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Converting VOB to MP4 for Microsoft Surface RT playback


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Having problems when playing VOB files on Microsoft Surface RT tablet? Just follow this tutorial to convert vob to MP4 for Microsoft Surface.

Before starting the thread, let's take a look at a question below:

I have some .vob files copied from DVDs. I'm wondering if I can put these .vob videos to my Microsoft Surface tablet for watching. Does the Surface RT play .vob format?

This Microsoft Surface RT tablet has 10.6-inch ClearType HD display, a larger solid-state hard drive, and has a 1366×768 higher resolution. Its large screen is really ideal for movie and TV shows watching on your trip. However, currently the Surface RT supports very limited formats, and the DVD files .vob is one that the tab does not play. If you'd like to copy VOB files to Microsoft Surface RT for your long travel, you are advised to encode/re-encode VOB to MP4 for Surface RT.

Here is an instant solution for you to solve the problem. You can get this Surface RT Video Converter, one of the best video apps to fast convert VOB as well as any other 1080p/720p video like MPG, TiVo, MKV, AVI, WMV, FLV, etc to Surface RT compatible video formats. It offers you the preset file for Microsoft Surface Windows RT which makes the conversion much easier.

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Converting VOB to MP4 for playback with Microsoft Surface RT tablet

Step 1: Install and run the VOB Video Converter to your PC, Click "Add Video" or "Add from folder" to import your source materials in .vob format. Batch conversion is supported so that you can add multiple files.


Step 2: Choose output format. Click "Format" bar to and select MP4 from the format list (MP4 is highly compatible with Surface tablet). You can easily get the optimized videos for Surface RT under Windows > Microsoft Surface Windows RT H.264 Video (*.mp4). The output videos could fit on Surface RT or Pro perfectly. If you like, you can click "Settings" to change the video encoder, resolution, frame rate, etc. as you wish.


Step 3: After above settings, you can start the DVD .VOB to Microsoft Surface MP4 conversion. Once the process completes, locate the files and transfer and copy the converted MP4 videos to your Surface RT tablet. As you see, now you can effortlessly watch DVD .vob videos on Microsoft Surface RT.

P.S. If you have no idea about Surface file transfer, you can check out the post The Ways Transferring Files to Your Surface to learn more.

If your movie isn't already in one of the Surface RT supported formats or it's still on a DVD or a Blu-ray, you can get the 20% OFF DISCOUNT Blu-ray Video Converter Ultimate (or the 20% OFF iMedia Converter Mac)which can help you rip Blu-ray/DVD, and convert various formats of 720p/1080p HD videos in MKV, AVI, TiVo, VOB, MPG, MTS, etc. to your Surface RT or other Windows 8 RT based tablet for smoothly playing.


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If you have any problems when enjoying any videos on Microsoft Surface, especially the Windows RT gadget, you can go to the Pavtube - Microsoft Surface Video Speicals to get solutions or contact with [email protected] / [email protected] to get more information. Of course, you also can leave a message on Pavtube Community.

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