No matter you are using Panasonic TM700, HS700 or SD700 camcorder, you may face problem when trying to put and play the recorded HD videos with 5.1-channel surround sound in Windows 7 Media Center, even though the Media Center in Windows 7 is said to support AVCHD videos.
If you face problem playing 5.1 audio with Window Media Center on HDTV via HDMI, it might be solved with Realteck HDMI drive, or look for the AC3 codec to Windows Media Center (WMC). However, if you could not even play AVCHD videos in Windows 7 Media Center, Aunsoft Video Converter is the recommended Panasonic video converter for Windows 7 Media Center with 5.1 Sound.
Below is the quick step-by-step guide for you to enjoy Panasonic TM700/HS700/SD700 videos at home using Windows 7 Media Center and 5.1 surround system (5 speakers with 1 subwoofer).
Step 1. Load Sony Panasonic 700 videos to Aunsoft Video Converter.
Connect Panasonic SD700/TM700/HS700 camcorder to computer with USB 2.0 cable, and download the .mts files from camcorder to computer hard drive. Run Aunsoft Video Converter as the best Panasonic video converter on Windows 7, and click the "Add" button to load .mts videos, or drag and drop the .mts files from folder to program UI for conversion.
Step 2. Choose WMV HD with 5.1 audio.
Click the "Format" option, and navigate the mouse cursor to HD Video, and then select WMV HD(*.wmv) as output format. The Panasonic video converter will transcode the AVCHD video with MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 compression and Dolby Digital AC3 5.1-channel audio to WMV HD with WMV3 video and WMAV3 audio with 5.1 channels, so that you can put Panasonic TM700/HS700/SD700 5.1-ch video to Windows 7 Media Center.
Step 3 Convert Panasonic 700 AVCHD video to WMV for Windows Media Center.
Click the convert button under the preview window, and the Panasonic AVCHD to Window Media Center converter will start converting 1080p MTS videos to WMV in 1920x1080 with 5.1 audio for playing family videos in Windows 7 Media Center with 5.1 surround sound.
When the conversion is finished, you can add the output HD videos to Windows 7 Media Center and play HD videos with 5.1 surround sound through home cinema equipments
1. If you are using Mac computer with Mac Mini as a media center, you use Panasonic video to Mac Mini converter to convert videos on Mac Tiger, Leopard and Snow Leopard, making the videos compatible with Mac Mini.
2. For more information about other Panasonic camcorders like HDC-TM300, HDC-SD600, HDC-HS250, Lumix DMC-ZS7/TZ10, DMC-Z57, DMC-ZS3, just go to the Panasonic video solutions column.