How to Compress AVCHD Video File Size to Smaller One?

AVCHD Compressor: Reduce File Size of AVCHD, MTS, M2TS on Mac/Windows

AVCHD is a high-definition video format commonly used by camcorders, like Panasonic, Sony, etc. AVCHD files are often in big file size. Have recorded some AVCHD files with your camcorder but have no space to store them? Want to share some recorded AVCHD to your friends, but the transmission takes so long? Want to compress AVCHD file size to smaller one? If so, simply try the professional yet easy-to-use AVCHD compressor - Avdshare Video Converter which can both work as a professional AVCHD video format converter and a professional AVCHD compressor.

Work as a AVCHD Video Converter

  1. Convert any AVCHD from any camcorder to MP4 for easy storage and transmission over the internet.
  2. Convert any AVCHD to MOV, AVI, FLV, WMV, MKV, etc for compatible AVCHD playback on any device.
  3. Convert any video format to any other video format for compatible playback and edition.

Work as a AVCHD Compressor

  1. Compress any AVCHD to smaller file size with the relatively higher video output.
  2. Compress AVCHD and then convert the compressed AVCDH to MP4, MOV, MOV, AVI, FLV, MKV, etc to expand the AVCHD usage.
  3. Compress MP4, MOV, FLV, AVI, MKV, WMV, etc and convert the compressed video format to another one.
  4. Support other video editing features: split video, rotate video, crop video, change video codec, sample rate, bit rate, video size, etc, add or remove subtitles, effects, logo, etc.

Guide to Compress MKV Video with Avdshare Video Converter

No matter convert AVCHD to MP4 or compress AVCHD, first we both need to download the Avdshare Video Converter. And then follow the steps to do what you need.


Make Preparation: Free download AVCHD Compressor


Free download the professional AVCHD Compressor for Mac or Windows - Avdshare Video Converter (for Windows, for Mac), install and then launch it.



Step 1 Add AVCHD videos

Drag and drop the AVCHD .mts, .m2ts files directly to this AVCHD Video Compressor.


Step 2 Three methods to Reduce AVCHD File Size

Method One: Adjust Video Size
Click "Setting" button -> "Advanced Setting" tab -> "Advanced" option. Select desired video size from the drop-down list of "Video Size". It also allows overwriting any desired video size.

Method Two: Adjust Video Bitrate
Click "Setting" button to open the "Advanced Setting" tab. In this tab, click "Advanced" option. Choose the parameter from the drop-down list of the right side of "Bitrate" or just enter parameter as your need. Then click "Apply To All" and "OK". Finally click "Convert" button to compress AVCHD video file size


Method Three: Convert AVCHD to H.264 MP4
Click the drop-down button of "Profile" to select "H.264/MPEG-4 AVC Video (*mp4)" as the output video format.

Step 3 Compress AVCHD File size

Click the BIG ROUND button at the right bottom side to start and finish compress and reducing AVCHD file size to smaller one.