With Nero Burning ROM you can burn an AVCHD video disc made up of AVCHD video files from your hard drive or camcorder. The AVCHD video disc can be burned to a DVD as usual, or to a Blu-ray Disc. Burning to a Blu-ray Disc has the benefit that it offers more space than a DVD.
AVCHD video on DVD is compatible to the specification of a Blu-ray Disc. However, playback is not guaranteed on all Blu-ray players.
You can use Nero Burning ROM to burn an AVCHD video disc if the complete folder structure including premastered files is already available.
In Nero Burning ROM it is not possible to create a DVD-Video, an AVCHD video, or a BDMV-Video from video files. You can convert video files to DVD-Video, to AVCHD video, or BDMV-Video in Nero Vision for example. Nero Vision is included in the full version of Nero Multimedia Suite. More information about Nero Vision is available on the Web site www.nero.com, and more information about video editing is available in the separate Nero Vision manual.
- Select the DVD or Blu-ray entry from the drop-down menu in the New Compilation window. (In case that the New Compilation window is not opened, it can be opened by clicking the New button on the main screen.)
- Choose the AVCHD (TM) video compilation type from the selection list.
- The tabs with the configuration options that are valid for this compilation type are displayed.
- Enter a name for the AVCHD video disc in the Disc name input field.
- Click the New button.
- The New Compilation window is closed and the selection screen is opened.
It includes the specific AVCHD folder structure.
- Select the movie that you want to burn from the browser area on the right side.
- Drag the existing folder structure including premastered files into the compilation area on the left side.
- The files are added to the compilation and are displayed in the compilation screen. The capacity bar indicates how much space is required on the disc.
Files and Folders
The AVCHD video contains different folders. Only certain files are allowed in an individual folder. If you only have individual files, you must allocate the right files to the specific folder:
\BDMV\BDJO\*.bdjo (this files are optional; however, the folder must be available)
Also, the folders \BDMV\META, \BDMV\JAR and \CERTIFICATE must be available but may remain empty.
If the folder \BDMV\BACKUP is available it contains a copy of the files index.bdmv, MovieObjects.bdmv and the folders PLAYLIST, CLIPINF and BDJO.
Additionally, an AVCHD video may contain the folder AVCHDTN. This folder must not be available if it is empty. If it is available, it has to contain the following files:
- You have successfully compiled an AVCHD video disc and can now burn this compilation.
AVCHD is an HD capturing format for camcorders. It is used for DVDs but compatible to Blu-ray Discs.