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How to Convert AVCHD to MPEG

AVCHD, short for Advanced Video Coding High Definition, is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's commonly used by a variety of camcorder manufacturers, but its playback is quite limited. In this colorful, active world, you're surely not satisfied with a limited use of a certain file. Converting them into a commonly used MPEG file is your one-stop solution. In this way, you can enjoy AVCHD videos on various video players, video editors, and portable devices.

To achieve above conversion, you need an AVCHD to MPEG converter like Wondershare Video Converter. It features powerful conversion ability and zero quality loss output. Moreover, it provides common editing tools to enhance your videos easily and quickly. Follow below guide experience a hassle-free conversion. (Note: below guide takes windows screenshot, If you are running a mac, please kindly refer to User Guide for Video Converter for Mac).

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Part 1: Detailed guide on AVCHD to MPEG conversion
Part 2: Extract audio with the AVCHD to MPEG converter
Part 3: Customize your video with the AVCHD to MPEG converter

Part 1: AVCHD to MPEG Conversion:  The Detailed Guide

Step 1: Import AVCHD files.  Install and run this video converter. Connect your camcorder to computer by USB, and then Click File icon to import your source AVCHD files. If your video is available on the desk, simply drag them directly into the program window.

Step 2: Set output options. Click the Format icon next to Profile in the bottom to open the output format list (virtually any video and audio options provided). Here, you can click "Common Video", and select "MPEG-2". If you want to high definition effect, go to "HD Video" > "HD MPEG", it works great on your HDTV.

Step 3: Start AVCHD to MPED conversion. Click the Convert button, and this AVCHD to MP4 converter will do the rest. After the conversion, share them with your friends and family or upload to YouTube. Also, you can import it to your iPhone, iPod, PSP, Zune, etc smoothly and enjoy them on the go.

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Part 2: Extract audio with the AVCHD to MPEG Converter

Wondershare Video Converter also helps you extract audio from your AVCHD files and save it as MP3, WMV, M4A, AAC, AC3, etc. Then you can create your personalized ringtone. Click format icon next to each video title to access the output format list. Then select "Common Audio" and choose the option. Surely you can choose several formats for the same file by duplicating your items in the item tray.

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Part 3: Customize your video with the AVCHD to MPEG converter

Besides essential conversion ability, this video converter also provides powerful editing tools to enhance your video. Click "Edit" in the each video item bar, and choose your option.

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Knowledge sharing:
Recorded AVCHD video can be played back on your computer with certain fittings:
1) Play from the camcorder connected via USB as an external storage device on computer.
2) Play directly from recorded media using a DVD drive or a memory card reader.
3) Play on your computer monitor using the attached external hard drive.

Feel free to download and try this video converter.

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Hi there, please right click the AVCHD file to find the "STREAM" folder. Open the folder and find the file with the format of .MTS then drag the .MTS file to our program.
I am unable to drag my files or upload my avchd files manually. I have the ultimate converter for mac and I feel like it should work but I can't upload them into the program. I am able to view them on my laptop in quicktime but I need to convert them to .mov to work with them in Final cut.