Like Motorola Xoom tablet, the Acer Iconia Tab A500 don't support VOB video playback. The VOB file type is primarily associated with "DVD Video Movie File". A VOB (Video OBject) contains several streams multiplexed together: Video, Audio and Subtitles. Video is MPEG-2, audio can be AC-3, Linear PCM, MPEG2 multichannels or MPEG1 layer2 2 channels audio.
The following article will share with an easy trick to play VOB videos on Acer Iconia Tab A500 by using the best Acer Iconia Tab A500 Video Converter such as Foxreal Video Converter or Foxreal Video Converter for Mac. Both programs have the power to convert VOB to H.264 MP4 video format with high quality that can be played on Acer Iconia Tab A500.
Here's the step-by-step guide:
Step 1: Run Foxreal Video Converter as the perfect VOB to Acer Iconia Tab A500 Converter on your computer, and then add your VOB movie files into it.
Step 2: Choose the best video format for Acer Iconia Tab A500
(1) Click on "Format < Android < Motorola Droid (x) H.264 Video (.*mp4)" to set output format for Droid that is compatible with Iconia Tab A500.
(2) Click on "Settings" to choose the Size (pix) as 1280x720 or its original. (Or, you can set the Size (pix) as 1280x800 to fit the Iconia Tab A500's screen display.) To get the best video quality on Iconia Tab, you'd better set video bitrate as 1500 kbps, audio bitrate as 160000 bps and frame rate as 30 fps.
(3) Click on "Save" to finish the Iconia Tab supported video format settings. (Or, you can click on "Save as" to rename and save the profile settings as Acer Iconia Tab A500 H.264 Video (.*mp4) for next use in Custom category of the "Format".)
Step 3: Convert VOB to Acer Iconia Tab A500 H.264 MP4 by clicking on "Convert" on the main interface of the powerful VOB to MP4 Converter for Acer Iconia Tab A500.
Step 4: Use a USB cable to connect your Acer Iconia Tab to your computer, and then copy the converted files onto your Acer Iconia Tab. The useful guide on how to transfer files from computer to Acer Iconia Tab A500 must be of help for you!
That's all! Hope the playing VOB movies on Acer Iconia Tab A500 will bring your media entertainment easier and faster!