How to convert M2TS to MKV on Windows?
Enjoy M2TS contents on HDTV
The M2TS format, which is widely used in high definition media storage and transportation, becomes much more familiar with us as the spread of AVCHD camcorders and blu-ray movies. However, playing M2TS file is troublesome. In order to view the M2TS footage on HDTV, you need to connect your camera with HDTV via cable. For playing blu-ray movie, you got to put the blu-ray disc in a blu-ray player and connect the player with you on wide screen TV. And that’s why guys like you and me would still seek for easier and flexible ways watching M2TS videos.
Why convert M2TS to MKV?
The M2TS video is typically high definition video content and many folks find it quite tricky when playing M2TS on PC or laptop. Surely there are players that are capable of decoding M2TS files, yet playback might not be that good looking depending on the speed of your computer. If you want to copy the M2TS contents to media server and portable memory storages for playing back, converting M2TS to MKV will make it easier and more effectively. Pavtube M2TS Converter is highly optimized for M2TS Conversion. You can import MTS/M2TS files and convert them to files of other popular video formats for playback (*.mkv, *.wmv, *.mov, *.mp4, *.avi) and share (*.flv, *.f4v, *.swf). In the following guide I will show you how to convert M2TS to MKV with the M2TS converter.
An easy guide of converting M2TS to MKV
Firstly, please make sure the M2TS Converter has been downloaded and installed. You may download the free trail version of M2TS Converter. It is clean program with no functional or time limitation, only Pavtube’s logo is put on the screen of generated videos.
Step 1: Import M2TS files
Launch Pavtue M2TS Converter and the window below will pops up. Import the files you want to convert to the M2TS Converter by clicking “Add” button to browse to your M2TS files, select them and click “Open”. Now you can find the selected M2TS videos in file list. You may select any of them and click play button to preview.
Step 2: Set output format and output folder
After you added M2TS files, you can select an output format for each video file and specify a directory on your computer to save the output files. Click the “Format” bar and follow “Common Video->MKV” if you’d like to save storage. If you are unwilling to degrade the HD M2TS video quality, “HD Video”-> “MKV HD Video (*.mkv)” is a better choice for you. The output file size can be found at the bottom of the main interface. When set output folder, you can click the icon folder and browse to the destination folder.
In order to set advanced audio and video parameter, please click “Settings”. Here you can set video size, frame rate, aspect ratio, audio channel etc. Basically the M2TS is a typical HD video format with very high video and audio quality, normally in 16:9 aspect ratio. In order to avoid stretched image, you are advised to set 1920*1080 or 1280*720 as video size. But if you’d like to change the 16:9 video to 4:3 for standard definition conversion, choose 640*480 in the dropdown list of “Size”.
Step 3: Start converting M2TS to MKV
Click “Convert” button and the selected M2TS files will be converted to MKV files at once. If you would like to join MKV files together, just selectthese files and check the Merge into one box before click “Convert” button. You may check the converting progress and set auto shutdown in the convert window. After conveting M2TS to HD MKV, it would be easy to import the converted MKV files to media players like Western Digital TV and enjoy the videos on HDTV.
Tip1: Footage shot by some camcorders may end up interlaced. Juggled edges and ghosting occurs when you preview the M2TS files. In that case you can set deinterlace effect to eliminate the interlacing lines. Follow Edit->Effect->Deinterlacing.
Tip 2: The “Trim” facility allows you to cut out unwanted part from videos. To convert specific part of a M2TS file, you may click the “Edit” button, switch to “Trim” tab, type in desired time in ‘Start’ and ‘End’ box and click ‘Set’ button. Or you can click left square bracket and right square bracket to set start and end time when playing the video.
To learn more information about Pavtube M2TS to MKV Converter, please click visit the page of M2TS Converter. If you would like to convert M2TS files directly from blu-ray disc, the Blu-Ray Ripper is a better choice for you, as the ripper is capable of handling encrypted commercial blu-ray discs.
You may also refer to How to convert M2TS to MKV on Mac.