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JVC 3CCD Cam - Playback issue

Having problem with playback on PC.  MPEGs play fine but TOD extensions do not. How do I fix this? Do I have to change extensions?  Do I need to save the files differently?

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  • Eric Lucas Dec 22, 2008

    The error msg: The selected file has an extension (.TOD) that is not recognized by Windows Media Player....

  • Anonymous Jan 09, 2009

    plug the computer in....TOD not recognised by any playback media....just don't know even how to save the files to try and convert it later..

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Probably you Media Player does not support TOD formate.
It is very recent one so you need to look for new softwear.
The solution is easy
Tod file conversion, download the UNLEAD VIDEO STUDIO11.5 with the update other wise he will not work properly http://www.videohelp.com/tools/Ulead_Videostudio

http://www.ulead.co.uk/vs/features.htm
Run the program(ulead) go to Edit and on the right hand side of the screen you see icon of a folder open that and import your file (tod) when it's imported put it on the time line as well.
Now to converter to any kind of format you wish is very easy.
Open share icon right on the top next to audio icon and go to any format you wish to create.
For me I use adobe premier pro I need 720X576 I do this method.
I open in share folder the ---create video file-after I have lot of choose I select ---DV------after Pal (4:3) and I give name and destination all done.
Note:
Please don’t use DV----Pal (16:9) it will stretch the footage to much
When you import the file tod strait from your JVC will help to keep the same quality of your converted file.
Good Luck

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Posted on Dec 22, 2008

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Hi,
   Just search any converter on the web download and install it and convert the required file format according to your requirement and then you can watch it.

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JVC stores the video in files with a .MOD extension which are standard MPEG-2-TS files with Dolby Digital sound. Third-party editing applications should be able to edit them if the file extension is changed to .M2T and the application supports that format. ....

You can convert the .tod format to .avi format using the following tools
http://www.todconverter.net/
http://www.todconverter.net/convert-tod-to-avi.html
http://www.videohelp.com/tools/Ulead_Videostudio

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Hi and welcome to FixYa,

Initially, TOD is a JVC tapeless video format not readily recognizable/readable by a computer. However, there are programs that converts the files with .TOD extensions to AVI, Mpeg, DivX, VOB, WMV, MP4 and others. One example is TOD Converter.

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What kind of error message are you getting or won't they save in the first place. You may just need to convert them with a converter that you can find online for free but first let me know what error message if any, that you get when trying to play them and I will let you know what to do after that

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