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11 Best Ways to Convert TS to MP4 [Windows/Mac/Online]
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How to convert TS to MP4 with the Movavi converter
Step 1. Install the Movavi video encoder
Run the downloaded file and follow the on-screen instructions to install the app.
Step 2. Add the TS files for conversion
Go to Add Media > Add Video and find the TS files you want to transcode.
Step 3. Edit your TS files (optional)
If you want to edit your TS files, open the Edit drop-down list at the top of the program window. You can trim, adjust or crop your video, add a watermark and subtitles and also apply effects.
Step 4. Choose your output format
In the Video tab, find the MP4 group of presets and choose the appropriate preset. You can also use the Movavi encoder to convert TS files to other video formats like AVI, MKV, MPG, and WMV or a DVD‑compatible format. In addition, you can extract audio from video and save it in MP3, FLAC, OGG, and more.
Step 5. Start converting the TS files to MP4
Click Save to to change the destination folder; if you don’t do this, the resulting files will be saved in the default Movavi Library folder. Hit Convert. That’s all it takes to convert TS to MP4!
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Frequently asked questions
▶️ What is a TS file?
A TS file (Transport Stream) is a TS videos stream file used to store video on a regular DVD with the .ts file extension. Thus, the .ts file is used primarily to save broadcast or streamed video.
▶️ How do I play TS files?
Learning how to play TS files is not difficult. And you don't need a dedicated .ts player to listen to or view TS files, either. Several media players, like VLC, work well as a TS video player. However, you may need to download a codec pack before you can play your TS files.
▶️ How do I convert TS to MP4 in Windows 10?
You can quickly and easily convert your TS files to MP4 in Windows 10 using the programs in this guide. That includes Movavi Video Converter, VLC, FFmpeg, and others.
▶️ Can VLC open a TS file?
Yes, VLC can open a TS file. All you do is drag and drop the .ts file for VLC to play it in the open program window. Alternatively, open the TS file via the File => Open menu.
▶️ What is the best TS-to-MP4 converter for Android?
The best TS-to-MP4 converter app depends on your needs and wants. Developers continually update their apps, so read the most recent user comments before deciding. Check out apps like Media Converter and All File Converter.
▶️ Can I rename TS to MP4?
Renaming a TS file to MP4 does not change the file format. Instead, it renders the file unusable.
▶️ Is a TS file the same as an MP4?
It's not a case of MP4 vs. TS; it's more a question of what is a TS file and how does it compare to an MP4? The main difference between TS and MP4 files is that an MP4 is a container that holds audio and video data. In comparison, a TS file is a format used to stream video and broadcasts.
▶️ Can Windows Media Player play TS files?
Yes, your Windows Media Player should be able to play TS files. However, you may need to download and install the required codec package for your player and version.
▶️ What is TS movie quality?
TS vs. MP4 video quality: what's the difference? Well, TS quality is akin to the video and audio quality of any MP4 file. Your MP4 files need less space for the same amount of content, but you're unlikely to see any difference in the overall quality.
▶️ How to convert TS to MP4 online?
Here’re some online video file converters you can use:
Keep in mind that online converters can mostly process small files and usually have limitations on the number of conversions per day. Most online converters also don’t support batch conversion.
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