How to Convert Videos between VOB and AVI
As we know, VOB, also known as a DVD Video Object file, is a file that contains several streams - video, audio (normally AC3 format), subtitles, and menu contents - all multiplexed together in one container format. This container format is in turn contained in DVD video media. In other words, VOB files are the core files in DVD Video discs and contain the actual movie data. But it's a kind of format uncommon online and offline but only popular for saving DVD data. That's to say, it's out of the supported format list of a majority of portable devices like PSP and software which then requires you to convert VOB to AVI or other popular format for playback if you wanna watch your DVD movies on the go or for some other purpose else.
This article shows you how to convert VOB to AVI in Mac and Windows step by step. And AVI, or Audio Video Interleave, is the most common format for audio and video data on a computer. So converting VOB to AVI enables you to get funnier media experience on your PSP or some other AVI supported device or player.
To achieve the conversion, we need a VOB to AVI Video Converter for Windows or Video Converter for Mac, which enable to either convert VOB to AVI, even convert AVI to VOB effectively on your computer within only 3 steps.
Note: If your VOB files are still in DVD disc and you're running a Mac, you can use Video Converter Ultimate for Mac to do the job.
Here tasks VOB to AVI conversion in Windows OS for example. To do VOB to AVI Mac conversion, you can use the VOB to AVI Mac converter just as the User Guide of Video Converter for Mac (Snow Leopard, Lion included) shows.
Step 1: Add VOB files to the VOB to AVI converter
To add files, you can just drag your videos from the computer folders to this app's conversion pane, or click the "Add Files" icon, to choose the files you want to convert.
Step 2: Set output format
After loading the files, you can choose the output format now. Click the format image on the right side, and select "Format">"Video"> AVI", or you can set other formats according to the classified categories.
Step 3: Start to convert VOB to AVI
Click "Convert" to start the VOB to AVI conversion. After that you can click "Open Folder" to find out where the output files are saved.
This VOB to AVI Video Converter also enables to edit the video before the conversion.
Select a video from the file list, click "Edit" button on the video item bar. Then you can optimize your video by cropping, changing video effect, etc. And it offers more popular output format, you can also convert VOB to MP4, WMV, MKV etc.
Also, you can refer to a video tutorial: