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Two Methods to Play MTS File on iPhone, iPad, iPod, Apple TV, etc

Method 1: Convert MTS to iPhone MP4; Method Two: Install VLC player


My Sony camcorder recorded some MTS files and I plan to play these MTS files on my iPhone. I tried many times, but none of them succeeded. Can anyone tell me how to successfully play this MTS file on iPhone?

I know MTS is not supported by iPhone, but is there some easier solution to this question? Thanks for your answer.

MTS, as a high-definition video format, is commonly recorded by some camcorders, like Sony, Canon, Panasonic, etc. And we know that MTS is not supported by iPhone and some other Apple products, like iPad, iPod, etc. Now the following article just introduces two methods to help users to play MTS on iPhone, iPad, iPod, etc.

Method One: Convert MTS to iPhone Format

This is the easiest solution and all you need is a professional MTS to iPhone converter, like iDealshare VideoGo. And then use the professional iDealshare VideoGo to convert the MTS to iPhone supported MP4, MOV, M4V, and AVI. The key features of iDealshare VideoGo are listed as follows:

  • Convert any MTS to all versions of iPhone, iPad, iPod, Apple TV supported MP4, MOV, M4V, and AVI.
  • Convert any MTS to Android, PSP, Zune, Roku, Samsung, Blackberry supported video formats.
  • Convert MTS to any other video format, like MP4, WMV, AVI, FLV, MOV, MKV, WTV, etc.
  • Convert any video format to MTS for any MTS-compatible application.
  • Directly play MTS, MOV, MP4, WMV, etc with the preset media player.

Guide on Converting MTS to iPhone Supported MP4

Please follow the step-by-step tutorials on how to convert MKV to iPhone with iDealshare VideoGo.

Get ready: Free download MTS to iPhone Converter

Free download and install the professional MKV to iPhone converter - iDealshare VideoGo (for Mac, for Windows), install and run it, the following interface will pop up.

MTS to iPhone Video Converter -iDealshare VideoGo for Mac

Step 1 Import MTS file

Clicking the "Add file" button or using the drag and drop function can allow you to easily import the MTS file to iDealshare VideoGo.

Convert MTS to iPhone

Step 2 Targeted output format setting

Click the "Profile" and in the "iPhone" list, please select your own iPhone model like iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 5, iPhone 4, etc. Selecting iPhone 6S Plus can work for iPhone X, iPhone 7 Plus etc

Step 3 Convert MTS to iPhone Video Format

Finish your MTS to iPhone supported video format conversion by finally clicking "Convert" button.

Method Two: Install VLC player

Since MTS is not natively supported by iPhone, we can install another media player, VLC player, which supports MTS, to help play MTS file on iPhone. VLC is a free and open-source media player and can help to play FLV, WMV, M2TS, WTV, etc on iPhone as well as MTS. Search and install "VLC for Mobile" app on your iPhone and then play any MTS file on iPhone successfully.