In the rapidly developing digital era we are in, the kinds of video format are getting more and more. To adapt different environment and different software, videos have to be set to different formats. But too many digital video formats can bring us users unnecessary troubles. Sometimes we have to deal with videos in a format that wen have never even heard of, not to mention to find a way to burn it to a Blu-ray disc. For instance, M2TS is one of those strange formats. We barely use M2TS video format in our daily life, yet sometimes we have to burn this kind of video to a Blu-ray disc. So how to do it? How to burn M2TS to Blu-ray? The detailed steps will be shown in this article.
Part 1: About M2TS
Before trying to burn M2TS to Blu-ray, you must have wondered what is a M2TS video file anyway. Well, according to Wikipedia, M2TS is a filename extension used for the Blu-ray Disc Audio-Video (BDAV) MPEG-2 Transport Stream (M2TS) container file format. The file is used for multiplexing video, audio and other streams. M2TS is based on the MPEG-2 transport stream container, and this container format is commonly used for high definition video on Blu-ray Disc and AVCHD.
So generally speaking, an M2TS video is a Blu-ray file itself. Your M2TS file could have been extracted from a Blu-ray disc, or downloaded as an original Blu-ray video file. That said, with a proper Blu-ray burning program, burning an M2TS video file to a Blu-ray disc should not be a hard thing to do.
Part 2: Preparations: What you need
As said earlier, trying to burn M2TS to Blu-ray is not a hard thing to do, but still, we have to prepare ourselves to get the job done. There are several materials to be prepared before we start to burn M2TS to Blu-ray.
Based on the software you are going to use, you have to prepare your work on a compatible operating system. Some software is only compatible with certain operating system while other software can be used on both Windows and Mac. The software we are going to use this time is compatible with both operating system so it doesn’t matter what system you work your project on.
To burn a Blu-ray disc, you have to prepare a Blu-ray drive, because a regular BLU-RAY drive is not compatible with Blu-ray discs. If your computer does not have an internal Blu-ray drive, it’s better that you buy an external Blu-ray derive. Most external Blu-ray drives are USB driven is it should be very easy to connect it to your computer.
As mentioned above, you have to pick the software that is compatible with your current operating system. It’s suggested that you choose a program that is compatible with both Windows and Mac system. The program we use this time is called Leawo Blu-ray Creator, which is available on both Windows and Mac, so you wouldn’t worry about the compatibility of the software and your operating system.
☉ Burn videos to Blu-ray/DVD disc, folder and/or ISO image file simultaneously.
☉ Create photo slideshows and burn to DVD/Blu-ray disc easily.
☉ One click to burn ISO image file to Blu-ray/DVD disc.
☉ Add image or text watermark, trim video size, adjust effect, etc.
☉ Create 3D Blu-ray/DVD with 6 different 3D effects.
☉ Add and design disc menu with personal preferrences.
Besides the compatibility, Leawo Blu-ray Creator has a lot of advantages over other Blu-ray burning programs. For example. Leawo Blu-ray Creator can allow you to make your own menu page for the Blu-ray disc you burn. You can use the beautiful menu templates, or you can create your own menu from the ground. And, you can also edit your video with the built-in multifunctional video editor. You can trim, crop, even add 3D visual effects to your video. What’s more, the burning quality and speed is much better than other burning programs we have tried earlier. So, after comparison, Leawo Bu-ray Creator is our ultimate choice to burn M2TS to Blu-ray.
Part 3: How to burn m2ts to Blu-ray
It’s easy to burn M2TS to Blu-ray with Leawo Blu-ray Creator. Follow the instruction below and you will burn your M2TS to Blu-ray within a short period of time.
Step 1. Download the software and open it. Then you can see all the function modules on the main interface. Click on “Blu-ray Creator” to enter Blu-Ray Creator function.
Step 2. You have two ways to import your film. Click the “Add video” button or drag your video file into the frame in the center.
Step 3. After importing your video file, you can click on the edit button to edit your video, and you can make a menu page from the menu template section on the right.
Step 4. When you are sure that you don’t want to make any further edit to the video, click on the green “Burn” button to start burning.
Part 4: Test your work
After you burn M2TS to Blu-ray, you have to make sure that you have already burn the disc properly. Luckily, Leawo Software provides another free program which can be used to play Blu-ray or DVD material with no quality loss, it’s called Leawo Blu-ray Player. With Leawo Blu-ray Player, you can play your burned Blu-ray disc, or any other Blu-ray or DVD disc or ISO file on any operating system, Windows or Mac. What’s more, you can also play other digital video files with Leawo Blu-ray Player like MP4, WMV, MKV and so on. It’s a universal ultimate Video and DVD/Blu-ray player.
Burning M2TS to Blu-ray is not hard, with Leawo Blu-ray Creator, it’s even easier than you thought. If you download Leawo Blu-ray Player for free, you can even burn and play the Blu-ray disc on a same computer with ease. This can be the best Blu-ray burning and playing solution ever.