How to Convert AVCHD to MOV on Mac OS (Mountain Lion included)
AVCHD is a format for recording and playback of high definition video. It's video often compressed in MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 format, and audios are recorded in Dolby Digital. This format is widely used for Camcorder video of Sony and Panasonic. MOV is a video format used for Mac QuickTime, iMovie. if you shoot some amazing AVCHD clips, and want to play it in QuickTime, iTunes, or edit in iDVD, iMovie, Final Cut, etc, , you'll need to convert to MOV---QuickTime friendly format first.
To convert AVCHD to MOV quickly with zero quality loss, AVCHD to MOV Converter for Mac is what you need. With it, you can convert HD Videos including MTS, M2TS, H.264 to MOV on Mac OS X.
Download and run this AVCHD to MOV Converter for Mac
Supported Apple OS:
- Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, Mac OS Lion, OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion;
- Unibody Macbook, Mac Pro, Mac Mini, MacBook, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, iMac and PC with Mac OS X.
Step 1, Import your AVCHD videos
Import MTS, M2TS file to AVCHD to MOV Converter for Mac by either clicking File -> Add Video Files button, or drag-drop the files, you can import more than one file one time.
Step 2, Choose MOV for export
Click image button on the right of each video item, set output file name and choose MOV as output format from Format list.
Step 3, Edit AVCHD (TS, MTS, M2TS ) at ease
If you are not satisfied with video effect, resolution, or bite rate, or you need extract some clips of the video, there are video editing functions such as trimming, cropping, changing effect and so on.
Step 4, Start AVCHD to MOV conversion on Mac (10.8 included)
When all adjustment satisifed, just click Start in the right bottom to kick off AVCHD to MOV Mac conversion. This program is highly efficient, and the progress bar will show the percentage and remaining time.
Knowledge sharing: more about AVCHD
• AVCHD specification allows using several kinds of recording media, in particular recordable DVD discs, memory cards, non-removable solid-state memory and hard disk drives. AVCHD camcorders do not use magnetic tape.
• DVD discs are the original media specified in the AVCHD standard. Recording capacity ranges from 1.4 GB for a single-sided single layer disc to 5.2 GB for a double-sided double layer disc.
• Hard Disk Drives (HDD) were added as a possible medium to AVCHD specification shortly after the new video standard had been announced. Capacity ranges from 30 GB to 240 GB.
• Many tapeless camcorders record to memory cards, such as SD/SDHC cards or Memory Stick cards Some AVCHD camcorders come with built-in solid-state memory either as a sole media, or in addition to other media.