Fix Damaged MTS Video File

A MTS is a video file that is saved in the high-definition (HD) MPEG Transport Stream video format called as AVCHD, which stands for Advanced Video Codec High Definition. It supports 720p and 1080i HD video formats. These files are often used by Sony, Panasonic and other HD camcorders.

Videos, regardless of format are precious. A lot of memories are associated with them. Like most videos, MTS videos are also prone to corruption and the chances of losing them exist.

You have recorded MTS videos on your camcorder recently, but are unable to open them on your computer. There are times when you can hear the audio, but do not see any visuals. These signs indicate corruption of your MTS file. Do not worry. You can repair these corrupt or damaged files with SFWare Repair AVI file software.

How to repair corrupt MTS video files using SFWare AVI Repair?

  • Download and install the latest version of SFWare AVI Repair software.
  • On the home page, click on Browse button to select your corrupt MTS file.
  • Now click on Repair to start the repair process.
  • The software scans and repairs your file. This will take a few minutes.
  • Once the repair process is complete, you can view the repaired file with Preview feature.
  • To save the repaired file, use the licensed version of the software.

Features of SFWare AVI Repair software

  • SFWare repair tool works on audio and video part of the file separately and then joins it. The algorithm works on a non-destructive mechanism ensuring that a healthy file is created with original content.
  • The software fixes file types AVI, XVID, DIVX files that partially play or do not play at all.

If you are facing any problems with your AVI file not opening or it is broken, you can repair broken AVI index using SFWare AVI Repair tool.

Common error messages while opening MTS files

  • “Cannot open MTS video file.”
  • “An error occurred loading .mts file.”
  • “Windows did not detect a disk.”
  • “Disk is not formatted.”
  • “Problem with .mts file: incorrect length.”

Reasons for MTS file corruption

  • Any interruption during the recording of your MTS file.
  • Presence of bad sectors on the storage media where MTS file is stored.
  • Trying to play MTS file with an unsupported media player.
  • Improper change of file extension from MTS to other file formats.
  • Incomplete transfer of MTS files.
  • Any virus or malware attack.


  • It is always advised to have a backup of your MTS files.
  • Use a reliable anti-virus software on your system.
  • Do not use any unreliable third-party tools to repair your MTS file. It might corrupt the file even further.
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