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Effective VOB Windows Media Player Playback Approaches

Author by Cooper

Nov 01, 2019

Recently, many friends ask me how to play VOB files on Windows Media Player. I told them about two simple and effective methods. If you’re running into the same situation and looking for a lash-up solution, this article will tell you the quick and simple VOB Windows Media Player playback methods.

Windows Media Player is one of the most powerful media players for Windows operating system. This application allows you to burn videos into DVDs, sync videos to mobile devices through a USB, trim an MP3 file, play videos in various formats and so forth. Even though it supports so many powerful functions, the program has some limitations. For example, in a clean installation, it does not support playing VOB files. So how to play VOB files on Windows Media Player? Scroll down, you can find the satisfying answer.

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How to Fix VOB Windows Media Player Playback Issues?

Solution 1. Convert VOB to WMV with Ease

As all known, the most associated format with Windows Media Player is WMV. To solve VOB Windows Media Player playback issue, converting VOB to WMV is one of the most convenient methods. HD Video Converter Factory Pro is such a convenient helpers. Benefiting from GPU acceleration, this application supports 50x faster conversions between 300+ formats. Backtrack to the title, let us have a look at the following tutorial about how to convert VOB to WMV.      

User Guide of Conversion from VOB to Windows Media Player

Conversion from VOB to Windows Media Player

Before the conversion started, please free downloadfree download the most convenient VOB to Windows Media Player converter.

Step 1: Import VOB into the Converter

After installing, launch it. Click Converter first, a new conversion window will pop up. Click Add Files to import VOB file, you can also drag and drop videos thereto.

Step 2: Choose WMV as the Output Format

Click output format button on the right side of the conversion window, choose WMV under Video tab. There are 300+ other video & audio formats and devices you can choose from if you need. By the way, if you want to revise the basic parameters, you can click the Parameter settings below the output format button.

Step 3: Nominate the Output Path and Run the Conversion

Press the inverted triangle to custom the output path. Lastly, click Run button to start VOB Windows Media Player conversion.

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Solution 2. Download and Update VOB Playback Codec

If you do not want to install any application on your computer, the other method for playing VOB files on Windows Media Player may be more suitable for you, even though it is hard to use. Now, let me introduce the approach for playing VOB files in Windows Media Player to you.

Install VOB Codec for Windows Media Player

Download k-lite codec

Step 1: Depending on your needs, download a k-lite codec from Please remember to turn off your Ads and Pop-up blockers, which may obstruct the download window. You can turn off blockers in the top bar of your browser.

Step 2: After you download the codec, click the .exe file and follow the instruction to finish the installation. When the codec is installed, restart your computer.

Step 3: Right-click your VOB files, and choose Windows Media Player as the default playback program of them. Double-click to open VOB files in Windows Media Player.

At last...

Seriously, if you have read the article carefully, I believe that you have no doubt about how to play VOB files on Windows Media Player. If it still does not work just in case, you can try to play VOB files on other VOB players.

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