The MTS file suffix is associated with video files, that are used AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) video format. AVCHD video format was developed for tapeless camcorders. Video can ber recorded by camcorder, that is used mediums as DVD, hard disk drive, solid state disk (SSD) or memory cards (SD card, Memory Stick). Developers of the AVCHD are Sony and Panasonic. AVCHD format was introduced in 2006. Now AVCHD video format use camcorder producers such as Sony, Panasonic, Leica, Canon, Hitachi and JVC (JVC uses AVCHD and own video format with file extension TOD).
AVCHD video format uses MPEG-4AVC/H.264 (AVC) video coding. Maximal video resolution is 1080p. Audio is coded by Dolby Digital audio AC-3 codec. Some models of professional camcorders support audio in uncompressed linear PCM format. AVCHD video format is designed to be full compatible with Blu-ray Disc video format. AVCHD video can be played in Blu-ray players without other encoding.