Playback Shrinked DVD Movie Folder with Windows Media Player

How to Playback the Copied DVD Movie Folder with Windows Media Player?

 

Once a commercial DVD is copied successfully to the hard drive using Any DVD Shrink, you can find these three file types - IFO, VOB and BUP, in the VIDEO_TS folder.

VOB

VOB stands for DVD Video Object. It is basically one of the core files found on DVD-Video discs and contains the actual movie data, including an MPEG-2 video stream and support audio (MP2, AC3, DTS etc.) In order to view stand-alone VOB files, you need to have a DVD player software that supports VOB playback.

IFO

In video editing, IFO normally refers to a file on DVD-Video disc and stands for InFOrmation. IFO files basically contain all the information a DVD player needs to know about a DVD so that the user can navigate and play everything properly.

BUP

BUP files are simply backup copies of IFO files on a DVD-Video disc in case of corruption.

 

How to play DVD files with Windows Media Player?

Windows Media Player (abbreviated WMP) is a digital media player and media library application developed by Microsoft that is used for playing audio, video and viewing images on personal computers running the Microsoft Windows operating system, as well as on Pocket PC and Windows Mobile-based devices.

 

1. Open Window Media Player

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2. Select File > Open...

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3. Choose "Any file (*.*)" from the Files of type drop-down list. Open the VIDEO_TS folder created by Any DVD Shrink, select all the files in this folder and then click "open".

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4. Play the DVD files in Windows Media Player

Note: If there is no audio when playing back with Windows Media Player, please install the AC3 filter.

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Related Source

 

DVD decrypter

---- A DVD decrypter tool is used to create disc images or DVD folders with the same structures as DVD-Videos. DVD copy protection like Macrovision, CSS, region codes and user operation prohibition can be also removed by a DVD decrypter.

 

DVD shrink

---- A DVD shrink tool is usually used to shrink a commercially-released dual layer 8.5GB DVD to a single layer 4.7GB DVD. A DVD shrinker usually re-encode the movie in lesser quality, or discard unnecessary content in order to fit on the single layer DVD-5 discs.

 

DVD ripper

---- A DVD ripper is a software application that copies the content of DVDs to a hard disk drive, through a process called ripping. DVD rippers are used to transfer formats, to edit or back up DVD content for playing on mobile devices or media players.