Unlike traditional cameras which record video clips in MP4 or MOV format, most HD camcorders record video files in AVCHD format. This kind of video format gives a better video quality with high definition - usually 1920 x 1080 which is so called Full HD. As one of most popular HD camcorder, Sony HDR XR160 also shoots video in 1920 x 1080 pixels.
But not all your recorded video clips are restored in one video file. Sometimes if you want to upload Sony AVCHD recordings to YouTube, it is inconvenient for you as the videos are divided into several parts. So you need an AVCHD video joiner to merge Sony XR160 AVCHD videos for YouTube. However, YouTube has the limitation that no more than 2GB while the AVCHD (MTS/M2TS) videos are always in a big size that can not be uploaded to YouTube. So, if you want to share AVCHD videos on YouTube, you also need a YouTube Video Converter to help you compress AVCHD videos and convert AVCHD footages to YouTube.
Pavtube HD Video Converter is not only the best AVCHD video joiner which can merge video clips together into one file, but also a useful YouTube Video Converter that compresses and converts AVCHD footages to YouTube. The following guide shows how to merge Sony XR160 AVCHD videos for YouTube and convert 1080P AVCHD videos for uploading to YouTube.
For preparation of merging, please connect Sony HDR XR160 camcorder to your PC via USB cable and copy AVCHD video files to your hard drive first.
Step 1: Import AVCHD files to Pavtube HD Video Converter.
Run Pavtube HD Video Converter as the best 1080p AVCHD to YouTube converter, and then click the add button to browse to choose the video files you want to merge and convert.
Step 2: Choose output format for uploading to YouTube.
You are recommended to click the format bar and choose Common Video >> DivX AVI Audio Video Interleaved (DivX) (*.avi).
Step 3: Check the blank to merge Sony XR160 AVCHD videos for YouTube.
Find the Merge into one file blank next to the format bar, and then check the blank which means merge the selected videos together into one. Remember that the whole video can not be longer than 10 minutes, or you will fail in uploading it to YouTube.
Step 4: Convert Sony XR160 AVCHD to AVI for uploading to YouTube.
Click the convert button and start to convert Sony XR160 AVCHD to AVI for uploading to YouTube. After the conversion, you can directly upload the AVI video to YouTube for sharing.
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