"The method to Convert JVC Everio TOD Files to iMovie for editing"
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 TOD format. "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 with iMovie. 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.