Play VOB with High Quality on Windows/Mac/Android/iPhone

Lynn Hu Lynn Hu
Feb 07, 2023 (Updated: Feb 07, 2023)Filed to: Playback

Here are 5 powerful tools to play VOB files on Windows, Mac, Android, and iPhone:

  • AnyRec Blu-ray Player: HD video and Dolby audio with high quality.
  • VLC Media Player: Support all video formats on all platforms.
  • GOM Player: Smoothly play the broken VOB files.
  • KMPlayer: Enjoy your home cinema with 3D VOB videos.
  • 5KPlayer: Use AirPlay and DLNA to stream and play VOB videos.
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How to play VOB files? Since VOB files are video objects used to store high-quality DVD video, audio, and subtitles, it’s not compatible with Windows Media Player, QuickTime, and most video players. Whether you want to enjoy DVD movies or ripped VOB files, click here to learn 5 easy ways to play VOB files on Windows, Mac, Android, and iPhone without limitations.

VOB Player Supported Platforms Play Encrypted VOB Files? Playback Quality
AnyRec Blu-ray Player Windows, Mac Right 360P, 480P, 720P, 1080P, 2K, and 4K
VLC Media Player Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, iPhone Wrong 360P, 480P, 720P, 1080P
GOM Player Windows Only Wrong 1080P and 4K UHD
KMPlayer Windows, Mac Wrong 720P, 1080P, 4K
5KPlayer Windows, Mac Right 4K UHD

5 Methods to Play VOB Files on with High Quality - All Platforms

Top 1: AnyRec Blu-ray Player (Windows/Mac)

AnyRec Blu-ray Player is the perfect tool to play VOB files in HD resolution with good sound effect. and has a good sound effect. This amazing tool seamlessly supports playing Blu-ray/DVD discs, VOB files, ISO files, and 4K UHD/1080p HD videos on Windows/Mac. Moreover, it is equipped with Dolby TrueHD and Apple lossless audio codecs to let you experience high-quality audio effects.

Anyrec Blu-ray Player Product Box
Anyrec Blu-ray Player

Lossless, high-quality, and smooth playback of VOB files.

Provide immersive audio effects during watching.

Support adjusting the playback mode to fit the different screen sizes.

Provide a quick snapshot while playing VOB files in one click.

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Step 1.Free download the AnyRec Blu-ray Player on your Windows or Mac from the official website and start it immediately. Click the "Open File" button at the main interface to upload your VOB file.

Open VOB File AnyRec

Step 2.Once you upload the file, this player will automatically start playing the VOB file. You can click the "Control" button at the top to adjust the playback, including Forward, Backward, Volume up, and Volume down. You can also click the button directly below the video to control playback.

Control Playback AnyRec

Step 3.Click the "Audio" button to choose the "Audio Channel" option. You can select Stereo, Reverse Stereo, Left, and Right according to your needs and preferences, which will produce high audio quality. If you want to play the VOB file with full screen on your device, you can click the "Full screen" button in the lower right corner. Moreover, you can click the "Snapshot" button to capture a picture in the video.

Adjust Audio AnyRec

Top 2: VLC Media Player (Windows/Mac/Linux/Android/iPhone)

VLC Media Player is a famous and free video player that supports playing VOB files without any hassle. This open-source tool is compatible with almost any platform, such as Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, and iOS. Moreover, it can convert/record videos, rip DVD, adjust the playback speed, and more. But it sometimes crashes when playing large videos.


Support all video and audio format with plugins.

Able to stream online VOB DVD videos directly.

Convert, record, adjust the playback process of VOB videos.


Do not support copy-protected VOB files and DVDs.

Sometimes crash with a black screen.

Always have sync problem between audio and video.

Step 1.Open VLC Media Player on your device immediately after downloading it. Click the "Media" button at the top and choose the "Open File" option from the list.

Open File VLC

Step 2.After the file is opened, VLC will automatically start playing VOB files. You can click the "Stop playback" button in the lower left corner to pause the playback. It also has forward and backward buttons to control the video.

Play and Stop Video VLC

Step 3.If you want to add subtitles to the video, you can click the "Subtitle" button at the top. Then choose the "Add Subtitle File" option to upload your subtitles to the video.

Add Subtitles VLC

Top 3: GOM Player (Windows 8.1 and lower)

GOM Player is one of the famous video players for Windows that supports many built-in codecs, such as MPEG 1/2/4, H.264, Vorbis, etc. You can play VOB files easily with flexible subtitles, playback speed, and additional capture on important scenes. Moreover, it provides a large subtitle database to find all subtitles for your video files. But you should pay attention to not click the popping-up ads and go to other sites.


Even support playing 360-degree VOB videos.

Broken VOB files can also be played without problems.

Easily search for missing codecs.


Many annoying ads pop up when watching videos.

Out-dated and complex interface.

Have bad sound quality with the 100% volume.

Step 1.Download the GOM Player from the official website and launch it directly. Play VOB files by clicking the "Open" button in the lower right corner.

Open File Gomplayer

Step 2.You can press the "Space" on the keyboard to play and pause the video. Press "Ctrl + Space" to stop VOB video playback. If you want to adjust the video and audio, you can click the "Control Panel" button.

Control Playback Gomplayer

Step 3.When you want to play VOB files in full screen, you can click the "Full screen" button or press "Enter" on the keyboard.

Top 4: KMPlayer (Windows/Mac)

KMPlayer provides multiple language versions, such as English and Korean, and allows you to use buttons or hotkeys to control video/audio playback. This video player can play VOB files, playlists, subtitles, and CDs. It also offers many preset video settings for different situations. Unfortunately, it will have many annoying advertisements on the interface.


Support 3D VOB movies to enjoy 3D cinema at home.

Download extra video codec from its official website.

Able to control the sound quality with the normalize function.


Always freeze after the updates.

Find many ads everywhere in the interface.

Occupy high CPU memory without a smooth playback.

Step 1.Open the KMPlayer after downloading it on your device. Click the Open Files button to upload your VOB file.

Open file KMPlayer

Step 2.There are many control buttons at the bottom of the video. You can also use hotkeys to control playback. For example, press the "Space" on the keyword to play/pause the video and the "Ctrl + Z" to stop playback. To play the VOB file in full screen, you can click the Full Screen button in the upper right corner.

Control Video Playback KMPlayer

Top 5: 5KPlayer (Windows/Mac)

5KPlayer is designed to play VOB files on Windows and Mac, since it supports AC3 and DTS formats, which are contained in the encrypted VOB videos. You can also use it to play online VOB videos without downloading, convert VOB to MP4, and more. What’s more, it support 1080p and even 4K high resolution without losing quality.


Support AirPlay and DLNA to stream VOB videos wirelessly.

Download videos from YouTube with the URL.

Able to rotate, crop, and do other editing on videos.


Unable to play Blu-ray discs.

The streaming connection is not stable.

Need to create a playlist to play music.

Step 1.Open the 5KPlayer on your Windows/Mac and click the "Video" button on the main interface to play VOB files. You can also drag the local files to it.

5KPlayer Interface

Step 2.Then, it will automatically start playing VOB videos. You can use the powerful settings to control the playback, including boosting volume, rotating, adding subtitles, and more.

5KPlayer Play VOB Files

FAQs about Playing VOB Files


This article mainly discusses the four best VOB players for Windows and Mac. Therefore, never worry about being unable to play VOB files. AnyRec Blu-ray Player is a powerful multimedia player that can play popular video and audio, DVD, and Blu-ray. Now, start to watch your VOB files in AnyRec Blu-ray Player with HD pictures and stereo surround sound!

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