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How to Play VOB Files on Windows 10 with Windows Media Player

by Christine Smith • Aug 01,2019 • Proven solutions

"How can I play VOB files in Windows Media Player?"

Playing VOB files on Windows Media Player can cause issues if the needed codecs are not supported. So, if you want to play VOB files Windows 10 smoothly, there are multiple solutions like installing the right codec, using another application, or converting the file format. Read more to learn about these solutions in the following parts and choose the best one as you need.

Part 1. Why Can't Play VOB in Windows Media Player

VOB format is based on MPEG format and if the Windows Media Player version you are using does not have the MPEG encoder and decoder, then the Windows Media Player won't play VOB files as your wish. VOB files also stand for the DVD format so that it can be burned to DVD easily and quickly for playback on any DVD player or TV.

Part 2. Play VOB Files with Windows Media Player 11/12 VOB Codec

Looking for the solutions on how to play VOB files on windows 10? Installing the right codec will work as the most straightforward method. The codec like k-lite can be downloaded on your system to upgrade the player that will allow playing the VOB and other file formats as well. The Windows Media Player 10 VOB codec can be downloaded from a free codec-site. Moreover, this solution helps to play VOB files on Windows 10 without installing any third party software.

Part 3. Play VOB Files on Windows 10 without Any Trouble

Good professional software like Wondershare UniConverter (originally Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate) allows opening VOB file Windows 10 and to play them in a hassle-free way. This software is available for your Windows and Mac system and works as an excellent video-tool box with support over 1000 formats. Using the tool, you can play VOB Windows 10 and other versions of the software as well in a quick manner. The program comes with a built-in player that allows playing videos in an array of formats including VOB directly. The conversion feature of the software can be used for converting VOB files to Windows 10 or other device supported formats to avoid any compatibility issues.

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Method 1: How to Open VOB Files on Windows 10 Directly

Step 1 Launch Wondershare VOB Player.

Download, install and launch Wondershare UniConverter on your Windows 10 PC. From the Convert tab, click on the +Add Files button that will allow you to browse and add the VOB video present on your system. You can also drag and drop the file to the interface directly.

add VOB files for playback

Step 2 Play VOB files on Windows 10.

The added file can be seen on the program with a thumbnail image. Hover your mouse over the image and a Play icon will appear. Click on the Play icon that will launch the built-in player of the program where the selected video is played.

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The controls for forward, rewind, and volume control are present on the pop-up window. You can even choose to expand the player window to full-screen option.

play settings for VOB Windows 10

Method 2: Convert VOB Files to Windows 10 Compatible Formats

Wondershare UniConverter works as an excellent video conversion tool that supports file conversion to an array of formats and device specific files. So to enable playing VOB files Windows 10, you can convert it to a device-specific format. The processed file will play on your system without any issues. Additionally, the software allows batch processing that can convert multiple files in one go. You can even edit VOB files Windows 10 using the tool. UniConverter also has an option to transfer the converted files to an array of devices.

Steps to Convert VOB to Windows 10 Compatible Formats and Playback Easily

Step 1 Add VOB files to Wondershare software.

Run Wondershare UniConverter on your Windows or Mac system. Click on the +Add Files button from the Convert section to load the local VOB videos. The added files can be edited by clicking on one of the editing icons present under the thumbnail image.

add VOB files to convert

Step 2 Choose Windows 10 compatible format as output.

On the top-right corner, expand the options at Convert all files to: tab and the list of supported formats appear in a pop-up window. From the Video tab, choose any one of the Windows 10 compatible formats such as MP4. File quality also needs to be selected.

choose Windows 10 supported format for VOB output

Step 3 Convert VOB to Windows 10.

Click on the Convert All button will start the batch file conversion. The Output tab can be used for selecting the system location where you want to save the processed files. On the interface, the Converted tab can be used to locate the processed files, manage them and transfer them when needed.

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