VOB, short for Video Object, is the video format that is used for DVD-Video. If you have a bunch of VOB files, no matter you copied your commercial DVD before and ended up with VOB files on your Mac's hard drive, or made a DVD movie with family videos and exported a DVD folder, then you would like to convert them to MP4 format for convenient playback on players or for editing with your favorite video editing software.
Why choose MP4? MP4 is one of the most widely used format that is accepted by most devices, media players and video editor software. It has a good compromise between video quality and file size. To convert VOB to MP4, a video converter that supports VOB files is required. Here iSkysoft iMedia Converter Deluxe for Mac is high recommended. It fully supports VOB format and lets you easily convert VOB to MP4 or directly to iMovie or iPhone/iPod/iPad compartible format. This guide will show you how to do that with iSkysoft iMedia Converter Deluxe for Mac.
Import VOB files to the program
Launch iMedia Converter Deluxe for Mac, select the VOB files you need and then drag them to the program. If you want to import all VOB files of the DVD, you can drag the VIDEO_TS folder to the program. Similarly, if the DVD icon appears on desktop, you can drag and drop it to the program, too.
Note: If you import the VIDEO_TS folder, the default setting only read main movies of the DVD movie for conversion, without DVD menus and the bonus movies. To make changes to settings how to load a DVD disc, go to Preferences from the top menu bar and locate Load Contents in a DVD option in Convert tab.
Select MP4 from format list
You can easily select MP4 preset from the output format list in Video category. iMedia Converter Deluxe also offers a variety of device presets for iPhone, iPad, iPod, PSP, Apple TV and mobile phones. You can choose a preset according to your device's name. No manual settings required to make VOB video playable on your device.
Start VOB to MP4 conversion on Mac OS X
After selecting your output format, click Convert to start the conversion. iMedia Converter Deluxe for Mac allows you to convert VOB files to MP4 or any video format of your choice, fast and conveniently. When complete, the output folder will open and you can use your MP4 video immediately. If the folder doesn't show up, click the Open Folder button next to the Output option at bottom.
To convert VOB to MP4 in Windows, the Windows version of iSkysoft VOB video converter is required. The steps are almost the same as the Mac Version, though their user interface is slightly different. Another difference is that the Windows version also allows you to play VOB, MP4 and other media formats. It's a video converter, a media player, and a video downloader - an all-in-one multimedia software! Try it now.