Iomega ScreenPlay Pro HD, as a multimedia player, supports playing digital video, digital audio, digital photo. The hard disk drive could be 1TB, which can hold a lot of movies and songs as multimedia center. However, it supports a small rage of video formats.
Supported video formats: DivX, MPEG-4, Xvid, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, AVI
Supported audio formats: AIFF, WMA, WAV, PCM, AAC, AC3, MP3, Ogg Vorbis
Supported pictures formats: JPG, BMP
From the supported list above, we notice that H.264 codec is not included. Actually, Iomega ScreenPlay Pro HD provides partial supports for H.264-encoded MP4. It supports video resolutions from 480p to 1080i, but no 1080p.
If you have shot videos with AVCHD camcorders like Sony HDR-SR12E, you need a third party conversion tool to convert the AVCHD files to Iomega supported files like .avi, .mpg, .mp4. Aunsoft MTS/M2TS Converter is the recommended M2TS to Iomega media converter for you to make the AVCHD files compatible to the media player.
Below is the quick guide for you to convert AVCHD MTS/M2TS files to Iomega compatible formats like .avi, .mp4, .mpg with Aunsoft MTS/M2TS Converter. Here we take .m2ts files from Sony HDR-SR12E as an example. If you are using Mac computer, you can use Aunsoft MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac to convert the AVCHD M2TS files on Mac for Iomega.
Step 1. Load Sony AVCHD files to Aunsoft MTS/M2TS Converter.
Connect Sony HDR-SR12E to computer via USB cable, run Aunsoft MTS/M2TS Converter as the best AVCHD file converter for Iomega and other media players. Click the "Add" button to load the 1080i .m2ts videos, or drag and drop the .m2ts files to the program UI.
Step 2. Choose MP4 format.
Click the "Format" option, and navigate the mouse cursor to Common Video > MPEG-4 Movie(*.mp4) as output format. There are also other options like DivX .avi, MPEG-1 .mpg, MPEG-2 .mpg in the Common Video group. As Iomega media player does not support H.264 very well, we do not choose H.264 video as output format.
Step 3. Merge M2TS files into one. (optional)
Tick the checkbox for "Merge into one file", and the best m2ts joiner will combine and join the files on list into a single file.
Step 4. Convert Sony SR12E M2TS to MP4 for Iomega ScreenPlay Pro HD.
Click the convert button under the preview window, the Sony HDR-SR12 video convert will start converting 1080i M2TS to MP4 as readable format for Iomega ScreenPlay Pro HD to play on HDTV.
After the conversion is finished, you can put the output videos to IOMEGA hard disk. Hope you enjoy the M2TS file conversion on Windows for Iomega ScreenPlay Pro HD media player and the HD videos on HDTV.