Effectively Use Windows Media Player to Playback MTS/M2TS files
Question: Cannot play .MTS files (Windows Media Player 12)?
"Trying to play .MTS AVCHD files of my niece from a Panasonic HC-X1000. I get the error code Windows Media Player. How am I supposed to play these files?"
Windows systems are integrated by default the WMP (Windows Media Player) player, but it only can supports few video formats, so we usually would not choose it to play video or audio files, think it is no use. WMP doesn't play that 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. Here, Brorsoft MTS/M2TS Converter is safe to use. With this MTS/M2TS converter, you can convert MTS/M2TS to Windows Media Playersupported WMV or AVI format without any hassles. Worry about the output video quality? No need at all. Brorsoft MTS/M2TS Converter will not compress any video quality and it also offers HD file outputs with good image/audio quality.
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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.