What are M2TS files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a M2TS file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.
What is a M2TS file?
A .M2TS file is a MPEG-2 Transport Stream video file.
The .m2ts file extension is used to store BDAV MPEG-2 files streamed from Blu-Ray discs to provide "picture-in-picture" DVD effects. "Picture-in-Picture" affects allow a user to view to separate video files on a single screen.
The M2TS file format supports 1080i and 720p video files for better resolution. The M2TS files are actually container files that store other media data. The files can be burned to Blu-ray discs for viewing on Blu-ray players and can also be played in the PS3 gaming system distributed by Sony. Some MT2S files may be copyright protected.
How to open M2TS files
We have identified 2 M2TS openers that are compatible with this specific type of M2TS file.
Programs that open MPEG-2 Transport Stream video files
Last updated: November 30, 2022
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of M2TS files. Remember, different programs may use M2TS files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.
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