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How to play or convert AVCHD M2TS files on Mac?

What are m2ts files?
The .m2ts is based on the MPEG-2 transport stream container. This container format is commonly used for high definition video on Blu-ray Disc and AVCHD. Developed jointly by Sony and Panasoni, the first AVCHD m2ts camcorders is released by Sony and Panasonic in autumn of 2006, and Canon and JVC following published their AVCHD camcorder. Nowadays Sony HDR-SR1 and HDR-SR5 models, Panasonic, Canon and other brands of AVCHD camcorders all record in M2TS format.

Can M2ts file work on Mac well?
There is an awful fact we must face: The AVCHD files is not publicly available and hard for play back on QuickTime Player or iTunes, and it’s normal that you just can’t import them to iMovie, Final Cut Pro or Final Cut Express to do the video editing stuff.

So you really need a software to read, convert and edit the m2ts videos to Mac fluently. Doremisoft AVCHD Editor for Mac can solve all your problems with best quality to transfer, convert or edit your HD videos.

How to convert AVCHD M2TS on Mac
From the very beginning, you should do this:
1. Connect camcorder to your Mac computer with cable (USB/Wi-Fi)
2. Select mode of camcorder such as PC/Computer mode.

Key part: Convert AVDHD video with AVCHD Converter for Mac
Download and install Mac AVCHD Converter, after the install ended please launch it.
2. Click Add Files to load AVCHD files for AVCHD format conversion. (Support batch converter, so you can convert multiple files with one click of a button)

Select output format.
Click Profile drop down list to select output format
Choices: MPEG-4 movie format for iMovie; MOV Format for QuickTime player; FLV format for YouTube, Flash Player.

Click “Start” button to begin conversion.
At the bottom of the interface there exist the big “Start” button please hit it to begin M2Ts to relative Mac conversion.

Make the converted videos work on Mac.
Here take iMovie as example:
Save the generated files on PC desktop or other location, launch the iMovie, Movie will automatic open Import window, the next you can review your video or select “Import All”(make sure your switch is set to “Automatic”).

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