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.
AVI is a video file format developed by Microsoft. The Video for Windows package, within the framework of which the AVI format appeared, was developed by this company in November 1992. It was intended for the operating system Windows 3.1. Since then, for a quarter of a century, the AVI format has remained the main one for storing video files in all versions of Windows operating systems. The name of the format is an abbreviation of the full name Audio Video Interleave File. The format is used to store video data encrypted using a variety of codecs. AVI files, as a rule, use much less compression in comparison with similar formats.