Tips for Editing VOB files from a DVD with Premiere Pro

This article will shows you an easy way to import DVD VOB files to Adobe Premiere Pro CC/CS6 for further editing by converting VOB to Premiere Pro supported MPEG-2.

VOB files usually exist on DVD discs, or are downloaded from movie sharing sites. VOB file support was added in CS4 with the 4.1 update, however non-standard VOB files remain problematic. Some people have reported success renaming the VOB files to MPG and then editing them in Premiere Pro, however you are likely to experience problems. Actually, you cannot easily edit VOB files from a DVD with Premiere Pro. To achieve this goal, the easy workaround is to convert VOB to a more editing-friendly format, such a Premiere’s MPEG-2.

The article would show you how to transcode VOB to Adobe Premiere Pro step by step using a third-party program entitled EaseFab Video Converter Ultimate for Mac. It provides the optimized video profiles for Adobe Premiere so you don’t need to be bothered by the incompatibility issue and quality loss. The all-in-one toolkit can also convert among all popular video format like AVI, MKV, VOB, WMV, FLV, etc. for conveniet editing and playing on Mac OS X (El Capitan included). If you’re using a PC, turn to the Windows version here.

Guide: How to convert and import VOB files to Adobe Premiere

Step 1. Import VOB files to the program

Open Finder, and then locate and drag the VIDEO_TS folder containing your VOB files to this VOB to iMovie video converter. All movie titles or just the main movie (depending settings in the Preferences) will appear in the item try.

Step 2. Choose the optimized preset for Premiere

The program has three already optimized the video settings for Adobe Premiere Pro. You can select MOV (Entitled Premiere), WMV or MPEG-2 from “Editing Software” as the output format. All output videos will keep the original quality of VOB video and seamlessly fit Adobe Premiere Pro CC, CS6, CS4, CS4 and more. Here we recommend you choose MPEG-2.

Step 3. Start VOB to Premiere Pro conversion

This VOB files to iMovie converter will convert VOB files rapidly, preserving 100% original quality. When finished, the output file is ready for being imported to Premiere Pro for editing. All Adobe Premiere versions are supported, including Premiere Pro CC, Premiere CS6, Premiere CS4, Premiere CS4, etc.

Related Articles and Tips:

How to edit VOB in Windows Movie Maker
Convert .vob files to run in Final Cut Pro
5 Best Ways to Play VOB Videos on Mac

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1 Response to Tips for Editing VOB files from a DVD with Premiere Pro

  1. Pingback: Solved – Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5 Won’t Import .MOV Files | Media Compatibility Solutions

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