David Ask: I recorded song video with my Sony camcorder, they are in M2TS and TS video format, how can I put them into my iPod touch for playback during my trip? My recorded videos are in HD quality, will convert the video lose the quality? I also want to do some simply editing on my iMovie.
Answer: Here are the answers to your questions, hope it helps.
Here are some simple explainatnio for M2TS and TS video formats.
The .m2ts is a filename extension used for the BDAV MPEG-2 Transport Stream container file format. It is used for multiplexing audio, video and other streams. It 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.
TS is the acronym for Transport Stream, also known as TP, MPEG-TS, or M2T. TS is a communication protocol for audio, video, data. It is used to store video on DVD and compress video data using standard MEPG-2 video compression. It is designed for multiplexing of digital video and audio and synchronizing the output.
In order to put your Camcorder video into iPod touch, you have to convert the M2TS/TS video to MP4 video at first, and then you can import the mp4 video into iTunes and sync the video to your iPod touch. The following is the step by step guide regarding how to convert M2TS/TS video on Mac, it’s easy to follow, and even you are Mac newbie can handle with it.
Convert video will cost a little bit quality lose. Because the video bit rate will decrease. But with good Video Converter for Mac, you can’t distinguish the quality difference between the original video and converted video. The Video Converter for Mac I recommended in the following guide can help you keep the good HD quality.
To edit the M2TS/TS video on iMovie, you just need to convert the camcorder video to MP4 or MOV video, and then you can drag and drop the video into iMovie. Refer the follow guide.
The Tool you need is this M2TS/TS Video Converter for Mac. It can not only supports M2TS and TS HD video, but also supports AVI, MP4, MKV, MOV, FLV, MKV, WMV, MPEG, XviD, DivX, RMVB, MP3, etc. With this one Mac video converter, you can handle with all video formats on your Mac OS X.
Step1. Download M2TS/TS Video Converter for Mac, double click to install it, and then lunch it.
Step2. Click menu 'File - Add Video/Audio files' to import your camcorder M2TS/TS video that saved on your Mac. You can also drag and drop your camcorder video into the converter. This M2TS/TS Video Converter supports batch conversion, so you can add several camcorder video files at a time.
Step3. Select output video format. Hit the device image button, go to iPod and select iPod touch, iPod nano, iPod classic Video MPEG-4 (*.mp4) as output format. For editing on iMovie, you can go to video formats and select mp4 video as output format.
Step4. After the above steps, click 'Convert' to start the M2TS/TS to MP4 conversion. When the conversion finished, you can click 'Open' to locate the converted MP4 video file on your Mac. And then you can transfer the mp4 video to your iPod touch for playback. It couldn't be easier to convert M2TS/TS video on Mac like that.