Can’t Import VOB Files to Davinci Resolve for Editing- The Solution


Q: “I have some videos in .vob formats, I want to import these VOB files to Davinci Resolve and do some editing work. But the software doesn’t seem to load them properly. Any solutions? Thanks in advance!”

Most users would like do some video editing work before sharing the videos to friends or upload to social apps. If you have a professional NLE software like Davinci Resolve on hand, you can do creative and imaginable editing, trimming job in a simple way. However, some user feedback that their can’t import and edit VOB files in Davinci Resolve smoothly and ask from the solutions. So, in this articles, we aim at solving Davinci Resolve won’t work with VOB files issues. Read on for more details.

A VOB (Video Object) file is the container format in DVD-Video media. VOB can contain digital video, digital audio, subtitles, DVD menus and navigation contents multiplexed together into a stream form. Files in VOB format may be encrypted. It is not the ideal format for Davinci resolve. Instead, raw clips like DNxHD perform much better in Davinci Resolve.

To solve Davinci Resolve and VOB editing issue, you can convert VOB to Davinci Resolve more compatible i.g. format via a third party video converter. Here, Brorsoft iMedia Converter for Mac is highly recommended to do this job. With it, you can remove encryption from VOB files and convert VOB files to Davinci Resolve supported formats without losing quality. The program is also able to convert VOB to other professional codecs like Apple InterMediate Codec(AIC) for iMovie, MPEG-2 for Adobe Premiere, DNxHD for Avid MC, ProRes for Final Cut Pro, and various non-linear editing systems (NLE). For Windows users, please turn to Brorsoft Video Converter Ultimate.

Free download VOB to DaVinci Resolve Video Converter:

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Read More: H.265/HEVC to Davinci Resolve | VOB to Premiere Elements | OBS to Windows Movie Maker

Step-by-step to Convert VOB Files to DaVinci Resolve Supported 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 DaVinci Resolve Video Converter, simply click “Load File” to load your VOB files to the program.


Step 2. Choose Output Format

Click Format drop-down menu, and choose Avid DNxHD(*.mov) from Avid Media Composer list as output format, which is an ideal editing format for DaVinci Resolve. Of course, you can also click “Common Video” > “MOV – QuickTime (*.MOV)” or “Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)”as the target format.


Step 3. Start Converting VOB Files

With above settings, click Convert button to convert VOB files for DaVinci Resolve.

Once the conversion is complete, you can click Open button to get the converted files, then import them to DaVinci Resolve 12/13/14.

Now, you have no hassle to edit the converted VOB files with DaVinci Resolve.

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  1. 18th December 2017

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