AVCHD to QuickTime: How to Add and Play AVCHD in QuickTime?

AVCHD to QuickTime Converter: Converter AVCHD .mts, .m2ts to QuickTime MOV or MP4

QuickTime Player in OS X Mountain Lion or later version supports to play AVCHD files, but in real life playing AVCHD in QuickTime on OS X Mountain Lion or later or former versions are still a big challenge. See some typical examples below.

I have got some AVCHD files recorded by Sony cameras, but when I try to play the AVCHD files in QuickTime on OS X 10.8.3 I was told QuickTime may not recognize this format. Why and how to get AVCHD work in QuickTime?

I have an old Mac computer and QuickTime can not play AVCHD files on my computer. Is there an easy solution to this instead of purchasing a new Mac or using another player?


Solutions to Playing AVCHD in QuickTime

The easiest solution among all is to use a third but powerful AVCHD to QuickTime converter to convert the AVCHD to QuickTime most supported MOV, which can also be played by QuickTime on all versions of Mac or iOS devices, like iPhone, iPad, iPod, etc.


AVCHD to QuickTime Converter - Avdshare Video Converter

Avdshare Video Converter is just the professional and powerful AVCHD to QuickTime converter that is used and recommended by most of users. The main advanced features of Avdshare Video Converter is listed as follows:

  1. Convert all AVCHD files (.mts, .m2ts) recorded by any camera or rendered by any editing program to QuickTime most supported MOV or MP4.
  2. Convert all other unsupported FLV, WMV, ASF, WTV, MKV, etc to QuickTime most supported video format.
  3. Convert any unsupported video format to iPhone, iPad, iPod, Apple TV, iMovie, FCP X, BlackBerry, Android, etc.
  4. Edit AVCHD, MOV, MP4 or any other video format with many editing features, like rotating, trimming, splitting, cutting, changing video resolution, video bitrate, video sample rate, video size, volume, etc.

How to Convert AVCHD to QuickTime with Avdshare Video Converter?

The following converting AVCHD to QuickTime guide can be used for your purpose.


Make Preparation: Free download AVCHD to QuickTime Converter

Free download the professional AVCHD to QuickTime Converter - Avdshare Video Converter (for Windows, for Mac), install and then launch it, the following interface will pop up.


Step 1 Import AVCHD files

You are allowed to import AVCHD to Avdshare Video Converter by clicking  "Add file" button or by dragging and dropping.


Step 2 Targeted output format setting

Set MOV or MP4 as your output format by clicking "Profile" button > "General Video" category.


Step 3 Start the AVCHD to QuickTime format conversion

Click "Convert" button and soon the AVCHD file will be converted to QuickTime most supported MOV or MP4