Perhaps you spend an noon to build up your blue ray collection in the form of m2ts files, or copy the Panasonic HD camcorder recorded the m2ts format videos with instruction into your hard drive, because of you were advised to download and run VLC media player as this will work.
well… it kinda works, but you found that the films are not watchable, they are slow, multicoloured and jerky.
Why VLC cannot play some M2TS files?
M2TS Files are high definition files, which needs good graphics and better RAM for the files to be played. Thus, in case, you are feeling difficulty while running M2TS Files on your old computer, thus the VLC Player not running some M2TC Files well.
Even you running on a powerful computer like iMac, most of the M2TS Files can easily be played on VLC Player, but still some of the M2TS Files are there, which VLC can’t play. Some of the reasons for such errors can be in the form of the “Blu-Ray error: This Blu-Ray disc needs a library for AACS decoding, and your system does not have it”, which proves that the lack of the Library for AACS Decoding is essential for the system to play M2TS Files.
Therefore, VLC Player cannot play some M2TS Files, a professional M2TS Converter you need. Here we list the Top 4 Free (4K) M2TS to VLC Converter for VLC on Windows/Mac can be easily convert M2TS Files to VLC Player supported MP4, MKV, AVI, etc without any quality loss.
|Top 4 Free (4K) M2TS to VLC Converter for VLC on Windows|
|(4K) M2TS to VLC Converters|
|Pavtube MTS/M2TS Converter||Pavtube Free Video DVD Converter Ultimate||Pavtube HD Video Converter||Pavtube iMedia Converter|
|(4K) M2TS format to/from other formats|
|MP4, AVI, MOV, WMV, WebM, DivX, FLV||Y||Y||Y||Y|
|MP3, AAC, FLAC,OGG||Y||Y||Y||Y|
|WAV, M4A, DTS||Y||Y||Y||Y|
|Devices Preset format supported|
|iPhone preset( iPhone SE, iPhone 6S,etc.)||Y||PART||Y||Y|
|Android preset(Galaxy S7, Xperia XA, Nexus 6p,etc)||Y||PART||Y||Y|
|Windows preset(Windows Phone 8/10)||Y||PART||Y||Y|
|Gaming systems, Projectors, 3D, HDTV, etc.||Y||PART||Y||Y|
|HD Media Players||Y||Y||Y||Y|
|NLEs Preset Format Supported|
|Final Cut Pro X/7/6||Y||–||Y||Y|
|Built-in Editor Functions|
|Trim & Crop Video||Y||Y||Y||Y|
|Merge & Split Video||Y||Y||Y||Y|
|Reset Audio Channel/codec||Y||Y||Y||Y|
|Adjust Video bitrate/size||Y||Y||Y||Y|
|2D to/from 3D Conversion||Y||–||Y||Y|
|GPU or Multicore Acceleration(Windows only)||Y||Y||Y||Y|
|Windows2003 or higher||Y||Y||Y||Y|
|Mac OS X El Captian||Y||–||Y||Y|
|Mac OS X 10.5 or higher||Y||–||Y||Y|
Just follow the STEP GUIDE to convert M2TS Files to VLC Player supported formats, MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac and output MKV as example, other converters almost have the same steps and you can also choose other format if you need. Choose one of the Top 4 Free (4K) M2TS to VLC Converter for VLC and follow the steps.
Step 1. To import videos, you may click on “Add Video” or simply drag the M2TS video files in.
Step 2. Click on the dropdown list of “Format” to select MKV as output format. To convert M2TS to MKV for VLC with standard quality, you can select the “MKV (Matroska) Video (*.mkv)” format under “Common Video” option. To transcode M2TS to MKV with HD quality, you can choose the MKV format under “HD Video” option. Of course other format can be chosen as long as VLC Player compatible with.
Step 3. (Optional)Select one or more files, click the pencil icon and find more editing items for M2TS videos, ‘Trim’ to when to start and when to finish, ‘Crop’ to get rid of the unwanted edges, etc. More you can get into the interface here.
Step 4. Set an output folder to store the converted files, then hit the “Convert” button to carry out the conversion for VLC.
When the conversion is over, please click on the “Open” button next to “Output” box on the main interface to view the converted files, you can play the converted M2TS files in VLC media player smoothly.
Besides convert for playing on VLC media player, you can also choose the ProRes codec for editing in Final Cut Pro, MPG for editing in Sony Vegas, ect. You can also share the converted and edited M2TS files to Youtube or Faccebook.