MP4 vs VOB

MP4 is a part of MPEG-4, is standard developed by the Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG). As a container format, MPEG-4 files uses separate compression for audio and video tracks. And .mp4 files are often used for uploading video on streaming website.

VOB is the container format in DVD-Video media which is developed by DVD Forum. 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.

Summary:
1. VOB is a container format and MP4 is a video format.
2. MP4 is compatible with more devices like iPad, iPod, iPhone, Android Phone and some tablet than VOB.
3. The VOB movie files can be opened with DVD Player.
4. VOB can contain digital video, digital audio, subtitles, DVD menus and navigation contents multiplexed together

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