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How to Convert TOD (M2T) Files on Mac (Catalina included)

by Christine Smith • Dec 05,2019 • Proven solutions

If you have a JVC camcorder, you may troubled with importing TOD/M2T files to Mac for watching or editing as iMovie/Final Cut Pro and many other software don't support .tod file format. In this situation, you need an easy-to-use TOD converter for Mac to convert TOD files to common video format like MP4, MOV, AVI, MKV, etc. Read the following parts to learn the easy steps.

Part 1. How to Convert TOD Files Easily on Mac/Windows

Wondershare UniConverter is the most recommended TOD converter for Mac. Works on both Windows and Mac system, you can convert TOD(.tod, .m2t) files to AVI, MP4, WMV, ASF, 3GP, 3GPP, QuickTime (MOV), MPG, MKV, and more other formats. Then you can enjoy your favorite camera videos on mobile phone, digital players like iPodiPhone 3G, web, and even edit in iMovie, iDVD. You can also find more additional functions such as video editing, video compressing, DVD burning, etc.

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  • Convert TOD/M2T files on Mac to AVI, MP4, MKV, MOV and other 1000+ formats within easy steps.
  • 30X faster speed with no quality loss than any other converters.
  • Edit TOD videos with trimming, cropping, cutting, merging, adding subtitles, etc.
  • Transfer converted files to iPhone/iPad/Android devices easily via a USB cable.
  • Optimized conversion presets to convert TOD for iDVD, iMovie, Final Cut Pro.
  • Download videos from YouTube and other 10,000+ video sharing sites.
  • Versatile toolbox includes fixing video metadata, GIF maker, casting video to TV, DVD converter, and screen recorder.
  • Supported OS: Windows 10/8/7/XP/Vista, Mac OS 10.15 (Catalina), 10.14, 10.13, 10.12, 10.11, 10.10, 10.9, 10.8, 10.7, 10.6.
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Steps on how to convert MOD to other format on Mac

Step 1 Add TOD files to your Mac.

Download and install Wondershare UniConverter on your Mac. Then, connect your JVC camcorder to your Mac and launch Wondershare UniConverter. It will automatically show and check all TOD files on your camcorder. All you need to do is to click the Add Files drop-down button and then select Add from Camcorder option to load the files to the program.

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Step 2 Choose the output format for TOD files.

As TOD is not a commonly-used format, so you need to convert TOD to the user-friendly format like MP4. Click the inverted triangle beside Convert all tasks to: and choose Video > MP4 also the resolution you want to continue.

select the target format as MP4 for TOD files

Step 3 Convert TOD files on Mac.

Finally, click the Convert All button in the bottom-right corner. After a while, the conversion process will be finished, you can find the converted TOD videos in the Converted tab.

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Part 2. What is TOD File

1. General Knowledge About TOD File Format

tod converter for mac (Catalina supported)Video file captured by a JVC Everio video camera will be saved in a proprietary format called TOD. TOD file format was created by JVC and used by their high-definition camcorder range (e.g. JVC Everio). 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 changes to .m2t while imported to computer.

2. Hardware Products of JVC TOD Camcorders

  • 2007: GZ-HD7 (HDD, SD/sdhc card), GZ-HD3 (HDD, SD/sdhc card)
  • March 2008: GZ-HD5 (HDD, Microsdhc card), GZ-HD6 (HDD, Microsdhc card)
  • June 2008: GZ-HD30, GZ-HD40 (HDD, Microsdhc card, dual TOD and avchd recording)

3. How to Play TOD(M2T) Files on Mac for Free

How to play tod on Mac OS Catalina? The TOD format is simply an MPEG2 formatted video file. Although TOD is comparable with avchd, it cannot be directly played on consumer video equipment. If you wish to view the file on your computer, it is reportedly safe to rename the extension from TOD to MPG or M2T.
Usually, we can try Mplayer OS X and VLC media player as they are platform-specific players for TOD files. For Mac users, we are happy to learn Apple iMovie HD can directly open the TOD files.

4. How to Extract Audio from TOD(M2T) on Mac

When you want a favorite audio file to go with your favorite camera videos, it's easy to encounter a problem about how to extract the audio from the video files. At that time, it’s your optimal choice to give a look at this good TOD Converter for Mac - Wondershare UniConverter. You can get the audio files with just few clicks, what’s more, it support you to convert the audio files to many format like MP3, M4A, WAV, AC3, AAC, MKA, OGG, etc.

5. How to Trim, Crop, Add effects to TOD(M2T) video on Mac

If you just want the best clips of the camera videos, you can trim the video by clicks. Also, with this all-in-one Mac TOD converter, you can apply more effects to your video files, like to change the brightness of the videos, to merge many videos into one file.

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