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How to easily convert M2TS to MP4 on Mac/Windows?

M2TS files are used primarily with Sony hardware. Camcorders make use of M2TS in the form of AVCHD, a recording format made specifically for camcorders. Some camcorder models from Canon also use M2TS files. To view these files on your computer you must use a special media player. VLC is highly recommended which is able to play any video files.


However, if you want to edit M2TS in Windows Movie Maker/iDVD, or watch these files on your portable media players like iPod, iPhone, iPad, PSP you will have to convert M2TS to MP4 (MPEG-4) for example, which has is compatible with many players and programs. In order to realize this, you need to use the help of an application. Video Converter is one of the best and most professional M2TS to MP4 converter which lets you convert M2TS, MTS, TS and many other files easily and effectively. Read on to learn the step by step guide on how to convert M2TS to MP4 in just a few clicks.

Note: We take the conversion on Windows as an example. If you are running Mac OS, you can convert M2TS to MP4 on Mac OS X (Snow Leopard and Lion included.) efficiently by using Video Converter for Mac.


Step-by-step Guide to Convert M2TS to MP4 on Mac/Windows


Download and install Video Converter

According to your platform, download this professional M2TS to MP4 converter and install it on your Mac/Windows.


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Import Video Files to the Program

Open the program and Click “File” on the menu bar or “+” button under the menu to browse your folders and select M2TS files to add them. Alternatively, drag your M2TS files and drop them to the panel.



Select Output Format as MP4

You can select the output file format by click on “Profile” drop-down list. To convert M2TS to MP4, go to Profile-> Common Video-> MP4. Alternatively, you can choose your portable devices as the output format. For example, you want to play M2TS on your iPod, go to Profile-> Apple-> iPod.



Convert M2TS to MP4

Click "Start" to convert M2TS file to MP4 (MPEG-4) format.

1. If you want to edit FLV videos before converting, click the button like a scissors and a new window will pop up where you do some editing to your videos. Here you can do a few things: clip, crop, adjust effects, add watermarks, etc.

2. To convert M2TS to MP4 on Mac OS X, please check our Video Converter for Mac which lets you do the coercion task with amazing speed and lossless quality. It has never been easier: Add M2TS files, select output format and convert M2TS to MP4 on Mac. Go and try.