AVCHD Android Player, Transfer/Play AVCHD on Android Phones/Tablets

Diana Joan

Mar 03, 2016 08:50 am / Posted by Diana Joan

When your shooting video footage with Sony, Canon, Panasonic or JVC, etc HD camcorder , you will get AVCHD format files with the file extension of .mts, .m2ts. After doing some professional video editing work of AVCHD mts/m2ts video with Sony Vegas Pro on Windows or FCP X on Mac, you can either share your great footage with more audience on YouTube or watch them by yourself on your portable Android phone or tablets when you are going out to have a travel.

Play AVCHD on Android phone/tablets

How to play AVCHD on Android phone/tablets

AVCHD is a popular file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high definition video. Most Android phones or tablets produced by like Samsung Galaxy S7, Galaxy Tab S2, LG G5, Sony Xperia Z6/Z5, Xiaomi Mi5, HTC One M10, etc all lacks native support for AVCHD formats playback.

Free AVCHD player for Android phone/Tablet

Fortunately, there are some free video player apps specially designed for Android has the capability to playback AVCHD video, here, we have listed top 5 of them: VLC Media Player, MX Player, KMPlayer, BSPlayer, MoboPlayer, etc.

Convert AVCHD to Android phone/tablet compatible format

Sometimes, if above listed free Android AVCHD players does not work due to some unknown reasons, you will need a video conversion tool to transcode AVCHD mts/m2ts to Android phone/tablets playable formats. There are many tools on the market can do the work for you, however, many of them only support to output Android phone/tablets recognized video or audio formats, if you want to find a more workable and useful application to get the job completed, you’re recommended to download Pavtube Video Converter for Windows/Mac (support Mac OS X El Capitan), which can do the following work for you:
AVCHD player to play AVCHD mts/m2ts files from Sony/Canon/Panasonic camcorder
Convert AVCHD to Android phone or tablets preset profile formats
Convert AVCHD to other popular file formats or device and program optimized file formats
Compress AVCHD to small by trimming video length, reducing file size or lowering video bit rate
Merge separate AVCHD video clips into single one
Crop black edges around the AVCHD video
Adjust output video aspect ratio to let it fit the display aspect ratio of Android phone/tablets
Split large AVCHD video into small parts by file size, count or length
Add image/video/transparent text watermark to AVCHD video

How to convert Sony/Canon/Panasonic AVCHD video to Android Phone/Tablets?

Step 1: Load AVCHD mts/m2ts video to the program.

Start the program on your computer, click "File" menu and select "Add Video/Audio" or "Add from folder" to import AVCHD mts/m2ts videos to the application.

Load AVCHD mts/m2ts files

Step 2: Output Android phone/tablet preset profile format.

Click the Format bar, you can choose to select "Android Phones 1080p Video(*.mp4)" or "Android Tablets 1080p Video(*.mp4)" video under "Android" main category. This format will be compatible with all Android phones and tablets. You can also opt to output specific device preset formats according to the Android device model that you own.

Output Android phone or tablet optimized file formats

Step 3: Adjust output aspect ratio.

Open "Video Editor" window, under "Crop" tab, click "Advanced Mode" in the right panel, then select "Keep Ratio" option in the left panel, from "Display aspect ratio" drop-down list, you can either keep the original aspect ratio by choosing "Original" or keep the cropped aspect ratio such as 16:10, 16:9, 5:4, 4:3, 3:2, 2:1, etc from the aspect ratio lists.

Adjust output aspect ratio

Step 4: Convert AVCHD to Android phone/tablets.

Clicking the Convert button on main interface to start AVCHD video to Android phone or tablets conversion.

When the conversion is completed, you will get no problem to transfer and play converted files on Android phones or tablets.

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