VOB (Video Object) is a container format in DVD-Video media, containing digital video, digital audio, subtitles and DVD menus. Filename extension of VOB files is .vob.
Normally, you can easily copy the VOB files from unprotected DVD disc, while you can't directly copy and extract the VOB files from protected commercial DVD discs.
So today, we will divided this guide into 2 parts:
Part 1 is going to show you how to convert VOB files to MP4 if you have problems to play VOB files on your PC, Mac or portable devices. And Part 2 will show you how to rip VOB files in DVD disc to MP4.
Let's check the guide directly.
Get A VOB Converter to Convert VOB Files to MP4 Video
On PC or Mac, it's easy to find a media player that compatible with VOB file format. But mobile users will feel difficult to find that. Indeed, the VOB format is not a commonly used video format. To remove the inconvenience, we can convert VOB files to MP4, which is the one of most popular video format.
A VOB video converter is needed to finish the conversion. There are many third-party video converters. If you're not sure which software you could trust, you can use VideoSolo Video Converter Ultimate. It allows you to convert VOB files to MP4 format with few clicks. And, it is equipped numerous custom settings, including output format setting and GPU acceleration usage. You can download it from below to have a try.
Follow these steps to convert VOB to MP4 quickly and easily with VideoSolo Video Converter Ultimate.
Step 1. Import VOB Files
Find the VOB files that you copied from the DVD disc and then open VideoSolo Video Converter Ultimate to import these files. This VOB converter supports batch conversion.
You have 2 ways to import files: one is clicking "Add Files" button and another is directly dragging these VOB files to the main interface of this program.
Step 2. Choose MP4 as the Output Format
This is the key step, which ensures you to convert the VOB into MP4 successfully. At the bottom of the interface, click and open the output format drop-down list. Now you can select MP4 from "General Video" category as the output format.
This program also offers the options to customize the output parameters such as: bit rate, aspect ratio, resolution, etc. You can click on "Settings" icon to change their values if it's needed.
Step 3. Convert VOB Video to MP4
Click on the "Convert" button to start the conversion. The last step will take some time, mainly depending on the file size and computer performance. You can view the progress and the converted length of the current file.
When you finish converting the VOB files to MP4, you'll be able to play these files on any devices you want, without any incompatible problems. If you need to convert VOB to MOV, MKV, MP3, etc, VideoSolo Video Converter Ultimate also can help you.
Guide for Ripping VOB in DVD disc to MP4 Video
As most commercial DVDs are copyright-protected, VOB files stored in the DVD may be encrypted. You might can't copy these VOB files out from the DVD disc. Or it will result in unexpected playback errors after copying out.
So, the only way to convert these VOB files is ripping them from DVD disc. And this task requires another tool - a DVD ripper. VideoSolo also have another tool - BD-DVD Ripper can help you do that. The BD-DVD Ripper is mainly used to rip DVD/Blu-ray disc to digital format like MP4, MKV, MOV, MP3, etc.
For detailed guide to rip VOB in DVD disc to MP4 format, you can refer to the guide below:
Step 1. Insert your DVD disc to your computer drive and open VideoSolo BD-DVD Ripper to load the disc.
Step 2. Choose MP4 format from the output format list.
Step 3. Click on the "Convert" button to start ripping VOB to MP4.
With these two methods, you can solve the incompatible problem caused by VOB files. Actually, we highly recommended to use VideoSolo BD-DVD Ripper, as you can directly rip the VOB to MP4, without copying them out from the disc.