.MTS File Extension

There are 3 file types use the .MTS file extension:

  1. AVCHD Video File
  2. MEGA Tree Session File
  3. MadTracker 2 Sample File

1. AVCHD Video File

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)
Software's name License Platforms
Apple Final Cut Pro Apple Final Cut Pro Commercial Mac
Avidemux Avidemux Free LinuxMacWindows
Blender Blender Open Source LinuxMacWindows
Corel VideoStudio Corel VideoStudio Commercial Windows
CyberLink PowerDirector CyberLink PowerDirector Commercial AndroidiOSMacWindows
Eltima Elmedia Player Eltima Elmedia Player Freeware Mac
File Viewer Plus File Viewer Plus Free Trial Windows
Google Drive Google Drive Freeware Chrome OSLinuxMacWebWindows
Grass Valley EDIUS Grass Valley EDIUS Free Trial Windows
Gretech GOM Player Gretech GOM Player Freeware Windows
MAGIX Movie Edit Pro MAGIX Movie Edit Pro Commercial Windows
MAGIX VEGAS MAGIX VEGAS Commercial Windows
Microsoft Windows Media Player Microsoft Windows Media Player Bundled Windows
MPlayer MPlayer Open Source LinuxMacWindows
OpenShot OpenShot Free LinuxMacWindows
Roxio Creator Roxio Creator Commercial Windows
Roxio Popcorn Roxio Popcorn Commercial Mac
Roxio Toast Roxio Toast Commercial Mac
VideoLAN VLC media player VideoLAN VLC media player Open Source AndroidChrome OSiOSLinuxMacWindows

Updated: January 1, 2021

2. MEGA Tree Session File

MEGA Tree Session File
  • Developer MEGA Team
  • Popularity
    3.6 (24 votes)
  • Category Data Files
  • Format N/A

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.

Software's name License Platforms
MEGA MEGA Freeware MacWindows

Updated: February 19, 2016

3. MadTracker 2 Sample File

MadTracker 2 Sample File
  • Developer MadTracker
  • Popularity
    2.8 (6 votes)
  • Category Audio Files
  • Format N/A

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.

Software's name License Platforms
MadTracker MadTracker Free Windows

Updated: January 16, 2008

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