MP3 is the most common music (sound) file format. This format was developed by Fraunhofer IIS and Thomson. This format for storing and transmitting music (sound) files in digital form uses signal compression technology. That is why, unlike the previously widespread WAV format, MP3 files (full name - MPEG Audio Layer-3) are much smaller in size, and their sound quality is much higher. The MP3 format was one of the first and most successful sound compression methods. One of the important characteristics of this process is the degree of compression, that is, how much data is transferred per unit of time. Standard MP3 encoding is from 64 to 320 kb / s.
MTS is a video file format needed to play high resolution videos. Such files require AVCHD technology. This format supports 720p resolution and 1080i resolution. Files with the MTS extension are opened using applications installed on Panasonic and Sony high-resolution camcorders. Company data and developed this format. They are the holders of a general patent for the use of the extension. Appliances from Canon and Hitachi also apply this format. MTS is a type of video file that is popular. He found application in the Blu-ray Disc MPEG-2 Transport System. This is an advanced version of the MPEG-2 Transport Stream format for DVDs, Blu-Ray discs, solid state drives or hard drives. Currently used in most modern camcorders. It will not be a mistake to say that this is an analogue of high quality Full HD video standard. The use of the MTS format can be explained by the fact that, as a rule, cameras record on a removable SDHC memory card, and not on the internal memory of the device, which usually does not happen. This approach provided an opportunity to simplify the design of devices and significantly reduce their size.