How to Convert VOB to AVI (or AVI to VOB) on Mac and Windows
- VOB on DVD are sometimes encrypted. If you can't decrypt and convert DVD VOB to AVI file, please use DVD Ripper.
How can I convert files from vob to avi on a Mac, then I can put my vob movies onto PS3? i have used dvd decrypter to copy a few movies to vob files but i want to converge into one avi file of a good quality! does anyone have any ideas? - Tim
I have some AVI movie files in my HDD on my computer and now i want to put them on DVD. The only format my dvd player supports is vob, how do i change these AVI to VOB format to burn onto DVD. i am using MacBook Pro" - Jorge
VOB, stands for Video Object, the standard format for video filed ripped from DVD. VOB files has high-quality but with very large size. Many video programs or devices like Windows Media Player and Zune can't play a video in VOB format. To view VOB files with those programs and devices, you can convert VOB to AVI on Mac, which is widely used and works with almost every media player and portable video device (QuickTime, FCP, Sony Vagas Pro, Premiere, Xbox 360, Zune, PS3, Nintendo Wii, etc).
If so, Video Converter for Mac can help you indeed. It enables you to easily and fast convert VOB to AVI format. Of course, if you have AVI files which contain high-fidelity video content in extremely large file size and want to burn them to DVD, you can also utilize this video conversion software to convert AVI to VOB for Mac prior to the burning process. If you are runing a Windows OS, you can refer to Video Converter for Windows.
Follow the guide below and learn about how to convert .VOB to .AVI format on a Mac. AVI to VOB Mac conversion is also supported with this converter.
Step 1: Download and install the program on Mac.
Operating System: Mac OS X 10.4, Mac OS X Tiger, Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, Mac OS X 10.5.7, Mac OS X 10.5.8, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion and Mac OS X 10.8.1, Mac OS X 10.8.2, etc.
Step 2: Import VOB files
Lauch the program, you may find it has a simple and user-friendly interface.
Click "Add" button to open the file browser window and navigate to the VOB files you would like to convert. You can also directly drag-and-drop files to the interface of this VOB to AVI Mac converter.
Step 3: Choose AVI as output format
Click "Profile" drop-down list near the 3D icon, and then choose “AVI” as output formats.
Tip: You can manually set the video codec for AVI - MPEG-4, MJPEG, XviD, H.264 if required by clicking "Add Profile" button to enter output setting mode.
The Mac VOB to AVI converter includes ready presets to convert video files specifically for portable devices like Apple iPhone, iPad, PS3, Zune, Xbox 360, smartphones, etc. Simply click on that device and the settings will be automatically applied in the Output Settings tabs.
Edit .VOB files before the conversion: (optional)
The program allows you do the basic edtting by using the "Trim" to clip videos size, "Crop" to customize the frame size (16:9, 4:3 etc), cut off black margins, split them into several segments, "Rotate", "Watermark", and even much more. More details on Video Converter for Mac user guide.
Step 4: Begin the VOB to AVI Mac process
When you've added everything, hit "convert" button on the right bottom and this VOB to AVI video converter will do the rest for you! When the conversion is done, you can enjoy converted files on your Mac, and import into your desired devices for playback anytime and anywhere.
The progress will be monitored under the files name. The amount of time it takes will depend on the length and size of the VOB file.
As a universal conversion tool to convert virtually any video to any other type of file format, the program can also convert AVI to VOB on Mac, a format in excellent quality for use on a DVD player.