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Convert DVD VOB videos to play with Google Nexus 5

Summary: If you have the problem in playing DVD VOB files with Nexus 5, follow this simple tutorial to learn how to convert and play DVD VOB videos on Nexus 5 without format limitations.

"I don't have DVD disk but the VOB file of movie South Seas Adventure. And I was wondering if there's any solution to let me watch it on my Nexus 5?"

For consumers, movies enjoyment on Nexus 5 should be the best thing to take full advantage of its display. Today this article will share you the solution to watch DVD VOB movies on Nexus 5.

In fact, VOB is the container format in DVD-Video media. VOB can contain digital video, digital audio, subtitles, DVD menus and navigation contents multiplexed together into a stream form. And Nexus 5 supports H.263, H.264 AVC, MPEG-4, VP8. VOB format is not included, and if you want to play VOB files well on new Nexus 5, there are two different ways.

Method 1. Install a powerful video player for new Nexus 5: MX Player

You can choose to install a powerful video player like MX Player, supports almost all video file types, from Google Play or Amazon Apps. It will use it its own internals to play the video and relies on the main processor of the Nexus 5 for playing the video.

It will take more battery power and playback greatly depends on the file size of videos, especially for HD video files. The processor of Nexus 5 has to do a mass of works for larger videos. In this way, you will probably brought into the issue like stuttering video, freezing video, audio sync issues or even playback in slow-motion.

Method 2. Convert VOB to MP4 for new Nexus 5

It is the quick and effective way, but you need to find third-party software to help you. Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate is recommended because it is the easy-to-use and user-friendly software with powerful functions. It is the all-in-one software: the superfast conversion speed, high quality of output videos, powerful conversion for various videos, DVD and blu-ray, powerful editing and so on. Download it and experience what it can do for you. Now let’s move to how to convert VOB to MP4 for Nexus 5.

Note: If you are running Mac OS, iMedia Converter for Mac is made for you.

1. Import DVD VOB source file.

Click “Add video” button to locate and import it to the software. Or you can browse your computer to find the DVD VOB files and drag and drop it directly, in this way, you can import multiple files at one time. And you can preview the whole videos once imported.

2. Choose MP4 format for new Nexus 5.

Click “Format” menu and go through the dropdown list, press Android option to choose “Google Nexus 7 H.264 Video (*.mp4)” for output. It is also the best video format for Nexus 5 playback.

Tips: Parameters for output video and audio can be adjusted. If you want to optimize the parameters like codec, resolution, bitrate, channels, etc, you can click “Settings” button on the interface to check and change them.

3. Convert DVD VOB to new Nexus 5.

Finally you can “Browse” your computer to locate the folder for output videos. When everything is ready, you can click “Convert” button to start conversion. It converts using all cores and supports CUDA acceleration.

So it won’t take much time for converting DVD VOB to new Nexus 5. “Open” button will help you to locate the output files quickly. Once it is done, copy the generated MP4 file to your Nexus 5 and then you can watch it anywhere.

Tips for new Nexus 5 file transfer:

Get the USB cable to connect your new Nexus 5 to PC computer. When the connection is set up and the driver installations are over, you can drag and drop or copy the generated iTuens files to connected Nexus 5. After it is done, go to enjoy DVD VOB videos with new Nexus 5 freely.

Google Nexus 5 related guide:

Watch Blu-ray movies on Google/LG Nexus 5
Convert DVD movies to Nexus 5
Play MKV, AVI, VOB, TiVo, MPG, WMV, FLV on Nexus 5
Enable iTunes M4V, Amazon WMV and Digital Copies to Nexus 5

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