MTS File Extension

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AVCHD Video Format
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What is MTS file?

File with the MTS extension are video data stored in the AVCHD format, which are dedicated for movies in high resolution, encoded in the MPEG standard.

Additional information about MTS files

MTS files are usually used in some consumer cameras recording high resolution videos. It was introduced by Panasonic and Sony in the year 2006. MTS format can serve as a carrier for high resolution movies on Blu-Ray discs.

Video in the AVCHD format, processed on a PC or imported from a Blu-Ray disc, is stored as a file with the M2TS extension.

Properties of MTS format:

  • it uses video compression in the MPEG-4 / H.264 standard,
  • it supports 720p and 1080i HD resolutions,
  • it supports dual-channel (stereo) and 5-chanels( 5.1) audio tracks,
  • MTS files enable sound compression with the Dolby AC-3 codec,
  • sound can be archived as an uncompressed PCM linear sound.

Besides the audio/video content, this format enables to use many user-friendly functions, which improve presentation of the material and navigation. This includes a simple menu, subtitles or slide shows.

Content in the AVCHD format can be also stored in the SDHC format and played directly on many TVs and multimedia consoles. It is worth remembering, that content in this format is not supported by regular DVD players.

Conversion of a MTS file

When you install one of the applications from the list of programs that you found here, you should be able to open or edit the file with the MTS extension without any issue. However, if you still have problems with this, you may use the option of MTS file conversion to a different format.

File Conversions from MTS extension to a different format
File conversions from other format to MTS file

We hope we helped you solve the problem with the MTS file. If you do not know where you can download the application from our list, click on the link (which is the name of the program) - you will find more information there on the location where to download the secure setup version of the required application.

What else may cause problems?

There can be more reasons which determine that you are not able to open the MTS file (apart from the lack of the proper application installed).

First - the MTS file may be incorrectly associated with the application installed to support it. In this case, you need to change this association by yourself. To do this, right-click on the MTS file that you want to edit, click "Open with" and then select the program from the list that you have installed. After this operation, the problems with opening the MTS file should be solved.

Second - the file you want to open can simply be damaged. Then, the best solution is to find a new version of given file, or download it again from the same source as before (maybe for some reason in the previous session the download of the MTS file has not been completed and it cannot be opened properly).

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