BDMV Converter: How to Convert BDMV to MKV, MP4, MOV

Two solutions to play and convert BDMV files from AVCHD camcorder and Blu-ray movies to popular formats with the powerful BDMV converter.

The so-called BDMV file contains the information of an associated Blu-ray disc such as the name of the Blu-ray movie, the audio data, the movie object, etc. Although BDMV files keep video in high definition image, they take up a lot of space. It's not easy to share them on the internet. At the same time, the BDMV format is not compatible with portable devices: iOS devices (iPad), Samsung Galaxy and media player: iTunes, Quicktime, Windows Media Player, etc.

By the way, there are three kinds of BDMV source files.

1) HD Camcorders

The AVCHD files have .MTS or .M2TS file extension.

2) Ripped Blu-ray

When you rip Blu-ray to your computer or hard disk, all Blu-ray content will be saved into BDMV folders. The ripped Blu-ray movies' folder structure is totally included in a BDMV folder with M2TS extension file.

3) Blu-ray movie with BDMV & CERTIFICATE folder

So this guide will show us how to play and convert BDMV folder on Mac and Windows. And the following method will work for the above mentioned BDMV source files.

How to play BDMV files on Mac

VLC Media Player is a freeware and cross-platform multimedia player which totally supports BDMV folder (.M2TS/.MTS). But it's a pity that VLC doesn't support Blu-ray disc playback and the vlc developer also doesn't offer VLC for android or iOS application. By the way, you had better to install iLife’08 iLife’08 so as to play BDMV (MTS/M2TS) files on Mac.

Supported OS: Mac OS X 10.6 and later; Windows vista, Windows 7, Windows 8;

Download VLC Media Player for Mac here

In fact, most media players open the BDMV files and always gets error message. It can't enable to play BDMV files owing to incompatibility and needs the appropriate codec or plug-in installed for the first.

Why do not try alternative VLC media player? Download imElfin BDMV Converter shareware for free:

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Best alternative solution-BDMV Converter

How to convert BDMV to mkv, mp4, mov, etc

Step 1: Import BDMV (MTS/M2TS) files

Make use you have downloaded and installed BDMV converter. Run this program and click "Convert" icon next to Home menu. Drag the BDMV files or Click "Add Video" button in the sub-menu and add those BDMV (.MTS or .M2TS) files into the program.

import BDMV file

Step 2: Set the suitable output video format

Choose the output format from the drop down list next to the green "Convert" button by clicking "Change" icon. Set the output formats like MKV, MP4, MOV, AVI, etc. What's more, we can also switch to Device option and choose the portable device model (iPhone, PS4, Galaxy Note series, HTC, etc) as your output format.

set mkv as output format

Step 3: Start to convert BDMV files

Click the big green button and it will unfold the conversion setting panel. On the panel, set where you want to save the output file and then press the grey "Convert" button. After a while, you can find the converted BDMV files and enjoy them without any restrictions or incompatible.

convert BDMV files

Benefits from BDMV Converter

1) The built-in media player allows us to play source BDMV files and edit them by your choice.

2) Support HD and 3D BDMV files batch conversion to the most popular format, even protected Blu-ray discs or DVDs.

3) Other powerful functions: Download online media, Create Blu-ray/DVD from video, Clone copy protected Blu-ray & DVD, DRM video conversion on windows, Decrypt protected Blu-ray or DVD discs.

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