Nowadays, lots of people are more likely to watch HD movies or videos because of its high definition. But after they download the videos from the website, many of them find the player doesn't support them. That's because HD movies are always TS format. So some people will wonder how to play TS file. They can use specific video player or convert TS file to MP4 and then play it. In this article, I will introduce four TS to MP4 converters to you.
What Is A TS File
TS stands for "Transport Stream" and its full name is MPEG2-TS. The filename extensions of TS are .ts, .tsv, .tsa. It's can be easily found from HD camcorders and is a standard format used to broadcast system like HDTV. Although it ensures high video quality, what a pity is that it isn't compatible with most of the common media players. So you have to convert it to more common video format like MP4 with the help of a TS to MP4 converter.
Best TS to MP4 Converter
VideoSolo Video Converter Ultimate, a one-stop tool enables you to convert video and audio files to more than three hundred formats. So you can use it to convert TS to MP4. Besides, benefiting from its batch conversion feature, you can convert a great number of files simultaneously.
Step 1. Add TS Files to VideoSolo Video Converter Ultimate
VideoSolo Video Converter Ultimate offers you two ways to import the TS file you want to convert.
·Drag and Drop: Directly drag the files from your computer folder to this program window.
·Add File: Click on "Add File" button to load TS files from computer to this program.
Step 2. Select MP4 as Output Format
Choose MP4 as the output format from the categorized output formats list which is next to "Profile".
Maybe you notice that there are two kinds of mp4 format. And the difference between them is that one is MPEG-4 Video, the other is H.264/MPEG-4 AVC Video. MPEG-4 Video is a compression standard for network broadcast and video communication, with small size and high-quality picture. H.264/MPEG-4 AVC Video is the extension of MPEG4 video format, with high compression rate.
Besides, VideoSolo Video Converter Ultimate allows you to edit the converted file name by clicking the pencil icon near the file name. And you can also choose to merge the converted file and the original video into one by check "Merge into one file". If you want to change the folder to store the converted video, you can click "Browse" button.
Step 3. Start Converting TS File to MP4 File
After setting output file format and other preferential options, you can click red "Convert" button at the bottom right corner to convert TS to MP4.
Free TS to MP4 Converter
In this part, I will introduce three free TS to MP4 converters and they have their own advantages and disadvantages.
Method 1. VideoSolo Free Video Converter
VideoSolo Free Video Converter is a free converter which supports converting to and from more than 300 video/audio formats. With this program, you can easily and fast convert TS to MP4. If you want to try, you can visit the address above.
VideoSolo Free Video Converter offers various video output formats and they can be divided into two parts, general video, and HD video. I believe there's always a format you need. But if you want to use it, you have to download and install it.
Method 2. Zamzar
Zamzar is a free online converter which supports over 1200 different conversions. With this, you don't need to download the software and it makes sure that the conversion will complete in under 10 minutes.
With Zamzar, you don't need to download and install a TS to MP4 converter which will occupy additional space on your computer. Just select your file, pick a format to convert to and away you go. But if you want to get the converted file, you have to enter your email address and Zamzar will send the converted file to you. This will increase the danger of privacy disclosure.
Method 3. CloudConvert
CloudConvert is also a free online converter which supports more than 200 formats' conversion. It's a cloud platform and you don't need to worry about the compatibility issue between CloudConvert and your computer operation.
You can use CloudConvert to convert TS file to MP4. But if you want to save the converted MP4 file, you have to download it from the website and it also doesn't offer the right to edit the converted file name before the conversion.
After reading this article, do you know how to convert TS file to MP4? I believe you are eager to try the converters I introduce above. Have a try, and you will realize how useful they are.