AVCHD file format description
Many people share .avchd files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .avchd file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .avchd files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.m2ts - Sony AVCHD Video
M2TS file is a Sony AVCHD Video. AVCHD (Advanced Video Codec High Definition) is a high-definition recording format introduced by Sony and Panasonic in 2006 for use in digital tapeless camcorders (HD). M2TS files are raw AVCHD videos recorded using Sony's camcorders.
- .m2ts file format description:
- M2TS format
- Sony Picture Motion Browser
- Video files
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- avc, avchd, m2t
- Sony AVCHD Video related links:
- Sony AVCHD Video related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .avchd file extension. Even harmful programs can create .avchd files. Be especially cautious with .avchd files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .avchd file?
When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:
Windows can't open this file:
To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.
To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .avchd file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
- Hyper-V SnapShot Data
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