Open TS file

The most common choise: MPEG-TV recorded video format

How to open MPEG-TV recorded video format .ts files

ts file icon Have you had trouble opening the ts file on your computer? What are ts files? We explain what they are and recommend software that we know will open them.

What is ts file?

A ts file extension is commonly used for recorded  MPEG-TV video stream by various TV-DVB/DVD devices. A ts file is container format defined in MPEG2 Part 1, Systems. The ts files are playable in various media players such as Windows Media Player, VLC Player, MPlayer etc.

MPEG-TV recorded video format description

The ts file extension is used for MPEG-TV compressed video files, recorded with DVD recorders, or DVB receivers with recording options.

Video and audio data are stored in MPEG-2 multimedia file format defined in MPEG2 Part 1, Systems (ISO/IEC standard 13818-1). It is also known as ITU-T Rec. H.222.0.

The ts file format is container format that encapsulates packetized elementary streams with error correction and stream synchronization features. It is also popular to use in broadcast applications such as DVB and ATSC.

DVD and DVB recorders often save MPEG-TV recorded files as multiple files on a DVD medium, or hard drive  like name1.ts, name2.ts, name3.ts, etc.

Suggested software to open ts file

VLC media player

One of the most popular multi-platfom multimeda player

Microsoft Windows Media Player

The default multimedia player from Microsoft Windows

There are other TS filename extensions with the same .ts suffix

ts - Qt translation source code

A ts file extension is related to the Qt translation source code files.

What file extension actually is?

Simply put, file extensions are the characters after the dot in the computer file name, so for example document-name.pdf has file extension „pdf“. This helps Windows to identify which program should be used to open the file.

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