VRO files are video files which are used to record streamed videos on DVDs. The files are similar to a VOB format and the related IFO format which defines chapters, audio tracks, and other elements used for streaming video. The VRO format allows you to record data to a DVD disk in real time.
VRO files are also commonly referred to as a DVD Video Recording Format and works in conjunction with IFO files to define the format and designate the chapters and audio tracks. The files are created using a DVD video recorder and contain a collection of still images which are captured into video and accompanied by recorded audio data. This means that VRO files are a container format since they facilitate the playback of video with audio included.
How to Open VRO Files
Since VRO files are created using a DVD video recorder, there are multiple applications and programs which will allow you to open such files. Try double clicking on the file to see if it automatically opens in a default application which supports VRO file types. If you have some type of media player installed on your PC, it may open the file without having to search for a program that supports it.
If you use Windows, you can open VRO files with Apple QuickTime Player with an MPEG-2 Playback Component added. You may also use Corel WinDVD Pro 11, CyberLink PowerDVD 12, or Serif MoviePlus X6.
For Mac OS X, you can use Apple QuickTime Player with an MPEG-2 Playback Component added. Programs such as MPlayerX and Squared 5 MPEG Streamclip will also open VRO files on Mac PC.
If you are seeking a multiplatform application that is capable of working with the Windows, Mac, and Linux operating systems, you can download and install VideoLAN VLC Media Player, which is available as a free download from the VideoLAN website.
VRO files can also be converted to another format that is supported by a variety of media players and editing programs. For example, you can convert VRO to a VOB extension which opens up more opportunities in terms of the number of applications you can use to open the file. There is a wide variety of video conversion programs available for download on the CNET website.
You can also convert VRO files using an online conversion program such as Zamzar which will perform the conversion for you free of charge. Simply log onto the website, browse for the VRO file, choose the conversion type, enter your email address, and then click on Convert. Within minutes you will receive the newly converted file in your email inbox.