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Top 3 Free AVCHD Players to Play AVCHD/MTS Video on PC and Mac.

The best free AVCHD video player is powerful yet easy to use, which will help you play AVCHD video smoothly on your Windows PC and Mac.

Best Free AVCHD Player

AVCHD Video[1] is a brand new high definition (HD) digital video camcorder recorder file format that uses 720p, 1080i and 1080p signals onto certain media using highly efficient codec technologies. The files are saved with .mts file extension, and you can not directly play AVCHD on Windows or Mac OS X for AVCHD are not supported by many popular media player programs.

So if you try to watch and enjoy these files, it will not be played until you find a powerful yet easy to use AVCHD Video Player, which will help you Play AVCHD Video smoothly on your Windows PC and Mac, both Paid and Free AVCHD player are included.

Very few AVCHD owners are allowed to play AVCHD Video with the specially designed assistance programs. For instance, the AVCHD camcorders ship with software designed to playback the files on computers (Sony's HDR-SR1 and the newer HDR-SR5 both record video in the AVCHD format and ship with the Picture Motion Browser, or Sony PMB for short). However, majority of AVCHD viewers do not have well-packed AVCHD playback software's support. Therefore, as mentioned above, to get an AVCHD player is quite necessary for our regular AVCHD video viewers.

1. Truly Masterful Piece of AVCHD Player - DAPlayer

DAPlayer is on the way of delivering a better solution to playback AVCHD video. As for AVCHD video with 1080i signal, the picture you see from computer is not as clear as 1080p. But thanks to DAPlayer's Advanced De-interlacing Engine(transfer and interpret 1080i AVCHD video from interlacing to progressive scanning), you are ensured with significantly clearer and sharper images and enhanced visual quality.

DAPlayer makes Interlacing video more vivid

DAPlayer makes Interlacing Video more Vivid and Clear

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2. The Cross Platform and Free AVCHD Players - VLC media player

VLC media player is a free and open source AVCHD player. It is one of the most Platform-independent AVCHD video players. Apart from play AVCHD on Window, play AVCHD on Mac, VLC is also with versions for GNU, Linux, BeOS, and BSD. The reason we hold faith in VLC to playback AVCHD video is that, VLC has a very modular design which makes it easier to include modules/plugins for new file formats (including newly-emerged AVCHD/MTS video).

Free AVCHD Players - VLC media player

The Cross Platform and Free AVCHD Players - VLC media player

3. Best Multi-functional and Free AVCHD Players - BS.Player

BS.Player is used by more than 70 million multi media users throughout the world and it has been translated into more than 90 languages worldwide. Because does not use much of the CPU Processing Resources for AVCHD video playback, it is suitable for you who want to enjoy AVCHD video but use slightly less capable computers. Most importantly, BS.Player, a Free AVCHD movie player, is quiet masterful at playing AVCHD. It can automatically search and download missing subtitles for currently playing AVCHD video, if available.

Best Multi-functional and Free AVCHD Players - BS.Player

Best Multi-functional and Free AVCHD Players - BS.Player

Disadvantages of Watching AVCHD Video with AVCHD Player on Computer

All the AVCHD players above is powerful enough, however, play AVCHD video directly upon your computer surely has some disadvantages.

* First of all, AVCHD requires large the processing power (2-4x compared to HDV), for real-time playback. It will definitely make an ordeal to your computer's CPU and graphics card. So convert AVCHD video to more friendly video formats (like AVI, MPEG, MP4, MOV, etc) will greatly expand your computer's life-span.

* Secondly, if you do not have high-end computer, moreover, its screen size is smaller than 1920x1080, then your AVCHD Player will not play 1080p video normally. Don't worry, with some AVCHD converter software, like WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe, you are enabled to Resize and Shrink AVCHD video resolution to perfectly suit your displayer.

* Last but not least, AVCHD camcorders usually use recording 1080 Interlaced Video. When watching interlaced video on AVCHD players, the image you see from AVCHD video will not be true to the original. Fortunately, with WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe's Advanced De-interlacing Engine, you can enjoy more vivid and smooth image.

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The easiest solution to conquer disadvantages above is converting AVCHD video to other general and friendly video formats. For example, after convert AVCHD to MP4, you can not only preserve nearly original high quality visual effect (in fact AVCHD video is based on MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (AVC) video), but also release your computer's CPU and graphics card great burden. If you want to play and watch AVCHD video on Mac OS X, MOV format is the ideal target format willingly accepted by Apple QuickTime.

There are great many options to enjoy AVCHD video with AVCHD Video Converter - WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe. For instance, Upload AVCHD to YouTube (generally FLV format), Burn AVCHD video to DVD for playback on Blu-ray disc player and PS3, freely Play and Watch AVCHD video on iPhone, iPad, iPod (MPEG-4/H.264).

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WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe: Built in hundreds of A/V codecs and equipped with Photo Slideshow Maker and Website Video Downloader functions. As all-in-one HD Video Converter software, it helps you transcode HD video formats like convert AVCHD M2TS to MKV, convert Blu-ray to MKV, MKV to MP4, etc. Moreover, it is embedded with numerous profile settings for Apple, Samsung, HTC, Sony, Microsoft portable devices, iOS, Android, Windows mobiles. Convert MKV to iPhone, convert MKV to iPad are good examples.

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Related External Source

[1]: AVCHD - Knowing AVCHD from WikiPedia

Readers Feedback

"actrully i do not think anyone need to find a avchd player since they can simply get vlc media player installed. it will provide many enough codecs for playback avchd videos. as i know on windows 7 wmp is already an compenent avchd player."
- Marcus

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