You may see a VIDEO_TS folder when you have ever backed up a DVD to your computer or downloaded movies from torrent sites. But TS videos are unsupported by most media players. In such cases, TS video file to MP4 can be a good idea. The post will show you how to convert VIDEO_TS files into MP4 for hassle-free playback.
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Updated on May 12, 2023
Q: I have downloaded a VIDEO_TS folder from a torrent site. But the VIDEO_TS folder consists of various .IFO, .BUP, .VOB files. How can I convert the VIDEO_TS folder into something like MP4 or AVI watchable on my computer?
Q: I am trying to post my DVD to YouTube, rather than just uploading several .vob files, I wonder if there is a program that can let me convert the whole folder into one MKV or WMV file.
Before answering the questions, we’d better figure out what VIDEO_TS is and how it is created.
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A DVD-Video usually has two directories - VIDEO_TS and AUDIO_TS. AUDIO_TS folder is a file folder where DVD-Audio would be stored, but the folder is always empty. While VIDEO_TS folder is a file folder containing all necessary data for a DVD movie. There are three kinds of files inside the folder that are indispensable to play a DVD movie: .IFO files, .BUP files, and .VOB files.
VIDEO_TS.VOB - Video and audio data.
VIDEO_TS.IFO - Configuration files with information like menus, subtitles, aspect ratio, languages etc.
VIDEO_TS.BUP - Backup of the information.
DVD Directories and Structure
Why convert VIDEO_TS to MP4? Not only is MP4 widely used with good speed, compression, hardware decoders, and video quality, but also it's perfectly compatible with most portable devices. So how to convert VIDEO_TS to MP4? WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro is such a handy and powerful VIDEO_TS converter which enables you to convert DVD folder to MP4 and a wide range of video audio formats and portable devices for convenient playback. Free download here, install it and follow the step-to-step guide below.
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1. Import VIDEO_TS Folder
Launch this VIDEO_TS to MP4 converter. Then click the "DVD Folder" button to import your VIDEO_TS Folder. This VIDEO_TS converter will analyze and mark the main title automatically, meanwhile, it will decrypt all kinds of DVD copy protection technology, such as CSS, regional code, RCE, Sony ARccOS, UOP, Disney X-Project DRM, etc.
Add VIDEO_TS Folder
Note: You're allowed to load DVD disc directly after inserting DVD to DVD-ROM, or import the ISO image file. With the unique powerful DVD decryption technology, you can handle almost all commercial protected DVDs including the latest DVDs. Except for DVD movie, you can also rip TV series DVDs and fitness workout DVDs like Game of Thrones Series DVDrip, FOCUS T25 DVDrip, P90X DVDrip, etc.
2. Select MP4 as Output Format
Press the "Format Profile" on the right side to open the full list of 300+ configured presets, select MP4 profile under "Video" category. Also, there are a wide range of video audio formats and portable devices for your choice, so that you can convert VIDEO_TS to AVI, VIDEO_TS to MKV, VIDEO_TS to MOV or any other format or device.
Select MP4 as Output Format
3. Start VIDEO_TS to MP4 Conversion
You can choose the subtitles in the main movie section or add external subtitles. Hardcoded, soft, forced subtitles are all supported. Finally, set your output folder, and click RUN button to start to convert VIDEO_TS to MP4. It won’t take long time, depending on the file size. Moreover, the source VIDEO_TS file will be compressed to smaller size after the conversion.
Video_TS to MP4 Conversion
VLC media player is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player. If you're tired of waiting for video conversion, you can play VIDEO_TS files directly in VLC media player.
Click "Media" on menu bar => choose "Open Folder...", or press shortcut key "Ctrl+F" to load your VIDEO_TS folder => click "Subtitle" on menu bar to select the subtitle while playing DVD movie if needed.
Open DVD Folder & Add Subtitle in VLC
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