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How to Convert AVCHD to Windows Movie Maker

Windows Movie Maker is a free video editing tool that enables you to edit your home videos. You may have got a Canon, Sony, Panasonic or JVC AVCHD camcorder and shoot lot of AVCHD videos and now want to make a home movie in Windows Movie Maker. However, camcorder video such as AVCHD (M2TS/MTS) can't import to Windows Movie Maker because its supported formats for importing content are as follow: ASF, AVI, WMV, MPEG1, MPEG, MPG, M1V, MP2. Then is there a way to import AVCHD to Windows Movie Maker?

Since AVCHD camcorder usually generate videos on HD MTS/M2TS while Windows Movie Maker only supports WMV, ASF, MPG (MPEG-1) and AVI (DV-AVI) video formats, in order to edit AVCHD video files in Windows Movie Maker, you need to convert AVCHD to Windows Movie Maker supported video formats first. To finish the task, you can use Aimersoft Video Converter Ultimate, the best video converter that can help you convert AVCHD MTS/M2TS to Windows Movie Maker WMV, AVI, etc. with high output video quality. Besides, it can also convert other popular video formats like MP4, MOV, MKV, FLV, ASF, VOB, etc. Download it now and follow the steps to convert your AVCHD videos to Windows Movie Maker for editing.

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How to convert AVCHD MTS/M2TS videos to Windows Movie Maker

1Import AVCHD files

Click the Add Files button to load AVCHD files to the video converter from your computer or camcorder. You can also directly drag the video files into the program directly. Click the Edit button on the main interface to customize your AVCHD videos by rotating, cropping, trimming, adding effect, adding watermarks, etc. to get the best video effect if necessary.

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2 Select the output format

Select the output video format from "Output Format" drop-down list, and then choose a proper destination folder for converted video files. To edit AVCHD in Windows Movie Maker, here you can choose WMV as output format, which is highly compatible with Windows Movie Maker.

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3 Start to convert AVCHD video clips to Windows Movie Maker

Simply click the Convert button to start converting AVCHD video to Windows Movie Maker friendly video formats, Within several minutes, you can find the converted file on your computer by clicking the "Open Folder" button. And then you can import the WMV file into Windows Movie Maker by clicking File > Import to select the converted files.

That's it. With Video Converter you can convert camcorder video AVCHD/M2TS/MTS to Windows Movie Maker supported format with simple 3 steps. No advance computer skills are required. Now, enjoy making your own video and sharing with your family and friends.

Below is the video tutorial on how to convert AVCHD files to edit with Windows Movie Maker:

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More about AVCHD: AVCHD stands for Advanced Video Codec, High Definition. It's a high definition video format for Sony, Panasonic, Canon and JVC consumer camcorders. Popular video editing programs that support AVCHD include Adobe Premiere Pro, Corel VideoStudio, Sony Vegas Pro, Pinnacle Studio Plus, Apple iMovie, Apple Final Cut Pro, etc. AVCHD videos can be easily burned onto DVD discs for playing on DVD player, Blu-ray player and HDTV. Learn how to Burn AVCHD to DVD.


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