Description: This article explains what the VIDEO_TS files are in detail and patiently guides you on how to play VIDEO_TS files on your computer smoothly.
If you like to download movies or videos from torrents, you should be familiar with these three formats of DVD movies:
Maybe you just know it is a kind of form but don't know what kind of format it is and your media player is unable to play it. Do you want to play the movies in this format on your PC/iMac? This article is specifically for you. It will give you a detailed introduction of what the VIDEO_TS files are and solutions to play VIDEO_TS files on your computer smoothly.
A VIDEO_TS file 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.
VIDEO_TS.IFO - the configuration files with information like menus, subtitles, aspect ratio, languages etc.
VIDEO_TS.BUP - the backup copies of configuration files
VIDEO_TS.VOB - actual video and audio data for DVD content
After figuring out the definition of VIDEO_TS, it's time to solve the problem of play VIDEO_TS files on PC/iMac. I can still recall of the questions asked by the user in a forum: "I got the DVD file on my PC which I want play on my TV with DVD Player. When I try to Copy/Burn on DVD it got copied but unable to play on my TV thru DVD Player. I want to convert this file to the normal format which can easily play on TV using any CD/DVD Player. Can any one help me to rectify this problem? I got windows 8 install on my Desktop PC."
Solution 1: Convert VIDEO_TS to other formats
Similar to this user's query; if you also want to convert your VIDEO_TS file to a compatible format for playback on your current player, you can try the Video Convert Ultimate (iMedia Converter for Mac).
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Step 1: Load VIDEO_TS files to the converter.
Step 2: Choose output format.
For Windows Media Player, just convert the VIDEO_TS to WMV. As for Quicktime, the MOV file type is recommended.
Step 3: 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.
Solution 2: Use VIDEO_TS Player
You can easily playback your VIDEO_TS files if you have a VIDEO_TS player installed. VideoLAN (VLC Player) will be one of your alternatives. Download this player and follow the below steps to player your VIDEO_TS files.
Step 1: Install the VideoLAN (VLC Player)
Step 2: Start VideoLAN (click Start -> Programs -> VideoLAN -> VLC Media Player)
Step 3: Click File -> Open Directory. Find the VIDEO_TS folder, select it and click OK.
You can choose one of the solutions to play VIDEO_TS files on your PC/iMac. Just enjoy it!