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I've noticed that on 10.8 QuickTime takes control over the AVCHD content folder on my cameras memory card, turning it into a package and requiring you to open it up in QuickTime and convert the videos to mov files. Is there any way to disable this? I would much rather have raw access to the .mts files so I can work with them in FCPx.


MacBook Pro 13" Early-2011. 8GB of RAM. 320GB HDD. OS X 10.8.1.

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Have you tried changing the default application for mts files from an information window? – user495470 Sep 3 '12 at 7:24
ALl I got is VLC. Quicktime doesn't open MTS files. – ecnepsnai Sep 4 '12 at 3:41
You could also try editing QuickTime Player's Info.plist. Does the folder end with something that looks like a filename extension? If it does, mdls could give its UTIs. – user495470 Sep 4 '12 at 5:18
I'll try that. It's a folder on a windows and ubuntu. – ecnepsnai Sep 4 '12 at 7:22
You can still do a secondary-click (right-click or two-finger-click) on the package and select “show package contents” from the contextual menu to access. – MacLemon Nov 23 '12 at 11:02

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