M2TS File Format

M2TS files Format

M2TS is a container file format used for Blu-ray Disc Audio-Video (BDAV) MPEG-2 Transport Stream (M2TS) container file format for high definition video on Blu-ray disc and AVCHD camcorder. The M2TS file extension is based on the MPEG-2 transport stream, which is a high definition digital video camera recorder format which supports 720p and 1080i formats.

The M2TS container format used on Blu-ray discs can contain one of the three mandatory supported video compression formats MPEG-2 Part 2, H.264/MPEG-4 AVC or SMPTE VC-1 and audio compression formats such as Dolby Digital, DTS or uncompressed Linear PCM. Software like MPlayer, VLC, etc that supports M2TS files usually works only with decrypted or unencrypted files. Blu-ray Disc software players can usually play back encrypted content from original disc.

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Other File Formats: 3GA / MKV / MOV / MP4 / DV / H.264

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