How to Convert AVCHD Lite Video to MP4 Format?
AVCHD Lite identifies a subset of AVCHD format, in which progressive-scan video is acquired at 30 frames/s with 720-line resolution. Such a video is recorded in the AVCHD 720p60 stream by using a flag telling a decoder to play each frame twice. The AVCHD Lite saves files in *.mts onto SD/SDHC/SDXC card. Announced in January 2009, the Panasonic DMC-ZS3/DMC-FT1/DMC-TZ7 digital cameras were the first digital cameras to offer AVCHD-lite movie mode. Since then, Panasonic has added AVCHD-lite to more of its digital cameras, such as the Lumix GF1 Micro Four Thirds, Panasonic Lumix DMC-G2, Lumix DMC-FZ35/38, Lumix DMC-TZ10/ZS7, Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX75, Panasonic LX5, LEICA D-LUX 5, LEICA V-LUX 2.
Users of Lumix cameras may insert the card into the VIERA Image Viewer (SD/SDHC/SDXC card slot) on a VIERA TV or DIGA Blu-ray Disc™ Player to enjoy the AVCHD Lite contents on wide screen TV. Mplayer and VLC player can help us to play back AVCHD Lite video files on PC. While if we want to play back AVCHD Lite video through our iPhone4, iPad2, Zune, PSP, or other portable media players, we have to use the professional AVCHD Lite AVCHD Video Converter to convert AVCHD Lite video to MP4 format or other video format according to the needs of the PMP. With the assistance of that AVCHD Lite Total Video Converter, you will find that it is quite easy to convert AVCHD Lite video files. In addition, you could use that software to edit the AVHCD Lite video as you like. The software is shareware, so you could download its trial version and follow the guide to have a try.
Steps of converting AVCHD Lite Video to MP4 format:
Step 1: Click "Add Video" button on the tool bar to add the AVCHD Lite video you want to convert. You can preview the video in the preview pane. If you like some scene of the video and want to store it, you can click "Camera"button to take snapshot of it.
Step 2: Click button "Effect", "Trim", or "Crop"then you can adjust the Brightness, Contrast and Saturation; trim any time length of clips; or crop the display area as you like easily.
Tip: In the edit window, click "Watermark" button then you can add text or picture watermark for the target video.
Step 3: Set the output parameters by clicking button "Settings".
Step 4: Choose MP4 format from "Profile" drop-down list, and set export folder by clicking "Browse" button.
Step 5: Click "Convert" button to convert AVCHD Lite video to MP4 format. It will show you the progress of the converting. You can also check "Shut down computer when conversion completed" or "Open output folder when conversion completed" for your convenience.