How to Play VOB files on Android Phones/Tablets?

Android Phones/Tablets have occupied a big market now, most of you would like to play videos, photos, and music on your Android Phones/Tablets on the go. If you have collected some VOB files and don’t know how to play VOB files on Android Phones/Tablets, this tutorial just tell how to do and please follow me.

VOB (Video Object) file is actually the container format in DVD videos, which contains digital video, digital audio, subtitles, DVD menus and navigation contents multiplexed together into a stream form. Files in VOB format may be encrypted and can’t be played on Android Phones/Tablets. In orde to play VOB files on Android Phones/Tablet, you need to remove all the encryption from VOB files and convert VOB files to Android compatible video formats first.

Supported Video Format for Android

Android Supported Video Format/Codec Supported Video File Types/Container Formats Details
H.263 • 3GPP (.3gp)
• MPEG-4 (.mp4)
H.264 AVC • 3GPP (.3gp)
• MPEG-4 (.mp4)
• MPEG-TS (.ts, AAC audio only, not seekable, Android 3.0+)
Baseline Profile (BP)
MPEG-4 SP •3GPP (.3gp)
VP8 • WebM (.webm)
• Matroska (.mkv, Android 4.0+)
Streamable only in Android 4.0 and above

So, I suggest you convert VOB files to Android Phones/Tablets supported e.g. H.264 MP4 for playback. To remove the encryption from VOB files and convert VOB files to H264 MP4, a professional Video Converter is needed. Brorsoft Video Converter Ultimate / (iMedia converter for Mac) is highly recommended here. With it you can remove the encryption of any VOB file and convert VOB files, Blu-ray/DVD discs, or Blu-ray/DVD ISO files to H.264 MP4 videos with fast speed and high quality. Besides, it provides kinds of optimal video presets for Android, iOS, Windows based portable devices like iPhone, iPad, Samsung Galaxy Tab, Samsung Smart TV, Google Nexus 7, Apple TV, Surface Pro, etc.

Don’t hesiate to download the free trial version and convert VOB files to H.264 MP4 for playing on Panasonic Smart TV.

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Here we take Windows Version Brorsoft Video Converter Ultimate as the example, Mac Version share the same steps, just keep in mind you have download the right version. The trail-before-purchase available:

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Guide: Convert VOB file to H.264 MP4 for Playing on Android Phones/Tablets

Step 1. Load VOB files

Install and run the Video Converter, click “load files” to import the VOB files to the program.


Step 2. Choose output format

You can click choose H.264 MP4 from “Format” > ” Common Video” as your output.


Or just click “Android” list to choose a proper format for your device.


Step 3. Start to convert VOB files for Android Phones/Tablets

Hit the “Convert” button to start VOB files to H.264 MP4 conversion. The program will remove encryptions from VOB files automatically.

Once the conversion is finished, you can click “Open” button to locate the converted VOB files.

After that, connect your Android Phones/Tablets to computer via a USB cable and transfer the videos to Android Phones/Tablets.

Now you can play the converted VOB files on Android Phones/Tablets without hassle.

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