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VOB file format description

Many people share .vob files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .vob file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .vob files.

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.vob - DVD Video Object

The VOB video files are related to Windows Media Player. VOB file is a DVD Video Object. The VOB files are MPEG-2 streams with additional packets containing navigation and search information.

Windows Media Player
Video files
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DVD Video Object related extensions:
DigitalVDO Compressed Video
Matroska Subtitle
Advanced SubStation Alpha Subtitle
SubStation Alpha Subtitle
Matroska Video
Matroska Stereoscopic/3D Video

.vob - Vue Object

The VOB data files are related to VUE. VOB file is a Vue Object. Vue is a 3D scenery generator software package. It is used for the creation, animation, and rendering of natural 3D environments.

Data files
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Vue Object related extensions:
Vue Scene File

Naturally, other applications may also use the .vob file extension. Even harmful programs can create .vob files. Be especially cautious with .vob files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .vob file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .vob file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

vib, vbo, bob, vof, vlb, vb, ob, fob, cob, vpb, vo, vkb, ovb, gob, dob

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Veeam Incremental Backup Archive
Racelogic PerformanceBox ASCII Data
VMware vSphere Installation Bundle Package
Bob Raytracer Image
VZ Programmer Object Folder
IBM LinkWay Object

Operating systems

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Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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