In order to add VOB files to iTunes for playback and syncing, first you need to convert VOB to iTunes-friendly formats. Here is a simple how-to.
VOB, widely used in DVDs, is used to store all MPEG-2 audio and video data, which contains not only the video itself but also the menus, buttons and a variety of subtitles. You’re able to play VOB files with a DVD player or VLC on your Mac or Windows PC. However, you can not add VOB files to iTunes (iTunes 12 included) due to iTunes’ incompatibility with the .vob format. So you will need to convert VOB videos to iTunes-compatible format for syncing across multiple devices easily. This article is all about how to change VOB to iTunes format step by step for organizing VOB in iTunes and even transfer to iOS devices like iPhone, iPad, iPod etc. for killing time on the move.
To finish the task, this user-friendly and professional utility – Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac is the best program I can recommend here. It supports you to convert VOB to iTunes under Mac OS X (Yosemite and Mavericks included) without hassle. The main features of this VOB to iTunes converter are high conversion speed with zero quality loss and supporting to convert from and to more than 70 formats like MP4, AVI, FLV, WMV, MKV, MOV, etc. If you’re a Windows user, simply get the equivalent Windows version to convert VOB to iTunes in Windows (Windows 8 included).
How to convert VOB to iTunes supported file format
Step 1: Install and run the VOB to iTunes converter on your Mac, and then click the “Add” button to load the .vob videos. You can also use the drag-and-drop method to load the media files to the application UI.
Step 2: Since iTunes supports MP4, M4V and MOV formats, you can click Format bar and choose any of the three from Common Video as the output file format.
If you want to load VOB to iTunes for playing on iPhone, iPad, iPod, Apple TV, you can also directly select a format from decent device preset like iPad. Click the Settings icon to adjust video and audio parameters on the Profile Setting as you need to get the best quality video.
Step 3: At last, click the “Convert” icon under the preview window, and the Mac VOB Converter will start converting VOB to iTunes on Mac OS X.
After the conversion, get the output files by clicking the Open button. Now the converted VOB video is ready to be imported into iTunes and if necessary, sync with your Apple device.
To import videos to iTunes, open iTunes and go to File > Add to Library or directly drag and drop the converted video to iTunes. And then find the video in the Movies category. Now you are able to organize VOB in iTunes and even transfer to iOS devices like iPhone, iPad, iPod etc. for killing time on the move.