TOD, as a recording formats for use in digital tapeless camcorders, is only used by JVC Camcorder.
The recording media for TOD format camcorder including Hard disk drive and solid-state memory
cards. It use MPEG-2 video compression and MPEG-1 audio compression. The video frame size in
pixels is 1440 x 1080 or 1920 x 1080 and the video frame aspect ratio is 16:9. The file suffix .tod is
marked on camcorder but changed to .m2t while imported to computer. The known camcorder
models that use the JVC .TOD format are:
2007: GZ-HD7 (HDD, SD / SDHC), GZ-HD3 (HDD, SD / SDHC)
Marzec 2008: GZ-HD5 (HDD, karta MicroSDHC), GZ-HD6 (HDD, karta MicroSDHC)
Czerwiec 2008: GZ-HD30, GZ-HD40 (HDD, karta microSDHC, dwa TOD i AVCHD nagrania)
NOTE: Some JVC Everio cameras save video files with a .MOD extension, which is similar to the
"JVC camcorder GZ-HD7 cannot import files in iMovie", Mac users are often frustrated with JVC
TOD files not workable on Mac iMovie, iTunes, Quicktime, FCP, FCE, etc. Actually, JVC GZ-HD30,
JVC GZ-HD40 camcorder can support iMovie'08, iMovie'09, but iMovie does not work with
MPEG-2 from this camcorder. Moreover, due to the wide range of media types, and the different
ways manufacturers store video on these media types, not all JVC camcorders are compatible
Doremisoft TOD to iMovie Converter for Mac not only support converting JVC TOD files to
iMovie MOV, MP4, DV, but also can transfer TOD files to AVI, 3GP, 3G2, M4V, H.264, MKV, etc.
With a TOD to iMovie Converter, you can freely enjoy JVC TOD files on Mac Quicktime, iMovie,
iTunes, Apple TV, iPad, iPod, iPhone, Blckberry, Creative Zen, PSP, etc.
You can learn how to convert JVC TOD to imovie at bellow:
Step One: Import JVC TOD videos to TOD to iMovie Converter
Click the "Add File" button to input your JVC Everio TOD files to TOD to iMovie Converter. You can
import several TOD files one time.
Step Two: Select Output Video Format for iMovie
Click "Profile" to open the Profile drop-up list to select MP4, MOV, or DV as output video format
for iMovie. You also can set suitable output video format for Quicktime, iTunes, FCP, FCE, etc.
Step Three: Start to Transfer JVC TOD Video to iMovie
Click "Start" to convert JVC TOD files to iMovie. After converting finished, you can edit your
converted TOD Videos with iMovie, FCP, FCE as you like.