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How to Share AVCHD to YouTube? Convert AVCHD Video to YouTube Compatible Formats

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Update on Aug 25, 2023

“Does YouTube support AVCHD videos?” The answer is No. Therefore, To upload AVCHD to YouTube, you need first to convert AVCHD to YouTube supported formats like AVI, MP4, MOV and others. If you are clueless on how to convert AVCHD videos, then this is the right guide for you. This post will detail how to convert AVCHD to YouTube format using the recommended AVCHD YouTube converter.

Many people enjoy recording their life moments with camcorders and then share the records on YouTube. But some users holding Panasonic or Sony AVCHD camcorders ran into issues when they uploaded recorded AVCHD to YouTube. If you encounter the same issue, you can get effective solutions in this post. Before diving into the troubleshooting tips, let's learn why cannot upload AVCHD videos to YouTube?

Reason for AVCHD to YouTube Upload Failure

What is AVCHD

Before uploading video to YouTube, let’s start with a simple understanding of AVCHD video. AVCHD is a file-based format for digital recording and playback of high-definition video. AVCHD uses MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 video with AC3 audio and usually is encapsulated in MTS or M2TS container/wrapper. But YouTube just supports the following video formats: MOV, MP4 (MPEG4), AVI, WMV, FLV, 3GP, MPEGPS and WebM. So, the reason you failed to upload AVCHD video is that YouTube doesn't support MTS and M2TS format for uploading.

Related article: Best Free MTS Video Converter | Import MTS/M2TS Files into Premiere Pro

AVCHD to YouTube Converter – Convert AVCHD Video to YouTube Compatible Formats

Since we have learnt the culprit of the AVCHD YouTube upload failure, it's time to fix it. All you need is an easy-to-use AVCHD converter. And WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro is our top recommendation because it includes a YouTube output preset with optimal video specs settings for uploading. With it, you can easily convert AVCHD to MP4, MPG, MOV, AVI, etc. In addition, multiple ways are provided to compress the AVCHD video to save storage space.

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Preparation for Converting M2TS, MTS to YouTube

WonderFox Video Converter features a built-in YouTube profile, making it the fastest and easiest solution for beginners. Before start, please free downloadfree download the AVCHD YouTube video converter on Windows PC.

Step 1. Open Program and Import Files
At first, open AVCHD YouTube converter you just installed. Then, click on Add Files or drag-and-drop AVCHDs into the interface.

Step 2. Select a YouTube Format
Next, hit the right-side format image to choose a YouTube compatible format in the Web Categroy, it can be WebM for YouTube or MP4 for YouTube.

Step 3. Start Conversion
Set a file destination. At last, hit Run to start AVCHD to YouTube conversion.


As we mentioned above, AVCHD are encapsulated in MTS or M2TS container/wrapper, so uploading AVCHD Video to YouTube is equal to upload MTS to YouTube and M2TS to YouTube.

Convert AVCHD to Other YouTube-Supported Formats

Convert AVCHD Videos

According to YouTube official, you can also submit video in format MOV, MPEG4, AVI, WMV, MPEGPS, FLV, 3GPP, ProRes, HEVC (h265), etc. Here is how to convert AVCHD video to any of these format.

Step 1. As you can see, First, add the AVCHD videos by clicking the button “Add Files”.

Step 2. Then click “Output Format” on the right side, head over to Video category and select the format below.

Step 3. After that, click on the button “Run”, and the AVCHD video will be converted to the format that you want with a fast speed.

More Useful Features of HD Video Converter Factory Pro

More Useful Features of the Program

1. You can remove the unwanted parts of the video by clipping or cropping.
2. Add effects like mosaic, blur, brighten, sharpen, noise, etc.
3. Merge multiple videos into one
4. Change the video resolution such as compress and convert 1080p to 720p.
5. Screen record video with audio in HD quality.
6. Download video or music from YouTube & 1,000 +sites.

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Apart from converting AVCHD to YouTube, the program also acts as an AVCHD video player, or assists you to convert AVCHD video for watching on iPhone, iPad, Android Phone/Tablets, TV, etc.

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