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When I ripped a DVD using dvd::rip, the main title was split into several 1GB VOB files. How can I join them to make a single VOB file that contains the whole title?

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The size of a .VOB cntainer file is by definition of the DVD specification limited to 1 GByte (1048 MB).

If we need a file that contains a whole movie we need to convert these files to another container (e.g. xvid, MKV, plain MPEG etc.), e.g. by using ffmpeg:

ffmpeg -i snatch_1.vob -f avi -vcodec mpeg4 -b 800k -g 300 -bf 2 -acodec libmp3lame -ab 128k snatch.avi (from manpage)

Concatenating video files can only be done with some formats (e.g. MPEG).

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