How to play AVCHD (.mts) videos on Sony Smart TV?

It is a wonderful idea to watch your impressive AVCHD (.mts) footages on Sony Smart TV. However, MTS files can’t be accepted by Sony Smart TV by default. So how can you make .mts files playable on Sony Smart TV via USB disk?

How to play AVCHD (.mts) videos on Sony Smart TV?

Recently we can hear much news about Sony Smart TV on CES 2018, the arrival of Sony Smart TV 2018 A9F and Z9F Master Series lineup can actually let us experience what amazing things this platform brings, allowing the TV itself to act as the controller for the entire smart home. The Sony Smart View mobile app allows users to share their favorite content instantly with their family. In order to play MTS video on Sony Smart TV, 2018 4K Ultra Smart TV or other models like Sony Smart OLED TV, LED TV, 3D TV, etc., we need to convert MTS to Sony Smart TV supported formats.

There are a huge amount of tools out there that allow you to convert AVCHD/MTS files to Sony Smart TV friendly formats. While in view of converting speed and quality, here I highly recommend you try Acrok Video Converter Ultimate, which can fast help you convert MTS to Sony Smart TV accepted MP4 videos without any quality loss.

Besides AVCHD (.mts), the program can also convert any Blu-ray, DVD, SD/HD/ 4K MKV, MP4 (H.265), AVI, VOB, MPEG, MPG, MXF, WMV, etc. video formats to play on Sony Smart Smart TV smoothly. This easy-to-control mobile phone video converter is aimed at making various video formats perfectly played on your Sony Smart TV with the optimized presets provided. This software can also convert 3D MTS video files to 3D format or 2D format, it can also convert 2D to 3D! If you’re a Mac user, simply turn to the Mac version – Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac. Here is how to do it.

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Supported TVs:
A9F Master series, Z9F Master series, A1E/A8F OLED 4K Ultra Smart TV, Z9D/X900F LED 4K Ultra Smart TV, X850F/X830FX750F LED 4K Ultra Smart TV, X800E/X720E 4K Ultra Smart TV, XBR-55X900A, XBR-84X900, XBR-65X850A, KDL-55W802A, KDL-70R520A, KDL-40R450A, XBR-65X900A, KDL-55W900A, XBR-55X850A, KDL-47W802A, KDL-65S990A, KDL-32W650A, KDL-65W850A, KDL-70R550A, etc.

Converting AVCHD/MTS to Sony Smart TV best video format for nice playing

1. Import MTS video files
Launch the MTS to Sony Smart TV converter. Click “Add video” button to import the .mts files copied on your hard drive which you like to play on Sony Smart TV. You can also use the drag-and-drop method to load the .mts files to the application UI.

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Tip: If you want to merge multiple MTS files into one for easy editing, please click “Settings” then tick the box “Merge all files into one” to merge all the imported clips.

2. Set Sony Smart TV compatible format
Click the “Format” drop-down button to select Sony Smart TV compatible “Sony HDTV Video (*.mp4)” from the “HDTV” category. Click “Edit” to add 3D effect onto your video if you need to play 2D/3D MTS footage on Sony 3D TV.

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Tip: Video, Audio settings
Before start the video conversion for Sony Smart TV, you can click the Settings icon and adjust the video bitrate, codec, frame rate, audio sample rate, etc parameters. If you original videos are in 4K resolution, you can keep the video size as original for Sony 4K Ultra HD TV. Or set the video size as 1920*1080p to compress 4K AVCHD files for better playback on Sony Smart TV.

3. Start AVCHD to Sony Smart TV conversion
Click the “Convert” button to start converting AVCHD (.mts) to Sony Smart TV more supported MP4 video. When the conversion is finished, you can click “Open” button to get the generated MP4 files effortlessly. Just transfer and play AVCHD clips on Sony Smart TV, Android TV, OLED TV, Ultra 4K TV, 3D TV, LED TV, HDTV etc. from a USB, memory card,  or a streaming Device like Roku, Chromecast, PS4, Xbox One.

External Reading:

What is MTS/M2TS?
MTS/M2TS is a file name extension used for the Blu-ray Disc Audio-Video (BDAV) MPEG-2 Transport Stream (M2TS) container file format. This container format is commonly used for HD video on Blu-ray Disc and AVCHD. MTS is developed by Sony and Panasonic together as the recording format for the HD camcorders, commonly the 4K video recorded by the trending Sony, Canon, Panasonic 4K cameras or camcorders is in MTS format.

Is AVCHD better than MP4?
The answer is NO. The video codec for the format is same as AVCHD-MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, but the audio codec used is MPEG-4 AAC LC. The highest resolution quality images by Sony and Panasonic devices are capture only in AVCHD format only. MPEG-4 Part 14 which is commonly known as MP4 is a container multimedia format that allows storing video, video, still images, subtitles, and other data. This digital format is compressed in nature which makes it easy to share and stream over the net. MP4 is one of the most widely used format that is compatible with almost all types of players and devices. With the same picture quality, MP4 occupies smaller storage space. We can easily record 4K MP4 videos with our mobile phones or cameras. MP4 is more preferred to AVCHD.

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