AVCHD is a HD camcorder video format developed by Sony and Panasonic, now many other camcorders are also record videos at this format. As the AVCHD camcorders become popular, editing AVCHD files become necessary for those who love photography. Here I would like to recommend you a easy-to-use yet powerful AVCHD Editor.
iOrgsoft AVCHD Editor is a powerful video editing software. It enables you to clip, crop,merge videos, adjust video effect, and add personalized things such image, text, audio, special effect to video. This AVCHD Editor can edit and convert various formats include AVCHD, MP4,MOD, MKV,MOV,WMV,AVI and almost all other video formats. The following guide will show you how to edit AVCHD files with AVCHD Editor step-by-step
Step 1: Load AVCHD video
Free download AVCHD Editor , install and run it on you computer, you will see the following main interface pop up:
Step 2: Edit AVCHD Videos
You need to drag the videos to the video area before you can edit them.
A.Clip: Hit the video in the timeline, click "Scissors" button to trim the video to when it comes to the time point you want.
B.Crop: Hit the video in the timeline, and then click Settings button on the top of the panel, now you can crop the video to keep the part you want, you can also rotate the videos by clicking the four icons next to the cropping window.
C.Effect: On Settings menu, hit Video, you can tweak you video brightness, contrast, saturation and hue, hit Effect, you will be able to add special effect to your video (there are more than 50 special effect available from three main categories: Adjust, Distortion, Filter). Besides, you can also make editing for audio like Volume, Fade in and Fade out.
D.Add image, audio, text,transition. You can add transitions to join videos (Video A and Video B in the timeline), text, image, and audio can also be used as transition. You just need to drag them to certain time point and change their size in the timeline to fix their appearing time and lasting time in the video. And also, you can add special transition from Transition tab on the top of the panel which can be choosing from "Fade", "Slide" and "3D" sub-tab of Transition to customize your video.
Step 3: Output parameters setting
When finish editing, hit the Save and publish button to set output parameters such as output formats(if you want to save the AVCHD file as other formats), output path, video and audio parameters before save the video.
Note: If you want to edit AVCHD files on Mac,you can turn to AVCHD Converter for Mac for help.