If you have some MKV videos that you want to play on a device that supports only AVCHD, you may need to convert them to AVCHD first. What you need to understand is, AVCHD, to be precise, stands for Advanced Video Codec High Definition, is not a video format but a standard. It packages a combination of MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 video and Dolby Digital (Dolby AC-3) audio (or uncompressed linear PCM) into a video with the .mts or .m2ts extension. Sounds complicated? No worries! In the following guide, we will show you how to convert MKV to AVCHD in a much easier way.
Converting MKV files to AVCHD is fairly straightforward using HD Video Converter Factory Pro. As a novice-oriented application, the well-designed interface and layout make it quite accessible to people in all levels. With the built-in 500+ optimized presets, it can convert video files and fix any format incompatibility issue. It also supports batch video processing and hardware acceleration that can convert multiple files at once, saving you time and effort.
Run HD Video Converter Factory Pro and open "Converter" module. Click on the "Add Files" button to import your MKV files from computer. You can also drag and drop them into the main interface.
Open the output format library on the right side, then go to "Video" category and choose "MTS" or "M2TS" profile directly.
Open "Parameter settings" window, successively choose "H264" and "AC3" options in the drop-down list of Video Encoder and Audio Encoder.
Here you can also change video bit rate, resolution, frame rate, aspect ratio, etc. as you wish.
Specify an output folder on the bottom. Finally, hit "Run" button to batch convert MKV files to AVCHD with GPU acceleration. The process will be complete at a fully hardware-accelerated speed.
If you don't want to install any software on your computer, you can use an online converter to convert MKV to AVCHD. One of the best online video converters for this task is Convertio, a free online service that supports a wide range of file formats, including MKV and AVCHD. Here's how to use Convertio to convert MKV to AVCHD:
It requires a reliable internet connection, and the conversion speed may be affected by the size and quality of the original MKV file.
While both MKV and AVCHD are capable of storing high-quality video, they have some differences that make them suitable for different purposes.
MKV is more versatile and can store multiple video, audio, and subtitle tracks in a single file. It supports various codecs such as H.264, HEVC, AAC, DTS, etc., which makes it flexible and versatile for storing movies, TV shows, and anime. However, it also results in MKV not working properly without installing additional codecs or plugins.
AVCHD, on the other hand, is optimized for recording and playing high-definition video, making it ideal for camcorders and Blu-ray discs. It can store high-definition videos up to 1080p resolution with high compression efficiency. AVCHD files can be played on many Blu-ray players, game consoles, and compatible video editing software.
To sum up, the main differences between MKV and AVCHD are:
In this article, we have shown you what are the differences between MKV and AVCHD formats, and how to convert MKV to AVCHD online or offline with the best converters. We hope this article has been helpful for you and you can enjoy your videos in any device or player you want.
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