How to play VIDEO_TS on Windows 10 and 11 (step by step)

Learn how to play VIDEO_TS folders and files on Windows 10 and 11 with this step-by-step tutorial.

A VIDEO_TS folder is a Video DVD folder that contains three types of VIDEO_TS files that are required to play Video DVD movies. The three files are VIDEO_TS.VOB, VIDEO_TS.IFO, and VIDEO_TS.BUP.

VIDEO_TS.VOB contains video and audio data. VIDEO_TS.IFO contains information like a DVD menu, subtitles, etc. VIDEO_TS.BUP contains a backup of the information.

Sometimes there's also an AUDIO_TS folder that contains Video-DVD audio files, but usually, this folder is empty.

You can use VLC media player to play VIDEO_TS files and folders on your computer.

VLC media player is a free and open-source cross-platform multimedia player for Microsoft Windows, Linux, and macOS. It plays most video and audio files, as well as DVDs, Audio CDs, VCDs, and VIDEO_TS folders and files. VLC website

How to play VIDEO_TS on Windows 10 and 11

1. Open VLC media player.

2. Click on Media located in the top left corner.

3. Click on Open Folder.

Open folder in VLC media player

4. A small window will open. In this window, you go to the VIDEO_TS folder on your PC.

5. Select the VIDEO_TS folder.

6. Click on the Select Folder button.

Play VIDEO_TS on a computer using VLC media player

VLC media player will start playing the VIDEO_TS folder and files.

When there's a DVD or when there are multiple chapters, you can use the next and previous buttons to navigate through the menu or chapters.

VLC next and previous button