How to convert AVCHD to MOV on Mac and Windows?


How to convert AVCHD to MOV on Mac and Windows?

Question 1: How can I convert AVCHD to MOV format? I have got a Sony camcorder and it records AVCHD videos, I want to convert AVCHD to MOV and then put onto my iPad, please help.

Question 2: Can you recommend an effective AVCHD to MOV converter for me? I tried to play AVCHD files with QuickTime on Mac, but always failed, I was told to convert AVCHD video to MOV format so that I can play smoothly.

As AVCHD format itself is encoded with the resolution of over 1080P (A ten minutes AVCHD video file would be over 1GB in size) which often slow down even crash your computer while directly edit the source AVCHD under video editor software. Converting AVCHD to MOV will help down-convert the video to a smaller video size that is still good-looking, which can help with speeding the editing process a bit. The other reason of converting AVCHD to MOV is that some professional video editor software like iMovie, Final Cut Express, Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere can’t support .AVCHD as import file format, and most AVCHD files cannot be recognized by FCP X/7/6. To efficiently edit and play back the source AVCHD file, By the way of converting AVCHD to MOV is an ideal solution.

Software used: AVCHD to MOV converter, here I strongly recommend this software, as it is more stable and has faster converting speed. Compared by similar AVCHD to MOV converter, it is outstanding in its conversion quality and speed. Now it has AVCHD to MOV Mac version and Windows version (windows 8, Mac OS X mountain lion 10.1.8 verified) to download, before download it, please make sure to choose the right operation system.


Note: This AVCHD to MOV converter embedded basic editing function, such as trim, cut, crop, join AVCHD, add water mark, logo, add subtitles, and audio channel choose (support converting Dolby 5.1 audio channel complied AVCHD videos).

Converting AVCHD to MOV on Mac and Windows with 3 Simple Steps

Import AVCHD files to the AVCHD to MOV Converter program

This software support directly import AVCHD files to the software, without copy the source AVCHD to your local pc disk first. It support import the source AVCHD videos directly from SD, SDHC, MS and SXS card. If you have copies AVCHD files to computer, you can directly drag and drop the videos, you can load batch files at one time.

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Select MOV as output format

The software can convert AVCHD to MOV video formats with top speed and quality. You can convert AVCHD to QuickTime MOV, or convert AVCHD to Apple ProRes Codec MOV format for FCP.

Start to convert AVCHD to MOV

Hit the “Convert” button to start video conversion, you can enjoy the camcorder recorded AVCHD files on your portable devices or edit it under professional video editing software now.


1. You can click settings button to customize the output parameters, such as resolution, bitrate, frame rate and others according to your need.

2. Edit feature is easy to use in this AVCHD to MOV converter, you can trim, crop, add watermark, adjust effect, add watermark, add subtitle to the video before convert.

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