How to Edit MTS/M2TS Video 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 shoot videos in MTS/M2TS formats, chances are that you want to edit them. 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 (Filmroa for Mac(Originally Wondershare Video Editor for Mac)) - an easy-to-use home video editing tool. Read on to get more information:

Powerful MTS/M2TS Video Editor:

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  • Supports almost any popular video format including MTS and M2TS;
  • Quickly and easily create your own professional-looking home videos from MTS/M2TS video files;
  • Apply cool effects like tilt-shift, mosaic, jump cuts, face-off, and more with a simple click;
  • Easily share your videos anywhere like YouTube, Facebook or burn to DVD.

Why Choose Wondershare MTS/M2TS Editor

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Easy of use

This MTS/M2TS video editor features an easy-to-use interface which turns all complicated tasks into simple operations. The drag-n-drop feature also lets you edit conveniently and quickly.
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Powerful Editing Functions

With all handy video editing tools, you can easily make a gorgeous movie out of common photos and videos in your camera. Crop, trim, rotate, split or adjust brightness, contrast as you like.
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Fantastic Visual Effects

Easily make your MTS/M2TS videos more polished and professional by offering 300+ awesome transitions, intro/credit, titles, PIP resources and effects.
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Different Output Ways

Easily save or share your movie in a more flexible way: save in different formats, burn to DVD, upload to Facebook or YouTube or save to PSP, iPod, iPhone or 3GP mobile phone.

How to Easily Edit MTS/M2TS Video:

1. Merge video clips

If you want to join two or several MTS/M2TS videos, 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.

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2. Cut a video clip

To cut a MTS/M2TS clip, click to highlight it, drag the top of the red Time Indicator to the position you want, then click "scissor" button.

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3. Rotate, crop and change video settings

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.

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4. Apply 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.

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