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AVCHD camcorders
You have camcorder, but not sure if it supports AVCHD files recording and therefore could Video Splitter be used for the editig tasks? This page is intended to help you understand this, here you can find the most famous AVCHD camcorders from different well-known developers.


Depending on model, Canon camcorders offer 1080-line interlaced, PsF, and native 24p recording.

  •   HR10 (DVD)
  •   2007: HG10 (40 GB HDD)
  •   April 2008: HF10 (SDHC, built-in 16GB flash memory), HF100 (SDHC)
  •   September 2008: HF11 (SDHC, built-in 32GB flash memory), HG20 (60GB HDD, SDHC), HG21 (120GB HDD, SDHC)
  •   January 2009: HF S10 (SDHC, built-in 32GB flash memory), HF S100 (SDHC), HF20 (SDHC, built-in 32GB flash memory), HF200 (SDHC)
  •   August 2009: HF S11 (SDHC, built-in 64GB flash memory, wired LANC remote capability)
  •   January 2010: HF S21 (two SDHC slots, 64GB flash memory, electronic viewfinder), HF S20 (two SDHC slots, 32GB flash memory), HF S200 (two SDHC slots); HF M31 (SDHC, 32GB flash memory), HF M30 (SDHC, 8GB flash memory), HF M300 (SDHC); HF R11 (32GB flash memory), HF R10 (SDHC, 8GB flash memory), HF R100 (SDHC)
  •   April 2011: HF G10 (with 1/3" image sensor)


  •   2008: DZ-BD10HA (Three-media recording: Blu-ray Disc, AVCHD on HDD, AVCHD on SDHC)


  •   June 2008: GZ-HD10 (HDD, MicroSDHC), GZ-HD30/GZ-HD40(HDD, MicroSDHC card, dual AVCHD and TOD recording)
  •   January 2009: GZ-HD320 (120 GB HDD, MicroSD), GZ-HD300 (60 GB HDD, MicroSD), GZ-HM200 (dual SDHC)
  •   February 2009: GZ-X900 (SD/SDHC card)
  •   September 2009: GZ-HM300, GZ-HM400
  •   December 2009: GZ-HD620
  •   March 2010: GZ-HM1
  •   Spring 2011: GZ-HM30 (pre-released December 2010)

Leica Camera

Digital still cameras

  •   2010:LEICA D-LUX 5, LEICA V-LUX 2


Panasonic AVCHD camcorders offer interlaced, progressive scan or native progressive recording and combinations of these modes depending on a particular model. 1080-line and 720-line recording is possible depending on a model.

Panasonic AVCHD camcorders use AVC with High Profile @ Level 4.0 for all modes except 1080p50/1080p60, which are encoded with High Profile @ Level 4.2. Maximum data rate is limited to 24 Mbit/s for AVCCAM models, to 17 Mbit/s for most consumer models and to 28 Mbit/s for 1080p50/1080p60 recording modes.

  •   December 2006: HDC-DX1 (DVD), HDC-SD1 (SDHC)
  •   HDC-SD3 (SDHC, available in Japan only)
  •   AG-HSC1U (SDHC, comes with portable 40 GB HDD storage)
  •   August 2007: HDC-SD5 (SDHC), HDC-SX5 (DVD, SDHC), HDC-SD7 (SDHC)
  •   January 2008: HDC-SD9 (SDHC), HDC-HS9 (60 GB HDD, SDHC)
  •   April 2008: AG-HMC70 (SDHC)
  •   June 2008: HDC-SD100 (SDHC), HDC-HS100 (60 GB HDD, SDHC)
  •   September 2008: AG-HMC150 (SDHC)
  •   January 2009: HDC-HS300 (120 GB HDD), HDC-HS200 (80 GB HDD), HDC-TM300 (32 GB built-in flash memory, SDHC), HDC-SD300 (SDHC, available in Europe only),   HDC-SD200 (SDHC).
  •   June 2009: HDC-TM30/HDC-TM10 (32 GB built-in flash memory, SDHC), HDC-SD10 (SDHC)
  •   June 2009: HDC-TM350 (64 GB built-in flash memory, SDHC, available in Japan and as of October 2009, from Panasonic Stores across the UK)
  •   September 2009: AG-HMC40 (SDHC)
  •   February 2010: HDC-TM700/HDC-SD700/HDC-HS700 (introduced 1080p60/1080p50 modes, depending on region)
  •   March 2010: HDC-SD60/HDC-TM60/HDC-HS60
  •   December 2010: AG-AF100/AG-AF101/AG-AF102 (4/3" large sensor camera)
  •   September 2011: AG-AC130/AG-AC160 (SDXC/SDHC/SD)

In 2009 Panasonic introduced AVCHD Lite and AVCHD to selected members of its Lumix line of digital cameras:

  •   2009: DMC-ZS3/TZ7*, DMC-TS1/DMC-FT1* (AVCHD Lite)
  •   2009: DMC-GH1 (AVCHD)
  •   2010: Lumix DMC-ZS7/TZ10*, DMC-G2 (AVCHD lite)
  •   2010: Lumix DMC-GH2, DMC-GF2 (AVCHD)
  •   2011: Lumix DMC-ZS10/TZ20* (AVCHD lite)
  •   2011: Lumix DMC-FX77/FX78*, DMC-TS3*, DMC-FZ45/47/48*
  •   2011: Lumix DMC-GF2, DMC-G3/GF3 (AVCHD)

* to avoid European specific tax, Panasonic digital cameras for this market are limited to 30 minutes recording.


Consumer Sony AVCHD camcorders released before 2011 could record 1080-line interlaced video only, while the prosumer HDR-AX2000 and professional HXR-NX5 cameras were capable of recording in interlaced and progressive formats.

Released in March 2011, the Sony NEX-FS100 is the first professional NXCAM camcorder capable of 1080p50/p60 recording; consumer-grade HandyCam NEX-VG20 followed in August 2011.

The list of AVCHD camcorders includes:

  •   September 2006: HDR-UX1 (DVD), HDR-UX3/UX5 (DVD), HDR-UX7 (DVD)
  •   October 2006: HDR-SR1 (30 GB HDD)
  •   June 2007: HDR-SR5 (40 GB HDD), HDR-SR7 (60 GB HDD)
  •   July 2007: HDR-SR5C (100 GB HDD), HDR-SR8 (100 GB HDD)
  •   Summer 2007: HDR-CX7 (Memory Stick Duo)
  •   March 2008: HDR-SR10 (40GB HDD, Memory Stick), HDR-SR11 (60 GB HDD, Memory Stick), HDR-SR12 (120 GB HDD, Memory Stick)
  •   HDR-TG1/TG3/TG7 (Memory Stick Duo)
  •   August 2008: HDR-CX12 (Memory Stick Duo)
  •   March 2009: HDR-XR520V (240 GB HDD), HDR-XR500V (120 GB HDD Version)
  •   March 2009: HDR-XR200V (120 GB HDD)
  •   March 2009: HDR-XR200VE (120 GB HDD + GPS)
  •   March 2009: HDR-XR100 (80 GB HDD)
  •   July 2009: HDR-CX500E, HDR-CX520E
  •   October 2009: HDR-CX105 (8GB Memory Stick Duo)
  •   January 2010: HXR-NX5, HDR-AX2000.
  •   March 2010: HDR-XR550 (240 GB HDD)
  •   June 2010: Sony NEX-5, NEX-5C (without Eye-Fi support), of both models, variants with AVCHD 1080 50i and AVCHD 1080 60i only exist
  •   July 2010: Sony HXR-MC50E.
  •   March 2011: Sony NEX-FS100
  •   August 2011: NEX-VG20

In 2010 Sony introduced AVCHD to selected members of its Cybershot line of digital cameras.

  •   January 2010: Sony DSC-HX5V (GPS+COMPASS), HX5V-E (European version, limited to 30 minutes recording due to European specific taxes)
  •   March 2011: Sony DSC-HX9V (GPS+COMPASS), HX9V-E (European version, limited to 30 minutes recording due to European specific taxes) | Site map | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use
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