If you have collected many DVD movies, you must know that each video DVD contains three types of files: VOB, IFO and BUP. And the three files are all stored in "VIDEO_TS" directory at the root of a DVD. Do you know what IFO files is? And how to open it?
Part 1 What is IFO?
Generally, the IFO files we're talking about is the counter part of a VOB file. It contains the most important information for DVD chapters, subtitles, audio tracks, etc. With it, the DVD disc will know where a chapter starts, where a certain audio or subtitle is located and some other information about menu functions and navigation.
Part 2 How to Open IFO Files?
In fact, IFO files can be opened by any DVD player. If you want to play the IFO files on your computer, you can use VLC player or Windows Media Player which also supports IFO files. But if you want to upload the IFO files to YouTube or watch the IFO video on other portable devices, you need to convert the DVD IFO files to MP4 first.
Part 3 Step by Step Guide: How to Convert DVD IFO to MO4
In the current market, there are so many DVD IFO converters that you may don't know which one to use. And, some of these IFO converters has its own limitations such as quality loss or file size restriction. To convert IFO to MP4 perfectly, you can take a try with Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate. It is the most practical and easy-to-use IFO converter which enables you to convert IFO to MP4 or any other popular video formats like MKV, MOV, AVI, FLV, etc. Furthermore, this program has preset almost all hot devices for your choice like iPhone, iPad, iPod, Archos, Zune, Zen, Xbox, PSP, etc. You don't need to worry about the output quality by using Video Converter Ultimate.
Video Converter Ultimate – DVD IFO Converter
Video Converter Ultimate has the ability to convert IFO files to MP4, MKV, MOV, M4V, AVI, FLV, etc.DownloadDownload
First, click on "Load DVD" drop-down button and select "Load IFO Files" to import the IFO files to this professional IFO converter from your computer.
Open the pull down list of output format on the right of the main interface. Here you can see, almost all popular video formats are shown on the "Format" > "Video" section.
On the bottom of the output format section, click on the "Settings" icon to open video settings panel. If necessary, you can adjust the video resolution, bit rate, frame rate, etc. Also, you can change the output folder path as per your requirement.
Click the "Convert" button and then this program will start the IFO file to MP4 conversion automatically. Now wait for the conversion finished.
You can quickly locate your converted MP4 files by clicking on "Open Folder". Then you can transfer the MP4 videos to your iPhone, iPad, Android or upload the MP4 videos to YouTube, Dailymotion, Metacafe, etc. for sharing. Just enjoy!