“Hello, I have some VOB format files from a DVD and I want to convert them into MP3 files so that I can put them in my phone and listen to them as a kind of listening exercise. Is there any software application that can do that? And I want to get a backup of my DVD, How can I do that?”

DVD used to be very popular, especally music DVDs. A lot of people still have DVDs in their homes. So if you happen to have those music DVDs and you want to convent those music to a format compatible with your devices but just don’t know how, this post would be the key to your problem.
DVD files are usually in VOB format. And VOB format contains a lot of data like audio, video and subtitles, etc. So if you want to convert DVD content to MP3, you need to convert the VOB format files in the DVD.

Part 1: How to Convert VOB to MP3 from a DVD Disc with a VOB to MP3 Converter

If you are converting VOB files directly from a DVD, I would suggest you to choose Leawo DVD Ripper, It’s a powerful application that allows you to convert DVD content to video and audio files like MKV, MP4, AVI, FLV,etc.

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☉ Edit and customize DVD video files with built-in video editor.

☉ Add 3D effect with the built-in 3D movie creator.

☉ Select subtitles and audio tracks from source DVD movies for output videos.

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To know how to convert VOB to MP3, please follow the instruction below:

Step 1: Load DVD Files

Hit “Add Blu-ray/DVD” button to load DVD files. You can choose to add the files from the DVD folder or disc for the conversion. You can also drag the files from DVD to the center of the main interface to load the content.

Note:

There are 3 loading mode for you to choose: Full Movie, Main Movie and Custom Mode. Full Movie mode loads all the content in the DVD. Main Movie mode loads the longest chapter in the DVD automatically. Custom Mode allows you to select the chapters you want to load.

Load source files

Step 2: Set Output Format

Click the button on the left side of the big “Convert” button and a drop-down box would show up, click “Change” to enter the output file setting panel. You can select the output format from “Format” or “Device” section.

Set Output Format

Step 3: Adjust Parameters

To adjust the parameters of the selected format, move your mouse onto the format tag, and there’ll be an”Edit” icon at the top right corner of the tag. Click it to enter the parameter setting panel. Or you can enter it by clicking the button on the left side of the “Convert” button with the name of the format you previously chose, and then click “Edit” to enter the parameter setting panel.

Adjust parameters

Step 4: Set Output Directory

After you are done setting the parameters, click the big “Convert” button on the top right hand side of the interface to proceed. A side bar would come up on the right side of the interface. Set the output directory for the output file in “Save to” box.

Set output directory

Step 5: Start Conversion

After setting the output directory, click the big “Convert” button at the bottom of the side bar to initiate the conversion.

Start Conversion

Part 2: How to Convert VOB to MP3 with a VOB to MP3 Converter and Comparison Between Local Video Converter and Online Video Converter

If you already have the VOB file in your computer instead of a DVD disc, I would recommend the Leawo Video Converter for you to convert VOB to MP3 in your computer. It’s a multifunctional VOB to MP3 Converter that supports converting video and audio bertween almost all formats. For Leawo Video Converter VOB to MP3 conversion is just a piece of cake. It also has video editing features including Trimming, Cropping the video, Adding watermark and effect to the video, converting 2D video to 3D.

Below is the guide of using Leawo Video Converter to convert VOB to MP3:

1.Open Leawo Video Converter, click “Add Videos” to drag the video file into the main interface to input the source file.

Add files

2. To choose the format for the output file, click the button on the left-hand side of the big green “Convert” button and you’ll see a drop-down menu. Click “Change” to enter the format selecting panel.

Select format

3. To further adjust the parameters of the format you’ve selected, Go to “Edit” on the drop-down menu mentioned before or click the “Edit” icon on the top left corner on the format tag while you are selecting the output format.

Adjust parameters

4.Click the “Convert” button after you are done setting the output format, a sidebar would show up on the left of the interface, set the output directory for the output file and click the “Convert” button to begin the conversion.

Start conversion

But there are people who’s looking for a way to convert VOB to MP3 free without having to install a new application in their computer. For those people, Online Video Converter would be the best choice. I would recommend online-convert.com to you, it’s an Online VOB to MP3 Converter free of cost and installation. But you might wonder if converting VOB to MP3 online is better than doing it with a VOB to MP3 Converter in your computer. To answer that, let’s make a comparison between Online Video Converter and Leawo Video Converter.

Features Leawo Video Converter Online-convert.com
Software installation required
Internet access required
Input file formats supported Audio: FLAC, AAC, AC3, AIFF, AMR, M4A, MP2, MP3, OGG, RA, AU, WAV, WMA, MKA
Video: AVI, MP4, DAT, WEBM, RMVB, MPG, MPEG, VOB, MOV, M4V, QT,FLV, F4V, NSV, NUT, MKV, MTS/M2TS/TS/TP/TRP(AVCHD, H.264, VC-1, MPEG-2 HD), MOD, TOD, DV, WMV, ASF, 3GP, 3G2, DVR-MS
Video: 3G2, 3GP, 3GPP, ASF, AVI, DIVX, F4V, FLV, H264, IFO, M2TS, M4V, MKV, MOD, MOV, MP4, MPEG, MPG, MSWMM, MTS, MXF, OGV, RM, SRT, SWF, TS, VEP, VOB, WEBM, WLMP, WMV.
Audio: 3GA, AAC, AIF, AIFC, AIFF, AMR, AU, AUP, CAF, FLAC, GSM, IFF, KAR, M4A, M4P, M4R, MID, MIDI, MMF, MP2, MP3, MPGA, OGG, OMA, OPUS, QCP, RA, RAM, WAV, WMA, XSPF.
Supported output file formats Audio:FLAC, AAC, AC3, AIFF, AMR, M4A, MP2, MP3, OGG, RA, AU, WAV, WMA, MKA
Video:3D video formats: 3D MP4, 3D WMV, 3D AVI, 3D MKV, 3D YouTube video, etc.
HD video formats: HD MP4,HD AVI,HD MOV,HD TS,HD TRP,HD VOB, HD MPG,HD WMV,HD ASF
Common video formats: MP4-AVC, MP4-XviD, MP4-H.264, AVI, ASF, WEBM, MOV, RMVB, FLV, F4V, TS, DAT, WMV, MKV, XviD, DV, MPEG-1 NTSC, MPEG-1 PAL/SECAM, MPEG-2 NTSC, MPEG-2 PAL/SECAM, DVD-Video NTSC, DVD-Video PAL/SECAM, 3GP, 3G2, DPG
The same as input formats
Parameter Settings Video:Video Codec,Resolution,BitRate,FrameRate,Aspect Ratio
Audio:Audio Codec,BitRate,Sample Rate,Channel
Video BitRate,Frame Rate
Video Editing Features Trim,Crop,Effect,Watermark,Mirror/Flip,Rotate Screen Size,Cut Video,Rotate,Mirror/Flip Video
2D to 3D Conversion
Merge Videos
Multitask Conversion
Conversion Acceleration
Price 1Year:$29.95/LifeTime:$39.99 Free

Leawo Video Converter:

  • Pro:Fast file loading(no Internet access required);abundant parameter settings and video editing features.
  • Con:Not free; software installation required

Online Video Converter:

  • Pro:Competely free; no software installation required;
  • Con:Internet access required for uploading and downloading files.

As you can see, Online Video Converter has some certain advantages like it’s free, it supports just almost as much formats as the Leawo Video Converter, but it’s also limited by the access to Internet or even the speed of Internet connection, while Leawo Video Converter doesn’t need Internet and supports a lot of useful video editing features. So in general, if you are looking for a free VOB to MP3 Converter, Online Video Converter is your best choice, but Leawo Video Player is still the better choice for Converting VOB to MP3 for most people.

Part 3: How to Back Up a DVD Disc

We all know that DVD disc is extremely fragile. It’s easy to leave a scratch on the surface of a disc. If you damage the surface of the disc, the data in the disc might be damaged too. So if you have a DVD disc that’s important to you, you should probably get a backup of it. And I would recommend Leawo DVD Copy, a powerful DVD backup tool with a lot of practical backup features.

Why choose Leawo DVD Copy:

  • Support backing up DVD disc, folder and/or ISO file directly to computer or a blank disc.
  • Support 1:1 disc duplication, movie-only DVD backup, etc.
  • Support compressing DVD-9 to DVD-5 discs with high quality
  • Select subtitles and audio tracks freely before backup.
  • Advanced disc decryption technology, copy DVD without region code.

Now that we have a decent tool to do the trick, let’s start the backup process with it.

Add DVD Files

1. Launch Leawo DVD Copy, click “Add Blu-ray/DVD” button or drag the DVD files directly to the interface. Click the downward triangle button on the right side of “Add Blu-ray/DVD” to launch DVD disc from the Disc Driver.

DVD Copy Settings

2. Select Copy mode from Full Movie, Main Movie and Custom Mode. Select Disc type, subtitle and audio track. To proceed with the backup, click the big”Copy” button to enter the next layer of setting:”Copy to“, “Disc Label” and “Save to“.

Start Copying

3. To start the backup process, click “Burn” button at the bottom of the sidebar to activate the process of copying the DVD.