Panasonic Camcorder Sdr

Panasonic Camcorder Sdr

TOD format, what are the TOD files, how to play TOD files on Mac

Part 1, What are the TOD files?

Video file captured by a JVC Everio camcorder, such as the GZ-HD3 and GZ-HD7, which has saved in a proprietary format that can be viewed using Cyberlink software included with JVC camcorders. Recent versions of other video editing programs can also be capable of importing TOD files (see below), the application includes Cyberlink PowerDirector can import and export as files TOD. MPG, which are visible from most video editing programs.

NOTE: Some cameras JVC Everio video files saved with an extension MOD., Which is similar to TOD format.

Part 2, MOD and TOD files

MOD and TOD are informal names of tapeless video formats from JVC (MOD and TOD), Panasonic (MOD only) and Canon (MOD only) in some models of digital camcorders. Format names correspond to the video file extensions. JVC or Panasonic or, who pioneered format, explained the meaning of file extensions. MOD is used exclusively for file standard definition video, while TOD is used to high definition files. The formats were never given an official name. MOD video can be viewed on a computer with a player that can play MPEG-2 video. This video can easily be created for viewing on a DVD player without recompression, as it is fully compatible with standard DVD-video. TOD format is comparable with AVCHD, but can not be directly played on consumer video equipment. Media files must be packed in distribution formats like HD DVD or Blu-ray Disc, using editing software. A TOD recording modes, "1440CBR" has the same frame size, aspect ratio and frame rate as 1080i HDV and may be loosely called "HDV in the record."


JVC MOD camcorders
* 2004: GZ-MC100 (SD), GZ-MC200 (SD)
* 2005: GZ-MG30 (HDD), GZ-MG70 (HDD)
* 2006: GZ-MG37 (HDD), GZ-MG77 (HDD), GZ-MG505 (HDD, card SD / SDHC)
* 2007: GZ-MG130 (HDD), GZ-MG155 (HDD), GZ-MG255 (HDD), GZ-MG555 (HDD, SD / SDHC card)
* 2008: GZ-MS100U (card SD / SDHC) * 2008: GZ-MG7230 (30 GB HDD, MicroSD)
* 2009: GZ-MG630 (60 GB HDD, MicroSD), GZ-MG670 (80 GB HDD, MicroSD), GZ-MG680 (120 GB HDD, MicroSD)

TOD JVC camcorders
* 2007: GZ-HD7 (hard disk, SD / SDHC), GZ-HD3 (hard disk, SD / SDHC card)
* March 2008: GZ-HD5 (HDD, MicroSDHC card), GZ-HD6 (HDD, MicroSDHC Card)
* June 2008: GZ-HD30, GZ-HD40 (HDD, MicroSDHC card and recording dual AVCHD TOD)

Panasonic MOD camcorders
* 2003: SV-AV100 (SD card) * 2005: SDR-S100 (SD)
* 2006: SDR-S150 (SD / SDHC card)
* 2007: SDR-S10 (SD / SDHC), SDR-H18 (hard disk, SD card), SDR-H200 (HDD, SD / SDHC)
* 2008: SDR-H40 (hard disk, SD / SDHC), SDR-H60 (HDD, SD / SDHC)
* 2008: SDR-SW20 (SD / SDHC)

Canon MOD Camcorders
* 2008: FS100 (SDHC), FS10 (SDHC), FS11 (SDHC)

Part 3, How to play TOD files on Mac?

Try any of MPlayer OS X or VLC Media Player . They are all free. These excellent and free media player can cope with many of the known video formats to QuickTime. They contain a decoder to decode TOD files .. He also played many of the formats that are within the file. TOD.

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