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Handy Guide on How to Convert AVCHD TO MOV

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AVCHD is highly advanced file based format used to play digital recording and playback of high definition videos. Known as, Advanced Video Coding High Definition, AVCHD has recommended and endorsed by the global users. The very innovative and high definition video format is developed for video cameras. It's compatible with high definition cameras like Sony, Panasonic, Canon and JVC etc. AVCHD uses recordable DVD discs, memory cards, non-removable solid-state memory and hard disk drives for recording purpose. Beyond the utilities and advantages, it has also been facing compatibility issues since its inception to the marketplace.

MOV File Format is a pretty common multimedia format used to store and play movies and other video files. Compatible with both Macintosh and Windows platforms, the format specifies a multimedia container file that contains one or more tracks, each of which stores a particular type of data: audio, video, effects, or text.

If you are willing to convert a video from AVCHD to MOV file format, ArcSoft MediaConverter is the best method to do AVCHD to MOV conversion. If you need to convert MOV to AVCHD, this highly innovative and fully automated ArcSoft MediaConverter also works with a great user interface to offer users a great and error-free conversion experience.


Step 1Choosing the Input AVCHD File to be Converted

Launch the software in standby mode at your computer.

Click on the "Video" icon on the left panel of the software below the label "Source" to select the desired AVCHD input file.

Select the desired AVCHD file, which is available in MTS or M2TS format from the input box. Make sure that you select the right AVCHD file you want to convert in other compatible file formats.

Convert AVCHD to MOV

Choose your own preferences:

This advanced and fully automated ArcSoft MediaConverter also enables users to edit and change the preferences in the input file in strict accordance to their requirements. To edit the preferences in your AVCHD video file, a Convert AVCHD to MOV icon is offered on the input file dialog box. Click the /asf-converter-edit-icon.png icon to open a dialog box with a number of preferences to choose from. The screenshot below shows the options available to edit.

Convert AVCHD to MOV

Once you have decided and checked the preferences in the check box, click "OK" to save.

Step 2Selecting the Desired MOV Output File Format

1.From the right top corner of the ArcSoft MediaConverter, click on Convert AVCHD to MOV icon to choose the output file format (MOV file in this case).

2.You will get a dialog box with title "Select Output".

3.Now select the desired file format from the thumbnail list of the file formats given in the dialog box.

Convert AVCHD to MOV

Step 3Start the Final Conversion

Once you have selected both the input file and output file from the software, you can now execute the final AVCHD to MOV conversion process with ArcSoft MediaConverter.

1.To convert AVCHD file format into MOV format, click on "Start" button at the bottom right corner of the software.

2.A process bar starts running on the interface to show the percentage of the execution done at a given point of time.

3.You may click on the "Pause" alternatively to stop the process abruptly.

Convert AVCHD to MOV

Once conversion is finished, a message of task accomplishment is displayed. Now you are ready to enjoy your favorite AVCHD tracks and videos in MOV format.

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