How to Easily Convert Video_TS to MP4
This post provides exhaustive information on how you can easily and quickly convert Video_TS files on your DVDs to MP4, so you can conveniently store and play them on various devices.
Please, read on:
What is Video_TS?
Video_TS stands for Video Title Set. If you haven’t noticed, there are usually two folders in a DVD – the Audio_TS and the Video_TS.
On the DVD, the audio files are stored in Audio_TS and the movie files are stored in the Video_TS.
The Audio_TS folder will usually be empty for Movie DVDs.
When the DVDs contain movie information, they will also contain files with extensions VOB, IFO, and BUP in the Video_TS folder.
VOB (video object) extension files contain subtitles, audio, menu, and video data decoded by the user and shown on screen.
IFO extension files contain information that lets users reference audio tracks, specific chapters, and subtitles.
BUP extension files are basically backup for IFO files.
In this post, we will be showing you how to convert your Video_TS file to MP4
Tools are required in converting a Video_TS file to an MP4 file, and one of such tools is a VLC player.
It is media player software that is free, portable, and an open-source streaming media server.
The software is available for all kinds of devices including desktops, Android, and Windows 10 Mobile, iOS, Windows Phone, and Tizen.
Apart from how popular a streaming tool and multimedia playback tool VLC is, it is useful for other things like converting media files from one format to another.
It is therefore, effective in converting Video_TS to MP4.
Steps to Convert Video_TS to MP4
Here are steps to take to get the job done:
Start by downloading and installing VLC Media Player on your PC. Also, begin preparing your source Video_TS file for conversion.
Launch the Media player and choose the ‘media’ option. You will find the option at the top left side of the VLC.
Afterward, click on ‘Convert’ or ‘Save’.
A new window will instantly pop up.
On the new window, click on ‘Disc’, then ‘DVD’.
Choose the location of the DVD drive by clicking on ’Browse’ and then click on ‘Save/Convert’.
This button can be found at the bottom.
It is time to choose the format you want the file converted to. To do this, go to Profile and click on the drop-down menu.
Choose your preferred file format, in this case, MP4.
Click on ‘Browse’ and pick a location for the converted video.
Now that you are done with all preparations, it is time to click on ‘Start’.
Once you do this, your file begins to convert to MP4.
You can monitor the progress with a bar below.
You will need to be patient because this is not the fastest process in the world, and it may take some time for the process to be completed, especially for longer and larger videos.
If you are converting from your computer hard drive, then the process is slightly different:
Start by downloading, installing, and running the VLC
Go to the main menu, choose ‘Media’ and click on ‘Save/Convert’.
Next, go to the File tab and click on the ‘Add’ option, to add the Video_TS.
Choose the VOB from the Video_TS folder and click on ‘Convert/Save’.
Next, set your profile. There is an ‘Edit selected profile’ icon, you can use this to edit.
Afterward, go to ‘Encapsulation’ and choose MP4 if it isn’t already selected.
Afterward, click on ‘Save’.
To choose your preferred output location, go to ‘Destination’, tap on the ‘Browse’ button, choose a location, and rename your file.
Afterward, click on ‘Start’.
Apart from the VLC Media Player, there is another software tool known as ‘Leawo DVD Ripper’ that can be used to convert Video_TS to MP4.
Leawo DVD Ripper is a professional software application recognized for its unique abilities like disc decrypting, easy usage, ripping, and converting DVDs (CSS) to DVD between regions 0 to 8.
It can help convert Video_TS, DVD ISO, DVD disc into various digital formats like MOV, MP4, FLV, MKV, WMV, AVI, and others.
Apart from its unique conversion abilities, it can also edit videos, trim, watermark, add effects, crop, convert 2D to 3D, select and retain audio tracks, subtitles, set output parameters, batch converting, and file merging.
Here’s how to convert Video_TS to MP4 with this software:
Begin by downloading Leawo DVD Ripper and installing it on your PC.
Launch the software, click on ‘Convert’, find the ‘Add DVD’ button, and click on it.
This loads your source file. To load the source file, you can also simply drag and drop.
You can also add the Video-TS folder by clicking on the ‘Add from folder’ button and then searching for the ‘Add DVD’ option.
There is also the option to add the DVD disc directly from the DVD disc recorder drive.
You can select your preferred mode while loading; there is the ‘Full Movie’ option, ‘Custom Mode’ or ‘Main Movie’.
If you choose the Full Movie option, the software will load every source DVD Content.
If you go for Custom Mode, the software lets you select chapters. For Main Movie, the software automatically picks the longest chapter and loads that one.
It is also possible to load multiple DVD sources.
This is optional, but you can edit the file, playback, choose subtitles, view file details, select audio tracks, and do so much more.
Next, choose your output format by clicking the drop-down icon beside ‘Add Blu-ray/DVD’, next click ‘Change’, and select MP4 Video.
You will find this under the common video option. You can adjust parameters with the edit icon.
Now, it is time to click on the ‘Convert’ button and then click on ‘Save to’ to determine the output location.
Afterward, click on ‘Convert’ and you’re all done!