Convert AVCHD to other codecs for more fluent editing

The AVCHD codec is a very processor intensive codec. A lot of computers have problem displaying and editing 1080i video ( resolution 1920 by 1080 ) video. When editing video its important to have fast and smooth playback. You can also apply and preview effects a lot faster when not working with AVCHD. In this article some options to convert AVCHD to DV to work with AVCHD in a more fluent way.