Guide to importing VOB files to iTunes 11 via transcoding.
I made a few .vob videos of artwork a few years ago, and am trying to get them to iTunes 11. but for some reason handbrake can't handle them… gives me a file that seems unusable, However, when i open up the VTS_01_1_VOB file in VLC it works. So how to convert a VOB file to a iTunes 11 file?
How to Add/Import VOB Videos to iTunes 11?
What kinds of video can we play on iTunes? Of course, not all video you have. Below are the iTunes 11 supported video and audio format.
-QuickTime and MPEG-4 movie files that end in “.mov”, “.m4v”, or “.mp4″ and are playable in QuickTime Player;
-Video podcasts,iTunes Digital Copies; -iTunes Store Movie Rentals
If you want to import VOB videos to iTunes 11, you may have to encode VOB to iTunes 11 compatible video formats using 3-party video converting software like Pavtube Video converter, which can help you convert more than VOB videos to iTunes 11 supported video&audio format.
How to Convert VOB Video to iTunes 11
This 3-step guide will show you how to convert VOB to iTunes 11 videos and audios using Pavtube program. The advantage of this VOB to iTunes Converter is fast conversion speed with high quality output. Meanwhile, it directly offer presets for iOS devices including all the models of iPad, iPod, iPhone and Apple TV, so that you can import the converted files to iTunes smoothly and play them perfectly on your Apple iOS devices.
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Step 1. Load VOB Files
Drag the VOB files to the program and then you can change the file name and watch them in the right previewing screen.
Step 2. Set iTunes 11 Supported Output Format
To encode VOB files to iTunes 11, you can choose the output format as M4V, MP4 or MOV from "Format > Common Video", which are highly supported by iTunes. You can also select iPhone, iPad, iPod, etc. as the output format to get videos with optimized settings for your iDevices. You can also click "Settings" to change the resolution, bit rate, frame rate, etc.
Step 3. Start VOB to iTunes Conversion
Click "Convert" button to begin VOB to iTunes video conversion. When conversions completed, you can freely import the converted files to your iTunes and transfer to iPad/iPhone/iPod touch if necessary.