Top 5 Mac VOB Players to Play VOB on Mac
VOB is the container format that contains audio, video, subtitle, menu information, etc. stored in DVD. However, play VOB files on Mac OS X(E1 Capitan included) is not so easy for the reason that VOB are hardly supported by Apple's video player. In order to view or play stand-alone VOB files, one needs to have the best video player software that supports VOB playback. In this article, we will introduce top 5 Mac VOB Players to play VOB files on Mac OS X(El Capitan) without any hassles. Just keep on reading.
So, which Mac video player will play .vob extension video files? Based on our testing and other users' feedback, we list top 5 VOB players for Mac OS X here.
1. Apple DVD Player
Apple DVD Player can play VOB files in DVD VIDEO_TS folder. Open DVD Player, go to File>open DVD Media and navigate to the VIDEO_TS folder with VOB files inside and click Choose.
2. VLC Media Player
VLC Media Player can play video/audio in any format, from MPEG to FLV, VOB, RMVB, etc., including HD and Blu-ray. It supports for 10 bit codes plus multi-threaded decoding for H.264, MPEG-4, XviD and WebM. VLC Media Player also offers great hotkey support. It is an ideal VOB player for Mac.
MPlayer is a free media player. It is compatible with Mac OS X. The interface of MPlayer is basic and minimalist. However, it supports more than 192 video(VOB included) and 85 audio codecs natively, which means that it can fast response to anything you load in it. Besides, you can choose subtitles and take screenshots as you like.
This application is available for free and it comes with complete support for a plethora of video and audio formats, including VOB of course. It can even play incomplete or damaged files if needed and it can also be used for viewing streams and multiple other types of video without hassle.
5. Flip Player
Even if this player comes with a commercial version that brings additional features, the free version comes with retina display support, great playback controls, loop and instant replay navigation features which make it an instant hit. It's easy to use, very reliable and definitely recommended for any type of user.
Any alternative way to play VOB files on Mac OS X?
A Mac VOB player can help you open and play VOB files on your Mac, but still can't avoid some incompatible issues and it's impossible to adjust the video quality as you like. To make the most of your VOB video files, you'd better convert VOB files to Mac or any other device, editing software, and media player friendly formats. To do it, you can try Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac.
It enables you to convert VOB to MOV for playing on Mac OS X(El Capitan) easily without any quality loss. Besides, it lets you directly convert VOB videos to iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Final Cut Pro, iMovie or many some other media devices, video editing programs friendly format with the best quality. What's more, this Mac video converter is built with a video editor, which lets you touch up the video as you like.
Download the best VOB Converter for Mac:
(Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)
Step 1. Import VOB files from "Add Video"
Step 2. Choose a proper output format for your source VOB file in the output format list.
Step 3. Perform VOB conversion by clicking on "Convert" in bottom right corner of main UI.
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