How to Import and Edit AVCHD in All Versions of PowerDirector?

AVCHD to PowerDirector Converter – Convert AVCHD to PowerDirector More Friendly Video Formats

PowerDirector is favored by many users but recently many users have been encountering editing AVCHD failure in PowerDirector. Now the following article just explains why cannot import AVCHD to PowerDirector and how to fix it.

Why Failing to Edit AVCHD in PowerDirector?

PowerDirector has been developed with many versions and the latest PowerDirector 16 version was updated in 2017. The video formats supported by all the PowerDirector versions are very similar, but not exactly the same. We will take AVCHD format as the example. PowerDirector 9, 13, 16, etc support AVCHD with MTS and M2TS extensions while PowerDirector10, 11, etc only support AVCHD with M2TS extension. And so if you try to edit AVCHD MTS in PowerDirector10, 11, etc you will fail. Besides, AVCHD is a high definition format and not only editing AVCHD, but also playing AVCDH will need high processor of computers, and so old computers often see the failures when editing AVCHD in all versions of PowerDirector.


How to Fix Editing AVCHD Failure in PowerDirector?

First, PowerDirector10, 11, etc users should update their PowerDirector to the latest PowerDirector 16 version. Second, PowerDirector users should have a relatively new computer. If you can not make either of the above two solutions possible, to be 100% successful to edit AVCHD in PowerDirector, you had better convert the AVCHD to PowerDirector more friendly video formats, such as MPEG-2 and MPEG-1. Avdshare Video Converter is just the professional AVCHD to PowerDirector converter to easily convert any AVCHD to PowerDirector more friendly MPEG-2 and MPEG-1.

Key Features of Avdshare Video Converter

  1. Convert any AVCHD to MPEG-2 or MPEG-1 for successfully importing any AVCHD (MTS or M2TS) to any version of PowerDirector.
  2. Convert any other unsupported DivX, FLV, MP4, WTV, XviD, WEBM, etc to any version of PowerDirector supported video formats.
  3. Convert any unsupported video format to other video editing programs, like FCP, iMovie, Sony Vegas, EDIUS, Adobe Premiere, Windows Movie Maker, Windows Photos supported video formats.
  4. Convert any unsupported video format to any device and media player supported ones.
  5. Convert between any two video formats, convert video to audio format, convert between any audio format.

Guide on Converting AVCHD to PowerDirector

The following guide can help to convert any AVCHD to any version of PowerDirector more friendly MPEG-2 or MPEG-1.

Make Preparation: Free download AVCHD to PowerDirector Converter

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


Step 1 Add AVCHD file

Click the "Add file" button to import any AVCHD file to this AVCHD to PowerDirector converter. You can also drag and drop the AVCHD file to this AVCHD to PowerDirector converter.


Step 2 Targeted output format setting

Choose MPEG-2, MPEG-1 etc as your output format by clicking "Profile" button > "General Video" category.


Step 3 Start the conversion

Click the "Convert" button to start and complete the AVCHD to PowerDirector more friendly format conversion.