Convert Video_TS Folder to WMV for Playing on Windows Media Player

Summary: This post aims to solving your Windows Media Player and DVD VIDEO_TS folder playback issue.

DVD fans are likely familiar with DVD Video_TS file sturcture, which contains the whole DVD movie data including VIDEO_TS.IFO, VIDEO_TS.BUP, and VIDEO_TS.VOB three parts. However, when you try to watch the Video_TS files with Windows Media Player on a Windows PC, you’ll disappointed to find it won’t support these files formats. Issues as below:

Q: “I have Windows Media Player 12.0 and Windows 10 on a Microsoft surface Pro 4, I drag the VIDEO_TS folder onto the right side pane, it just won’t play. Any quick solution?”

In fact, the default Windows Media Player support a relatively wide range of video codecs for instance (WMV, WMA and AVI). So, the best solution for you is to convert Video_TS files to WMV for Windows Media Player via a third party video converter. To save your time, Brorsoft Video Converter Ultimate a top-ranked video converter is good at converting any Video_TS folder files to Windows Media Player compatible video formats without losing quality.

Besides, you can also do batch conversion from Blu-ray/DVD, TiVo, AVCHD, MTS, M2TS, VOB, MKV, AVI, MP4, MOV, etc. to more portable devices, laptops for playback. With the built-in editor, you can trim, crop, add personal watermark, rotate video effect, and more in one place.


Step 1. Install and launch the best video converter, simply click “Load File” to load your Video_TS files to the program. Here, Blu-ray, DVD disc, other common videos are supported as well.


Step 2. For Windows Media Player, just convert the VIDEO_TS to WMV. As for playing VIDEO_TS in QuickTime, the MOV file type is recommended. Of course, you can choose to encode VIDEO_TS to avi, mp4, mkv, flv, etc.


Tip: To adjust video and audio parameters like codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate, you could click on “Settings” button.

Step 3. Click the “Convert” button to convert Video_TS files to WMV conversion with the best Video converter. Once finished, you can get the output files for via clicking on Open button effortlessly. Afterwards, you can import these converted Video_TS files in your Windows Media Player for watching smoothly.

2 Responses

  1. Amanda says:

    Thanks for the helpful posting.

  2. Fred says:

    I have seen something very similar in another thread. You can definitely find certain parts of that post helpful, not everything obviously, but I think it is worth looking into.

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