In order to save your local space and enjoy your videos whenever and wherever you want, stream your files to NAS is a good choice. If you have a NAS device, you probably would like to add your MTS videos to store in NAS to allow you to view via streamers (PS3, WD TV, etc.)
“I recently purchased a NAS to store all my music/photos on. I can stream stuff to my iPhone/iPad using the NAS software. What I want to do is rearranging and converting all my MTS videos to store in my NAS, but I’m not sure which format to convert to for playing nicely with my Apple TV, Xbox 360, iPhone, iPad etc. I wanna get some advice as to what format to rip in and what software to use?”
“What application/accessories would I need to play 720p & 1080p .mts directly from my NAS drive on my HD TV?”
In fact, to stream MTS files from NAS to HDTV, PS3 or other media players is not hard work. If the NAS does DLNA, you can try a DLNA/UPNP client. There are several apps out there but none of them do a particularly good job on HD MTS videos. What you can do is to convert MTS to a compatible format and then you can share it off the NAS effortlessly.
In this case, Pavtube MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac comes out for you. It is capable of converting MTS to MP4, AVI, MOV for NAS streaming with no quality loss. And what I’ve learned is that MP4 would be one best target format for it is fully compatible with nearly all media devices including iPad, iPhone, PS3, Apple TV, etc. >> Read Review
How to rearrange and convert MTS videos to store in NAS?
Step 1: Import MTS videos to Mac MTS Converter. Run it as the best Mac MTS Converter, and click the “Add video” button to load your original files. You may also directly drag and drop files to application UI for importing files.
Step 2: Click the “Format” option and navigate the mouse cursor to “HD Video>>H.264 HD Video (*.mp4)” as output format.
Step 3: Click “Settings” button to customize the output video and audio settings by yourself. But if you are not good at it, you’d better use the default parameters, they will ensure you a good balance between file size and image quality basically. You can change the resolution, bit rate, frame rate as you need.
Step 4: When everything is ready, click “Convert” to start converting MTS to MP4. This Mac MTS/M2TS Converter supports batch conversion so you may load multiple files and convert them at one time.
Conclusion: Within several minutes, you can find the converted file on your computer by clicking the “Open” button. Afterwards, it’s free to stream MTS videos from NAS. Make sure the wireless network connection is accessible among the NAS and Apple TV, PS3, HD TV or other media players.