M2TS files are used primarily with Sony hardware. Camcorders make use of M2TS in the form of AVCHD, a recording format made specifically for camcorders. Some camcorder models from Canon also use M2TS files. These files are also present on Blu-ray disc compilations, therefore they are capable of storing quite a large amount of information and data tracks.
The following tutorial shows you how to convert AVCHD M2TS to AVI using M2TS to AVI Converter for Mac. The steps are quite simple. Let's take a look at how it performs:
Step 1. Add M2TS Files
Download the latest version of M2TS to AVI Converter for Mac, install and run it.
Click the "Add Files" button to import the M2TS files recorded by your HD camcorders. Then you can get the video information in the manager panel.
Step 2. Select Output Format
After the M2TS files are imported, go to the "Output" panel. Click the "Profile" drop-down list to choose the output format. To convert M2TS to AVI on Mac, choose the "AVI Video" category from the list. From the subcategory, choose "Customized AVI Movie (*.avi)".
Note: You may not be satisfied with the profile provided to you. In this case, you can click the "Customize..." button next to "Profile" box to customize a profile. In the following "Profile Settings" Window, you can adjust Video Size, Frame Rate, Encoder, Bitrate; Audio Sample Rate, Channels, Encoder, Bitrate, etc to meet your specific needs.
Step 3. Start Converting M2TS to AVI
When all settings are done, click the "Convert Now" button to start convert M2TS file to AVI format.