A VOB file (Video Object) is a container format in DVD-Video media, which contains the actual Video, Audio, Subtitle, and Menu contents. At present, its playback on applications and devices is quite limited: only VLC, Mplayer such universal players, or Windows Media Player (but not in Windows 8) and the regular DVD players. If you want to stream your VOB files through Plex, there is also a smart solution: converting your VOB files to Plex friendly format, i.e. MP4.
To convert VOB to Plex seamlessly and effortlessly, EaseFab Video Converter Ultimate is what you need. It provides fast access to high-qualified and easy-handled converting and converting from DVD VOB files to virtually any video formats, SD version and HD version. With it, you can transcode VOB to Plex compatible MP4 videos without quality loss. Besides VOB, the program can also convert various common video formats like MKV, VOB, AVI, WMV, etc. as well as DVD and Blu-ray discs.
If you're looking for ways to encode movies to play via Plex on Mac, EaseFab Video Converter Ultimate for Mac is highly recommended. It's fully compatible with Mac OS X Yosemite, Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Lion and more. Just download, install and launch this great VOB file video converter and then follow the tutorial to play the VOB file via Plex smoothly.
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How to convert VOB to Plex compatible MP4 videos
In the below guide, we will take VOB to Plex conversion in Windows (Windows 8 included) for example. The way on the Mac is almost the same. Just make sure you've downloaded the right program according to your computer system.
Step 1. Add VOB files
Download and install EaseFab Video Converter Ultimate on your computer. Run it and click Add Video to import the VOB files to be converted from local hard drive or other portable devices. You can also drag the files to this program directly.
Step 2. Select output format
Click "Profile" (located below where your files are displayed) and select the format you want from the drop-down list. To convert VOB for Plex, just choose "MP4" from "Common Video" as the output format.
Tips: The default setting works well. Of course, if you want to customize video and audio encoding settings, just click the "Settings" button to customize these settings. You can adjust the output video/audio resolution, frame rate, bit rate, etc. to customize the output files to get the best quality you want.
Step 3. Start the VOB to Plex conversion
When all settings are done, what you need to do now is to click the Convert button on the right bottom of the main window. When the conversion is finish, you will be able to transfer all the converted VOB files to Plex for streaming with ease. It's easy, right? Download to try it now!