TS File Extension

Have a problem opening a .TS file? We collect information about file formats and can explain what TS files are. Additionally we recommend software suitable for opening or converting such files.

What is the .TS file type?

The TS file extension is an abbreviation for Transport Stream. This container format is used to store video, audio and Program and System Information Protocol (PSIP) data compressed using the standard MPEG-2 video compression scheme.

Due to its capability to maintain synchronization output and effective error correction feature, transport stream files are often used for transmitting data in digital television and broadcast systems. The TS file format is also a standard way of storing movies on DVDs.

Files containing the .ts extension can be opened and played back by a large number of multimedia players freely available on the web. You can also convert TS files into .avi, .wmv, .mp3, and other common formats using a reliable TS converter.

In addition, TS files can also represent translation files for various Qt applications. They contain source text, its translations into other languages and helpful assistance information like guesses, comments, and context. The data is stored in an XML format.

Software to open or convert TS files

You can open TS files with the following programs:
VLC media player
VLC media player by VideoLAN
GOM Player
GOM Player by Gretech Corporation
KMPlayer by PandoraTV

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