How to Play Video_TS Folder Files on Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8 Plus
"How do I play Video_TS files on my Galaxy S8, some of them are downloaded from a torrent site, others are backed up from my DVD disc, I also want to keep the same quality video as the original."
A VIDEO_TS file is a DVD folder file, mainly containing all data for the DVD movie. Video_TS folder totally contains three kinds of files inside:
VIDEO_TS.IFO – the configuration files with information like menus, subtitles, aspect ratio, languages etc.
VIDEO_TS.BUP – the backup copies of configuration files
VIDEO_TS.VOB – actual video and audio data for DVD content
Fortunately, this article is especially written for playing Video_TS folder files on Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8 Plus.
From samsung offical website we know that Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8 Plus support limited video format, such as MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM. Three knids of files inside Video_TS folder are unsupported. Then how to play Video_TS folder files on Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8 Plus.
Solution 1. Play VIDEO_TS folder with VideoLAN (VLC Player)
VLC media player is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files as well as DVD, Audio CD, VCD, and various streaming protocols. Since DVD VIDEO_TS is accepted by VLC as input, you can easily playback VIDEO_TS files in VLC media player.
1. To play VIDEO_TS files, you need download and install VLC player. Click here to download VLC player for Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8 Plus.
2. Open VLC media player, click File -> Open Directory. Find the VIDEO_TS folder on your Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8 Plus, select it and click OK.
1. You can also play the Video_TS folder files that saved in your DLNA enabled devices such as NAS, Plex Media Server, using the UPnP/DLNA Server on VLC, learn more >>
Make sure all contents in VIDEO_TS are saved in the same folder.
Solution 2. Convert Video_TS files to Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8 Plus supported format
As we know that VIDEO_TS files mainly contain all data for the DVD movies, for converting VIDEO_TS folder files to Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8 Plus supported format video, you just need a video converter that can handle VIDEO_TS folder files. Here Brorsoft Video Converter Ultimate (for Windows) / iMedia Converter (for Mac) is high recommended, with it you can rip VIDEO_TS folder files to any kind of Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8 Plus video format as you like.
Actually, this program is an all-in-one video converter, DVD ripper and Blu-ray ripper, enable you to convert videos to / from any format, rip any Blu-ray and DVD disc to any format as you like.
How to rip Video_TS folder files to Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8 Plus
The trail-before-purchase version availabel for you, the watermark is the only limitation between the trial version and full version. Here in this article, Windows version screenshots were taken as example, the Mac version shares the same steps, just keep in mind you have download the right version, Windows platform .exe files cannot be installed on macOS – and vice versa.
Step 1. Load Video_TS folder files
Click “File” and select “load from folders” to load the Video_TS folder files to the program.
You can also load your Blu-ray disc, DVD disc and ISO files to the program.
Step 2. Select output format
Click Format and select the format you want from the drop-down list.
For playing Video_TS folder files on Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8 Plus, you'd better choose the native supported MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM format.
Tip: If you wanna some advanced settings, you can click “Settings” icon to adjust the video, audio parameters bitare, frame rate, sample rate, audio channel, etc. Plus, you can click “Edit” button to do some editing work cropping, trimming, settings effect, adding subtitles.
Step 3. Start ripping Video-TS folder files
After above settings, click the big Convert button to start to convert Video-TS files.
As soon as the conversion is done, simply click Completed to back to main interface, and click Open button to find generated videos.
Then you can play the converted Video-TS folder files in single video format on your Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8 Plus by transfer the videos to your Galaxy directly, or by backing up the videos to your Plex Media Server, NAS devices for streaming to your Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8 Plus.
Tips: If conversion takes long time, you can set auto shut down by checking the box of "Shut down computer after conversion".
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