Opening TS files

Did your computer fail to open a TS file? We explain what TS files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your TS files.

What is a TS file?

TS is an acronym for Transport Stream. Files that contain the .ts file extension are container files. These TS files contain encapsulated packetized audio and video streams. The TS file format is commonly used to in broadcast applications to broadcast media files over the Internet.

TS files can be saved as multiple movie files on a single DVD. When this occurs, the DVD will contain multiple movie titles that can be launched from the DVD.

The .ts file extension is also used by the QT Software in the development of a variety of GUI applications. The QT program is a software used by Nokia to translate language phrases.

Try a universal file viewer

In addition to the products listed above, I would suggest that you try a universal file viewer like Free File Viewer. It can open over 200 different types of files - and very likely yours too! Download Free File Viewer.

By Prof. Jones (The File Expert)

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