Attempting to convert video to mp4 using vlc

Posted on 2011-05-01
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
I'm trying to convert a vob file to mp4 using vlc 1.1.19. I select Media->Convert/Save and then I select the Disc Tab. Then I hit the Convert/Save button and get to this dialog:

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I've filled in the destination file and changed the profile to MP4. I click start to get to this screen:

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Where nothing appears to be happening and there is no error message. I try clicking on the record button but still nothing happens.
Question by:opike
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    You might want to isolate (rip) the VOB file before running this process. You see that when you arrive at the Streaming screen after pressing the Convert/Save button, the full amount of time of your video is listed as 1 second.

    If you DVD file has VOB files to choose from, be sure to explicitly choose the VOB file rather than leaving it as just E:. If the DVD does not have VOB files to list, you will have to rip them out first and then run your conversion process.

    Before posting this, I ran a VOB to MP4 convert fine using VLC.
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