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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

The M2TS video files are related to Sony Picture Motion Browser. 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.

Sony Picture Motion Browser
Video files
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avc, avchd, m2t
Sony AVCHD Video related extensions:
Beyond TV Transport Stream
VDOLive Media
Houdini HMV Movie
Samsung Video File
Sonic Scenarist Closed Caption File
REDCODE Metadata

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.

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

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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