What is a .AOB File And How To Open It (Easy Steps)

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Introduction

While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .aob extension. It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. That’s why we have made this article! You will learn how to open the .aob file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .AOB file?

The file extension .AOB is from DVD-Audio Audio Object File.The format of this file is binary, and it is a audio related file.

What to know

There are currently 3 software that can open the .aob file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .AOB file?

Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .AOB file on various operating systems.

How to open a .AOB file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

The .aob file can be opened in 4 steps on Windows.

1. In the first step you need to download the Foobar2000 software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use Corel WinDVD Pro 12, VideoLAN VLC media player and Foobar2000 software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .AOB file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Foobar2000 software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .AOB file on Mac

The .aob file can be opened in 4 steps on Mac.

1. The first step is to download the VideoLAN VLC media player software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is VideoLAN VLC media player.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .AOB file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the VideoLAN VLC media player software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .AOB file on Linux

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .aob file on Linux in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the VideoLAN VLC media player software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use VideoLAN VLC media player software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .AOB file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Hover over the “Open with” button

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the VideoLAN VLC media player software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .AOB file?

If you cannot open the .AOB file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .AOB file.aod – Microsoft, .aof – Abvent Group, .aoi – Peter Eastman, .aoi – Microsoft, .aois – Zaplots. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .AOB file with the Foobar2000, Corel WinDVD Pro 12, VideoLAN VLC media player programs on Windows, VideoLAN VLC media player program on Mac and VideoLAN VLC media player software on Linux.