How to convert AVCHD, MTS, M2TS, Mod, Tod video files
"I wish to convert M2TS / AVCHD files to an alternative format to send to people without the HDD software that comes with my Panasonic HDC-SD1. How can I make it?"
Nowadays, as HDV grows more popular, more and more people go for digital camcorders such as JVC GZ-X900, Panasonic HDC-TM350, SDR-SW21, Canon FS200, Sony HDR-XR100 etc. With these camcorders, we can store many wonderful and memorable scenes. Sony, as the leader of the field of Digital image and video, launched 1080i High Definition HDD & DVD camcorders based the new AVCHD format, which is used for recording and playback of high definition video, captures video onto 8cm DVDs, the video is using MPEG4 AVC/H.264 compression system, and audio is recorded in Dolby Digital.
AVCHD files are a type of high-definition video created with certain types of digital camcorders. Although they are more widely known as AVCHD videos, these files are actually stored with the "M2TS(MTS)" file extension. Many video editing program and portable players are not able to recognize M2TS files, so if you want to edit an AVCHD file on windows movie maker or play AVCHD files on iPad, iPhone 4, iPod, PSP, Zune, Blackberry, Creative Zen, etc, you may need to convert the AVCHD file type first by using a video conversion software. Aneesoft AVCHD converter just the right one can easily convert AVCHD M2TS, MTS, MOD, TOD to AVI, WMV, MPEG, MP4, MKV, MOV, etc standard video audio files with high quality.
If you have lots of AVCHD (.m2ts/.mts) video and would like to playback them, just get Aneesoft AVCHD Converter to convert AVCHD (.m2ts/.mts) video to needed video format.
Step 1.Transfer AVCHD, MTS, MT2S, MOD, TOD files from camcorder to PC.
First you need to transfer the AVCHD file from camcorder to your PC. Connect the camcorders to your PC with a USB cable. It is desirable to copy the videos to your PC's hard-drive before converting or editing it.
Step 2.Download AVCHD Video Converter from Aneesoft and add the camcorder videos
Install and run Aneesoft AVCHD Converter, Click the "Add..." button to browse your computer hard disc and load the AVCHD video files you want to convert to the software.
Step 3.Customize output Settings
After you import AVCHD video files, you can select an output format and specify a directory on your computer to save the output files. Here we select iPad MP4 as output format, so you can put the converted video on your iPad.
Step 4.Start the conversion
Click the "Start" button to start conversion and then you can just have a coffee or take a nap, it's only a little time to do the conversion. Once the convert is complete, Aneesoft AVCHD Converter will place on your Desktop a new iPad format version of your video that can play on the iPad.
Advanced Function: How to crop/ trim/ effect AVCHD video files to improve the output Video quality(Optional)
After loading AVCHD video files, please click "Edit" button to access to the Video Edit panel.
Crop: adjust video size, Cut off the black edge of your AVCHD video to let you enjoy your movie in full screen by click the 'Crop' button.
Trim: Clip video segment, trim any segment of your AVCHD Video clips to convert.
Video Effect: Switch to "Effect" tab and set the video effects as you want: brightness, contrast, saturation and Deinterlacing, etc. You can also choose the effect such as Emboss, Gray, negative, old film, or just no effect, which depending on your choice. All the progress you can preview clearly.
Design watermark: If you want to add some personal information either in text or image form as watermark to decorate your AVCHD video, you can realize it by click "Watermark".
* MOD, TOD supported. MOD and TOD are recording formats for use in digital tapeless camcorders. The formats are comparable to XDCAM EX, HDV and AVCHD. This AVCHD converter from Aneesoft support MOD, TOD videos importing.
* Convert among High-Definition video formats. Aneesoft AVCHD Converter helps you convert AVCHD videos to other HD video formats, such as AVCHD to HD MOV, AVCHD to HD MP4, AVCHD to HD AVI, AVCHD to HD WMV, AVCHD to HD ASF, AVCHD to HD MPG.
* Batch Conversion. Multithreading and batch conversion are supported by Aneesoft AVCHD converter.