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

TS (MPEG transport stream) is a standard format for transmission and storage of audio, video, and data, and is used in broadcast systems such as DVB and ATSC. If you’ve recorded/captured high-definition television programs and saved on your computer, most likely you get files in .ts format. You can play TS files on your computer with VLC, which runs on many different kinds of computers and is free.


However, if you want to watch TS format programs on your trip with multimedia devices like iPod/iPhone/iPad/PSP, you will need to convert TS to MP4 or other compatible file format. There are many programs which can convert files, though not all of them support TS to MP4 converting. Video Converter is one of the best and most professional TS to MP4 converter which is able to convert TS files to MP4 and many other formats you want. The following guide shows you the step-by-step instruction on converting TS to MP4 format.

Note: Here we included the guide on converting TS to MP4 on Windows using Video Converter. If you are running Mac OS, you can convert TS to MP4 on Mac OS X (Snow Leopard and Lion included.) efficiently by using Video Converter for Mac.


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


Download and install Video Converter

Download this professional TS to MP4 converter and install it on your Mac/Windows computer.


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Import TS Files to the Program

Find the folder where you stored the TS files and drag them to the program. Or, you may click on “+” button on the top right corner to add video files. With its batch conversion capability, you can add multiple files at one time.



Select Output Format as MP4

Now you will need a right format you want. To convert TS to MP4, go to Profile-> Common Video-> MP4. Or, you can simply choose your portable devices as the output format. For example, you want to play TS on your iPod, go to Profile-> Apple-> iPod.



Convert TS to MP4

Ready? Then click on “Start” button to converting TS to MP4 format.

Once the task was successfully performed, click on “Find Target” to get the converted MP4 videos. Now you can watch them on your iPod/iPhone/iPad/PSP, etc. Have fun.


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. If you want to combine several files into one single file, click in the box before “Merge into One file” and you will get one file when the conversion is done.

3. To convert TS 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. Simple and fast. Just like how to do on Windows platform: Import, choose output and convert.