If you just have a Canon HF100 camcorder and take some AVCHD FULL HD 1920x1080 footages, and want to edit them in your dual-core Mac with Kdenlive. Kdenlive relies on ffmpeg and therefore, can't edit AVCHD files directly because ffmpeg can't recognize these files. If it’s not supported, you need to convert AVCHD to something else that workable with Kdenlive. So you will be faced with many AVCHD Converters out there from Internet, and you may concern on how to minimize quality loss during the conversion.
Aunsoft MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac is the best MTS/M2TS converting software with excellent output quality and aspects overall, and it can help you minimize quality loss during the conversion. One big advantage of this AVCHD converter is that it’s also a wonderful MTS joiner capable of merging multiple MTS or M2TS files into one single video.
How to exactly convert AVCHD to Kdenlive.
Drag and drop AVCHD-MTS files into the program. You can also click “Add” button to load MTS or M2TS files into the app. Then you will face the interface as below
(Optional)Deinterlace AVCHD files. Follow “Editor”> “Effect” and tick the checkbox of “Deinterlacing” and you will get a sharper image. Check “Apply to all” to deinterlace all your imported files.
Choose output format for Kdenlive. You can choose AVI from “Common Video” section from “Format” drop-down list. More than that, Aunsoft AVCHD Converter provides with many other options for your different devices or purposes, such as HD Video, iPod, iPad, iPhone, Apple TV, PSP, Zune, Audio output, Flash Video, etc. You can also custom your destination folder for output videos in “Export to” list.