On Mar 1, 2014, we got many useful responses from our friendly users since our first software coming out on 2013. we make a big upgrade and adopt those useful suggestions, the new free mts converter support more input video formats: add mov, mpeg2-ps mov, xavc-s mxf, xdcam mxf, avchd 2.0 mts, h.264 mp4, and support add .avi to .mts. Now user can use this free mts/avi video converter to convert any comcorder recorded video formats now.
On Nov 4, 2013, support directly convert mts from SD, SDHC, SXS, HDD, QXD card without transfer the videos to computer with PMB software first, save lots of time.
On Oct 24, 2013, Add new iPad Air and iPad Mini profiles, transfer high definition mts files to iPad Air and Mini MP4.
On Oct 10, 2013, Add new profiles to support directly convert mts to iPhone 5C and iPhone 5S
On Oct 1, 2013, full support of Sony HDR-MV1, Sony HDR-AS30V, and FDR-AX1.
OS supported: Windows NT4/2000/2003/XP and Windows Vista, Windows 7, Win8
Knowledge: MTS is a filename extension used for the Blu-ray Disc Audio-Video (BDAV) MPEG-2 Transport Stream (M2TS) container file format. It is used for multiplexing audio, video and other streams. It is based on the MPEG-2 transport stream container. This container format is commonly used for high definition video on Blu-ray Disc and AVCHD video cameras
MTS and M2TS are the same internally, mts is a file extension stored on avchd camcorders, after capture via software, it becomes .m2ts. If you want to convert m2ts to avi, this software also can do this job.
Step-by-step Guide: How to use MTS to AVI converter to convert MTS to AVI
Why Convert MTS to AVI
This Article will be especially helpful if you are stuck using an older desktop or laptop with weak processor and a small amount (1-2GB) of RAM, As MTS format itself is encoded with the resolution of over 1080P which often slow down even crash your computer while directly edit the source mts under video editor software. Moreover, some certain MTS files may fail to import directly use fcpx, adobe premiere pro, sony vegas, etc. and if general users do not want afford a big amount of money on these editing software, and just want to edit those .mts files under windows live movie maker or imovie preinstalled on his/her correspondent os system, this free mts to avi converter can help too.
step 1: Free download the right os version of mts to avi converter from the above download link.
step 2: have it installed on your windows or mac os.
step 3: Click "" button to batch add mts files one time.
step 4: under "profile" option, choose "general video">>"avi interlaced" as output video format.
step 5: Under "destination" option, choose the path you want the converted .avi to store to.
step 6: simple mts editor function has, "trim"--help you to cut a mts into several pecieces. "effect"--help you to adjust the brightness, contrast, ratio, "crop"
this mts to avi converter also provide add water (text and images supported), join mts videos together, add subtitles and audios.
step 7: Click "" button to start convert mts to avi.
The whole operation process is very easy, and the converted .avi retain the source mts video quality.
The mts to avi converter also support ouput profile as HD avi video formats with 720p (resolution of 1280*720 )and 1080p (resolution of 1920*1080 and 1080*1440)
Convert MTS to AVI with MPEG in Linux - convert singla MTS file
ffmpeg -i InputFile.MTS -vcodec libxvid -b 18000k -acodec libmp3lame -ac 2 -ab 320k -deinterlace -s 1440x1080 OutputFile.AVI
convert mts to avi in Linux with batch conversion mode - FFMPEG
for a in `ls *.MTS` ; do ffmpeg -i $a -vcodec libxvid -b 18000k -acodec libmp3lame -ac 2 -ab 320k -deinterlace -s 1440x1080 `echo "$a" | cut -d'.' -f1`.avi ; done
For advanced users who want to keep the original mts video quality, and wanna edit it under fcpx, adobe premiere pro, it is not necessary to convert the mts format to avi, user can use this free mts demux tool (download) to demux mts with files of .sup, H.264 video, .ac3 audio and mts video. sup file by default stores timestamp information (the date when you recorded the video), if you do not need any of these files, you just remove timestamp sup file, or only copy .mts file and store it under another folder to edit it seperately.