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AVCHD file format

File extension
.avchd
File category
Description
AVCHD can record HD videos in various modes like 1080p, 720p, 1080i on AVCHD, Blu-Ray, memory cards, hard discs, and other rewritable discs. This is a high-quality video codec. The standard of AVCHD includes using the compressed format of AVC video, the extension of M2TS or MTS file, audio codec (AC3), etc. This codec has the primary feature ensuring compressing with high efficiency along with high image content. If we consider playback, then the codec is too heavy; it’s a flaw indeed.
Technical details
The format of AVCHD can do video compression in the spaces of small discs. The process also preserves the video quality and details. AVCHD has improved features like stereoscopic video, and 1080 mode of 60 and 50 frames per second. This format has Blu-Ray compatibility. You can burn the videos of this format to Blu-Ray discs and DVDs directly; there’s no need to convert the videos to different formats.