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Converting .m2ts video to something WMM can use?

ArrathArrath Registered User regular
edited January 2008 in Help / Advice Forum
I'm trying to use Windows Movie Maker to piece together a movie for a friend. His camcorder outputs video in m2ts format, WMM can import this if I force it to, but only displays the audio. I've found a trial of Nero 8 that can apparently convert it to somthing usable, but that is a big, long download and as such, a last resort.

Does anyone know of a program I could use to convert the video to anything that WMM will play nice with?

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    RaereRaere Registered User regular
    edited January 2008
    Try following this guide. M2TS is an MPEG-2 Transport Stream, or AVCHD, which is a new format which is basically unsupported at this point. That guide might work.

    EDIT: Or, the software included with the camera should have some utility to convert it to a more friendly format. It'll downsize the video, which would probably be for the best anyway, you're probably dealing with 720p or 1080p video there, which could make your computer choke.

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    pacbowlpacbowl Los AngelesRegistered User regular
    edited January 2008
    SUPER video converter will do it. Someone from this forum turned me on to it and its awesome. So far its converted everything i've thrown at it, admittedly some better than others though.

    I just downloaded a small .m2ts file to test it and it successfully converted it to avi:divx.

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