VOB Player: How to Play VOB Files
VOB is the DVD format that contains main DVD information like audio, video, subtitles and menus etc. Many people want to watch DVDs on their computer for more convenience or because their DVD player is not working. However, not all media players on the computer can play VOB files.
The built-in media players in Windows and Mac platform —Windows Media Player and QuickTime, both can’t support VOB format natively. In order to resolve VOB playback problem in Mac and Windows computer, here, I’ll introduce several top VOB players for help.
1: VOB player Alternative — Convert VOB to other formats
With VOB players, you can only play VOB files smoothly on your computer, you can’t still make full use of the VOB players because of the incompatibility issue. So the best solution is to convert VOB to any other you want, so that you can play VOB files in any player, application and device etc. To do it, you can use Video Converter ( Video Converter for Mac ) to perform video conversion. For example, it's a good solution to convert VOB to MP4 for playback on most of devices like iPhone and PSP etc.
Step 1: Import VOB files by directly dragging files to this program.
Step 2: In the "Output Format" pane, select your wanted format by clicking the “Format” icon to open its output format list.
Step 3: Hit the “Convert” button on the lower-right corner of the main interface.
2: VOB player — VLC Media player
VLC media player has been widely used in Mac (mountain lion included) and Windows platform. Many people like to use it to play their media files mainly because the cross-platform media player supports almost all video and audio formats. So it’s obviously the best choice of media players. Apart from playing VOB files, VLC also allows you to play files in other video formats that QuickTime and Windows Media Player fails to play natively.
Download VLC VOB player from VLC site.
3: VOB player —Mplayer
MPlayer is another good choice of VOB player. It’s not popular as VLC media player, but it also has both Windows and Mac versions and has a wide range of video format support. It plays most MPEG/VOB, ASF/WMA/WMV, VIVO, QT/MOV/MP4, AVI, Ogg/OGM and so on.
Download Mplayer VOB player from Mplayer site.