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AVCHD Converter - How to Convert AVCHD to MP4

By Lois Green, Saturday, August 22, 2015

Have you found that when you double-click on files with the extension .mts, .m2ts or .ts in your computer, you cannot find a proper application to open or play them? Looking for an easy way to open and edit AVCHD camcorder MTS, M2TS, TS extension file on Windows or Mac? This article will offer you the best solution to convert AVCHD to MP4, MPEG-4 and then you can play or edit them on your devices without any>br/>

Part 1: What is AVCHD and Why Should You Care
Part 2: How to Convert AVCHD to MP4/MPEG-4

Part 1: What Is AVCHD and Why Should You Care

The AVCHD acronym isn't new to the digital video world. It's been around for nine years since Sony and Panasonic developed the AVCHD camcorder in 2006. You may own an AVCHD Camcorder like Sony Handycam HDR-CX7, Sony HDR-CX100, Panasonic AG-HSC1 and Canon HG10.

AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is compression method widely adopted by high definition camcorders to record and store videos. When you record video footage by an AVCHD digital camcorder, the captured footage may carry MTS, M2TS or TS extension, which most portable devices and video-editing programs don't accept.

How to deal with AVCHD videos recorded? You can convert AVCHD videos to popular video formats that can be accepted by your device/video editing software like MP4, AVI, MOV, WMV and others via AVCHD Converter.

Part 2: How to Convert AVCHD to MP4/MPEG-4

FonePaw Video Converter Ultimate has the ability to convert AVCHD (MTS) videos to MP4, AVI, MOV, FLV, WMV and more on both Windows and Mac. After conversion, you can enjoy AVCHD videos on your computer, iPad, iPhone, HTC, Samsung, PSP, PS4, and more media devices.

Free download the trial version of the program and start AVCHD to MP4 conversion.


1. Load source AVCHD video(s)

Launch AVCHD converter; click "Add File(s)" to load the AVCHD files you want to convert to the program.

Tips: AVCHD videos always are stored with a file extension of .mts, .m2ts or .ts.

Load Source AVCHD Videos

2. Configure the output format as MP4

Choose "MPEG-4 Video (*. Mp4)" format as the output format from "Profile" drop-down list, and set the target folder by clicking "Browse" button.

You can also scroll down and select the specific Model of your device. The presets usually works great, and you can find almost all handheld device.

Configure the Output Format as MP4

3. Select the output folder

Specify output folder on your computer to save the output files. Click the "Browse" button to choose the path where you want to save the output files in.

4. Start AVCHD to MP4 conversion

Click "Convert" button to start the conversion. The program will show you the progress of the converting.

Start AVCHD to MP4 Video Conversion

When the AVCHD MTS/M2TS video conversion is done, you can click "Open Folder" button to get the converted file. Now, you can play and edit AVCHD videos freely.

Download FonePaw Video Converter Ultimate and follow the steps above to convert AVCHD to MP4, AVI, MKV, FLV and more now.



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