MTS Converter is a free video converter software which can convert mts files to avi, mov, vob, mpeg, mpg, mp4 with lossless output sound and video quality. In addition, if you want to convert mts videos to your iPod, iPhone, Xbox 360, Zune, PS3, PSP, MTS Video Converter is the one you have been looking for. If you want to convert mts files to mov format with 1920*1080 video size and 5.1 channels to edit mts in iMovie, MTS Converter is also your best solution.
MTS Converter big update information:
On 1/Jan/2014: Add new profiles to supporting converting MTS to iPad, PS4, Microsoft Surface, and samsung galaxy s5/note 3
On 17/Jan/2014: MTS converter update to 3.3.0, support some new camcorders: Canon Legria Mini X, Canon Legria HF R506, and JVC JY-HM85. All those new coming camcorder record video as .MTS format.
Windows: some certain video formats does not need use a shareware to convert it, like wmv and mp4 on windows, as windows 7 movie maker has update to support .mts as import video format, and can be converted to mp4, wmv, and avi video format. As windows movie maker is not a preinstalled software on windows7/8, user need install it separately, here is the Microsoft official download link: Downoad Here
Mac: iMovie running on mac os x is a paid software, user need pay extra $14.99 to purchase it, it support import native mts with full file structure (generally the mts recorded by camcorder file structure is FILE>IMPORT>MOVIES>AVCHD>BDMV>STREAM ) and convert mts to mov, m4v and mp4 video format, here is the download link: Download Here
Other free source programs like FFMPEG can also convert MTS to various other video formats, which need a professional knowledge about codec and C++
As mts is not a video format strictly, but a video container h.264, ac3 codeced. The audio/video and sub file are separately stored, user who merely want extract audio from native mts or delete the timestamps, user can use this mtsmux tool to remux mts. it support remux mts into video, audio and sub file. sub contains the info about timestamps (when you recorded the mts video). just delete what you do not want, then use this tool remux into m2ts and rename .m2ts to .mts (.m2ts and .mts are the same file extension actually).
• HDR-UX1 (DVD), HDR-UX3/UX5 (DVD), HDR-UX7 (DVD)
• HDR-SR1 (30 GB HDD)
• HDR-SR5 (40 GB HDD), HDR-SR7 (60 GB HDD)
• HDR-SR5C (100 GB HDD), HDR-SR8 (100 GB HDD)
• HDR-CX7 (Memory Stick Duo)
• HDR-SR10 (40GB HDD, Memory Stick), HDR-SR11 (60 GB HDD, Memory Stick), HDR-SR12 (120 GB HDD, Memory Stick)
• HDR-TG1/TG3/TG7 (Memory Stick Duo) • HDR-CX12 (Memory Stick Duo)
• HDR-CX100 (8 GB HDD, Memory Stick Duo)
• HDR-XR520V (240 GB HDD), HDR-XR500V (120 GB HDD Version)
• HDR-XR200V (120 GB HDD)
• HDR-XR200VE (120 GB HDD + GPS)
• HDR-XR100 (80 GB HDD)
• HDR-CX500E, HDR-CX520E
• HDR-CX105 (8GB Memory Stick Duo)
• HXR-NX5, HDR-AX2000. • HDR-XR550 (240 GB HDD)
• Sony NEX-5, NEX-5C (without Eye-Fi support), of both models, variants with AVCHD 1080 50i and AVCHD 1080 60i only exist
• Sony HXR-MC50E.
• Sony NEX-FS100
• Sony SLT-A65, Sony SLT-A77V, Sony NEX-5N, Sony NEX-7
• Sony DSC-HX5V (GPS+COMPASS), HX5V-E (European version, limited to 30 minutes recording due to European specific taxes)
• Sony DSC-HX9V (GPS+COMPASS), HX9V-E (European version, limited to 30 minutes recording due to European specific taxes)
• Sony HX10V, Sony HX20V, Sony DSC-RX100
• Sony DSC-RX100 II