There are 3 file types use the .MTS file extension:
1. AVCHD Video File
An MTS file is a video saved in the Advanced Video Coding High Definition (AVCHD) format. It is the standard video format used by many Sony and Panasonic HD camcorders. MTS files are also used for storing high-definition video on Blu-ray discs.
You can open and play MTS videos in a variety of media players, including:
- VideoLAN VLC media player (cross-platform)
- Microsoft Windows Media Player (Windows)
- Eltima Elmedia Player (Mac)
You can edit MTS videos using the software that comes packaged with Sony and Panasonic HD camcorders or any of the following programs:
- Blender (cross-platform)
- MAGIX Vegas (Windows)
- CyberLink PowerDirector (Windows, Mac, Android)
|Apple Final Cut Pro||Commercial|
|Eltima Elmedia Player||Freeware|
|File Viewer Plus||Free Trial|
|Grass Valley EDIUS||Free Trial|
|Gretech GOM Player||Freeware|
|MAGIX Movie Edit Pro||Commercial|
|Microsoft Windows Media Player||Bundled|
|VideoLAN VLC media player||Open Source|
Updated: January 1, 2021
2. MEGA Tree Session File
File created by MEGA (Molecular Evolutionary Genetics Analysis), a program used for testing evolutionary hypotheses; saves a phylogenetic tree, which infers ancestral relationships between species based on their genetic makeup.
Phylogenetic trees can require extensive amounts of computation based on genetic information, so MTS files allow users to save the computed output without having to recompute the tree again.
Updated: February 19, 2016
3. MadTracker 2 Sample File
Sample format used by the MadTracker 2 audio tracking program; contains an audio sample of an instrument, voice, or other sound; assigned to an audio track and may played back at different pitches that correspond to notes in the score.
Updated: January 16, 2008