File Extension Library

.VOB File Extension

  • Category: Video Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .VOB file?

.VOB file extension has been classified as Video Files. The format of .VOB file is Binary

.VOB is DVD Video Object File

A VOB file is a movie data file from a DVD disc, typically stored in the VIDEO_TS folder at the root of the DVD. It contains a majority of the data stored on the disc which includes video, audio, subtitles, DVD menus and other navigation contents. VOB files are usually formatted as MPEG-2 system streams and can be opened by various video playback programs.

Since most commercial DVDs use some type of copyright protection, the VOB file extracted from the DVD may be encrypted, which may result in an error when trying to copy the file to another location. There are a number of decrypting programs available for playing the VOB file without the proper credentials, however, the programs may be illegal in certain countries.

List of all softwares that can open the DVD Video Object File
File Viewer Plus
CyberLink PowerDVD 17
CyberLink PowerDirector 15 Ultra
CyberLink PowerProducer 6
Media Player Classic
Microsoft Windows Media Player
Roxio Creator NXT Pro 6
VideoLAN VLC media player
Apple DVD Player
ShedWorx Smart Converter
VideoLAN VLC media player
Roxio Toast 17
Roxio Popcorn
Eltima Elmedia Player
VideoLAN VLC media player
VideoLAN VLC for iOS 2
olimsoft OPlayer
File Type 2:

Vue Objects File

Developer by: E-on Software Category: 3D Image Files Format: Binary

3D model file created by E-on Vue, a 3D environment modeling application; contains objects for the environment, which are stored as polygonal meshes; can be texturized using data stored in E-on Vue .MAT files.

VOB files are used for storing objects such as trees, mountains, oceans, skies, and other landscapes.

NOTE: E-on Vue is available in several different editions for professionals, artists, and enthusiasts.

List of all softwares that can open the Vue Objects File
E-on Vue
E-on Vue
File Type 3:

Live for Speed Car File

Developer by: Live for Speed Category: Game Files Format: Binary

File used by Live for Speed (LFS), a car racing game; stores 3D car data, such as car textures, faces, meshes, and materials; used to customize the display of bodies and parts of 3D racing cars.

VOB files only contain one half of the racing car display data since cars in LFS are symmetrical. The other half of the car is mirrored within the game.

How to Open .VOB file on different platforms

Open .VOB File on Windows

  • Right-click a .VOB
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .VOB file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .VOB files" Press "Ok"

Open .VOB File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .VOB file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .VOB File on Linux

Right click on the .VOB file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .VOB File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .VOB file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .VOB File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .VOB files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .VOB files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .VOB files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .VOB file format
  2. You need to check the .VOB file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)