Should I go for AVCHD?

Discussion in 'Digital Video' started by dingdongbubble, Jul 30, 2007.

  1. dingdongbubble macrumors 6502a

    Jun 1, 2007
    Hi as a home movie maker kina person do you thin AVCHD is a good option? Haven they released programs which can edit AVCHD? How does the quality turn out like?
  2. banjomamo macrumors regular

    May 9, 2006
    There isnt as much support for it yet. If I recall the last update of Final Cut Pro started supporting the format. From what I know about AVCHD it has to be transcoded and its really processor intensive so it will probably require a powerful machine to do anything in real time. If its for home stuff Id suggest HDV since its supported in so many more applications and youre more likely to find more help with your workflow since its more widespread.

    Then again if youve got the chops to try something new go for it.
  3. marioman38 macrumors 6502a


    Aug 8, 2006
    Elk Grove, CA

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