How to Convert MTS/M2TS to MOV on Mac (Mountain Lion included)
Why Convert MTS or M2TS to MOV?
You may have tried every way to import MTS/M2TS clips from you HD cam to iMovie or Final Cut Pro for editing, and you may also wanna import these cam files to your QuickTime/iPad/iPhone/iPod for playback but failed. These happened may due to the MTS files being raw, or the resolution of the MTS/M2TS videos unsupported; In cases like these, you could convert MTS to MOV for a change, which will fix your problems for MOV is highly compatible with Mac OS (Mountain Lion), iOS (iPhone 5) and QuickTime etc.
This article provides one possible solution that definitely worth your time to give it a try with its features of easy. Having been practiced successfully by thousands, a professional Video Converter for Mac is required in the MTS to MOV Mac conversion. The one used in this guide caught our attention because it preserved the video quality and finished the Mac conversion at superb fast speed. Here we go to find how it works:
Add MTS/M2TS files to the app
Drag and drop files to the Mac MTS to MOV converter. Or go to "File" menu, choose "Load Media Files" to locate the M2TS/MTS files you want to add.
Select MOV as output format
In the bottom format tray of the Video converter for Mac, go to "Video" category and choose "MOV" as your output format.
Actually, if you wanna use these output files on your iMovie, Final Cut Pro, iPad, iPhone, iPod etc., you can directly choose the default settings for them offered by the MTS to MOV Mac app.
Note: Moreover, you are offered some helpful edit functions by the MTS/M2TS to MOV tool, such as you can apply some cool video effects to the files, and if you just want to import certain segment of the MTS/M2TS clips for editing, you can split the clip before conversion. Details in the user guide of Video Converter for Mac (taking Mountain Lion for example).
Click "Convert" to start converting MTS/M2TS to MOV on Mac
This smart Video Converter for Mac can automatically switch off the computer when the conversion is done, so you don't need to wait around during the conversion. To do so, go to top Video Converter > Preferences and change "When all jobs finished" option to "Shut down my computer".
Play MTS/M2TS Files Anywhere
Besides converting MOV, you're also able to use iSkysoft Video Converter to do the following:
|MTS Final Cut Pro||MTS Files iMovie|
|Convert MTS to iTunes||Convert MTS to MOV Mac|
Have a nice time.