How to Convert and Import VOB to iTunes
A VOB file (Video Object) is a container format in DVD-Video media, which contains the actual Video, Audio, Subtitle, and Menu contents. VOB is based on MPEG-2 program stream format, but with additional limitations and specifications. At present, its playback on applications and devices is quite limited: only VLC, Mplayer such universal players, or Windows Media Player (but not in Windows 8) and the regular DVD players. If you get used to the iTunes feature and want to import your VOB files to iTunes, there is also a smart solution: converting your VOB files to iTunes friendly format, i.e. M4V, MOV or MP4.
To convert VOB to iTunes seamlessly and effortlessly, Wondershare Video Converter is what you need. It provides fast access to high-qualified and easy-handled converting and converting from DVD VOB files to virtually any video formats, SD version and HD version. Meanwhile, it directly offer presets for iOS devices and Apple TV, so that you can import the converted files to iTunes smoothly and play them perfectly on your iPhone, iPod, iPad, Apple TV, etc. Here comes the detail.
Free download the trial version ot VOB to iTunes converter:
Note: This program is cross-platform, and below guide takes Windows screenshots. If you're running a Mac, please refer to User Guide for Video Converter Ultimate for Mac.
1 Load VOB files
Insert your DVD disk into your DVD drive, and then find your VOB files in the ViDEO_TS folder. To import them to this program, you can drag the whole VIDEO_TS folder directly to the program, or open the VIDEO_TS folder, and pick the VOB files one by one. (For time and energe concern, you are advised to use the first option).
After all VOB files imported successfully, you can change the file name and watch them in the right previewing screen.
2 Choose your preferred output format
Click the format icon in the "Output Format" pane to open the drop-down format list. Here you can directly select "M4V" from "Format">"Video" , or choose the presets for iOS device from "Device">"Apple" category.
Note: If you want to add the converted files to iTunes automatically, just click "Menu" icon >"Preferences">"Convert">"Add files to iTunes Library after conversion".
Tweak your setting: If you want to change the sample rate, resolution, bitrates, etc to better cater for your playing needs, you can click "Settings" option to access the setting window.
3 Start VOB to iTunes conversion
All preparations have been finished. Now click "Convert" button to start to convert VOB to iTunes. When conversions completed, you can freely import the converted files to your itunes and transfer to iPad/iPhone/iPod touch if necessary.
Tips: With this Video Converter, you can edit VOB files at ease. Click "Edit" to open the Edit window, here you can reset start point and end point to convert one part of the file, apply 16:9 or 4:3, crop the black edge, and apply plug-in subtitles, watermarket, etc onto the video.
Note: MP4 is also one of iTunes supported video formats. So you can convert VOB to MP4 instead.