AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. Developed jointly by Sony and Panasonic, the format was introduced in 2006 primarily for use in high definition consumer camcorders.
Is a video format similar to MP4. The difference between the formats is their developers and protection. Apple company, has developed a format that has provided DRM-lock for M4V. Video files in this format are downloaded from iTunes.