How to Convert TS to AVI on Mac and Windows
I am trying to convert a .TS file that I captured to AVI playable in my PS3. The ts file contain a H264 video stream and an AAC sound track. I want to do this at the cost of the minimal quality loss. I have tried many ts conversion tools, but when watching videos, audio gets out of sync.
TS, abbreviation for "transport stream", is commonly used on various video players and suitable for standard television broadcast. TS files are also a DVD's main audio and video content folders, aptly titled Audio_TS and Video_TS. However, this file type is not easily manipulated by common editing programs and handheld players. So, if you have a video with TS file extension that you want to work with video programs on your computer, you can consider of converting the TS to AVI file, a more relatively malleable format accepted by common players.
Several light-weight and flexible converters are available for convert TS media files to AVI format on Mac OS X, but Video Converter for Mac is the easiest software we have experienced that allows you to convert to and from an array of video and audio formats. It has a simple and intuitively interface which make it easier to know how to use it. You just need to input the TS video files which need to be converted and click on the AVI format option from the output format panel and click "convert" button and you are done. In addition, it gives the opportunity to the power users to fine tune the output setting. You can get its equivalent version - Video Converter for Windows for your PC.
This guide will walk you through the process of TS to AVI in Mac.
Step 1: Import TS video files
Launch the TS to AVI converter, you will be shown with an interface that's very simple and self explaining. Use "Add File" button or drag-n-drop feature to add all the TS files you want to convert.
Step 2: Select a format or a preset
To get a file type for the exported videos, left click the small arrow in "Profile" box and choose AVI under "General Video" category from the pop-up panel. Of course, there are many things that you can do in the "Settings" window.
The Mac TS to AVI converter is simple and reliable if you stick with its out-of-the-box presets. You can select one of the preset for your portable device from preset profiles field on the left side.
Step 3: Start to convert TS to AVI for Mac
If everything looks OK, just click "Convert" button, the program will begin encoding TS files on Mac and show you a progress bar. Your wait time depends on the power of your computer hardware and the size of the file you're converting.
Once the conversion is accomplished you can view or copy the converted file to where it needs to go.