MTS and M2TS are Sony high definition video file types, which are raw AVCHD videos recorded by AVCHD camcorders such as Sony HDR-SR(xx) series camcorders, Panasonic, Canon and other brands of AVCHD camcorders. And .mts, .m2ts based on the MPEG-2 transport stream container. This container format is commonly used for high definition video on Blu-ray Disc and AVCHD.
Many popular HD camcorders, like Canon VIXIA HF200, Canon FS200, Canon VIXIA HFS100, Canon VIXIA HG21, Panasonic HDC-HS300, Panasonic HDC-HS20, Sony HDR-CX100, Sony DCR-SR47, JVC GZ-HD40, JVC GZ-HD10 etc. record videos in MTS/M2TS format.
As a HD camera user, you may have encounter the problem to play the MTS M2TS file on your computer/Mac or burn the HD camcorder video MTS, M2TS to DVD which is compatible with your regular home DVD player. Then in this guide I'll help you to resolve all these questions with some freeware or share application.
How to play AVCHD .m2ts .mts movie on computer/Mac?
To play MTS M2TS file on a computer, all you need to do is to install a free KMPlayer which can playback TOD and MOD files smoothly or just simply rename TOD files to .MPG which could be playback in PowerDVD and other applications in most cases.
To play MTS M2TS files on Mac, MTS M2TS files from AVCHD folders (BDMV and CERTIFICATE) can be achieved with VLC Media Player which could play back the content (as it supports H.264 video and AC3 audio directly without DirectShow filters).
Burn AVCHD camcorder video MTS M2TS file to DVD on Windows & Mac?
Once the AVCHD camcorder video MTS M2TS file were transferred to your computer, all you need is a DVD Burner software that supports converting and burning MTS M2TS file to DVD. For Mac users, you can just use a HD DVD Burner for Mac to do with you.
Aimersoft DVD Creator is just what you need DVD creation tool that enables you to edit and burn Sony M2TS to DVD disc, or burn M2TS to ISO image file or DVD folder. It can burn camcorder video TOD to DVD, MOD to DVD, AVCHD camcorder to DVD, and also convert Camcorder tapes like 8mm to DVD, vhs to DVD, burn Mini DV to DVD, JVC to DVD, burn music MP3 to DVD, video files like AVI, WMV, MP4 to DVD, make movies from photos, make DVD from camcorders videos.
- Download this MTS M2TS DVD Burner software
You can choose Windows Version,Mac Version according to your platform. Then install and luanch it.
- Transfer MTS M2TS file to your computer/Mac.
To burn Sony M2TS files to DVD, the first thing you need to do is to upload your Sony M2TS video files to your computer from your camcorder. Connect your camcorder to your computer with the cable. Locate Sony M2TS files, copy and paste them to your local disk.
- Load MTS/ M2TS video files
Click "Load Video" button, browse your computer and locate MTS/M2TS videos from your hard drive. Multiple video files could be added at a time. Drag and drop loaded videos to storyboard below to make further operation.
- Customize DVD Menu
Click "Menu" to customize your DVD menu. There are different styles of built-in templates, frames and buttons for your choice. To apply a template, frame or button, you can just double click it. You can even add text, background music and background image to customize the menu.
- Edit MTS M2TS video file
Order: You can sort the order of the M2TS video files in the storyboard by drag and drop.
Add a titleset: Right click in the left area of the storyboard, and select the first option "Add Titleset" to add a titleset. Then you can add MTS/M2TS movies to this titleset. There are two other options: "Remove Titleset" and "Play Titleset ".
Edit a video: select a MTS or M2TS movie in the storyboard, right click mouse, and you will see three options: "Edit", "Remove", and "Clear All". Just select "Edit" to edit video effects.
- Burn MTS/M2TS file to DVD
Burn MTS/M2TS to DVD disc: Select "DVD" in the "Burn to" field, select your DVD drive and burning program (either built-in or your own burning application), then click "Start".
Burn MTS/M2TS to ISO or DVD Folder: Select "DVD folder" or "ISO file" in the "Burn to" field, specify a folder on your hard drive to save generated files, then click "Start" to produce DVD folder or ISO files.
Soon you will be done with burning AVCHD camcorder video MTS/M2TS to DVD.
Will, when the time for Mac to burn HD Camcorder movies, just similar like the process of Windows. That's OK!