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How to Convert MTS to Windows Movie Maker Supported Format

Have made some videos with your HD digital video camcorders and only found that these videos can’t be opened and edited in Windows Movie Maker? This is because that your videos taken by camcorders are usually in MTS format. And MTS, which is a high-definition MPEG Transport Steam video format that commonly used by Sony, Panasonic, and other HD camcorders, is not in the supported video format list of Windows Movie Maker. Then how to open MTS in Windows Movie Maker for editing? Read on to get the best solution.

Solution 1: Convert MTS to Windows Movie Maker supported format

Typically, MTS files can be opened and edited with software that supports Sony or Panasonic HD camcorders. If you don’t get such software, converting MTS files to Windows Movie Maker acceptable format is a feasible way to open MTS videos in Windows. Among various MTS/M2TS video converting tools, Aimersoft Video Converter Ultimate is the most outstanding one.

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With this MTS converter, you can convert MTS to Windows Movie Maker supported WMV or AVI format without any hassles. Worry about the output video quality? No need at all. Aimersoft Video Converter Ultimate will not compress any video quality and it also offers HD file outputs with good image/audio quality.

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Apart from that, this MTS/M2TS converter also gives you the magic to edit AVCHD videos in a hassle free manner. You can touch up the video with special visual effects or append personalized image/text watermarks to the video as you wish. You can also trim your favorite part or change the video frame. All editing operation is easy to carry out and depends on your own taste.

By the way, Aimersoft Video Converter Ultimate is specially designed for Windows-based computer (including Windows 8). If you are searching for tools to convert MTS/M2TS on Mac, just try Aimersoft Video Converter for Mac OS X (Mountain Lion).

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Solution 2: Apply Windows Movie Maker MTS codec pack

Besides converting MTS Windows Movie Maker, MTS codecs is necessary when encoding and decoding MTS files. Usually, with MTS/M2TS codec pack installed in your computer, editing MTS files will not be stymied anymore. Below are two popular MTS codec packs that you can choose.

K-Lite Codec Pack: The K-Lite Codec Pack is a collection of video and audio codecs for Windows. This codec pack is very user-friendly and the installation can be customized according to your needs. One thing to be aware of is that there are several versions of the K-Lite Codec Pack, just choose the one you need.

XviD Codec: XviD codec is a free codec pack. This codec will reduce the bandwidth needed for video data. With it, you can compress and decompress digital video. Besides, it allows you to watch MTS movies with high quality pictures.

More info about Windows Movie Maker

Windows Movie Maker is a free video editing program developed by Microsoft. Its initial release was in September 14, 2000, debuting with Windows ME. The software has seen numerous updates since its first release, until it evolved to become Movie Maker 2012. Movie Maker 2012 is the latest version of the program designed for Windows 8 and Windows 7.

Windows Movie Maker could qualify as the easiest and the most straightforward video editing software ever created. It is fully loaded with features that can turn any clip, image, or picture into a full-pledge movie. It is a free tool that even Hollywood film editors and independent film producers can take full advantage of.

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