How to Edit MTS/M2TS Files
MTS (or M2TS) is a video format, which is usually used by HD camcorders such as Sony, Canon, and Panasonic etc. If you use a camcorder to take pictures in MTS/M2TS formats, chances are that you want to edit MTS/M2TS files. In this article, I’ll share some cool editing tricks to teach your guys edit and personalize your MTS/M2TS footage clips, including cutting, merging, rotating, cropping, and adding various effects like PIP, music, text etc.
To do it, you need a smart M2TS/MTS editor. The tool I strongly recommend is Wondershare Video Editor (Video Editor for Mac) - an easy-to-use home video editing tool. It supports almost any popular video format including MTS and M2TS. With it, you can quickly and easily create your own professional-looking home videos from these MTS/M2TS video files. What’s more, it allows you to save your masterpiece in any other popular video format or easily share your videos anywhere like YouTube, Facebook, DVD, iPhone and more.
1 Import MTS/M2TS files
Click "Import" option on the top-left corner to import MTS/M2TS videos from your computer to the album of this MTS/M2TS editing tool. And the easiest way is to directly drag MTS/M2TS files from the computer to the Users' album.
Now, drag one or multiple MTS/M2TS files from the Album to the Timeline at bottom for video editing.
2 Edit MTS/M2TS files
M2TS/MTS editor - Merge video clips
If you want to join two or several MTS videos, just arrange them on the Timeline by the play order. And if you want to rearrange them, just drag and drop the video clip to the place you want. But note that you don't drag one video clip to another, or you’ll split the later one.
M2TS/MTS editor - Cut a video clip
To cut a MTS clip, you just select it by clicking, drag the top of the red Time Indicator to the position you want, then click "scissor" button.
M2TS/MTS editor - Rotate, crop, change video
Select your wanted video clip on the Timeline and then click the Edit button, or right click it and then select Edit option. Then you can rotate, crop video, and change video effect and speed video. When you right click the video clip and choose “Audio Detach”, you can get the audio track of the video. Now, you can delete or edit the audio clip by righting click it.
M2TS/MTS editor - Apply a Jump Cut, Tilt-Shift, Mosaic, and Face-off
If you want to apply one of the four effects, all of these features can be accessed by righting click the video clip in the Timeline and then choose the “Power Tool”.
Select your wanted feature menu in the interface and then you can get a corresponding resource library. Just drag your favorite template from the resource library to the video clip on the Timeline. Now, you can feel free to edit it.
3 Share your videos
When you've finished the MTS/M2TS editing job, just hit the "Create" button to export your masterpiece. There are four options for your choice: Device, Format, YouTube and DVD. Just choose one to keep or share your sweet memory with the family and friends.
Convert MTS/M2TS to iMovie : Want to edit MTS/M2TS file with iMovie on your Mac but they grey out when you import them? Check the easiest solution here .
Import MTS to Final Cut Pro : If you come across some MTS files that fail to load to your FCP, consider it done here.
Convert MTS to Adobe Premiere: Why adobe premier fail to load your MTS files? Get the answer and fix it without any hassle.
Transfer MTS to VOB format: A quick guide on how to convert your MTS files to VOB format for playing on a standalone DVD player or burning it to DVD with ease.