A vob file extension is commonly used for Video Object files found on DVDs with movies. A very common video format playable in almost any media player.

There are 2 other file types using
the VOB file extension!

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VOB file extension - DVD video object

What is vob file? How to open vob files?

File type specification:

Digital video and movie file type icon Digital video and movie file type

vob file icon: vob filetype icon

The vob file extension is used for DVD Video Object files, which are in basically DVD movie files.

The vob file is a container file which includes most of the movies data, including the video and audio streams, along with subtitles and any menu features, and is so similar to MPEG-2 files that, apparently, you may be able to manually change the file extension to mpg or mpeg and it should still play.

The vob files can be played on a range of video programs. Generally your system will have a DVD player installed along with its DVD drive.

The default software associated to vob file type:

Cyberlink PowerDVD icon

CyberLink Corp. logo Cyberlink PowerDVD  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  CyberLink Corp.

PowerDVD is popular commercial multimedia player very often bundled with new computers, laptops, graphic cards and DVD drives. It is also available as stand alone version. PowerDVD supports variety of video and audio formats, such as DVD-video, DVD-audio, VCD, SVCD, AVI, DivX, XviD etc.. PowerDVD provides many settings to specify, such as image ratio, snapshots, audio channel etc.

VLC media player icon

VideoLAN Project Team logo VLC media player  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  VideoLAN Project Team

VLC media player is very popular multimedia player developed for Windows, Apple Mac, Linux, Unix and various other platforms.

VLC can playback many of the video formats (AVI, MKV, OGV, WMV, ASF, MOV...) and audio formats (MP3, AAC, M4A, OGG, FLAC...) as well as support of subtitles for video. It can also be used as a streaming server and multimedia transcoder.

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Help how to open VOB files:

The *.vob files are widely supported by many multimedia players such as PowerDVD, Windows Media Player, Nero ShowTime, KMPlayer etc.

How to convert file with extension VOB:

The VOB video format is widely supported by video converters and video editors, that can convert VOB DVD video file in to another video formats such as AVI, DivX, XviD, MKV, WMV and etc.

Find conversions from vob file:

vob to avi

vob to flac

vob to h264

vob to mkv

vob to mov

vob to mp4

vob to mpg

Find converter to vob file type:

bvr to vob

h264 to vob

m2p to vob

mov to vob

mp4 to vob

pds to vob

wve to vob

List of software applications associated to the .vob file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open vob file, edit vob file, convert vob file, view vob file, play vob file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the vob files.

  • Open vob file
  • Save vob file
  • Edit vob file
  • Play vob file
  • Convert vob file
  • Create vob file
  • Import vob file
  • Export vob file
  • Burn vob file

Software that open vob file - DVD video object

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