How to open MPEG-2 transport stream .m2t files
Have you had trouble opening the m2t file on your computer? What are m2t files? We explain what they are and recommend software that we know will open them.
What is m2t file?
Files with m2t extension are in most cases video files in MPEG-2 transport video stream file format which were especially in the past mostly used for terrestrial or satellite broadcasting.
MPEG-2 transport stream description
File extension m2t is used for a MPEG-2 transport stream container format used to store audio and video data and it is the native media format for Digital Video Broadcast (DVB) standards and Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) standards.
MPEG-2 transport stream file format was developed for terrestrial or satellite broadcasting, because it contains error corrections and stream synchronization features, that are useful for transmission integrity, even with bad signal.
The maximal resolution of the video is 1080i. Audio is stored in AC-3 Dolby Digital audio format or in Advanced Audio Coding (AAC) format.
Suggested software to open m2t file
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