How to Convert AVCHD to AVI with Easy Steps?

The Best Way to Convert AVCHD to AVI, MP4, MOV, WMV, MKV, etc

Dec 30, 2015, Posted by Andrew Smith

Why Convert AVCHD to AVI?

There are many AVCHD Camcorders such as Sony HDR-SR1, Sony HDR-CX7E AVCHD 1080i, Canon HG10 AVCHD 40GB High Definition Camcorder, Panasonic HDC-SD9GK on the market. When people try to play the video recorded by the above camcorders, they would face difficulties. Let's see three examples.

Example 1
I just purchased a Panasonic HDC-HS100 & want suggestions for an EASY to use & understand software to convert from AVCHD to AVI. Only in this way, I can edit the Panasonic recording videos in Windows Movie Maker.

Example 2
I finally got my new camera and decided on a Canon VIXIA HF S21. It's great. It shoots AVCHD video, which I can't import them into PlayStation. It drives me crazy. Does anyone know how to convert AVCHD to AVI?

Example 3
I am trying to convert my AVCHD (.MTS) recorded by Sony HDR-CX7E AVCHD 1080i to AVI to edit in Premiere Pro 2, but fail. Maybe you guys know how to convert AVCHD to AVI.

Since AVCHD is not compatible with most popular portable devices, players or editing software, including Windows Media Player, Windows Movie Maker, PlayStation, Xbox, etc, people have to convert AVCHD to other video formats for playback, just as the examples show.

The Best Solution

If you are one of them who would like to convert AVCHD to AVI, you come to the right place. Here we strongly recommend an excellent solution to you - Convert AVCHD to AVI with Faasoft AVCHD to AVI Converter Mac and Windows.

With the help of Faasoft AVCHD to AVI Converter, you can convert AVCHD to AVI with easy steps, and then it gets simple to play the recorded video by AVCHD Camcorders in Windows Media Player, BlackBerry, Xbox 360, PlayStation, etc and edit AVCHD video in Windows Movie Maker, Adobe Premiere and so on.

Moreover, this AVCHD Converter also enables you to convert AVCHD to almost all kinds of video formats like MP4, MOV, WMV, FLV, SWF, WebM, MXF, etc in order to enjoy AVCHD files widely like play AVCHD in iPhone, iPad, iPod, Apple TV, Android, iTunes, iMovie, Final Cut and so on. Besides, it supports extracting audio from AVCHD video and then saves the extracted audio into MP3, WAV, AAC, WMA, M4A, etc.

Convert AVCHD to AVI

Now let's give this AVCHD to AVI Converter a try. First download and install it on your Windows or Mac. Make sure you have downloaded the right version.

Step 1 Import AVCHD to the converter
Launch Faasoft AVCHD to AVI Converter. Next, drag and drop the AVCHD file (MTS/M2TS) that you need to convert to AVI to the primary interface of this converter. Or click "Add File" button on the top to add AVCHD file.

If you try to batch convert AVCHD files, you'd better to put all AVCHD files into a folder and then drag the folder to the program.

Step 2 Set AVI as output format
In this step, click "Profile" drop-down button and choose "AVI Audio-Video Interleaved (*.avi)" as output format from the pop-up window.

Step 3 End AVCHD to AVI conversion
Click "Browse..." to set the destination of the converted AVCHD file. Now what you need to do is just clicking "Convert" button on the bottom of this converter to start converting AVCHD to AVI. The conversion process will not last too long, may be just a few seconds.


After the conversion is done, you can now enjoy your AVCHD video anywhere. Besides, there are many articles related to AVCHD on this websites.