“I have used a Cannon camcorder to record some AVCHD clips. Now I want to convert those AVCHD recordings to MP4 for conveniently playing and sharing with my friends. I need a suitable AVCHD to MP4 converter. Does anyone have a good recommendation?”

In fact, so far many people have asked about converting their AVCHD recordings. Possibly you have met such a problem. As we all know, MP4 format has the widest support from players, devices and software. So it’s a very wise choice to convert AVCHD to MP4 before playing or sharing with friends. This guide is going to teach you how to convert AVCHD to MP4 with an AVCHD to MP4 converter. Let’s take a look.

Part 1: Best AVCHD to MP4 Converter

There are many video converters on the market that are able to convert AVCHD to MP4. Among those video converters, Leawo Video Converter is the best AVCHD to MP4 converter. The video converter could help you transform the AVCHD files to MP4 with high image and audio quality reserved. Besides, you can use it to convert videos between 180+ formats like MP4, AVI, MKV, MOV, 3GP, etc. at a high speed. The program also has a Mac version, namely Leawo Video Converter for Mac, and it enables Mac users to convert AVCHD to MP4 on Mac.


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☉ Convert video and audio between all formats, of course including AVCHD to MP4 videos conversion

☉ Trim, Crop, Effect, Watermark to edit video

☉ Internal video player for previewing

☉ Support 2D to 3D conversion

☉ Add external subtitle and select audio channel

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Reasons why Leawo Video Converter is the best AVCHD to MP4 Converter:

1. This video converter can import video and audio sources in any formats, and realize mutual conversion between them with ease. You can get movies, songs and more in formats of sorts for enjoying.
2. It is the best video converter to convert 2D video to 3D with 6 different 3D effects available: Red/Cyan, Red/Green, Red/Blue, Blue/Yellow, Interleaved, Side by Side. 3D Depth is adjustable as well.
3. The video converter could convert video and audio for Apple/Android/BlackBerry/Windows Mobile/Symbian/Palm users, and more device/player/software users.
4. This video converter supports video-folder reading for batch files loading, and batch conversion feature. You can fulfill video conversion within a few simple mouse-clicks.

Part 2: How to Convert AVCHD to MP4 with Leawo Video Converter

After downloading and installing Leawo Video Converter on your computer, kick off the program to enter the main interface, and begin converting AVCHD to MP4. The following guide is based on Windows version of Leawo Video Converter. Mac users can catch a glimpse from the guide below to convert AVCHD to MP4 on Mac.

Step 1: Import source AVCHD video files


Kick off Leawo Video Converter, go to the “Convert” tab, and click “Add Video” button on the sub-menu to load your source AVCHD video files. After loading, you could play back AVCHD video files, select subtitles and audio tracks from source AVCHD video files, add external subtitles to loaded AVCHD video files, edit loaded AVCHD video files, etc.

Step 2: Set MP4 as output format


Click the drop-down box next to the “Add Photo” button. On the drop-down list, select “Change” option. Then on the popup Profile window, select “MP4” from “Format” column as output format.


Note: If you need, you could click the “Edit” button on the drop-down profile setting box to adjust video and audio parameters like video codec, aspect ratio, frame rate, resolution, audio codec, bit rate, channel, sample rate, etc.

Step 3: Convert AVCHD to MP4


Click the big green “Convert” button on the sub-menu bar next to the format setting drop-down box. Then, on the popup sidebar, set output directory. After setting output directory, click the “Convert” button right below. Leawo Video Converter would start to convert AVCHD to MP4 immediately.

Video guide on how to use Leawo Video Converter:

Part 3: Extended Knowledge About AVCHD and MP4

Short Description It is a file-based format for the playback of high-definition videos and for digital recording. It is a digital multimedia format for storing video and audio. I may also store other data like sill images and subtitles etc.
Developer Sony and Panasonic ISO (International Organization for standardization)
File Extensions .mts, .m2ts .mp4, .m4a, .m4p, .m4b, .m4r, .m4v
Media Players avchd player, VLC media player, Leawo Blu-ray Player It is supported by almost every media player
First Release In 2006 In 2001