How Can I Convert AVCHD (MTS/M2TS) File to DVD Disc/Movie

"I have a Sony HX-30V and I shoot some high quality HD clips. I want to know that how to burn an AVCHD format video from my Sony camcorder to normal DVD format to be played in DVD players. I want to burn these AVCHD videos onto a DVD quickly and easily. Can anyone please help me?"

Before fixing the problem many people encountered like above, we have to know what AVCHD is. AVCHD, short for Advanced Video Coding High Definition, is a compression method adopted by camcorders to record HD videos. The AVCHD videos have two kinds of file extensions, usually MTS in camcorder media and M2TS once imported to computer hard disc drive. The resolution of AVCHD MTS/M2TS videos can be up to 1920*1080(Full HD). Like the AVCHD DVD conversion problem above, the MTS or M2TS files are not easy to manage as they are not well accepted by most software or devices.

Then how to burn AVCHD to DVD? Don't worry, this article is focused on the AVCHD DVD issue and will offer the best way to convert MTS/M2TS to DVD. Follow the step-by-step tutorial below to create your unique DVD from AVCHD videos.

How to Convert AVCHD MTS/M2TS to DVD

Preparation:

Free download and install AVCHD to DVD Converter. This AVCHD DVD Burner can help you directly burn MTS and M2TS files to DVD disc or convert to DVD folder/ISO image file.

Step 1

Import AVCHD files to DVD Creator

Launch AVCHD DVD Creator after installation. Click "Add File" or just drag and drop the MTS or M2TS files into the program. You can add one or more MTS files to convert at one time.

Tips:

We suggest you importing the MTS video from your camcorder media to computer hard drive via USB cable in order to speed up the MTS DVD conversion. Once imported onto hard disc, the file extension of your AVCHD video will change into M2TS.

This MTS DVD Creator owns a preview window. There you can watch and take snapshots of the source MTS/M2TS video before converting to DVD.

Step 2

Customize video effects

1. Add menu to your AVCHD DVD

Click "Menu" tab in the preview window, there you can preview your DVD menu style. This AVCHD DVD Creator has multiple menu templates for you to choose. Click "Edit Menu" to make your unique DVD menu. You can also add Background music/picture and Opening Film to the menu of you M2TS DVD.

2. Edit Audio Track and Subtitle

Click "Edit audio track" or "Edit subtitle" from the toolbar of this AVCHD DVD burner. In the popup window, you can add audio track and subtitle to your personal AVCHD DVD video.

3. Customize video effects

This AVCHD to DVD software also has powerful features to customize the source MTS video. With this AVCHD DVD maker, you can adjust video effects like Brightness, Contrast, Saturation, Hue, and Volume. Also you can trim video length and crop video frame to get your needed part, as well as add watermark to the AVCHD video in order to create more personalized DVD movie.

Step 3

Set Destination and Volume Label

Before converting AVCHD to DVD, you have to choose the destination. You can choose to directly burn MTS to the blank DVD disc (DVD-R, DVD+R, DVD-RW, DVD+RW) you put in your DVD drive, or to convert AVCHD to DVD folder/ISO image file to store in hard drive. Two capacity DVD discs are supported by this AVCHD to DVD Converter, including DVD-5(maximum 4.7GB) and DVD-9(8.5GB).

Then edit the volume label to name your DVD.

Note: Standard DVD has two different resolutions. You can choose to convert AVCHD to NTSC DVD with a resolution of 720*480, or convert the MTS/M2TS files to PAL DVD with 720*576.

Step 4

Convert MTS/M2TS to DVD

Click the "Burn" button to start burning AVCHD to DVD.

This AVCHD DVD burning software fully supports multi-core CPUs and can finish the tasks at super fast speed. In a very short time, you can get your personalized DVD from AVCHD with stylish menu.

Additional knowledge

What is AVCHD? AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is compression method widely adopted by high definition camcorders to record and store videos. AVCHD videos have a clear picture for the high resolution. But it cannot be accepted by most portable devices or video editing software like iMovie, Final Cut Pro, etc.

You can learn more about AVCHD here: What is AVCHD Video Format?

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