Some Basic Information About MTS File

2020-08-19
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Summary: The MTS format is a universal file format to store HD video on AVCHD and Blu-ray discs. This post will give a brief introduction to the MTS File.

What is MTS Files?

MTS, short for MPEG Transport Stream, contains an HD MPEG video and a .mts filename extension. And it supports 1080i and 720p video formats.

Sony and Panasonic Corporation developed the AVCHD (Advanced Audio Coding High Definition) in 2006. Such video coding allows users to record and play in high definition. AndMTS is the filename extension of AVCHD video files.

How to Open MTS Files?

Most Sony and Panasonic HD camcorders are equipped with software that opens and edits MTS files. And there are many third party software and video players also can open and play the MTS files.

Open MTS Files With Windows Media Player

If you have not installed a specialized video player, Windows Media Player is also an available option to open MTS files.

Step 1: Press Win + R to run a command box.

Step 2: Type Explorer in the box and press Enter.

Step 3: Move to the folder which contains the MTS files, and right-click it and select Open.

Step 4: There is a bubble next to Select a program from a list of installed programs, click it, and click OK.

Step 5: Choose Windows Media Player from the list and click OK.

After that, Windows will open the MTS video files in the Windows Media Player.

Programs That Can Open MTS Files

For Web

  • Google Drive

You can open an MTS file for Chromebook or browser by uploading it to Google Drive. What’s more, Google Drive allows users to share MTS files online. But the MTS video file is usually large, so it will take some time to upload it.

For Windows Users

  • File Viewer Plus
  • Microsoft Windows Media Player
  • VideoLAN VLC media player
  • Corel VideoStudio 2020
  • CyberLink PowerDirector 15 Ultra
  • GRETSCH GOM Player
  • Roxio Creator NXT Pro 7
  • MAGIX VEGAS Pro 18
  • MAGIX Movie Edit Pro
  • Grass Valley EDIUS
  • Blender

For Mac Users

  • Apple Final Cut Pro X
  • Roxio Toast 18
  • Roxio Popcorn
  • Eltima Elmedia Player
  • VideoLAN VLC media player
  • Blender

For Linux Users

  • MPlayer
  • VideoLAN VLC media player
  • Blender
  • OpenShot

How to Convert an MTS File?

Multiple MTS Converters can convert files with MTS file format to other formats.

Programs That Can Convert MTS Files

1. Online-Convert

It is a web-based free video converter that can convert video files to other formats. It also applies in image, audio, document conversion.

2. MPEG Streamclip

It is a free video converter for both Windows and Mac users. Besides, it is also a video player, editor, and an encoder, which can encode movies to various formats.

3. Movavi Video Converter

It is a useful video converter that works for Windows and Mac. It supports kinds of video and audio formats.

Common Steps to Convert MTS files With Converter Programs

Step 1: Download and install the program, and launch it.

Step 2: Add MTS video files you need to convert.

Step 3: Choose the output file format you need, such as MP4, WMV, MOV, etc.

Step 4: Click Convert to start converting the MTS files to other formats.

Sum It Up

In conclusion, MTS is commonly used to store HD videos. You will have a basic idea about MTS by going through this article. After reading, you may know how to open, edit, and easily convert MTS files formats.

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