Store VOB Files in NAS Server for playing on Plex
Overview: VOB, like many other formats, is just a container that houses digital video encoded with an MPEG-2 codec. This tutorial will explain how to convert your VOB files to MP4/MKV format for storing on your NAS and streaming over Plex.
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"Recently our company shot some recordings encoded by VOB and for a further usage later, we need to store them in NAS server. But we fot some trouble when importing VOB files to NAS, something there always wrong with the original source as warning. So we cannot play them on Plex player and only MKV and MP4 can be accepted." While today here we would like to share some experience of converting VOB to MKV and MP4 with no quality loss in some efficient ways. (Read Plex Supported Formats)
What's the difference and usage between VOB and MP4?
VOB is the core format of files in DVD Video discs and contain the actual movie data. While MP4 is commonly used for saving files recorded by camcorder, or sharing video files on the Internet, or playing on various hardware devices like Plex player, or some other popular NLEs like iMovie, etc. Therefore sometimes people need to convert VOB to MP4 to enjoy and share VOB files with others.
How to convert VOB to MP4/MKV with no quality loss?
In order to covert VOB files to MP4 or MKV for storing in NAS and playing on Plex, we here highly recommend you the Pavtube Video Converter for Windows/Mac, which we can use to converting VOB to MP4/MKV or others with high quality preserved. Additionally, all Windows and Mac operation system can be supported well. Let's together see how it works.
- Pavtube old official address: http://www.pavtube.com/video_converter/
- Amazon Download: http://download.cnet.com/Pavtube-Video-Converter/3000-2194_4-75734821.html
- Cnet Download: http://download.cnet.com/Pavtube-Video-Converter/3000-2194_4-75734821.html
Step 1.Just drag and drop your VOB files from the computer to the pane of this app, or click the "Add Files..." option at the top left corner of this app's pane to choose and import the files you want to convert.
Step 2. Come to the output list by clicking the 'Format' bar on the left of the preview window. In order to preserve the high quality, we would like to suggest you to choose the 'HD Video' to select the 'H.264 HD Video (*.mp4)' or 'MKV HD Video (*.mkv)' as we mentioned above.
Step 3.Optional editing function you wanna a try? click the "Edit" button, and then you can customize your video by cropping, trimming, changing video effects, adding watermarks or a subtitle, etc.
Finally, click "Convert" to start to change VOB to MP4. After that you can click "Open Folder" to find out where the output files are saved. If you want to set where you to save the output files, click the "Output Folder" drop-down list to set it before the conversion. Then it's time to store our VOB files in NAS and enjoy them on Plex player! (Plex Guide for Beginners)
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