Files with m2t extension are in most cases video files in MPEG-2 transport video stream file format  which were especially in the past mostly used for terrestrial or satellite broadcasting.

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Software that open m2t file

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M2T file extension - MPEG-2 transport stream

What is m2t file? How to open m2t files?

File type specification:

Digital video and movie file type icon Digital video and movie file type

m2t file icon: m2t filetype icon

File extension m2t is used for a  MPEG-2 transport stream container format used to store audio and video data and it is the native media format for Digital Video Broadcast (DVB) standards and Advanced Television Systems Committee  (ATSC) standards.

MPEG-2 transport stream file format was developed for terrestrial or satellite broadcasting, because it contains error corrections and stream synchronization features, that are useful for transmission integrity, even with bad signal.

The maximal resolution of the video is 1080i. Audio is stored in AC-3 Dolby Digital audio format or in Advanced Audio Coding (AAC) format.

The default software associated to open m2t file:

VLC media player icon

VideoLAN Project Team logoVLC media player  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
VideoLAN Project Team

Very popular multimedia player developed for Windows, Apple Mac, Linux, Unix and various other operating systems and platforms.

VLC can playback many of the video formats (AVI, MKV, OGV, WMV, ASF, MOV...) and audio formats (MP3, AAC, M4A, OGG, FLAC...) as well as support of subtitles for video. It can also be used as a streaming server and multimedia transcoder.

Adobe Premiere Pro icon

Adobe Systems Incorporated logoAdobe Premiere Pro  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Adobe Systems Incorporated

Adobe Premiere Pro is a timeline-based video editing software application and part of the Adobe Creative Suite and Creative Cloud. The latest version is Premiere CC available as part of Create Cloud. Previous version was Premiere CS6.

Adobe Premiere lets you edit faster than ever by offering industry-leading, cross-platform, native file–based workflows and GPU-accelerated filters and effects with the enhanced Adobe Mercury Playback Engine.

Adobe Premiere Pro for Mac icon

Adobe Systems Incorporated logoAdobe Premiere Pro for Mac  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
Adobe Systems Incorporated

Adobe Premiere Pro is professional video editing software. It is distributed as a part of Adobe Creative Suite, or lately Creative Cloud. The latest version is Premiere CC and is available in the subscription based Creative Cloud. It is also available for Mac.

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Help how to open:

Use VLC media player or Windows Media Player to play *.m2t files.

How to convert:

Most modern video converters offer the option to convert *.m2t files to another file format.

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List of software applications associated to the .m2t file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open m2t file, edit m2t file, convert m2t file, view m2t file, play m2t file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting m2t files.

Software that open m2t file - MPEG-2 transport stream

Programs supporting the exension m2t on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open m2t file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with m2t file by default:
Adobe Premiere Pro small icon Adobe Premiere Pro
Other suggested software:
Adobe Media Encoder small icon Adobe Media Encoder
Nero Multimedia Suite small icon Nero Multimedia Suite

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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