How to Play a VTS File

VTS, which stands for Video Title Set, is a name given to video files that are present inside DVDs. These files use the .VOB file format and are encoded with the MPEG-2 standard. Windows Media Player 12, which comes built-in to Windows 7, provides native support for MPEG-2 encoded files so you can play any VTS files that you have without installing third-party codecs.

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Step 1

Click "Start," type "Windows Media Player" (without quotes) into the search box and press the "Enter" key to open Windows Media Player 12.

Step 2

Press the "Ctrl" and "O" keys simultaneously to launch the "Open" navigation window.

Step 3

Navigate to the location of the VTS file.

Step 4

Select the VTS file and click "Open" to play it.

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