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How to Convert AVCHD to MOV, MTS to MOV, M2TS to MOV on Mac/PC?

Convert AVCHD to QuickTime MOV for QT; Convert AVCHD to Apple ProRes MOV for FCP

Why Convert AVCHD to MOV?

Here lists some reasons why we need to convert AVCHD to MOV:

  • 1. Although popular among camcorders, AVCHD is not a compatible format for most media players. To play AVCHD on Mac products like play AVCHD in QuickTime, iPhone, iPad, iPod, Apple TV, iTunes, etc., one easy solution is to convert AVCHD to QuickTime MOV.
  • 2. To import AVCHD to Final Cut Pro for editing, it is better to convert AVCHD to Apple ProRes MOV.
  • 3. AVCHD and MOV use the same MPEG-4 codec, so after converted; there will be no quality loss.
  • 4. By converting AVCHD to QuickTime MOV or ProRes MOV, you can easily edit AVCHD files with iMovie, Final Cut Pro, etc.
  • 5. MOV can be embedded into many programs like PowerPoint, therefore, it will become amazing to convert AVCHD to MOV, embed your own HD AVCHD to PowerPoint, and present it in meetings or classes.

AVCHD to MOV Converter

In this passage, we'd like to introduce a great AVCHD to MOV converter - iDealshare VideoGo for you. Here are some of the functions of this unique AVCHD to MOV converter.

  • Convert all kinds of AVCHD to MOV like convert MTS to MOV, M2TS to MOV, M2T to MOV etc.
  • Convert AVCHD to QuickTime MOV and play AVCHD in QuickTime, Mac, iPhone, iPad, iPod, Apple TV, iMovie etc.
  • Convert AVCHD to Apple ProRes MOV and play or edit AVCHD file with Final Cut Pro, etc.
  • Customize the output video file like adjust bitrate, resolution, audio encoder, channels, video encoder.
  • Edit the output video file like brightness, contrast, saturation, trim or crop, merge or split, edit subtitles, etc.
  • Convert AVCHD to AVI, MP4, MKV, VOB, WMV, RMVB, MPEG, MP3, OGG, FLAC, AAC, etc.

Tutorials to Convert AVCHD to MOV

Please follow the step-by-step guide to convert AVCHD to MOV with iDealshare VideoGo.

Make Preparation: Free download AVCHD to MOV converter

Free download the professional AVCHD to MOV converter for Mac or Windows - iDealshare VideoGo(for Mac , for Windows), install and run it, the following interface will pop up.

AVCHD to MOV Converter Mac version - iDealshare VideoGo for Mac

Step 1Import AVCHD files

Click "Add File" button or simply drag and drop AVCHD file or files with the extension .mts or .m2ts to this AVCHD to MOV Converter.

Convert AVCHD to MOV on Mac OS X El Capitan

Step 2Define MOV as the output format

Click the "Profile" and from "General Video" drop-down list select QuickTime MOV as the target format. If you like to convert AVCHD to ProRes MOV, you may select Apple ProRes MOV from the "HD Video" category.

Step 3Complete converting AVCHD to MOV

Click the BIG ROUND button at the right bottom side, and complete AVCHD to MOV conversion.

Brief Introduction to AVCHD and MOV

AVCHD (Advanced Video Codec High Definition) is a HD video format created by HD camcorder, used for camera recording and playback. AVCHD file is MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 video compression, which is able to contain the HD files, and store them on hard discs or DVDs.

MOV is a popular video container developed by Apple Inc. the files in MOV can be video files, audio files, text, graphics, etc. MOV is compatible to Mac and Windows systems.