Top 10+ Free VOB Players for Mac/Windows/Android/iOS

VOB 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. It is widely used in DVDs. Sometimes VOB files are encrypted to avoid copyright infringement, but anyone can create and play a VOB file with ease if needed. Now, I’ll share the top 10+ free VOB players with you so you can easily playback the VOB files on your Mac (EI Capitan included), Windows(Windows 10 included) computer or Android/iOS devices without any trouble.

Editor’s Note: If you don’t want to use any of the VOB players, you can get a Video Converter tool like Brorsoft Video Converter (Video Converter for Mac) to convert them to MP4 videos, which is widely accepted by Windows, Mac, Android and iOS devices.

Top 10+ Free VOB Players for Mac / Windows / Android / iOS

#1. VLC(Mac, Windows and iOS)

This is one of the standard players for various people and there’s not a bought about it, VLC really brings some of the best video playback as it provides seamless support for multiple file types and it’s very easy to use as well. It’s also very customizable and it doesn’t require any codec packs in order to run properly.

Pros: Works with a plethora of video formats, it’s easy to use and scalable.
Cons: Needs some interface improvements.

#2. UMPlayer (Mac)

This application is available for free and it comes with complete support for a plethora of video and audio formats, including VOB of course. It can even play incomplete or damaged files if needed and it can also be used for viewing streams and multiple other types of video without hassle.

Pros: Comes with an added set of features that make suitable for all types of video playback.
Cons: Some VOB files can’t be read properly.

#3. Flip Player (Mac)

Even if this player comes with a commercial version that brings additional features, the free version comes with retina display support, great playback controls, loop and instant replay navigation features which make it an instant hit. It’s easy to use, very reliable and definitely recommended for any type of user.

Pros: Retina display support and very easy to use.
Cons: More advanced features are locked behind a paywall.

#4. Eltima Player (Mac)

This is a multifunctional media library and video player that brings just about any feature you might need in order to enjoy your VOB files on a Mac. You can even create your own playlists if you want. It brings a paid version that comes with the ability to download videos, fullscreen playback and screenshot integration.

Pros: Stylish, professional interface and great playback.
Cons: You have to pay for advanced features like fullscreen mode.

#5. MPEG Streamclip (Mac)

Even though this application is primarily a converter, it works great for playing VOB files as well. It doesn’t require a lot of resources and loading a movie is as simple as drag and drop. The playback speed is good and the overall quality recommends the app as a good one to try if you need a VOB player.

Pros: Fast loading, good playback.
Cons: Lack of additional features due to the fact that it’s a converter at first.

#6. MPC-HC (Windows)

Formerly known as Media Player Classic this open source utility is great if you want a lightweight tool to help you get the job done fast and easily. It works great and offers enough features to be enjoyed by professional and home users alike.

Pros: Lightweight, customizable and easy to use.
Cons: Lacks advanced features.

#7. KMPlayer (Windows)

This is a great video player with lots of unique features and which is also quite easy to use. It comes with support for matrix function/normalize as well as low CPU usage and numerous other perks that recommend it as being one of the best tools to watch VOB on your PC.

Pros: Supports numerous formats and it’s easy to use.
Cons: The interface is a little too complicated for some people.

#8. SMPlayer (Windows)

A tool that has a large number of users, it’s open source and simply gets the job done. It’s definitely one of the simplest players, but it comes with complete support for a plethora of formats.

Pros: Skinnable and with subtitle support.
Cons: Lacks advanced features.

#9. Gom Player (Windows)

This application is available free of charge and works with all types of video files, including VOB. It also includes some advanced features such as AB repeat and playback speed control or video effects.

Pros: Stylish interface, works with multiple formats.
Cons: It might require you to install additional codecs.

#10. SPlayer (Windows)

A lightweight video player with VOB support, low resource consumption, portability and automatic subtitle downloading.

Pros: Portable, compact and with automatic matching subtitle download.
Cons: Might be too simplistic for some people that need power user features.

#11. Super Video Player (Android)

A stylish video player that allows you to change the display ratio and perform any other operation simply thanks to the responsive touch controls.

Pros: Reliable, fast and intuitive.
Cons: Sometimes fails to respond to controls.

#12. HD Video Player (Android)

This video player helps you with playback of HD videos as well as VOB and multiple other formats. It loads the videos fast and works as you might expect.

Pros: Reliable, fast and intuitive.
Cons: Sometimes fails to respond to controls.

#13. MX Player (Android)

This tool come4s with some great features such as hardware decoding, multi-core decoding, zoom and pan abilities as well as children blocking.

Pros: Brings some advanced features and works seamlessly.
Cons: It hangs sometimes during video playback.

#14. Media Player (Android)

Be it video or audio files, this great media player app can take care of them. It even brings complete support for subtitles if needed, which means that you can easily watch the videos you need at any time without a problem.

Pros: Good interface, fast WI-FI transfer for videos.
Cons: Has some problems with loading large files sometimes.

#15. PlayerXtreme HD (iOS)

An application with complete playback capabilities, it can help you play your favorite VOB files quickly and without too much effort. It’s definitely a one of a kind tool that certainly deserves your complete attention.

Pros: Loads videos fast and brings HD support.
Cons: Sometimes it cuts videos short.

#16. OPlayer Lite (iOS)

This one works with all video formats you need, including VOB, gives you fast file transfer and iTunes backup capabilities.

Pros: iTunes backup, easy to use and great interface.
Cons: The Lite version comes with ads and you have to pay for removing them.

#17. 8Player Lite (iOS)

A multifunctional all that works with external controllers and it even brings playback for music images if needed.

Pros: Interesting interface and easy to use.
Cons: Has some problems with large file playback.

#18. flex:player (iOS)

This is one of the ultimate video players you can find on the market. It comes with complete support for all popular video formats including VOB and it will definitely help you a lot.

Pros: Works seamlessly with almost any type of video.
Cons: You have to pay for decoders.

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