VOB files can be one of three file types – primarily, they are a type of DVD Video Object file, which is a type of data file stored on DVD disks. These files contain all sorts of video-content types, including the video itself, audio, subtitles, menus and navigational content.
They can also be Vue Objects files – in this case, they are 3D model files created by the program E-On Vue, and are used for environmental modelling purposes.
In rare cases, the file may also belong to a game called Live for Speed – in this case, the file is used to store 3D car data such as meshes, textures and more.
How can you open VOB files?
Ideally, you’ll want to open the Vue and game files with their respective programs. That means using E-On Vue and the Live for Speed client respectively.
VOB video files on the other hand work with all sorts of video playback programs as well as DVD playing hardware if they are on a physical DVD. Be aware that a VOB file ripped from a DVD may well be encrypted and not run properly if you try to play it.
What programs work with VOB files?
All sorts of video playback programs can work with VOB files. Among the most popular are things like VLC media player, Apple DVD Player, MPlayerX, the CyberLink video suite and even File Viewer Plus.
For Vue and Live for Speed files, use the respective programs to open them.