[Solved!] Premiere Elements 12/13/14/15 Won’t Work with VOB Files


Q: “I have some .vob files that I generated from an old VHS tape.  I want to convert them to mpg or some other format so I can edit them with Adobe Premiere Element and post them on the web. And suggestions? Thanks!”

Adobe Premiere Elements is a hassle-free organization and powerful editing software that can edit your videos in a stunny way. But some users feedback that Premiere Elements 12/13/14/15 won’t work with VOB files created by VHS tape or directly copied from DVD discs. Actually, VOB is the container format that contains digital video, digital audio, subtitles, DVD menus and navigation contents multiplexed together into a stream form, and it’s not a supported format by Adobe Premiere Elements.

To import and edit VOB files in Premiere Elements 12/13/14/15, you need to convert VOB to Premiere Elements supported i.g. MPEG-2 format via a third party video converter. Brorsoft iMedia Converter for Mac ( macOS High Sierra 10.13 compatible) an optimal VOB to Premiere Elements video vonverter is highly recommended here. With it, you can effortlessly bypass the encryption from VOB files and convert VOB files to Premiere Elements supported MPEG-2 formats without losing quality.

Besides, it also provides various video formats to seamlessly fit Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer, FCPX, and more NLE editing software. If you’re using a Windows PC, please turn to Brorsoft Video Converter Ultimate.

Free download VOB to Premiere Elements Video Converter:

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Guide: Convert VOB Files to Premiere Elements Compatible Formats

Mac Version Brorsoft Video Converter Ultimate taken as example, Windows Version share the same steps. Just keep in mind you have download the right version, Mac platform .exe files cannot be installed on Windows OS – and vice versa.

Step 1. Load VOB Files

Install and launch the VOB to Premiere Elements Video Converter, simply click “Load File” to load your VOB files to the program.


Step 2. Choose Output Format

Simply tap the Format drop-down menu and pick up MPEG-2 (*.mpg) from Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas as the output format.


Tips: If the default settings do not fit you requirement, you can click “Settings” icon to and enter “Profile Settings” panel to adjust video size, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channels.

Step 3. Start Converting VOB Files

With above settings, click Convert button to convert VOB to MPEG-2(.mpg) for Adobe Premiere Elements on Mac.

Once the conversion is finished, click “Open” button to get the exported files.

Now, you can import and edit the converted VOB files in Premiere Elements 12/13/14/15 without hassle.

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