AVCHD

Which players support AVCHD discs?

Blu-ray to DVD can burn Blu-ray movies to AVCHD high-definition DVDs. The DVDs can be played back on PlayStation 3, PCs and some Blu-ray players.

Note: Regular AVCHD doesn't support menu navigation. If a menu is added, the disc can only be played back on PCs and some Blu-ray players, but not on PlayStation 3.

 

Which recording media can AVCHD use?

AVCHD specification allows using several kinds of recording media, in particular recordable DVD discs, memory cards and hard disk drives.

DVD discs are the original media specified in the AVCHD standard. To reduce the camcorder size, only smaller 8cm discs, sometimes called mini DVDs, are allowed. Recording capacity ranges from 1.4 GB for a single-sided single layer disc to 5.2 GB for a double-sided dual layer disc.