AVCHD file is High Definition video file with .mts, .m2ts file extension and jointly developed by Sony and Panasonic camcorder. And AVCHD file format is compatible with many popular camcorders including Panasonic, Canon, Samsung, and Sony etc. AVCHD stores several types of files, including a .cpi and .mpl file.

.mts files are used primarily with Sony hardware. Camcorders make use of MTS in the form of AVCHD, a format for recording and playback of high definition video.

M2TS is a Sony high definition video file type. M2TS files are raw AVCHD videos recorded using Sony’s camcorders, such as the HDR-SR(xx)series models. Panasonic, Canon and other brands of AVCHD camcorders also record in M2TS format.

AVCHD MTS/M2TS videos stored on a Panasonic/Sony/Canon/JVC/Samsung HD camcorder or an SD memory card can get deleted by simple actions such as accidentally pressing Delete All button instead of Delete button, SD card reformatting, etc. Let’s have a look at a real time scenario from one of the forums:

“I just grabbed my pictures out of SONY camera but forgot to save the avchd videos. Then I formatted the card. I didn’t realize it until formatting was finished. I need a solution to get my AVCHD videos back. Does anyone know how to recover avchd files? I haven’t touched memory card since then.”

So if you are the person who unfortunately encountered such a situation, please don’t worry! There is AVCHD video recovery software can help you fully recover AVCHD MTS/M2TS video files. You may want to ask why it is possible. It is simple. The deleted, formatted or lost Panasonic/Sony/Canon/JVC/Samsung AVCHD MTS/M2TS video files are just identified as inaccessible data other than totally destroyed. So they are recoverable before overwritten by new data.

Introducing AVCHD Video Recovery Software

UFUShare recomended this Photo recovery software is a professional recovery tool which supports to retrieve multiple types of files including video files, pictures, documents, music files, emails. You can use it to recover lost AVCHD MTS/M2TS videos from video camcorder devices like Sony Handycam, Canon VIXIA, Panasonic HD camcorders, JVC Everio or other storage devices like SD card, USB drive, external hard drive, etc.

AVCHD Video Recovery Features

* Recover lost/deleted/inaccessible video files (AVCHD, MP4, 3GP, 3G2, AVI, MPEG, MKV, VOB, OGG)
* Restore lost image files BMP, JPEG, GIF, TIFF, Mamiya (MOS, MEF), Paint Shop Pro Image File (PSP), Picture File (PCT)
* Retrieve camera image and videos from Panasonic, Sony, Canon, JVC, Samsung, Nikon, Pentax, Minolta, Kodak, Sigma, Fuji, Olympus, Epson, Mamiya and Gopro etc.
* Recover media files from memory cards, USB drives, Flash Cards, SD Card (Mini SD, Micro SD, SDHC Card, SDXC Card), CF Card, Mini Disks, etc.

Free Download AVCHD Video Recovery:

How to Recover Deleted AVCHD MTS/M2TS files from Panasonic/Sony/Canon/JVC/Samsung Camcorders on Mac OS X?

Step one: Connect camcorder to the computer.

You can directly connect the Panasonic/Sony/Canon/JVC/Samsung camcorder to the computer through a USB cable or connect its memory card to the computer with a card reader.

Step two: Select storage media to scan.

Install and start Photo Recovery for Mac on your computer. Select the icon that represents your Panasonic/Sony/Canon/JVC/Samsung camcorder storage media, then hit right-bottom “File Filter” button.

P2 Card recovery

Step three: Specify the file types to scan and recover.

From the opening “Filter Options” window, click “Video” option drop-down list, select “AVCHD (.m2ts)” as the file format to scan and recover. Then click “OK” and “Start Scan” for file searching process.

recover files from p2 card

Step four: Recover Deleted AVCHD MTS/M2TS video from camcorders.

After fulfilling the scanning process, the program will list all the recoverable files in the left pane by file formats. You can preview them in the right pane by thumbnail or file list. Check those you wish to recover and hit right-bottom “Recover” button to restore them back.


Price: Windows $49.95 —— Mac- $49.95

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