The GY-HM170UA 4KCAM Compact Professional Camcorder is designed to fulfill the requirement for professional functionality. Besides recording in 4K, the camcorder also helps to deliver HD footage with two codecs. For people who wish to save more space or wish to load the footage into consumer editing software that only supports AVCHD, they will choose to record with AVCHD format. The following article will show you how to play and edit the JVC GY-HM170UA 4KCAM AVCHD video after transferring the footage from the camera SDHC/SDXC card slots to your local computer.
Play JVC GY-HM170UA 4KCAM AVCHD on PC/Mac
Free AVCHD player for PC/Mac
If you are unwilling to convert the AVCHD video, you can download and install the following listed free AVCHD player on Windows or Mac for free JVC GY-HM170UA 4KCAM AVCHD playback.
Window Media Player (for Windows)
If you prefer to try out a more versatile media player to playback your AVCHD files on a Windows operating PC, please read on and try some of the powerful AVCHD players below. On a Windows PC, the latest version of Window Media Player (WMP) will be able to support the playback of the AVCHD files naturally. If your WMP fails to playback the AVCHD files, please update your WMP to the latest version. Alternatively, select or download the highly-recommended AVCHD player in the article.
BSPlayer (for Windows)
BS.Player is used by more than 70 million multi media users throughout the world and it has been translated into over 90 languages. Because of low-cost of CPU Processing Resources for AVCHD video playback, it is suitable for you who want to watch AVCHD/MTS video but use slightly less capable computers. In addition, BS.Player, this top free AVCHD/MTS player, is quiet masterful at automatically searching and downloading missing subtitles during playing AVCHD video, if available.
VLC Player (for Windows/Mac)
VLC media player is an open-source and completely free AVCHD player. It is one of the most Platform-independent AVCHD/MTS video players. Besides playing AVCHD on Window PC/Mac, you can also get AVCHD files played on GNU, Linux, BeOS, and BSD. Since VLC has a very modular design which makes it easier to include modules/plugins for new file formats (including newly-emerged AVCHD/MTS video, we hold faith in VLC to play AVCHD video and vote is as one of the best free AVCHD video players.
Convert JVC GY-HM170UA 4KCAM AVCHD for full media entertainment
It’s likely that you may fail to play JVC GY-HM170UA 4KCAM AVCHD video with certain player apps that not listed above or if you wish to transfer and play the AVCHD footage on smartphones, tablets, game consoles, TVs, which lacks the ability to read AVCHD files. You can then download our powerful AVCHD Converter program – Pavtube Video Converter, which can assists you to transcode GY-HM170UA 4KCAM AVCHD to various popular SD file formats such as AVI, WMV, MP4, MOV, FLV, MKV, 3GP, WebM, etc or HD file formats like H.264 HD MP4, H.264 HD MOV, H.265 HD, MPEG-4 HD MP4, MPEG-2 HD, MPEG-TS HD, MKV HD, WMV HD, Divx HD, AVI HD, BDAV HD, etc so viewing on different devices and programs. To get better output video and audio quality, you can flexibly adjust output profile parameters including video codec, resolution, bit rate, frame rate, audio codec, bit rate, sample rate, channels, etc as you like.
For those people who have no ideal how to adjust those advanced settings on your own, you can directly use our program to output hot devices and programs such as iPhone, iPad, Android phone/tablet, Windows phone/tablet, game consoles, TVs, etc preset profile formats with the optimal playback settings.
Edit JVC GY-HM170UA 4KCAM AVCHD on PC/Mac
Although there are many video editing software out there that have claimed its editing support for AVCHD video, some only support certain cameras or camcorder models, others may require you to install extra plug-in, there are still some programs only offer AVCHD importing support for its latest version but not the former version. Sometimes, even if you have successfully imported the AVCHD footage into the editing software, you may won’t get a smooth editing workflow since AVCHD is a highly compression format and the decoding process of AVCHD is very CPU intensive.
If you wish to achieve a high quality and high performance of JVC GY-HM170UA 4KCAM AVCHD with any video editing application. You can still use our AVCHD conversion program – Pavtube Video Converter to convert AVCHD video into compatible editing formats and native or specially optimized editing formats for some free editing software like Windows Movie Maker, iMovie, consumer editing software such as Premiere Elements, Sony Movie Studio Platinum or professional editing software such as Sony Vegas Pro, iMovie, Premiere Pro CC, Davinci Resolve, Final Cut Pro, etc on Mac or PC.
Besides that, if you just wish to complete some simple editing task, you can just make that with our program’s built-in video editing functions. You can flip or rotate the footage orientation, trim or cut video length, cropping out video black bars or unwanted area, add video/image/transparent text watermark, apply special rendering effect, deinterlace interlaced AVCHD 1080i video into progressive form, add external SRT/ASS/SSA subtitle to video, etc.
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How to Convert JVC GY-HM170UA 4KCAM AVCHD Video for Playing and Editing on Mac/PC?
Step 1: Load GY-HM170UA 4KCAM AVCHD Video.
Download the free trial version of the program. Launch it on your computer. Click “File” menu and select “Add Video/Audio” or click the “Add Video” button on the top tool bar to import GY-HM170UA 4KCAM AVCHD Video into the program.
Step 2: Define the output format.
Clicking the Format bar, from its drop-down list, you can choose to output GY-HM170UA 4KCAM AVCHD a popular HD file formats such as “H.264 HD Video(*.mp4)” under “HD Video” main category so that you can smoothly playback the output video on Mac/PC with media player apps or transfer to iPhone, iPad, Android phone/tablet, Windows phone/tablet, etc for viewing on the move.
If you wish to load the footage into editing software such as Adobe Premiere, Sony Vegas, etc, you can use the program to directly output editing software native compatible editing formats such as “MPEG-2(*.mpg)” under “Adobe Premiere/Son…” main category.
Step 3: Edit GY-HM170UA 4KCAM AVCHD Video.
By default the Edit icon is grayed out. To activate the Edit menu, you have to select an item first. When a video or movie is selected, click the pencil like Edit icon on the left top tool bar to open the video editor window, here, you can play and preview the original video and output effects. Also you can flip or rotate video, trim, crop, add watermark, deinterlace interlace 1080i AVCHD video, apply special effect, edit audio or insert external subtitle.
Step 4: Begin the conversion process.
After all setting is completed, hit the “Convert” button at the right bottom of the main interface to begin to convert GY-HM170UA 4KCAM AVCHD Video video for playing and editing on Mac/PC.
When the conversion is finished, click “Open Output Folder” icon on the main interface to open the folder with generated files. Then feel free to transfer and play the generated video on computer with media players, on portable devices or load into video editing software.