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FYI Mac OS X 10.6 is Snow Leopard and 10.8 is Mountaion Lion
Apple implemented a new way to archive the MTS files. MTS files have its own directory structure. Mac OS X will recognize the structure and organize them or archive them.
If you want to extract or copy any clips from it, just right click
or control + click
on it and select the "Show Package Contents" option from it. This will open the files in Finder. Then copy the clips you want from it to a differnet folder.
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