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Name M2TS
Other names  
Identifiers PUID:  fmt/1055
Classification Video
Description M2TS is the video stream packet format used on Blu-ray discs. M2TS is similar to fmt/585 - MPEG-2 Transport Stream, but instead features 192 byte packets, with a 4 byte TP_extra_header preceeding each 188 byte transport packet. Filenames usually take the form 'xxxxx.mts' or xxxxx.m2ts' where xxxxx represents a numeric value, beginning with 00000 and incrementing by 1 for each stream.
Byte order  
Related file formats None.
Technical Environment  
Supported until  
Format Risk  
Developed by Sony / Sony
Supported by Sony / Sony
Source National Library of Scotland / National Library of Scotland
Source date 10 Jul 2017
Source description  
Last updated 10 Jul 2017
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