MTS File Type- The quick facts
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?
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-def MPEG transport stream videos that have been 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 and can support both the 720p and 1080i HD video formats. The files can be played back on a user's computer using a variety of software applications including the Windows Media Player.
How to open MTS files
Important: Different programs may use files with the MTS file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your MTS file is, you may need to try a few different programs.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different MTS openers which you will find listed below.
Last updated: January 18, 2022
Suggest another file format using extension MTS
While we know of one file format using the .MTS file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .MTS file.
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 Converter||User submitted|
|Any Video Converter||User submitted|
|Final Media Player||User submitted|
|VideoPad Video-Editor||User submitted|
|VideoLAN VLC media player||User submitted|
|GOM Player||User submitted|
|Prism Video File Converter||User submitted|