Can’t Copy VOB Files from DVD Discs-The Solution


Q: “I would like to create a MP4 of the DVD but I can’t import the vob-files into Adobe Premiere Elements. The pop-up says the DVD might be protected. I also tried to copy VOB files from DVD discs to my c-drive and that didn’t work neither. The files are just not being copied. Need your help!”

Most of users would like to copy VOB files from DVD discs to PC’s hard drive to protected DVD from being scratched, or do some editing job with NLE editing software. It’s easy to copy the un-protected DVD discs to DVD Video_TS folders on PC, while it’s not an easy job to copy and extract the VOB files from commercial DVD discs, as most of commercial DVD discs are copy protected with CSS, Region, RCE, Sony ARccOS and PuppetLock, etc.

To solve can’t copy VOB files from DVD discs issues, you’ll need to remove the copy protection from DVD discs first. The job can be done relatively easy with the help of Brorsoft DVD Ripper. With it, you can remove all the protection from DVD discs and copy VOB files without any quality loss.

Besides, you can also backup entire DVD content in original structure, or rip/convert DVD to 250+ popular formats including like H.264, H.265/HEVC, AVI, MP4, WMV, FLV, MPEG, MOV, MKV, RMVB, FLAC, AAC, AC3, AIFF, AMR, M4A, etc. If you’re a Mac user, please turn to Brorsoft DVD Ripper for Mac.

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Guide: Copy and Extract VOB Files from DVD Discs Losslessly

Windows version Brorsoft DVD Ripper taken as example, Mac shares the same steps. Just keep in mind you have download the right version, Windows platform .exe files cannot be installed on macOS – and vice versa.

Step 1. Load DVD Movies

Install and run the best DVD to VOB Converter and click the “Load disc” button to load the DVD movies to the program.

Here, DVD Video_TS Folder, ISO image files are supported as well.


Step 2. Select output format

Tap the  Format drop-down menu and choose DVD-Video Format- NTSC(*.vob) or DVD-Video Format- PAL(*.vob) as the output format.


Step 3. Start the conversion

At last, hit the Convert button to copy and extract VOB files from DVD discs. DVD copy protection will be removed automatically.

When the conversion is finished, you can click the Open button to quickly locate the ripped files, then play them on PC and other media player without hassle.

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