What is a .MTS File And How To Open It (Visual Guide)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .mts extension and you don’t know what it is? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .mts file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .MTS file?

The .MTS file extension is from AVCHD Video File. This video related file is in binary format.

What to know

There are currently 12 software that can open the .mts file on 4 platforms.

How to open a .MTS file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .MTS file on your operating system/device.

How to open a .MTS file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .mts file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Avidemux software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is Microsoft Windows Media Player, Gretech GOM Player, MAGIX Movie Edit Pro, VideoLAN VLC media player, Blender and Avidemux.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .MTS file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Avidemux software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .MTS file on Mac

To open the .mts file on Mac, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Avidemux software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use Roxio Popcorn, Apple Final Cut Pro, VideoLAN VLC media player, Blender, Eltima Elmedia Player and Avidemux software.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .MTS file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Avidemux software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .MTS file on Linux

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .mts file on Linux in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Avidemux software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is OpenShot, VideoLAN VLC media player, Blender, MPlayer and Avidemux.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .MTS file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Hover over the “Open with” button

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Avidemux software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Linux.

How to open a .MTS file in the Browser

The currently known web apps that can open this file are: Google Drive. Just right click on the file and choose “Open With” on your OS.

Still cannot open the .MTS file?

If you cannot open the .MTS file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .MTS file.mts – MEGA Team, .mts – MadTracker. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .MTS file with the Avidemux, Microsoft Windows Media Player, Gretech GOM Player, MAGIX Movie Edit Pro, VideoLAN VLC media player, Blender programs on Windows, Avidemux, Roxio Popcorn, Apple Final Cut Pro, VideoLAN VLC media player, Blender, Eltima Elmedia Player programs on Mac, Avidemux, OpenShot, VideoLAN VLC media player, Blender, MPlayer software on Linux and Google Drive program in the Browser.