An mts file extension is used for video files in Advanced Video Coding High Definition format, often used in various camcorders. It is supported in most modern media players such as VLC player or Windows Media Player.
MTS file extension - AVCHD MPEG-2 transport stream
What is mts file? How to open mts files?
File type specification:
mts file icon:
The mts file extension is associated with video files, that are used AVHCD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) video format.
AVHCD video format was developed for tapeless camcorders. Video can ber recorded by camcorder, that is used mediums as DVD, hard disk drive, solid state disk (SSD) or memory cards (SD card, Memory Stick). Developers of the AVHCD are Sony and Panasonic. AVHCD format was introduced in 2006.
Now AVHCD video format use camcorder producers such as Sony, Panasonic, Leica, Canon, Hitachi and JVC (JVC uses AVHCD and own video format with file extension tod).
AVHCD video format uses MPEG-4AVC/H.264 (AVC) video coding. Maximal video resolution is 1080p. Audio is coded by Dolby Digital audio AC-3 codec. Some models of professional camcorders support audio in uncompressed linear PCM format.
AVHCD video format is designed to be full compatible with Blu-ray Disc video format. AVHCD video can be played in Blu-ray players without other encoding.
Sony and Panasonic uses some brand names for their professional or simplified versions of AVHCD. Panasonic uses AVHCD Lite brand name for camcorders with limited resolution of the captured video to 720p.
AVCCAM brand name is used by Panasonic for professional AVHCD camcorders. Sony uses NXCAM brand name for their AVHCD professional camcorder series.
The default software associated to mts file type:
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.
List of software applications associated to the .mts file extension
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that can be done with the file: like open mts file, edit mts file, convert mts file, view mts file, play mts file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).
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- Open mts file
- Edit mts file
- Play mts file
- Convert mts file
- Create mts file
- Import mts file
- Export mts file
Software that open mts file - AVCHD MPEG-2 transport stream
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