How to Enable VLC Media Player to MTS Files

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VLC media player is a highly portable multimedia player for various audio and video formats MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, DivX, mp3, ogg… While, no-one seems to know much how to import and play full camcorder videos AVCHD .MTS using VLC. So here’s how we have done it. Just read on and you can know how to play MTS in VLC freely.

Actually, VLC owns support for MTS format; however, there are still groups of people complain of the imported with low video quality or incapability of video playback. Here is an example:

“I am having an issue with VLC playing the MTS files that are recorded on my camcorder. It is very choppy, skips frames constantly, and will eventually freeze up and crash.”

“I am trying to use VLC to playback some .mts files (from my Canon HF100 camcorder) that I took over the holidays. However, the video is choppy.”

“Since a while, VLC player does not play my MTS files properly anymore, audio is ok, video is white screen.”

An quick workaround to get MTS files played in VLC media player:

Convert the MTS files to common formats (like AVI, MOV, MPEG, MP4, etc) to fit the local VLC media player.

Brorsoft Video Converter, it’s a professional software helping you to transcode AVCHD MTS files to any common video formats for Windows, like AVI, MKV, MP4, MPG, WMV… And it has preset the optimized settings for the different output format and players. Users can feel free to specify the target files. With it, you can fast convert MTS to AVI that can be easily played in VLC by downloading a codec like divX codec. If you are Mac users, please turn to the equivalent Mac version Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac to transcode .mts files to VLC on Mac OS X (Sierra, El Capitan included). Just download it and start the conversion following the tutorial below.

Transcoding MTS to AVI for VLC player:

Step 1: Install and launch this best MTS to VLC Converter; click the Add button to import the MTS files to the converter.

Step 2: Click Format bar to choose output format and you can choose MP4, AVI, MKV or other common formats. Here we choose “HD Video -> AVI HD Video (*.avi)” as example, which is supported by nearly all player and portable devices.

Step 3: You can adjust the parameters by clicking “settings” button, choose the resolution, bitrate, frame rate as you want.

Step 4: Click Convert button to start encoding MTS files to VLC player.

After the conversion, tap the Open icon in the main interface and you can locate the converted files there. Just add the files to your VLC, and you can play the converted MTS with VLC with ease.

P.S. VLC usually works as a media player that supports playing almost any type of media file(MP4, AVI, H.265, MKV…). Well, actually you can also use it to easily convert video or audio files to other formats like MP4. Learn how to use VLC to convert videos.

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