Summary: This article shows you how to convert/transcode MTS files to MOV, so that you can play, share, or upload your MTS recordings without limitations.
As we know, MTS files are high-resolution video files recorded by some HD digital video camcorders like from Panasonic, Canon or Sony. Though MXF is great video format to record high-definition videos, it is not easy to use in that they are not supported by most websites, tablet, smartphone and video edit program. That is to say, we can’t play or edit MTS video on them directly. The easy workaround to get the work done is to transcode MTS files to MOV videos, which is almost used anywhere. The following guide shares with you the way converting MTS to MOV.
First of all, free download Brorsoft MTS Converter for Mac, or MTS Converter
It’s a professional MTS Converter for you to convert MTS to MOV or other playable video formats, such as AVI, MP4, WMV, M4V and MPEG easily on windows and Mac. Plus, you can also choose some decent friendly codec for editing in software, like prores codec for FCP, and AIC codec for FCE and iMovie. This article will show you the steps to convert MTS to MOV on Windows and Mac.
How to transcode MTS files to MOV
Note: The quick start guide below uses MTS Converter Mac screenshots. The way to encode MTS to MOV on Windows (Windows 8 included) is almost the same. Just get the right version.
Step 1: Install, and launch the MTS file Converter on your Mac, then click the “Add” button to import the MTS, M2TS files.
Step 2: Click format column and choose best video format for output. To convert MTS to MOV format, choose "Common Video -> MOV – QuickTime (*.mov)" profile in the drop-down menu.
Tricks: If you want to convert MTS to MOV for Final Cut Pro, iMovie, you are recommended to directly choose “Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422(*mov)” for FCP; “iMovie and Final Cut Express > Apple InterMediate Codec(AIC)(*mov)” for iMovie, FCE.
Tips: You can click settings button to customize the output video parameters as you want, such as video resolution, video bitrate, etc.
Step 3: Tap the conversion button to start converting MTS files to MOV.
Video and audio quality and synchronization are perfectly guaranteed. What’s more, with CUDA and ATI acceleration technology, you can convert MTS files to MOV at super fast speed.
Before start the conversion, you can choose to edit your MTS footage. Just click the Edit button to open the video editor window. And then you can trim the video, crop video size, deinterlace, add some special video effects, add watermarks, attach subtitles and more.
After conversion, you can use MTS files anywhere as you want.
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