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How to Convert IFO to MP4 on Windows (10) and macOS

"I have an old TV series saved up in my PC on which each episode has IFO & VOB files. I want to convert it to a MP4 file to be able to watch it on TV via my media player or burn it onto a DVD. Is there a way to convert IFO to MP4?"

Open the VIDEO_TS folder you have backed up from DVD. You can get so many files with 3 different extensions: .IFO, .VOB, and .BUP. As above questioner, some of you may require converting IFO file in the folder to MP4 for playing with media players, portable devices or more. As for converting IFO to MP4 for later playback or DVD burning, it means that you should rip the whole VIDEO_TS folder which contains IFO files to a MP4 video for getting an output file with complete DVD video content.

Here, we will give a full explanation of how to convert IFO to MP4 while keeping nearly original image and sound quality. First, you need to get a solid IFO to MP4 converter program.

Convert IFO to MP4

The Most-downloaded IFO to MP4 Converter - WinX DVD Ripper Platinum

Concentration all on DVD ripping, WinX DVD Ripper Platinum supports all formats saving DVD video content, including DVD disc, VIDEO_TS folder and ISO Images. Built-in hundreds of video/audio codecs, it can easily convert IFO files to MP4 (H.264) and other mainstream formats like AVI, MOV, FLV, 3GP, WebM, MPEG2 and more. Although copy protections on DVD contents may stop you making a MP4 copy from IFO file, WinX DVD Ripper Platinum can successfully circumvent special schemes(e.g. CSS, region code, FBI warnings, Sony ArccOS, Disney DRM etc.) on latest released movies, workout DVDs and others.

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This WinX IFO converter also features lightning speed. The support of hardware encoders (Intel QSV, Nvidia NVENC), plus Super Encode Engine, Hyper-threading tech and Multi-core CPU utility, make it reach an unexpectedly speedily conversion, about 10 minutes to convert a feature-length film (depending on your computer CPU and DVD drive). Additionally, preset MP4 profile has been defined to output possible highest quality so that you can get a resulting MP4 video with images/audios as original as source IFO file.

[Step-by-step Tutorial] How to Convert IFO to MP4

It's time to download and install WinX DVD Ripper Platinum on your computer. The Windows version is fully compatible with Windows 10 and lower and Mac version can run well on macOS Big Sur and lower version.

Step 1. Load IFO Files

Launch this WinX IFO to MP4 converter and click + Folder button. A small dialog box pops up, click Browse button to select the DVD folder with IFO files you want to convert to MP4 and then click OK.

Step 2. Select MP4 as Output

A couple of seconds later, all titles are loaded and main title is automatically checked. Meanwhile, Output Profile window appears. Move to "General Profiles" located at left side of the window and then select MP4 Video (codec: h264+acc) as output format. Click OK.

Steps Convert IFO to MP4

Step 3. Run to convert IFO to MP4

If necessary, you can click Browse button to set a new destination folder to save the resulting folder. Finally, click "RUN" button to start converting IFO to MP4.

After the conversion process is completed, the destination folder will pop up showing you the converted MP4 file. Now, you can play it with any media player, upload it to YouTube and alike, as transfer it to iPhone, iPad for movable playback.

Disclaimer: Digiarty Software does not advocate ripping copy-protected DVDs for any commercial purpose and suggests referring to the DVD copyright laws in your countries before doing so.

IFO to MP4 Conversion - People Also Ask

What is IFO video format

IFO files store all DVD information including titles, menus, chapters, volumes, multiple languages, subtitle, audio tracks and so on telling DVD players where movie or TV episode starts, where to control playback settings etc. IFO files are required on DVD disc with VOB and BUP (backup copy of IFO) files having DVD players open DVD video normally.

How do I open IFO files on Windows 10

IFO files can be opened easily on IFO compatible video players on Windows 10. IFO supported video players include 5KPlayer, VLC Media Player, Windows Media Player, GOM Player, Media Player Classic, to name a few. An IFO file won't be opened or loaded if the file contains no DVD file in the folder. These media players also support DVD disc playback on Windows.

How do I convert BUP IFO VOB to MP4

As mentioned above, IFO can be converted into MP4 format without quality loss using WinX DVD Ripper Platinum. Only three steps are needed - open the source IFO file, select MP4 H.264 format as output, click the RUN button, and done. Free DVD converter programs such as WinX DVD Ripper and Handbrake can also alter IFO to MP4 format.

Related external sources

DVD-Video: DVD-Video is a consumer video format used to store digital video on DVD discs. Discs using the DVD-Video specification require a DVD drive and an MPEG-2 decoder. Commercial DVD movies are encoded using a combination MPEG-2 video and audio...

MP4: MPEG-4 Part 14 or MP4 is a digital multimedia container format most commonly used to store video and audio, but it can also be used to store other data such as subtitles and still images...

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

author - Donna Peng

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Donna Peng's fascination with multimedia began at an early age - shortly after she licked the physical disc and then she's been obsessed ever since. Her decade-long career at Digiarty after the graduation has seen her unmatched expertise in the field of DVD, digital video, software and anything related to home theatre. She is currently fascinated with photography.

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