AVCHD – Advanced Video Codec High Definition, is a format for the HD camcorder and camera recording and playback. AVCHD video is MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 video compression, that allows the large data files created by HD video recording to be captured and saved on digital media such as hard disk drives and flash memory cards, or DVD disc. Thanks to both AVCHD and MOV container formats can use the same MPEG-4 codec, you will not have video quality loss after converting video from AVCHD to MOV format.
QuickTime is a multimedia framework developed by Apple Computer Inc. that consists of a QuickTime player, the QuickTime framework which provides a common set of APIs for encoding and decoding audio and video and the QuickTime movie file format .MOV.
Can I Convert AVCHD MTS to QuickTime?
With your camcorder, you must have some video files worthy of memorizing. And as a Mac user, you might have also come across some down situation: these AVCHD files are unplayable on QuickTime, the native media player on Mac. So what’s next step? Convert the format of AVCHD, M2TS or MTS to QuickTime compatible formats like MOV, MP4 and M4V for course. The solution is easy to think, but to practice it, you need a professional Video Converter for Mac to be your helper. This article shows you the method about how to convert AVCHD MTS to QuickTime on Mac (El Capitan, Yosemite, Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Lion included) step by step.
How to Convert MTS/M2TS to Quicktime MOV on Mac OS X 10.6 or Later?
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Convert MTS/M2TS to Quicktime with iSkysoft on Mac (El Capitan included)
Step 1. Load M2TS/MTS files
With your camcorder in hand, connect it to the computer. The program will automatically detect and display all MTS files in the device for you to use them. Other ways to import is to drag and drop M2TS/MTS files from Finder to the program. Or go to “File” menu, choose “Load Media Files” to locate the M2TS/MTS files you want to add.
Step 3. Select QuickTime MOV from the output format list
Now go to the format tray at bottom and select “MOV” format from Video category. Also make changes to video settings in the window that opens by clicking the Gear button at the top right corner of the format icon.
Step 4. Hit “Convert” to start converting MTS/M2TS to QuickTime
This smart MTS/M2TS for Mac can automatically switch off the computer when the conversion is done, so you don’t need to wait around during the conversion. The output QuickTime files can be played with QuickTime or for editing in iMovie, and Final Cut Pro.