How to Stream VOB Files on Apple TV?

Q:”I have recently bought an Apple TV, and I want to rip all my DVDs to my computer, then be able to stream them to my TV. I have a DVD ripping program, the output files are as .vob files. But when I try to stream the .vob files from ripped DVD collection on my TV, it turns errors. Any suggestion? Thanks a lot!”

The VOB (Video Object) is the container format in DVD movies. It contains digital video, digital audio, subtitles, DVD menus and navigation contents from ripped commercial DVD discs. Files in VOB format may be encrypted and couldn’t be recognized by Apple TV. If you want to stream and play VOB files on Apple TV4/3/2, you’d better convert VOB files to Apple TV supported video formats (i.e. mp4, mov, m4v) first.

To make this process smoothly, a processional VOB to Apple TV video converter in needed. After multiple testing, Brorsoft Video Convert Ultimate /( iMedia Converter for Mac ) should take into your consideration. With it, you can convert VOB files to Apple TV supported .m4v, .mp4, and .mov formats in fast speed and excellent quality. Besides, this all-in-one Video, Blu-ray/DVD converter also rips and converts Blu-ray/DVD discs, Videos, ISO/IFO files to all popular SD and HD (3D) video formats like 4K/1080P/720P H.265/H.264 MP4, MOV,  MKV, FLV, AVI, 3GP, MPEG and more.

Free download VOB to Apple TV converter

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Step-by-step to Convert VOB Files for Streaming and Playing via Apple TV4/3/2 smoothly

Mac Version Brorsoft Blu-ray Video converter taken as example, Windows Version share the same steps. Just keep in mind you have download the right version. Mac platform .exe files cannot be installed on Windows OS – and vice versa.

Step 1. Load VOB files

Install and launch the best VOB to Apple TV video converter, simply click “Load Files” to import your VOB files to the program.


Step 2. Choose output format

Click “Format” bar and turn to the Apple TV category, then choose a proper format i.g “Apple TV H.264 1920*1080 (*m4v)” as output format.

Or you can choose others according to your device.


Tip: If you like, simply click Settings button to adjust the video codec, bitrate, frame rate, audio sample rate, etc to get a decent video.

Step 3. Start to Convert VOB files for Apple TV

With all settings, tap Convert button to start converting VOB files to Apple TV compatible M4V, MP4, MOV videos.

Once the conversion is finished, clikc “Open” button to locate the converted VOB files and import them your iTunes library.

Now you’re able to stream the converted VOB files to Apple TV for playback with ease.

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