As said, VOB is is one of the most common formats for storing video and audio streams on DVD discs. If you are looking for how to convert VOB to a more common video format like MP4 in order to stream or play the video on more devices and websites, you can use Avidemux to convert VOB to MP4 as well as other professional video converters.

Part 1: Warming up of Avidemux

Avidemux is a free video editor designed for simple cutting, filtering and encoding tasks. By collecting information from Wikipedia, It is written in C++, and uses either GTK+ or Qt for its user interface. Avidemux supports many formats, such as AVI, MP4, Matroska, MPEG-2, H.264 and H.265. It does not yet, or specifically speaking, only partially supports modern open formats, like Opus, WebM, VP8, VP9 and AV1. Avidemux is capable of non-linear video editing, applying visual effects (called "Filters" by Avidemux) to video, and transcoding video into various formats. Thanks to these features, Avidemux video converter is popular among both junior and senior users in converting files.


Part 2: How to convert VOB to MP4 using Avidemux

Avidemux is generally more complicated than many other programs but it still worth your time to take advantage of its features, for example, to append or cut files, change formats, add filters, and so forth. Here we would like to share with you some thoughts on Avidemux VOB to MP4 conversion and note that the guide below is used for demonstration only.

Step 1: Install Avidemux.

Download and install this program.

Step 2: Choose File -> Open.

File - Open.

Step 3: Open the VIDEO_TS folder from the DVD. Click Open on the lower right to add the VOB in the program.

VIDEO_TS folder

Step 4: Click Format on the front of Avidemux and select MPEG.


Step 5: Choose Save and enter file name. Note that give a name ended with MPG extension.

save Format

Step 6: Click Save on the lower right and you will be navigated to a page where you can view the real time progress.

save Format

Now you have finished the process and successfully converted your VOB to MP4 with Avidemux. It is not easy, is it? Thus, to make the whole process simpler, I’d like to introduce another program to you for converting VOB to MP4. It is more logical and easier to operate.

Part 3: How to convert VOB to MP4 using Leawo Video Converter

The idea is to use Leawo Video Converter, a successful program being developed to convert files from one format to another. This all-in-one program incorporates video converter, downloader, DVD creator into one suite, making it very easy to switch between different applications and best of all, reduce costs significantly. If you are wondering about the conversion speed, I assure you no worries at all as it takes on rivals by providing 6X speed. It also features very practical customization offer by enabling users to trim, crop the video, set audio bit rates, sampling rate, frame, add watermark, turn 2D to 3D, and others. Take VOB to MP4 conversion as an example in the following and you will see how it works.

Step 1: Download and install Leawo Video Converter.

If you already have it installed correctly on your PC, skip this step. If not, hit the button below to get one.

Step 2: Add the VOB file.

When you launch the program, click Add Video from the tool bar to import your VOB file.

Add videos

Step 3: Set the output format.

From the format drop-down list, click the Change button to select the target output format.

Set an output format

Step 4: Edit the file.

Click Edit to set the file parameters such as codec, bit rate, sampling rate, and aspect ratio etc. Or click the editing icon next to the video to trim or crop the video, add 3D effect, watermark the file and the like.

Edit the file

Step 5: Save the file.

Click Convert and set a directory to save the file. Then, click the round Convert button below to start converting VOB to MP4.

Convert DivX to MP4

Step 6: Track the process.

View the green progress bar to track down the process status, when 100% is done, you can freely enjoy the video within the program or transfer it to other devices for enjoyment.

View the progress


Avidemux video is more suitable for experienced users who would be more eager to learn and face challenge because Avidemux is not easy to get used to. Though it provides quite a lot features to edit videos, it is still hard for beginners and general applications. However, Leawo Video Converter turns out to be more user friendly and is suitable for both beginners and experienced users. The overall performance is very competitive compared with peers within the same category, for example, 6X speed is widely acknowledged and the simple user interface makes user convert files in a direct and efficient way. It also preserves the file quality 1:1 as the source file, letting users enjoy the same quality file after conversion. You may give your comments here once you try this program.