Change file extension

By xiphib
Jul 26, 2013
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  1. I recently recorded 80 minutes of TV on the hard drive of my DVD player/recorder. I then copied it onto USB stick and plugged it into a laptop. The file format is .ts and size is 6.7gB. Is there an application I can use to open the .ts file, and then save in a different format. 6.7gB is ridiculously large for 80 minutes of video.
  2. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 8,945   +584

    Changing the extension portion of the name never alters the contents nor changes the file size.
    most likely you need a utility which can convert to another movie format.
  3. LNCPapa

    LNCPapa TS Special Forces Posts: 4,181   +411

    VLC can view it and I believe Handbrake can transcode it without problem.
  4. Well, you have to use video converter, that can change you file format as well as reduce you file size.
  5. stonarda

    stonarda TS Enthusiast Posts: 141   +18

    Try hamster soft, I use it and its free!

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