How to Convert VOB to MP4

Three Methods:Using MovaviUsing HandBrakeUsing ConvertFiles

Video Object Files (VOB) are typically stored in the VIDEO_TS root directories of DVDs, and have a file extension of .vob. VOB files are not compatible for playback on most devices, but can be converted to MP4 using a third-party application or online service.

Method 1
Using Movavi

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    Click on “Download Now,” and select the option to save the .exe file to your Windows desktop.
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    Navigate to your desktop, and double-click on the .exe or .dmg file to launch the Movavi installation wizard.
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    Follow the on-screen instructions to install Movavi on your computer. The application will automatically launch when installation is complete.
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    Insert the DVD you want converted to MP4 into the disc drive on your computer.
    • If the VOB file is already saved on your computer, proceed with step #6.
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    Click on “Add DVD” at the top of your Movavi session, and select the VOB file you want converted to MP4.
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    Click on the “Preset” dropdown menu at the bottom of Movavi, and click on “Video and audio formats.
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    Select “MP4” from the options provided.
    • If you plan on watching the video on a specific device, click on “Devices” and select your device from the options provided. Movavi will convert the VOB file into the format most compatible with your device.
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    Click on “Browse” near the bottom of Movavi and select where you want the MP4 file saved on your computer.
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    Click on “Convert. Movavi will begin converting the VOB file to MP4 format. When conversion is complete, Movavi will automatically open the folder in which the MP4 video is saved.[1]

Method 2
Using HandBrake

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    Navigate to HandBrake’s website at https://handbrake.fr/.
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    Select the option to download HandBrake to your Windows or Mac computer, then click on “Save file. The HandBrake installer file will save to your computer’s desktop.
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    Navigate to your desktop and double-click on the .exe or .dmg file to launch the HandBrake installation wizard.
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    Follow the on-screen prompts to install HandBrake on your computer. The application will automatically launch when installation is complete.
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    Insert the DVD you want converted to MP4 into the disc drive on your computer.
    • If the VOB file is already saved on your computer, proceed with step #6.
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    Click on the “Source” button at the top left corner of HandBrake, and select the source of your VOB file.
    • Select “Video File” if the VOB file is saved on your computer, or “DVD Drive Option” if the VOB file is saved on the DVD you inserted into the disc drive.
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    Select the VOB file you want converted to MP4, then click on “OK” or “Open.
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    Click on the “Browse” button displayed to the far right of the “Destination” field, then select the location to which you want the MP4 file saved after conversion.
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    Type a name for the MP4 file, then click on “Save.
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    Select “MP4” from the “Container” dropdown menu under Output Settings.
    • If you plan on watching the video on a specific device, click on “Presets” in the right sidebar and select your device from the options provided. HandBrake will convert the VOB file into the format most compatible with your device.
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    Click on “Encode Video. HandBrake will now convert the VOB file to MP4, and save the file to the destination specified.[2]

Method 3
Using ConvertFiles

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    Navigate to the ConvertFiles website at http://www.convertfiles.com/convert/video/VOB-to-MP4.html.
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    Click on “Browse” next to “Choose a local file,” and select the VOB file you want converted to MP4.
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    Click on the “Input format” dropdown menu and select “Video Object File .vob.
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    Click on the “Output format” dropdown menu and select “MPEG-4 Video File .mp4.
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    Click on “Convert. The site will automatically convert the VOB file to MP4. The process may take up to several minutes to complete, depending on the VOB file size and the speed of your Internet connection.
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    Select the option to download and save the MP4 file to your computer. You can now watch the video on your computer or device compatible with MP4 playback.

Warnings

  • Some online file conversion tools such as ConvertFiles may have limitations on file size, and prohibit you from converting large files. If you are unable to convert your VOB file to MP4 using free online tools, follow the instructions outlined in Methods One or Two of this article to convert your file using Movavi, HandBrake, or another third-party conversion application.

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