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How to Convert AVCHD MTS to iTunes on Mac

What is MTS file?

High-definition MPEG Transport Stream video format, commonly called "AVCHD;" used by Sony, Panasonic, and other HD camcorders; based on the MPEG-2 transport stream and supports 720p and 1080i HD video formats.

When you record video footage by an AVCHD digital camcorder, the captured footage appears as an MTS video file, a format most media players and video-editing programs don't recognize. If you have MTS video files that you want to use with computer applications or transfer to a media device, you must first convert the files to a more common video format, such as AVI, MP4, WMV, etc.

The following tutorial shows you how to convert AVCHD MTS to iTunes using MTS to iTunes Converter for Mac. The steps are quite simple. Let's take a look at how it performs:

Step 1. Add MTS Files

Download the latest version of MTS to iTunes Converter for Mac, install and run it.

Click the "Add Files" button to import the MTS files recorded by your HD camcorders. Then you can get the video information in the manager panel.

Convert MTS to iTunes on Mac

Step 2. Select Output Format

Video formats accepted by iTunes Library include MOV, M4V, MP4, etc.

After the MTS files are imported, go to the "Output" panel. Click the "Profile" drop-down list to choose the format that iTunes supports. Here, you may choose "Customized MP4 Movie (*.mp4)" as the output video format.

Convert MTS to iTunes on Mac

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.

Convert MTS to iTunes on Mac

Step 3. Start Converting MTS to iTunes

When all settings are done, click the "Convert Now" button to start convert MTS file to iTunes format.

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