MTS File

What are MTS files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a MTS 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 MTS file?

MTS files have multiple uses, and MPEG Transport Stream AVCHD Video is one of them. Read more about the others further down the page.

MPEG Transport Stream AVCHD Video

Files that contain the .mts file extension are AVCHD video files. AVCHD is an acronym for Advanced Video Codec High Definition. These MTS files contain high-definition MPEG transport stream videos captured by certain video camcorders.

The MTS file format was designed by Panasonic and Sony for use with their HD camcorder devices, although Canon, JVC, and Sanyo camcorders now also use the MTS file format.

MTS files containing high-def video streams can support the 720p and 1080i HD video formats.

How to open MTS files

We have identified 4 MTS openers that are compatible with this specific type of MTS file.

Programs that open MPEG Transport Stream AVCHD Video files

Last updated: November 30, 2022

More file formats using the MTS extension

Through our research of MTS files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail.

  • JVC Everio MPEG-2 Transport Stream Video
  • Master Tracks Score
  • TraX Music Track

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of MTS files. Remember, different programs may use MTS files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

Free File ConverterFree File ConverterVerified
Any Video ConverterAny Video ConverterVerified
Zoom PlayerZoom PlayerVerified
Wondershare Video EditorWondershare Video EditorVerified
K-Lite Mega Codec PackK-Lite Mega Codec PackVerified
BSPlayerBSPlayerUser submitted
Prism Video File ConverterPrism Video File ConverterUser submitted
SyncUPSyncUPUser submitted
Nero MediaHubNero MediaHubUser submitted

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