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How to Add MTS to PowerPoint Presentation?

How to Add MTS to PowerPoint Presentation?

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Have some MTS footage shot with your Sony, Panasonic and HD camcorders and wish to insert the MTS files to PowerPoint Presentation to make them more interesting. It won’t be difficult for you to embed video to PowerPoint Presentation by following the right steps, what really matters is that PowerPoint only support very limited video file formats.

Supported file formats by PowerPoint

The following tablets apply to PowerPoint 2016/2013/2010

Video formats:

File Format


Windows Video file (some .avi files may require additional codecs)


Windows Video file (some .avi files may require additional codecs)


MP4 Video file*

.mp4, .m4v, .mov

Movie file

.mpg or .mpeg

Adobe Flash Media**


Windows Media Video file


Audio formats:

File format


AIFF Audio file


AU Audio file


MIDI file

.mid or .midi

MP3 Audio file


Advanced Audio Coding – MPEG-4 Audio file*

.m4a, .mp4

Windows Audio file


Windows Media Audio file



Video: In PowerPoint 2013 and later, for the best video playback experience, we recommend that you use .mp4 files encoded with H.264 video (a.k.a. MPEG-4 AVC) and AAC audio. In PowerPoint 2010, we recommend that you use .wmv files.
Audio: We recommend using .m4a files encoded with AAC audio. In PowerPoint 2010, we recommend that you use .wav or .wma files.

Convert MTS for PowerPoint Adding

From above tablets, we can see that MTS files is not an supported file format for PowerPoint 2016/2013/2010. To fix the format incompatible issue, it would be much ideal for you to perform a format conversion process. Here, you can get the job easily done by downloading our best MTS Converter – Pavtube Video Converter, which can assist you to batch convert Sony/Panasonic or other HD camcorder recorded MTS files to PowerPoint 2016/2013 playable H.264 video and PowerPoint 2010 readable WMV files. To produce the compatible audio codec, just click “Settings” on the main interface to open the “Profile Settings” window, in audio section, from the “Codec” drop-down list, select PowerPoint 2016/2013 favorable AAC audio or PowerPoint 2010 preferable .wav or .wma audio. You can also tweak other profile settings such as video resolution, bit rate, frame rate or audio bit rate, sample rate, channels, etc to get the best output video and audio quality.

Related article: Insert MP4 to PowerPoint | Attach FLV to PowerPoint | Add Local Video to PowerPoint

Trim/Split/Deinterlace MTS files

If your MTS files is too large, you can easily reduce video file size without any quality loss with the “trimming” function to cut the video to remove unwanted parts from the beginning or end or use the “splitting” option to split large files into small parts by file size, count or length. What’s more, if your MTS files are 1080i interlaced video, there may be artifacts when it is displayed at a slower speed than it was captured, you can change the video into progressive form with the “Deinterlacing” function.

For Mac users, you can switch to download Pavtube Video Converter for Mac to do the conversion on macOS High Sierra, macOS Sierra, Mac OS X El Capitan, Mac OS X Yosemite, Mac OS X Mavericks, etc.

Step by Step to Convert and Play MTS Files with PowerPoint Presentation

Step 1: Load MTS files into the application.

Download the free trial version of the program. Launch it on your computer. Click “File” menu and select “Add Video/Audio” or click the “Add Video” button on the top tool bar to import MTS files shot with Sony/Panasonic or other HD camcorder into the program.

Load MTS files

Step 2: Choose output file format.

Click “Format” bar, from its drop-down options, for PowerPoint 2013 and later users, it is idea for you to choose “H.264 HD Video(*.mp4)” under “HD Video” main category, for PowerPoint 2010 users, you can directly output PowerPoint specially optimized “WMV-2 (*.wmv)” under “PowerPoint” main category.

Output PowerPoint 2013/2016 supported formats

Output PowerPoint 2013/2016 supported formats

Click “Settings” on the main interface to open “Profile Settings” window, in audio section, from “Codec” drop-down list, select PowerPoint 2016/2013 supported “AAC” audio codec. You can also adjust other profile settings according to your own needs.

Output compatible audio codec

Output PowerPoint 2010 supported formats

Output PowerPoint 2010 supported formats

Step 3: Trim/Split/Deinterlace MTS video.


In the video editor window, choose the “Trim” tab and this tab is selected by default when the editing window appears. You can use the trim function to cut off unwanted parts from start and end. You can either drag pointers on the process bar or set exact time point in Start and End boxes to set.



Click the split button on the file list to launch the Video Split window. Ticking “Enable” option, you can split the file by file count, time length, or file size.



Select an item on the main interface to activate the “Edit” menu, then click the “Edit” icon on the tool bar to open the “Video Editor” window, switch to the “Effect” tab, check off “Deinterlacing” option to transform the interlaced video into a progressive form to keep good image quality.


Step 4: Begin the final conversion process.

After all setting is completed, hit the “Convert” button at the right bottom of the main interface to begin the conversion process from MTS to PowerPoint 2016/2013/2010 supported video and audio.

When the conversion is finished, click “Open Output Folder” icon on the main interface to open the folder with generated files. Then you will have no problem to spruce up your PowerPoint Presentation with embedded MTS video.


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