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TOD File Format

The .TOD file format was created by JVC, to be used by their high-definition camcorder range (I.E JVC Everio).

File Format Description

TOD stands for "Transport stream on disk", while TOD is used for high definition files. TOD is a file-based format that are stored on a random-access media. Directory structure and naming convention are identical except for extensions of media files.

JVC was the only supporter of TOD format, JVC created the .TOD format due to apparent copyright issues. The known camcorder models that use the .TOD format are:

• March 2008: GZ-HD5 (HDD, MicroSD), GZ-HD6 (HDD, MicroSD)
• June 2008: GZ-HD30, GZ-HD40 (HDD, MicroSD, capable of both TOD and AVCHD recording)

TOD Playback Issue

When you need to playback, import or edit TOD video files generated by your JVC Ejverio video camera, you may find it a little difficlut since many media players and editing software doesn't support TOD format. Recent versions of video-editing programs may be able to import and edit TOD files are Adobe Flash Professional CC, CyberLink PowerDirector 12 Ultra, Sony Vegas Pro 13, iMovie 10. Anyway, there can be limitations even those program claims to play TOD. And what if you don't want to change your existing video editing program but it can't play TOD files, like Windows Movie Maker? In this case, you are suggested to convert TOD, for instance, convert TOD to WMV for Windows Movie Maker.

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iOrgsoft TOD Converter

iOrgsoft TOD Converter enables you to convert JVC TOD recording footages to MP4, MOV, FLV, WMV, AVI, 3GP, etc in order to smoothly importing your TOD files to various video eidting softare for further edting and transferring them to portable devices like iPad Air, iPhone 5S, Samsung Galaxy S5, Kindle Fire HD, etc for playback.

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