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Best Solution to Play VOB Files on Samsung TV

Samsung has completely redesigned its Smart TV experience. With a new intuitive menu, enhanced recommendations and quick access to your favorite shows, movies, apps and games, it's easy to discover your favorites. Plus, Samsung TV can directly access multimedia content via USB port. But which file formats does the Samsung Smart TV can play. Is it possible to play .vob on Samsung TV via USB drive?

Samsung TV Video and Audio Formats Supported

In the following part, we gathered the supported video and audio formats of Samsung TV from Samsung official site and manual. Between different Samsung TV models, maybe there is a little difference in their compatible media files.

Video Formats and Codecs

File Format Container Video codecs Resolution Frame rate(fps) Bitrate(Mbps) Audio codecs



































H.264 BP/ MP/ HP 4096x2160

4096x2160: 30

3840x2160: 60


Dolby Digital




Dolby Digital Plus MPEG(MP3)

DTS(Core, LBR)

G.711(A-Law, μ-Law)

HEVC (H.265 - Main, Main 10, Main 4:2:2 10) 60 80
Motion JPEG 30 80
MVC 1920x1080 60 20
DivX 3.11/ 4/ 5/ 6
Window Media Video v9(VC1)
Microsoft MPEG-4 v1, v2, v3 30

Window Media Video

v7(WMV1), v8 (WMV2)

H.263 Sorrenson
*.webm Webm VP8 1920x1080 60 20 Vorbis
VP9 4096x2160 4096x2160: 60 40
*.rmvb RMVB RV8 / 9/ 10 (RV 30/ 40) 1920x1080 60 20 RealAudio 6

Audio Formats and Codecs

 File extension  Format  Codec Note
*.mp3  MPEG  MPEG1 Audio Layer 3  
*.m4a *.mpa *.aac MPEG4  AAC  
*.flac   FLAC  FLAC Supports up to 2 channels
*.ogg  OGG  Vorbis Supports up to 2 channels
 *.wma  WMA  WMA Supports WMA 10 Pro up to 5.1 channels.

WMA lossless audio is not supported.

Supports up to the M2 profile.

 *.wav  wav wav   
 *.mid *.midi  midi midi  Supports type 0 and type 1.

Seek is not supported.

Supports USB device only.
 *.ape  ape  ape  
 *.aif *.aiff  AIFF  AIFF  
 *.m4a  ALAC  ALAC  

From the table above, we know that Samsung TV can play the VOB container format but not with all included video codecs. That is to say, sometimes Samsung TV can't identify your VOB files. To fix this problem, you need to convert the VOB movies to the format supported by your Samsung TV beforehand. Here Pavtube Video Converter is recommended to make all VOB files playable on Samsung TV. Presetting 160+ device profiles, it helps you directly convert videos to current popular 3D/HD/4K TV, such as Samsung TV, LG TV, Sony TV, Panasonic TV, etc.

Besides, it can also convert VOB to any video or audio format like .avi, .wmv, .mov, .flv, .mpg, etc as you want. To create personalized VOB files, you can also adjust the visual effects, add unique watermarks and more. All these will be done in the built-in video editor. If you are looking for a way to convert VOB to Samsung TV on Mac, Pavtube Video Converter for Mac is highly recommended. 

Now follow the simple steps below to convert VOB to Samsung TV supported video format:

Tutorial: Convert VOB for playback on Samsung Smart TV

Step 1. Load VOB files

Run this software and then import your VOB files by clicking “Add video” button. You can add several videos for converting at one time as this video converter supports batch conversion.

Step 2. Set output format

Click the "Format" drop-down button to select Samsung Smart TV more compatible "Samsung TV (*.mp4)" from the "TVS" category.

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Tips: The default settings may not satisfy you, and you can click the “Settings” button to change the settings by yourself including video resolution, bit rate, audio sample rate, audio channel etc. for smooth playback.

Step 3. Start converting VOB to Samsung Smart TV

Click the “Convert” button on the main interface and the software will start to convert VOB to Samsung TV supported video format immediately. When the conversion finishes, click “Open” to find the converted video files. Then you can effortless transfer the video files to Samsung Smart TV via USB, Plex, Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV for playback.

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