic DVD fan, you must have a collection of DVD movies on your shelf. You can enjoy them with DVD player at home. However, if you want to play DVDs on Apple TV or other Apple portable devices without format limitation or DVD hurt, you can choose to convert the VOB video (a container format in DVD-Video media) to MOV (a more widely supported format for Apple system) instead of doing tedious tasks of installation different of codecs or plugins.
Before doing the conversion task, we must have a detailed understanding of VOB format. VOB stands for "Video Object" and it is generally obtained after being ripped from DVD disc. VOB can contain digital video, digital audio, subtitles, DVD menus and navigation contents multiplexed together into a stream form. Files in VOB format may be encrypted. The VOB format is based on the MPEG program stream format, but with additional limitations and specifications in the private streams.
So how to convert VOB videos to MOV files? Now, let's take a look at a simple way to convert VOB file to MOV by using a professional tool.
VideoSolo Video Converter Ultimate is a professional yet easy-to-use tool to convert VOB to MOV file without quality loss. There are still various media file formats available, such as AVI, FLV, MP4, M4V, MKV, MOV, 3GP and many more. The interface is simple to understand and you can get working in immediately. For experienced users, you can even configure the output parameters to ensure the file quality meets your satisfaction. It has a super fast conversion speed as well as excellent functions. It is capable of converting audio and video flawlessly within a short while.
Furthermore, this converter is also equipped with a video enhancer which can improve your video quality easily. With the built-in video editor, you are allowed to edit your videos basically. On its editing window, the editing features such as crop, clip, watermark, and effect are offered. Now get ready with VideoSolo Video Converter Ultimate installed on your PC, and then follow the detailed tutorial respectively.
Step 1. Run VideoSolo Video Converter Ultimate
After installing, launch it and when you open the converter you will likely notice that the interface could not be much simpler. Essentially all the options you need are displayed on the interface.
Note: VideoSolo Video Converter Ultimate is available of both the free trial version and paid full version. The paid full version needs to be registered before using. The trial version has a few limitations which include:
• For the video or audio files more than 5 minutes, you could only convert 5 minutes of it.
• For the video or audio files less than 5 minutes, you could only convert half of it.
• You couldn't enable Intel App Acceleration.
Step 2. Import the Original VOB Videos
Now, click "Add File" button on the left side of the top menu to open the file browser window and navigate to your VOB file. Or drag-and-drop files onto the designated area. Actually, here you can select any type of digital videos from your media library and then convert to the desired format you want. This converter features batch conversion function whereby multiple files can be converted at a time.
Note: If you want to rip a DVD, just insert a DVD into your computer's DVD-ROM, and click the "Load Disc" button to begin uploading files. You can also rip ISO files and DVD Folder.
Step 2.1. Enhance Video Quality (optional)
After adding files, then click "Video Enhance" in the main interface to open the video enhancement window. There are four options to enhance video quality: upscale resolution, optimize brightness and contrast, remove video noise and reduce video shaking. Choose one you need and click "Apply" button to begin to improve your video quality.
Step 2.2. Edit the Video (optional)
Let's back to the main interface, choose a video and click on the "Edit" button to open editing panel. Here, you can edit the video to create your own personalized video file, such as cropping, rotating, or adding effects, watermark and subtitle to your video. This part is self-explanatory. If you want to merge two or more files into one, you can tick the blank box in front of the videos. Then enable the "Merge into one file" option on the main interface.
Step 3. Select Output Format
At the lower side of the window, there is a drop-down menu that lets you set the output file. Click "Profile" drop-down box, select "MOV - QuickTime Video (*.mov)" as output format. If you want to convert VOB files to portable devices, this video converter includes a host of preset options range from Apple, Sony, Samsung to HTC, Motorola, Nokia, and others, making it fast and easy to convert your videos for suitable on a device you happen to have.
Step 4. Select Destination Folder
Click "Browser" next to the "Convert" button, a small window pops up requiring you set a local destination where you want your finished MOV file to be saved.
Step 5. Start the VOB to MOV Conversion Process
Lastly, if everything looks good, simply press the "Convert" button to begin converting video files in VOB to a MOV format and the software will get to work. You can track the conversion process on status bar to check elapsed time and remaining time. If you don't want to wait around during the conversion, you can let this smart tool automatically turn off your computer by choosing "Shut down computer" from "After done" option on bottom left when the conversion is done. Now you can go to the folder and play a new created MOV file on Apple products to ensure that it performs as expected.
If you wish to have a tool with more advanced functions, it's recommended to use VideoSolo Video Converter Ultimate for Mac/Windows that features more comprehensive functionality. It is more than a traditional converting software, but a powerful tool for editing videos as well.