While Microsoft released Windows 7 with related Windows Live software like Media Player, Movie Maker to play AVCHD files, there are still some customers who are using Windows XP and Windows Vista with Media Player not compatible with the AVCHD files. Sony NEX-VG10 is the new camera with DSLR brain. The bundled Picture Motion Browser enables users to downscale HD video to SD video, but the video quality is not as good as the original video clips.
To play Sony NEX-VG10 AVCHD on Windows XP, Windows Vista with Media Player, Aunsoft Video Converter is the recommended Sony NEX-VG10 video converter to convert the DSLR AVCHD to WMV on Windows. The converter also deinterlaces 1080i MTS videos for playback on computer without interlacing lines.
Below is the step-by-step guide for users who have Sony NEX-VG10 camera, or other AVCHD camcorders like Sony HDR-CX350/CX550, HDR-XR520/XR550, Cyber-shot DSC-TX7, Canon HF S21, Panasonic HDC-TM700/SD700/HS700, Lumix DMC-ZS7/TZ10.
Step 1. Load Sony VG10 files to Aunsoft Video Converter.
After downloading the .mts files from Sony NEX-VG10 camera to Windows XP computer via the bundled PMB software, run Aunsoft Video Converter as the fast Sony DSLR video converter. Click the "Add" button to import the AVCHD videos or drag and drop the .mts files to program UI for conversion.
Step 2. Choose HD WMV format.
Click the "Format" option and choose HD Video > WMV HD(*.wmv) as output format. The Sony DSLR VG10 converter will convert the recorded MTS to WMV with wmv3 as video codec for high quality videos in 1920x1080 high resolution.
Step 3. Deinterlace 1080i videos.
Choose a video clip and check the box for detinerlacing under the Effect tab. The Sony video converter will deinterlace 1080i videos and remove the interlacing artifacts. Click the apply to all button, if the videos you loaded for conversion are all stored in interlaced mode.
Step 4. Convert Sony VG10 Video to WMV for Windows Media Player.
Click the convert button under the preview window, and the Sony NEX-VG10 video converter will start converting the MTS videos from Sony NEX-VG10 to WMV for Windows Media Player.
When the conversion is done, you will notice the output HD WMV videos play perfectly on Windows Media Player with high quality.