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2 Easy Methods to Convert AVCHD to MKV

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Updated on June 27, 2022

If you have a lot of AVCHD video files and want to fix the incompatibility issues on multiple devices that cannot play AVCHD smoothly, you could not miss this AVCHD to MKV converter that can offer you a wonderful conversion.



AVCHD is a video container widely used in customer camcorders for high-definition video recording and playback, while MKV is a universal container that can wrap virtually any video/audio codec, which can be a good choice of container for you to remux a video into another. In video quality and file size respects, you can merely notice the difference between the two containers. But in compatibility respect, the AVCHD container is still merely used in video recording field, and many other devices don't offer support for it. On the contrary, the number of devices supported by MKV is increasing, and you are able to play MKV on virtually all devices. This is the reason why more people are willing to convert AVCHD to MKV. So how to enable the conversion? I will show you the answer.


How to Convert AVCHD to MKV via the Flexible Desktop Converter

For converting AVCHD, you need a powerful and convenient converter. HD Video Converter Factory Pro supports all popular formats conversion, including AVCHD to MKV, MKV to WMV, AVCHD to MP4, and so forth. Besides converting videos, the application can further empower you to download videos from YouTube, Facebook, Dailymotion and 1000 more sites, and to record screen videos, to make video to gif and so forth.

An Easy Guide to Convert AVCHD files to MKV within 3 Steps

Add AVCHD file

Step 1: Add AVCHD file(s) into the converter

free downloadfree download and install the flexible converter HD Video Converter Factory Pro. Launch it and then click Converter first to enter a new conversion window.

Drag and drop your AVCHD files into the window of the converter, or click Add Files for the same goal.

Select the Output format

Step 2: Select MKV as the Output format

Open the format window on the right side of the main window, choose MKV as the output format in the format window.

You can also edit your files by clicking the Trim, Rotate, Crop, Effect, Watermark buttons.

Start the conversion

Step 3: Start the AVCHD to MKV conversion

After click the inverted triangle shaped button at the bottom of the conversion window to choose the output path, hit the Run button to start the conversion.

An Optional Online Conversion Method via OnlineConverter:

OnlineConverter is a clean and free online media file converter that supports converting many formats. Here is an easy guide on converting AVCHD files to MKV with the online converter.


Step 1: Open the online converter page for AVCHD files to MKV,

Step 2: Upload your AVCHD file into the online converter by hitting Choose File button, and then click Convert. It will cost you a long time to wait for it to finish. (It cost me half an hour to convert an AVCHD file in 98MB)

Step 3: Download the converted files to your local disk.


Now, you’ve known the principal difference between AVCHD and MKV, and also got the methods for converting AVCHD videos to MKV. You can determine which container you want to use according to your different need. Get the aided converter to simplify your conversion work.

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