A VOB file is a media data file usually stored in the Video_Ts folder in the root folder of DVD disc. VOB files usually contain most of the information stored in the disc such as audio, subtitles, menus, and video. This article, we will mainly talk about how to play VOB files on Windows 10.
Solution 1: Play VOB file on Windows 10 with free VOB player
1. VLC Media Player
As a very popular player used by over 100 million persons worldwide, VLC supports over 70 audio and video media file formats which include MP4, 3GP, WAV, FLV, AVI and most especially VOB files. The media player can play VOB files directly from the disc or as a standalone file format. VLC media gives good features with much access to different media files formats and you can subscribe to podcasts and be streaming websites directly from the program.
2. Windows Media Player
Windows Media player supports many media formats as you can play WMV, MPEG, MPV, and most notably VOB file formats. Windows Media enables full access to VOB files and supports many subtitle formats.
3. Media Player Classic
Media Player Classic has a “Home Cinema” feature which enables the software to create a unique cinematic experience when viewing video files. The media player supports a wide range of media formats such as OGG, MP4, MPEG, and most notably VOB files.
Solution 2: Convert VOB to Windows Media Player supported formats
If you fail to play VOB files with above listed free VOB media players or your VOB files are encrypted with copy protection. Then you can use a third-party video conversion app such as Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate to convert both unencrypted VOB or encrypted VOB to Windows Media Player native compatible WMV file formats in 2 different file types. If you wish to have a fast conversion speed, you can ouput a WMV file with WMV2 (WMV8) codec, if you care much about output file quality, just select the “WMV3(WMV9)(*.wmv)” file which helps to produce a high quality wmv file with VC-1 codec.
For Mac users, please switch to download Pavtube iMedia Converter for Mac to perform the conversion on macOS High Sierra, macOS Sierra, Mac OS X El Capitan, Mac OS X Yosemite, etc.
How to Convert VOB for Windows 10 Playing with Windows Media Player?
Step 1: Load VOB files into the application.
Launch this VOB file converter. To add VOB files, you can just drag video from your DVD Video_TS folder to the list in the operating window, or head to Add button to choose the VOB file you want to convert.
Step 2: Define the output format.
Clicking the Format bar, from its drop-down list, select Windows Media Player best supported WMV files under “Common Video” main category.
Output fast conversion speed WMV2(WMV8) file
Output high quality WMV3 (WMV9) file
Step 3: Begin the conversion process.
After all setting is completed, hit the “Convert” button at the right bottom of the main interface to begin the conversion process from VOB to Windows Media Player supported WMV file format.
When the conversion is finished, click “Open Output Folder” icon on the main interface to open the folder with generated files. Then you will have no problem to play the converted VOB files with Windows Media Player on Windows 10.