Once you have tried to import MTS/M2TS to Windows Media Player 12/11 to edit the movies, you may find that MTS/M2TS is not recognized by WMP. Disappointed? Fortunately, there is an easy way to fix the issue.
Source From: Playing AVCHD files on Windows Media Player 12/11
“Why Windows Media Player won’t play AVCHD files? I have recorded some commercial material with Sony AVCHD camcorder, I copied the videos from camcorder to computer HDD, these videos are in mts, m2ts format, I find the Windows Media Player can’t play MTS/M2TS video format, can you tell me how to solve this problem? I want to view Sony AVCHD files with Windows Media Player.”
AVCHD is a special video format that not supported by many editing software and players,WMP doesn't play AVCHD format natively. Here I will share with you how to take advantage of a third-party video conversion software to let Windows Media Player supports MTS/M2TS video file, easily meet everyone on the AVCHD film's demand.
It is best not to use the Decoder produced by unknown third party, which is likely bundled with malicious software.
Download and install Brorsoft MTS/M2TS Converter
It works as a best MTS/M2TS Converter. Applying it, you can transcode AVCHD .mts to Windows Media Player supported WMV, AVI, etc. with high output video quality. Plus, it can also help you to convert MTS/M2TS to MP4, MOV, FLV, AVI, MKV, MPG, etc. videos for different uses. Download it now and follow the steps to convert your MTS videos from MTS/M2TS to Windows Movie Maker for editing.
Read More in this blog...
Stream MTS, MXF files to Kodi(XBMC)
Best Workflow for editing Canon C500 MXF in FCP
Transcoding Sony AXP35 AVCHD to Apple ProRes MOV for FCP 7/X
Converting Sony PDW-700 MXF to Adobe Premiere Pro in simple steps
Following tutorial guides you how to convert MTS/M2TS to WMV for WMP:
Step 1: Load your MTS/M2TS files
Install and run this MTS/M2TS Converter, drag-and-drop MTS/M2TS file to the program window, or go to the menu bar and choose "Add Video" or "Add from folder" button on to load your MTS, M2TS file. Note: this smart converter allows batch conversion to save your time, you can add as many .mts, .m2ts files as you want onto it.
Step 2: Select WMV as the output format and folder
Click Output Format format image to open the drop-down list and select WMV (a windows media player's friendly format) from Format>Common Video. If you prefer high definition videos, move your mouse pointer to "HD Video" and then choose HD WMV.
You can click on the Settings button to set additional parameters for both the audio and video; including resolution, frame rate, encoder, bitrates and etc.
Before converting, you can preview your videos real-time in the preview pane as well as personalize your video by trimming, cropping, watermarking and adding some other effects.
Step 3: Start converting MTS/M2TS to Windows Media Player
Click the convert button, the MTS/M2TS converter will start encoding AVCHD .mts/m2ts for importing to Windows Media Player.
Once the conversion is finished you can click "Open" button to get the output files effortlessly, and now you are ready to import and edit MTS/M2TS files with Windows Media Player 12/11. Just import the converted files to WMM for editing via its "Import video" option.
The versatile MTS to Windows Media Player converter is not only designed for converting MTS files for WMP. It is also professional in making AVCHD files editable in Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Premiere Elements, Windows Media Player, Avid Media Composer, Sony Vegas Pro, After Effects, Magix Movie Editor Pro, Pinnacle Studio, CyberLink PowerDirector, etc to meet your different needs.
(Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)
If you also wanna convert MTS/M2TS video files on Edius, Sony Vegas Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro , iMovie, FCP... you can apply this professional all-in-one tool Brorsoft iMedia Converter for Mac or Brorsoft Video Converter Ultimate for Windows.
If you have problems when importing or editing your Canon, Sony, Panasonic etc, camera video files, you can check out “Brorsoft Camcorder/Camera Importing Tips" or "FCE, FCP, iMovie Column"to get your solutions.
Work MXF files in Camtasia Studio
Convert MTS/M2TS to Camtasia Studio 7/8
Convert MXF files to Surface/Surface Pro 5/4/3/2/1
Play AVCHD MTS files on Windows Media Player
Play MXF movies on Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge
2015-2016 Best MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac Review
Convert M2TS to MP4 for Playback on Plex Media Server
Importing AVCHD files to Edit with Windows Movie Maker
What is a good MXF Converter for macOS Sierra/Windows 10
Play Canon/Sony/Panasonic MXF movies on iPhone 7/iPhone 7 Plus
How to choose a good MTS/M2TS video converter for Mac and Wins
Converting MTS, M2TS files to Galaxy S7/S7 Edge MP4 format Playback