What is TS files?
TS which stands for Transport Stream is a video stream file format that is used for storing video on DVDs. TS files can also store audio and data information. TS files are specified for MPEG-2 part 1 systems, which compresses the video data. TS files hold multiple pieces of data in a container-format. It allows for simultaneous streaming of audio, video, and data output. The TS files can be easily found from HD camcorders such as Panasonic, Canon, Sony and more, Bl-ray DVD and normal dvd satellite decoders and more. TS files has poor compatibility with most of media players, portable devices and video editing tools. By far, the default software to play TS video is VLC media player. What's more, the TS files on decoders are usually strictly encrypted while that on VDD are not encrypted in the real sense of the world.
Convert TS video for convenient playing and editing
For those people who wish to play TS files extracted or copied from Blu-ray/DVD, HD camcorders or Satellite decoders like Tlink decoders on computer, smartphone, tablet, TV or game consoles, etc, you will need a powerful TS video converter. When searching on line, you may find that there are many program claims to have the ablity to handle TS video formats. However, an extensive research from Lemmymorgan shows that only six of them can convert unencrypted files from camcorder or DVD. As for the encrypted TS files recorded on Tlink decoder, only Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate, which also has the Mac version Pavtube iMedia Converter for Mac, can convert Tlink decoders protected TS files to MP4 successfully. The following article will offer you a comprehensive review of this best TS video Converter.
Review of best TS video converter
- Support TS files from various different sources: The program has full support for not only unencrypted TS files found on HD camcorders, DVD but also encrypted TS files recorded by Tlink decoders.
- Convert TS files to various different file formats: convert TS files to lots of popular file formats including MP4, MKV, MOV, WMV, AVI, FLV, H.264 and even H.265 or Prores formats which are supported by computer, media players, smartphones and tablets, game consoles, TV, video editing tools or media sharing services (YouTube/Facebook/Vimeo). If you wish to view the TS files on a specific device or programs, the tool can also do you a great favor to directly output specially optimized profile formats with the optimal playback settings for your devices or programs.
- Adjust output profile settings: For people who has a video background, you can flexibly adjust the output video codec, bit rate, frame rate, resolution and audio codec, bit rate, sample rate and channels to make them fit with your device or programs.
- Edit TS files with built-in full editing package: You can flip or rotate TS video to get a better viewing angel, trim or cut video files to remove unwanted parts or segments, crop video to remove the unwanted black bars or area, add image/video/transparent text watermark to video, apply special rendering effect to video, flip or rotate video angel, remove/replace audio in video, add external srt/ass/ssa subtitles to video, split large video into small clips by file size, count or length or merge separate video into one file.
How to Convert TS Files with Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate on Windows 10?
Tips: The following conversion process will perform on Windows 10, for Mac users, you can download the Mac version Pavtube iMedia Converter for Mac to carry out the same conversion on Mac OS X El Capitan or macOS Sierra.
Step 1: Load protected TS files into the program.
Install and launch the best TS video converter program on your computer, click "File" > "Add Video/Audio" or "Add from Folder" to load either unencrypted or encrypted TS files into the program.
Step 2: Choose output file formats.
Click "Format", from its drop-down option, choose one of the device compatible file formats to output such as "H.264 HD Video(*.mp4)" under "HD Video" main category.
Step 3: Adjust output profile settings.
Click "Settings" on the main interface to open "Profile Settings" window to tweak the output video codec, bit rate, sample rate, resolution, audio codec, bit rate, sample rate and channels to make them fit with your devices or programs.
Step 4: Edit TS video.
Check an item to active the "Video Editor" function, then click the pencil like icon on the top tool bar to open the "Video Editor" window, you can trim video length, crop video black bars, add watermark, apply sepcial rendering effect, remove/replace audio in video, etc.
Step 5: Start the conversion process.
After all setting is compelted, press the "Convert" button in the right-bottom and the TS video to H.264 HD video conversion process will start automatically.
When the conversion is over, click "Open output folder" to pop out the converted files, you will then have no problem to play, edit or share TS files on any devices or programs as you like.