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Fixed-Windows Media Player not Support VOB files


Windows Media Player can't play the VOB file. This error can occur for a variety of reasons. Lack of proper codecs should be the main reason that makes Windows Media Player fail to support VOB files. In this article, we will fix "VOB not play in Windows Media Player" issue and offer you some effective solutions to play VOB files on Windows 10/8/7.

VOB files are essential to DVDs and can be taken from a disk in order to place a copy of a movie on a user's computer. Normally, Windows Media Player hardly supports VOB format. In order to play VOB files on Windows Media Player, you can enable automatic download of codecs in Windows Media Player.

To enable automatic download of codecs:

1.In Windows Media Player, click Tools, and then click Options.

2.Click the Player tab, and then click to select the Download codecs automatically check box under Automatic updates, if the check box is not already selected.

3.Click OK.

4. After you complete this procedure, try to play the file again.

If Windows Media Player still refuses to open VOB files after codec installed, it's time for you to get a best Windows Media Player Alternative like VLC, Media Player Classic and Brorsoft 8K Player. Among those, Brorsoft 8K Player (Mac version) is highly recommended.

With it, users not only can play VOB files on Windows&Mac smoothly, but also can enjoy other common video formats like MKV, MOV, MTS, MXF, H.265 .etc as well as protected DVD/Blu-ray/ISO files. It can be considered as the best Windows media Player alternative which fully solves "MP4 not play in Windows Media Player", "MKV not play in Windows Media Player" .etc troubles. Now, download the software on computer and play VOB files on Windows 10/8/7.

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Download and run the software, you are offered several ways to watch VOB videos such as drag&drop VOB files, make use of "Video" option in the main window, right click certain VOB file and choose "open with" 8KPlayer. And then, you can view VOB files on your computer immediately without any issue.


Useful Tip:

If you wanna play a DVD disc with VOB files included, you'd better choose "Open DVD" via Arrow tool on the main interface of the Brorsoft 8K Player.

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