17 Best Free VOB Player Software For Windows

Here is a list of best free VOB player software for Windows. VOB file is basically a DVD video which contains video, audio, subtitles, DVD menus, and navigation contents. I have compiled a list of media players which let supports this format and let you play VOB files. Apart from VOB files, you can play audio and video in common formats, open DVDs and CDs, and open media files using URLs.

In these VOB players, you get all standard playback functionalities including play/pause, seekbar, navigations, zoom in/out, etc. In almost all of these, you get speed control options, rotate/flip/mirror options, aspect ratio option, video filters, etc. Most of these support external subtitles too, so you can play VOB files with custom subtitles too. Also, these provide audio setting configurations too including Equalizer, Volume Control, Audio Effects, Normalizer, etc. In some of these, you get step play feature to watch videos in steps.

My Favorite Free VOB Player Software For Windows:

Although all of these are really good VOB player and media players, my favorite is VLC media player. It supports most of the video formats and provides basic and additional playback controls too.

You may also checkout lists of best free FLAC Player Software, M3U Player Software, and MKV Video Player for Windows.

VLC media player

VLC media player is a free and open source VOB player for Windows. It is a popular media player which can play almost all media files. Apart from common videos, it can also open DVD video files including VOB. You can add multiple VOB files to play in a queue. In it, you get many basic and advanced playback functionalities. These include speed control, volume control, jump backward, jump forward, jump to specific time, etc. You can also adjust a video by modifying its aspect ratio, cropping it out, zooming in/out, etc. It supports subtitles too. You can load an external subtitle file to a VOB video.

Apart from playback features, it also contains several tools to add effects and filters to a video and for audio track synchronization. It provides Equalizer, Compressor, Spatializer, Stereo Widener, and Pitch Adjustment tools too. Using it, you can do a lot more than just playing media files, such as rotating videos, viewing video metadata, editing video metadata, convert 4K to 1080p, etc.


KMPlayer is quite an advanced video player for Windows. It can play VOB video files along with common video files, audio files, and playlists. It also lets you play a media file using its URL. You can load subtitles to your VOB files if you want. It provides a control box which provides the following options:

  • Video Controls: It lets you control brightness, contrast, saturation, and hue levels and rotate/flip video.
  • Audio Controls: Here, you get an Equalizer and some audio effects.
  • Playback Controls: Other than basic playback controls, you get speed control, time stretching option, and advanced repeat options.
  • Subtitle Controls: You can resync subtitles, add typographical effects to subtitles, and also edit subtitles in it.
  • Some other controls: You can configure some video and frame capture settings and setup general preferences like filter controls, video processing, subtitle processing, plugins, etc.

All in all, it is a great VOB player and a media player software.

Note: This software displays ads.


5KPlayer is another media player which lets you play VOB videos. It also supports playback for 4K videos and 360 degree videos. Apart from that, you can play DVD disc, listen to music, and play media files using URLs. It also comes with DLNA & AirPlay enabled media streamer and online downloader.

You get all basic playback functions to view VOB files including seekbar, play, pause, stop, repeat, next track, and previous track. Apart from these, you can also flip video, rotate screen by 90 degrees, load subtitle files, disable audio track, take snapshot of a video frame, etc. It also provides speed control options, track synchronization, equalizer, etc.

GOM Player

GOM Player is advanced media player which lets you play VOB files. You can play common audio, video, and playlist files in it. You can also play videos using their URLs. It provides all standard video playback functionalities. Some additional tools to enhance video watching experience include:

  • Speed Control.
  • Pan & Scan, Change Aspect Ratio, Color Adjustments.
  • Subtitles Support.
  • Audio Equalizer, Normalizer, Voice Filter, Reverb Filter, .
  • Video Settings, Sharpen, Soften, Noise.

This software also lets you play 360 degree videos.

Note: By default, it installs some additional software. While installing this software, you can choose to not install them by selecting custom installation.


Kinovea is a free and open source video player. It is mainly designed for sports enthusiasts for sports video analysis. Using it, you can play videos in common formats as well as play VOB videos. You can also play two VOB videos side by side and compare them.

It provides basic playback features which include seekbar, play, and pause. It also lets you play videos frame by frame. You can adjust video speed as well. As it is a video analysis software too, it also provides various tools to draw on video while watching it, like circles, lines, cross markers, text, pencil, etc. You get magnifier, mirroring option, high speed camera, etc. too in it. In general, it is a nice software to play VOB files or video files and also to analyze videos.


PotPlayer is another one of VOB player in this list. Like many other software in this list, it also supports numerous audio, video, and playlist formats.

To play VOB files, here are the playback and other functionalities you get in this software:

  • You can select a video renderer from VMR, EVR, Haali Video Renderer, Madshi Video Renderer, etc.
  • It lets you use pixel shader, 3D video mode, video transform filter, resize, deinterlacing, extend/crop, bottom margin, video effects, screen rotation, color correction, etc. options.
  • It also lets you control video playback speed.
  • You can also control some audio parameters, like Equalizer, Audio Renderer, Audio Effects, Volume Control, etc.
  • It supports subtitles too and lets you change their display style too.

You can open control panel to quickly change video parameters to watch a VOB or any other video.


MPC-BE is another free VOB player for Windows in this list. In it, you can play MP4, MOV, AVI, MKV, WMV, 3GP, etc. video files, music files, files from URLs, DVD or Blu-ray, ISO image file, etc.

Apart from basic play, pause, stop, navigation control, etc. playback controls, you can also play a video in steps i.e. frame by frame. It lets you adjust playback speed, load external subtitles, increase/decrease video size, etc. Also, you get to choose a stereo 3D mode, adjust renderer settings, etc. You can enable/disable or adjust view options like Information, Statistics, Shader Editor, View Frame, Zoom, Full Screen, etc.


AVPlayer is one more VOB player software in this list. Like other media player, it can also play various audio and video files. You can open multiple videos (up to 4) in it and it will play them simultaneously. While playing a VOB video or any video, you can change its aspect ratio, toggle repeat option, enable fullscreen mode, and adjust volume level. Hotkeys are also provided to quickly perform these functions. You can create a playlist with 4 video files in it which can be imported later.

VSO Media Player

VSO Media Player is the next VOB player in this list. You can add multiple VOB videos to create a playlist and play your videos. You can also add videos to play next and last. Apart from VOB videos, you can play videos in any commonly used formats like MP4, WMV, AVI, FLV, X-Video, MKV, MOV, etc. You can also play audio files, Karaoke file (CDG), playlists files, and Blu-ray or DVD.

Other than seekbar and play/pause, stop, etc. buttons, you get an option to change playback speed and rotate video too. You can also add subtitles to videos and edit existing subtitles style. It also lets you add an external audio stream.


SPlayer is a nice free VOB player software for Windows. It is a simple media player which supports various media files and also playlist files. Let’s see what are the playback controls you get to watch VOB video or any video for that matter.

  • Video Controls: Enable or disable shader, enhance video using options like sharpen, denoise, video levels, auto color correction, edge sharpen, image smoothing, etc.
  • Audio Controls: Use Equalizer, Channel Controller, setup audio configurations like speaker settings, intelligent normalize, etc.
  • Subtitles Controls: Load subtitles, edit display style of subtitles, increase or decrease subtitle delay, etc.


SMPlayer is one more option to a VOB player software. You can play a lot of media files in it. It also lets you play a media file using its URL, open DVD, Blue-ray, VCD, and audio CD, and import playlists. While playing a VOB video, you can adjust its speed, aspect ratio, and size, rotate it, flip it, play video in mirror image mode, use stereo 3D filter, use Equalizer, etc. It also supports subtitles and lets you adjust subtitles style too.


FFmpeg is a command based media processing tool. It also lets you play video in many formats including VOB. For that, you need to use a simple command. Just follow below steps to play VOB file in FFmpeg.

How to play VOB file using command:

  • After downloading FFmpeg, provide the path of its FFplay.exe application and write a command with syntax: -i “<path of VOB file>”. Your final command will look something like the below command:

ffmpeg\ffmpeg-20180828-26dc763-win64-static\bin\ffplay.exe -i "E:\lof.vob"

This will open a new player window where you can watch your VOB video. Basic play/pause (spacebar) and backward/forward (left/right key) playback functionalities are provided in this window.


SockPlayer is another VOB player for you to choose from. It is a hassle-free media player that works fine with numerous audio and video formats. You can also open DVD from drive or folder, VCD, or an audio CD. It also supports m3u and pls playlist files.

To play VOB file, you get basic functionalities which are play/pause, seekbar, forward, backward, etc. buttons. Also, you can control video playback speed and use other video options like zoom, aspect ratio, filters, rotate, mirror image, flip, etc. Options to tweak audio parameters like filters, channels, stereo mode, volume, etc. are also provided. All in all, essential and additional options to enhance your video viewing experience are given in this software.

File Viewer Lite

File Viewer Lite is a universal file viewer for Windows. Along with multiple document and media files, it also lets you open and play VOB files. As you open a VOB file, it displays the video in player section and its metadata information in left panel. The metadata information can be exported to a text file. You get basic video playback controls including seekbar, play/pause buttons, mute option, volume control, and fullscreen option.


ALShow is yet another media player which can play VOB files. In it, you can open DVD, folder, URL files, and caption/subtitle file. You can play VOB videos in slow motion or fast motion, adjust video aspect ratio, change screen position, use zoom & stretch option, manage captions i.e. subtitles, etc.

DVD Player

DVD Player is a dedicated VOB player software for Windows. It lets you create a playlist of VOB files and watch them one by one. This playlist can be saved as a TXT file to use later. You get only standard playback controls in it which include seekbar, play, pause, stop, and volume control.

Haihaisoft Universal Player

Haihaisoft Universal Player is yet another free VOB player software for Windows. You get all essential playback controls in it which you want in a video player. Apart from basic play, pause, stop, etc. controls, it also lets you control video playback speed. It also provides a frame step option to play VOB files in steps. Subtitles can also be loaded to the current video. Some audio settings can also be modified in it such as Normalize, Boost, Audio time shift, etc.

This is a free media player which lets you view videos and listen to music in various formats. It also lets you open media files using URLs and open DVDs.

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