Encode VOB to TV Playable Video

The easy workaround to play VOB on TV is to convert VOB to MP4 for TV, which is the best format it can support.

If you are a DVD collector, I guess you must be familiar with VOB files, which are typically stored in VIDEO_TS folder at the root of a DVD. Generally you can easily play VOB files using a DVD player, VLC media player, MPlayer, 8K Player, etc. But if you want to make the best use of the VOB files that you have copied from DVD discs, for example, transfer VOB files to TV (e.g. Samsung TV, LG Smart TV, Panasonic TV) for watching on the big screen, you will be definitely bothered by the question of format incompatibility. To work this out, the easiest route is to convert VOB to TV acceptable format. Here is a simple how-to.

Can TV play VOB files?

Like MP4 and AVI, VOB is also a container format and as a container format VOB has the power to hold all kinds of video codecs, audio codecs, subtitles in one VOB file. In fact, most TVs does not give support to the VOB format. Some TV can play the VOB container format but not with all included video codecs.

Simplest Way to convert and play VOB on TV

The best video format by TV is H.264 codec MP4 format. To viewing VOB files on Smart TV, we have to convert .vob to the best compatible format for TV, so that we can avoid video playback issues. Afterwards, put the new file on the external hard drive, then transfer to Televisions for playback without any extra effort. In order to perform this conversion task, I’ve used Dimo Video Converter Ultimate, which spells simplicity, efficiency and quality.

It supports you to convert VOB files to Samsung/LG/Sony/Panasonic Smart TV friendly MP4 video with zero quality loss. Plus, it allows you the tweak the video, audio parameters so that you can get a decent file as you want. What's more, the program offers kinds of preset profiles for all popular TV like Samsung TV, LG TV, Sony TV, Panasonic TV, etc. and media devices including Kindle Fire, iPad, iPhone, Nexus, Nook HD, Samsung Galaxy Tab, Galaxy S7/S7 Edge, iPhone 7/7 Plus, etc to meet your different needs. 

Besides VOB files, you can also use it to convert DVD, Blu-rayMKV, AVI, FLV, MPG, MTS, MP4, etc. video files. If you are Mac users, please turn to Dimo Video Converter Ultimate for Mac, which can help you transcode VOB to TV
playble videos on Mac OS(Sierra and El Capitan included). Now just get the right program and follow the step-by-step guide below to get VOB files and TV to play nicely.

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How to Make VOB videos playback on TV 

One: Click "Add File" button to import VOB files which you want to transfer to TV. Or simply drop your VOB videos into the converter. 

Two: Click "Select Format" button to choose your desired format. Here, you'll find tons of videos, audios and other preset formats available on the drop-down menu. It's recommended to double-check the compatibility or supported formats on your TV first, as this might different according to brand and models. 

For example, the best format of Samsung TV is H.264 MP4, you can set output video format as H.264 MP4 under Select Format > Format > Video or choose "Samsung TV" from "TV". Or if your original files is HD quality, you can also choose the HD MPEG or TS format. However, the MPEG-2, VOB and Dvix file format is generally supported across different TV sets.

Tip: Before conversion, you can click the Settings icon and adjust the video bitrate, codec, frame rate, audio sample rate, etc parameters. 

Three: Finally, tap the "Start" button to start the VOB to TV conversion. After the conversion, you can get the encoded files under "Open" panel; now you can stream VOB movies to TV without any issue via a HDMI or USB cable.

Tip: If you prefer to watch videos on TV with the home DVD player, you can burn VOB files onto an ISO file with this Video Converter too. 

How to share converted VOB on TV wirelessly

Step 1 Get the PC and TV connected in the same network

First you will need to connect your PC and your TV to the same network. And after you have installed Dimo Video Converter Ultimate, its build-in Dimo Media Server, no any additional plugin you need to install, just click "Media Server" on the main interface to activate video folder streaming service.

Step 2 Load VOB files to Media Server

Press "Share" and directly hand-write http://IP:PORT like "" (without quotation marks) into the address bar of your TV browser. After several seconds, you can enjoy your converted VOB file with TV on the big screen.  

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