How to Play MTS/M2TS Files on Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, etc?

MTS/M2TS Converter - Convert MTS/M2TS to MP4, MOV, AVI, WMV, MPG etc

With many brands of  HD camcorders adopted by many users, MTS and M2TS file formats are getting well known among users. Many HD camcorder users know that the MTS or M2TS files can not be easily played on Windows or Mac or some normally used portable devices. Now the following article will teach you how to easily play MTS or M2TS files on any platform, device or media player as well as explain why users fail to play MTS or M2TS.

Why Users Can not Play MTS/M2TS?

The newest Windows Media Player 12 claims to play some M2TS files, but it does not always work. And other versions of Windows Media Player can not play MTS/M2TS files. The default media player for Mac, QuickTime Player, can not play MTS/M2TS files. And as for other devices or media players, few of them have added support for MTS/M2TS.

How to Play MTS/M2TS Files on Any Application?

There are two popular methods to play MTS/M2TS on any application. One is to install some MTS/M2TS player on your Windows or Mac and the other is to use a professional MTS/M2TS converter to convert the MTS/M2TS to Windows, Mac, devices or media players supported video formats. Of course, Windows users can first try to update your Windows Media Player to the newest version to try to play MTS/M2TS on your Windows. What if I tell you there is a professional MTS/M2TS converter which can also work as a MTS/M2TS media player ? I believe I have got your interest. And now let's learn some key features of this professional MTS/M2TS converter - Avdshare Video Converter.

  1. Directly work as a MTS/M2TS player to play MTS/M2TS on your Windows or Mac.
  2. Convert any MTS/M2TS from any HD camcorder or from Blu-ray Disc to all versions of Windows Media Player supported WMV, ASF, etc for easily playing MTS/M2TS on Windows.
  3. Convert any MTS/M2TS to all versions of QuickTime supported MOV, MP4, etc for easily playing MTS/M2TS on Mac.
  4. Convert any MTS/M2TS to MOV, MP4 for playing MTS/M2TS on iPhone, iPad, iPod, Apple TV, etc.
  5. Convert any MTS/M2TS to 3GP, MP4 for playing MTS/M2TS on Android tablets and phones.
  6. Convert any MTS/M2TS to MKV, MP4, ProRes, H.264, etc for playing MTS/M2TS on PSP, Roku, Xbox, etc or editing MTS/M2TS on FCP, iMovie and other applications which do not natively support MTS/M2TS.

Guide on Converting MTS/M2TS

Any MTS/M2TS file can be easily converted as per the following guide. And the following guide will take converting M2TS to Mac QuickTime supported MP4 or MOV as the example.


Make Preparation: Free download MTS/M2TS Converter

Free download the professional MTS/M2TS Converter - Avdshare Video Converter (for Windows, for Mac), install and then launch it, the following interface will pop up.



Step 1 Upload MTS/M2TS file

You can click the "Add file" button to easily upload the MTS/M2TS file to this MTS/M2TS converter. The drag and drop function can also work when uploading MTS/M2TS file to this MTS/M2TS converter.



Step 2 Targeted output format setting

Choose MP4 or MOV video as your output format by clicking "Profile" button > "General Video" category.


Step 3 Start the conversion

Click "Convert" button to finish your conversion process from MTS/M2TS to Windows, Mac or other devices or applications supported video formats.