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Conversion of .mod file.

I have a panasonic sdr-h40 digital camcorder. I have download video files to pc, but the extensions are .mod file. I am not able to write those files in DVD. I have nero DVD burner. Please help me to convert the .mod files to video files. please advise me a suitable software to convert .mod to video files in Win Xp.

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  • whoawhoa Mar 11, 2009

    i have the same problem! and yes, on the new poanasonic sdr models, the files appear as .mod when you upload them. They are unable to open on mac! help!

  • whoawhoa Mar 16, 2009

    excuse me rob, there is such a thing as the .mod file format. It comes with the latest camcorders which film straight to an internal hard drive. Stop going around "correcting"! You are meant to be a guru, i am not bagging you out, .mod is apparently just a fancy name for a mpeg2 file... Please do your research

  • whoawhoa Mar 16, 2009

    excuse me rob, there is such a thing as the .mod file format. It comes with the latest camcorders which film straight to an internal hard drive. Stop going around "correcting"! You are meant to be a guru, i am not bagging you out, .mod is apparently just a fancy name for a mpeg2 file... Please do your research

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How to convert .MOD file to mpg, avi, wmv, mp4,mkv, flv and other common video formats?


People who own JVC MOD camcorders, Panasonic MOD camcorders or Canon MOD camcorders encountered the same issue with--- what to do with the MOD files---the God forsaken video format. And they hope that there is a magic tool to convert the recorded .MOD file type to mpeg, avi, mkv, flv, mp4, wmv or whatever more common, so that they can put camcorder video on Mysapce, Google video, Hulu later to share with more people,...and thers is another headache thing is that most major video editing suites seem to unwillingly accept the MOD format. even windows video maker, i have to say it's too complicated to use


Someone successfully made it simply by changing the extension from .mod to mpg, but for most people, they just failed only to find there is no audio after the extension is changed, or the changed one doesn’t allow you to import these files into Windows movie maker, not to mention upload some video to Youtube.com or Facebook.


any simple soulution? There is a very simple program that convert .mod NOT ONLY to mpg but many others like avi, mkv, flv, mp4, wmv, rm, mov, dv, mg2 and swf. MOD converter is the one shoot all the trouble. This excellent mod conversion tool is not just a converter but also a video editing tool. From now on, with the MOD converter you can enjoy your mod video on many media player, even on portable devices like blackberry, Gphone, PSP, Creative Zen,etc.


Things will be easier if you take a moment to finish reading the Step by Step on how to convert .mod to mpg, avi, wmv and others



Step by Step

How to convert .mod to mpg, avi, wmv and others?


Step1 Turn on your pc. Download and install MOD converter

Click here to download and install it by running iOrgsoftTODconverter.exe

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Step 2: Turn on your camcorder and connect it to pc. Import the .MOD file onto PC.

Run MOD converter; select the .MOD file you want to convert by clicking the Add or File button to load MOD info. Click the profile button to define the output video format.


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Step 3: click the Edit button to set detailed info for the desired video.

A. Click the Trim button to set the length/range of the video that need to be converted.

You can choose a part of a MOD or the whole one to convert

B. Click the Effect button to tune the saturation, contrast, brightness values and make sure are the one you preferred, preview the change on the screen.

C. Click the Crop button to cut the unnecessary part or black part of the movie.

D. Select .AVI or .MPG and select the directory that you’d like your file stored to.



Step 4: Convert video

After all settings is done. You are ready to start conversion. This step will take you a while to carry out the conversion process, the time vary with different parameters you set.


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MOD converter is a package tool, whcih actually includes mod to mpg mod to mp4 mod to avi mod to wmv mod to 3gp mod to mov mod to ipod mod to iphone mod to psp mod to iriver mod to creative zen mod to apple tv mod to blackberry mod to zune

Wait a minute, if your exported camcorder video is in a .tod extention file style , it doesn't matter, we have TOD converter .

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Hey, guy. You could try Daniusoft Mod Converter. It is pretty good at converting .Mod/.Tod files to popular video format including .VOB which is suitable for writing to DVD... In addition, this Daniusoft Mod Converter also let u edit ur videos.

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Hi there,

I'm going to assume that you had a typo and meant to say .mov file. There is no .mod file format in use today.

.mov files are Quicktime. You can download that from the Apple site and then you can play your movies.

Rob

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