How to Convert AVCHD M2TS to AVI MP4 MOV on Mac?
>> Something About M2TS - A .M2TS file is a Sony high definition video file type
M2TS files are raw AVCHD videos recorded using Sony's camcorders, such as the HDR-SR series models. Panasonic, Canon and other brands of AVCHD camcorders also record in M2TS format.
Currently, M2TS files can be played using the Picture Motion Browser, which is an application video player provided with Sony AVCHD camcorders. M2TS files can also be played with Mplayer, Windows Media Player, ALLPlayer, VLC and other media players if there is a codec for DVD playing installed. But the file type .M2TS is not always automatically associated with the player, so it may be necessary to open it from the player. That's to say, it's not convenient to play and enjoy your M2TS video.
>> How to Convert AVCHD M2TS to AVI MP4 MOV on Mac OS X (including Snow Leopard)?
The following tutorial will show you how to convert M2TS files to all sorts of video formats like M2TS to AVI, M2TS to MOV, M2TS to MP4 on Mac OS X (including Snow Leopard) with M2TS Converter for Mac.
Step 1. Load the M2TS files you want to convert
Drag and drop the M2TS files to the program or you can click the "Add Files" button to browse your computer hard disc and add the .M2TS files you want to convert to the program.
Batch conversion is also supported by this M2TS Video Converter for Mac, so you can load several M2TS files at one time.
Step 2. Output Settings
After you added M2TS files, you can select an output format for each video file and specify a directory on your computer to save the output files.
This M2TS Video Converter supports comprehensive video formats including AVI, MPEG, WMV, MP4, MOV, XviD, 3GP, FLV, etc.
If you don't know what formats your device supports, you can just select the format according to the device name. For exapmle, you can select 'MOV-QuickTime(*.MOV)' when you want to convert M2TS to MOV for QuickTime on Mac. The default setting works well. Of course, if you don't want to use the default video and audio encoding settings, just click the "Settings" button to customize these settings.
Step 3. Edit your M2TS Files
M2TS Video Converter can help you set video brightness, contrast, saturation, crop video, trim video and even merge multiple files into one single file.
1. Capture a clip from your video file
Click "Trim" button to open the Trim window, and set the starting time and ending time by dragging the slider then you can convert a clip from M2TS footage on Mac OS X.
2. Crop M2TS footage
If you want to remove the black borders or just convert part of the video area from your video file, you can click the "Crop" button to crop the video of the current video file by dragging the frame around the video.
3. Video effect
Click the "Effect" button and drag each effect adjustment slider to set the video brightness, contrast, saturation and audio volume. You can also choose to flip the video and apply a special video effect to your video file by selecting a special effect from: Gray, Emboss, Old Film and Negative.
Step 4. Start the M2TS conversion
Click the "Convert" button to start the M2TS conversion and then you can just go out for a walk or take a nap, and the conversion may have been finished when you come back.