VOB to MP4: How to Convert VOB to MP4

By Lois Green, Sunday, May 17, 2015

Just extracted some VOB files from DVD, but cannot play these files on your mobile phone? This article will introduce VOB file briefly first, and then offer you the solution which will help you play VOB on your computer, mobile phone or other players successfully. And this good solution is to convert VOB to MP4 with FonePaw Video Converter Ultimate.

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Tips: If you think the blah blah blah theory section is boring, you can just skip to part 4.

Part 1: What is .vob File?
Part 2: Why do you Need Convert VOB to MP4?
Part 3: FonePaw Video Converter Ultimate – A Professional VOB to MP4 Converter
Part 4: Convert VOB to MP4 on Mac and PC

Part 1: What is .vob File?

If you got some VOB files somehow, chances are they are copied or extracted from DVDs. The VOB file extension stands for DVD Video Object files, which are in basically DVD movie files. A *.vob file is a container file which contains digital video, digital audio, subtitles, DVD menus and navigation contents together into a stream form. You are most likely find VOB files under the VIDEO_TS folder. Some other files that you will also see in the folder are IFO and BUP.

Part 2: Why do you Need Convert VOB to MP4?

Although many PC-based players can play VOB files (provided they are unencrypted), most mobile devices don't support this format. At this point, if you want to widen the usage of VOB videos, like playing VOB files on iPhone, iPad or Android on the go, you first have to convert it to an appropriate format.

MP4, supported by nearly all popular mobile phones, tablets and even game consoles, could be a good choice. In addition, you can compress VOB files by converting VOB to MP4.

Part 3: FonePaw Video Converter Ultimate – A Professional VOB to MP4 Converter

• Cannot play VOB file on your mobile phone? Video Converter Ultimate quickly converts your VOB to MP4, AVI, MKV, MP3, etc.

• Worry your DVD scratched up during day-to-day use? This program provides you an easy way to backup your favorite unencrypted DVDs.

• So many times there is a fantastic piece of music when you are watching movies? FonePaw Video Converter Ultimate helps you extract sound tracks from video clips with ease.

• Want to share DVD movies to friends or colleagues? Just convert your home DVD movies to various video formats to share your happiness with others.

Now, free download the trial version of FonePaw Video Converter Ultimate. Then, take your MP4 movies on the bus, train, or plane or play them on your computer, laptop, and portable devices on vacation, at work or at school, no matter where you are.

Part 4: Convert VOB to MP4 on Mac and PC

Both Windows and Mac versions of the software support converting VOB to MP4 directly. Please get the tutorial below to convert VOB to MP4 on Windows or Mac.

1. Add VOB files to the VOB to MP4 converter

Open the application and load VOB files by clicking the "Add File" button.

Add VOB Files to Program

2. Choose output format

① Click the "profile" line, which leads to an output format window. Then, select MP4 as output file format in the "General Video" category.

Select MP4 as Video Output Format

② The VOB to MP4 Converter includes ready presets to convert video for iPhone, iPad, Android phones, tablets, game consoles, and other portable media players, etc. Here you can choose one of them from the list and the program will provide all playable formats for you.

Convert VOB to MP4 File

3. Select output folder.

Click "Browse" button to choose the path where you want to save the output files in.

4. Start to change VOB to MP4

Click "Convert" to start to change VOB to MP4. After that you can click "Open Folder" to find out where the output files are saved.

Convert Videos from VOB to MP4

Watching movies and videos on DVDs can be fun. Though it is a bit outdated, there are a few people who still prefer this way of enjoying movies. However, in order to avoid the damage of your DVD disc, you'd better backup them.

Apart from converting VOB to MP4, FonePaw Video Converter Ultimate allows you to rip homemade DVD to AVI, VOB, MP4, MOV, etc. for backup.

Try before buy. Free download the trial version of this program and enjoy your DVD/VOB movies anywhere for more fun with you right now!

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