3 Free Ways to Convert M2TS to MKV without Loss

by Christine Smith • Jul 23,2019 • Proven solutions


1. Play MKV on Device+
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  14. 1.14 Play MKV in VLC
  15. 1.15 Play MKV in Windows Media Player
  16. 1.16 MKV Playback Issues in VLC
2. Convert MKV to Other Format+
  1. 2.1 Convert MKV to MP4
  2. 2.2 Convert MKV to MP4 on Mac
  3. 2.3 Convert MKV to MP4 Online
  4. 2.4 Convert MKV to MP3
  5. 2.5 Convert MKV to Audio
  6. 2.6 Convert MKV to WMV
  7. 2.7 Convert MKV to M4V
  8. 2.8 Convert MKV to AVI
  9. 2.9 Convert MKV to AVI Online
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  11. 2.11 Convert MKV to DVD
  12. 2.12 Convert MKV to MOV
  13. 2.13 Convert MKV to iTunes
  14. 2.14 MKV to MOV Converter Online
  15. 2.15 Convert MKV to VOB
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  17. 2.17 Convert MKV to MPEG
  18. 2.18 Convert MKV to MPEG2
  19. 2.19 Convert MKV to MPEG4
  20. 2.20 Convert MKV to XviD
  21. 2.21 Convert MKV to 3GP
  22. 2.22 Convert MKV to M2TS
  23. 2.23 Convert MKV to AVCHD
  24. 2.24 Convert MKV to H264
  25. 2.25 Convert MKV to TS
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  28. 2.28 Burn MKV to DVD
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  30. 2.30 Convert MKV to SWF
3. Convert Other Format to MKV+
  1. 3.1 Convert MP4 to MKV
  2. 3.2 Convert MP4 to MKV on Mac
  3. 3.3 Convert MP4 to MKV Online
  4. 3.4 Convert M4V to MKV
  5. 3.5 Convert WMV to MKV
  6. 3.6 Convert MOV to MKV
  7. 3.7 Convert DVD to MKV
  8. 3.8 Convert M2TS to MKV
  9. 3.9 Convert AVI to MKV
  10. 3.10 Convert Bluray to MKV
  11. 3.11 Convert FLV to MKV
  12. 3.12 Convert AVCHD to MKV
  13. 3.13 Convert OGM to MKV
  14. 3.14 Convert MTS to MKV
  15. 3.15 Convert WTV to MKV
  16. 3.16 Convert VOB to MKV
  17. 3.17 Convert RMVB to MKV
  18. 3.18 YouTube to MKV
4. Edit MKV & Other Tips+
  1. 4.1 Extract Subtitles from MKV
  2. 4.2 Add Substitles to MKV
  3. 4.3 Add SRT to MKV
  4. 4.4 Compress MKV Video
  5. 4.5 Reduce MKV File Size
  6. 4.6 Cut MKV Files
  7. 4.7 Edit MKV Metadata
  8. 4.8 MKV No Sound
  9. 4.9 MKV Video Player for Android
  10. 4.10 MKV Converter for Mac
  11. 4.11 Free MKV Converter
  12. 4.12 MKV Player Mac
  13. 4.13 2D to 3D MKV Converter
  14. 4.14 Remux MKV
  15. 4.15 MKV Encoder
  16. 4.16 Convert MKV to FCP Mac
  17. 4.17 Stream MKV to TV with Chromecast
  18. 4.18 Import MKV to iMovie
  19. 4.19 Windows DVD Maker MKV
  20. 4.20 Convert MKV to MP4 with HandBrake Alternative

I have some m2ts files I'd like to compress myself into mkv, but I want to maintain a decent quality. What settings in Handbrake should I use? Or should I be using a different software tool?

I want to convert .m2ts files into MKV so essentially and store a 40gb movie into something like 15gb file. But I wish to keep the lossless soundtrack and subtitles. Could someone please provide a dummies guide with a step by step process on how to do this?

There're increasingly more people looking for ways to convert M2TS to MKV in various forums, either for save up space for storage or being compatibe with media player. If you're bothered with such issues, then the following 3 ways would definitely help you out!

Part 1. Convert M2TS to MKV with Handbrake

Handbrake is developed for Mac, Windows and Linux OS so as to help as many people in this regard out as possible.

Step 1 The user needs to make sure that the handbrake is downloaded from https://handbrake.fr/. After installation, launch it to access the main window.

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Step 2 Import M2TS file via the appropriate window below and note that only one file can be imported at a time.

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Step 3 Select your desired output format and here select MKV. Handbrake will also show the output demo.

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Step 4 Click Start button to be proceed with M2TS to MKV conversion.

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Note: Handbrake is notorious for video quality loss after converting and there is no way out.

Part 2. Use Makemkv to Convert M2TS to MKV

Makemkv works perfectly with both Windows and Mac OS, now it has been developed to support Linux and Sun OS.

Step 1 The user needs to make sure that the official website of makemkv is used i.e. http://www.makemkv.com/ to make sure that the process triggers and the program is downloaded:

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Step 2 The user then needs to make sure that the file is selected:

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Step 3 The user then needs to make sure that the output folder is selected:

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Step 4 The Make MKV button is to be pressed to finish the process and convert the file successfully:

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Note: There is no way to get out of the issue of loss in quality of the converted file and for the same reason it is also to be noted that the user needs to make sure that the output settings are set correctly.

Part 3. Convert M2TS to MKV via Wondershare (Recommended)

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The user needs to make sure that the process mentioned below is followed in this regard:

Video Tutorial: Wondershare UniConverter (originally Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate) - Convert M2TS to MKV

Step 1 Download and install the software, and launch it. Then add files by drag and drop as below.

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Step 2 Select the output as MKV by clicking the drop-down icon of Convert all files to: > Video > MKV > Select the detailed preset.

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Step 3 Start converting M2TS files to MKV by clicking the Convert All button at the bottom-right corner of the Converting interface.

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Note: Unlike above-mentioned two software, Wondershare UniConverter (originally Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate) guarantees no quality loss after video conversion and the users can always get the desired results in line with the requirements without any unexpected issue.

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