VOB File Type

- The quick facts

What are VOB files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a VOB file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is a VOB file?

VOB files have multiple uses, and VOB Video is one of them.

VOB Video File

VOB stands for Video Object. Files that contain the .vob extension are container files. A container file is a "shell" of a file that can hold a variety of other files within it.

The .vob file format is most commonly used for DVD media. A VOB file can contain the audio and video data for the contents of a DVD as well as the subtitle, menu and DVD content information. This file data is then multiplexed into a streaming format that allows users to watch the media on their computers.

How to open VOB files

We have identified 7 VOB openers that are compatible with this specific type of VOB file.

Programs that open VOB Video files

Last updated: May 23, 2022

More file formats using the VOB extension

Through our research of VOB files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail.

  • Vue D'Esprit 4 Object

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of VOB files. Remember, different programs may use VOB files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

Free File ConverterFree File ConverterUser submitted
VLC Media PlayerVLC Media PlayerUser submitted
KMPlayerKMPlayerUser submitted
BSPlayerBSPlayerUser submitted
Prism Video File ConverterPrism Video File ConverterUser submitted
MPC-HCMPC-HCUser submitted
MplayerMplayerUser submitted
DivX Plus PlayerDivX Plus PlayerUser submitted
WinDVD ApplicationWinDVD ApplicationUser submitted
BSPlayer ProBSPlayer ProUser submitted

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