How to Convert M2TS/MTS to AVI File Format
I have some of shot video clips in a Sony camera with.MTS file extension, and now i would like to re-encode these .MTS to AVI format (XviD), will it be as high definition? I need a tool which can give good outputs and supports batch conversion (i need to run the same job on all videos) - Jack
For many enthusiastic videographers, capturing every special moment is pretty pleasure. However, when you transfer a video file from your HD camcorder to your computer, the file is often saved as MTS or M2TS, which are formats most media players and video-editing programs can't recognize. Therefore, you must firstly convert these MTS/ M2TS files to a more common video format, such as AVI, which is compatible with a majority of online and device video players. If you have never attempted to convert MTS to AVI on Mac, you may feel that the process is a bit over your head. Today we'll take a look at converting a MTS to AVI file to work on popular media players/program.
For converting MTS to more universally accepted AVI format, We'll use Video Converter for Mac which handles the task of MTS to AVI Mac conversion very well. It is a practically foolproof and no frills media conversion tool that does what it is intended to do. It supports converting any video/audio files (MOD, MP4, WMV, etc.) from your media collection to AVI format with quality lossless. Some of you may run a Windows PC, please refer to Video Converter for Windows.
Here Below is the detailed guide about how to convert MTS to AVI file extension based on Mac OS X. Before that, please download the program and install it.
Step 1: Import MTS/M2TS files
The first thing you'll need to do is lauch the program, you will see a simple and easy to use interface where users can find all the conversion options within the interface.
Click "Add" button to open the file browser window and navigate to the MTS/ M2TS files you would like to convert. You can also directly drag-and-drop files to the interface of this MTS to AVI video converter.
Step 2: Select AVI in the output format list
Click "Profile" drop-down list near the 3D icon, and then choose “AVI” as output formats.
The MTS to AVI Mac converter comes with various of ready made presets on the left side. Just select the target device you want from the "preset" list, the program will automatically optimized the output settings for you.
Editing MTS files before the conversion is available, more details on Video Converter for Mac user guide.
Step 3: Start converting MTS to AVI on Mac
All that's left to do is to click the "Convert" button near the bottom right of the program main interface to start MTS to AVI conversion process.
Then sit back and relax whilst your video is conveting. A conversion window will open and display the progress, and the process may take a few seconds or a couple of minutes, depending on the setting you choose and length of the MTS movie file you imported from the camcorder, but for most files it is pretty fast.
That's it! You've just converted a MTS to AVI format.
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