Summary: This article aims to guide you how to play VIDEO_TS files on your Windows PC smoothly.
If you have ever backed up a DVD to your computer, or have download movies or videos from torrents, then you are likely familiar with the file structure. It is a DVD folder file, mainly containing all data for the DVD movies. It totally contains three kinds of files inside: VIDEO_TS.IFO, VIDEO_TS.BUP, and VIDEO_TS.VOB. And inside the Video_TS folder or files, the Video_TS VOB is the actual video and audio data for DVD content, but the VOB of the Video_TS files are not fully compatible with PC/Mac.
Chances are you have some Video_TS video files at hand, and wanna open and play them on Windows freely, then you won’t miss this article. In this article, I will intriduce top 2 ways to view VIDEO_TS files on your computer without any hassles. One way is to have the best video player software that supports VIDEO_TS files playback, the other way is to convert VIDEO_TS files to playable format for media players. If you have no idea about it, just read on to learn more details!
Solution 1: Play VIDEO_TS folder with VideoLAN (VLC Player)
VLC media player is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files as well as DVD, Audio CD, VCD, and various streaming protocols. Since DVD VIDEO_TS is accepted by VLC as input, you can easily playback VIDEO_TS files in VLC media player.
1. To play VIDEO_TS files, you need download and install VLC player. Click here to download VLC player.
2. Open VLC media player, click File -> Open Directory. Find the VIDEO_TS folder on your computer, select it and click OK.
Tip: Make sure all contents in VIDEO_TS are saved in the same folder on your computer.
Solution 2: Convert VIDEO_TS to other formats
In order to play VIDEO_TS on Windows 10/8/7, or other Android, iOS based tablet or phones, you’d better convert your VIDEO_TS file to a compatible format for playback on your current player. You can try Brorsoft DVD Ripper.
Overall, this DVD ripping program enables you to rip and convert DVD disc, DVD VIDEO_TS folder, DVD ISO/IFO files to all popular video formats .wmv, .avi, .mp4, .mpg, etc and even extract audio from DVD movies. Besides, the built-in video editor allows you to trim, crop, add watermarks, etc. to get the very part and effect you want. Just get the right version and follow the guide below to convert VIDEO_TS to a video/audio format you need.
1. Load VIDEO_TS files to the converter
Run the VIDEO_TS Converter and click “Load DVD” to import the VIDEO_TS files you want to convert.
2. Choose output format
For Windows Media Player, just convert the VIDEO_TS to WMV. As for playing VIDEO_TS in QuickTime, the MOV file type is recommended. Of course, you can choose to encode VIDEO_TS to avi, mp4, mkv, flv, etc.
3. Edit your VIDEO_TS files(Optional)
You can click Edit to trim, crop the DVD movies so as to get the part you want or add some special effect on your movie.
4. Start VIDEO_TS to mov, wmv conversion
Hit the “Convert” button to convert VIDEO_TS files in the lower-right corner of the interface. After the conversion, you can play your VIDEO_TS files in your native player easily and smoothly. Enjoy.
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