Files with tod extension can be found as video files in JVC MPEG-2 video format. Used in JVC devices.

There is one other file type using
the TOD file extension!

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TOD file extension - Hard disk camera movie MPEG-2 transport stream

What is tod file? How to open tod files?

File type specification:

Digital video and movie file type icon Digital video and movie file type

tod file icon: tod filetype icon

The tod file extension is related to the JVC video format, that was developed for JVC's tapeless FULL HD camcorders.

The JVC video format hasn't got official name, but unofficial is called Transport stream on disk or High definition video. The maximal resolution of the captured video is 1080i and uses MPEG-2 video compression. Audio is saved in Dolby Digital audio format. The TOD high definition video format is compatible with M2T MPEG-2 transport stream format.

JVC camcorders, that use standard DVD MPEG-2 video format, save video in the JVC standard definition video format. Standard definition video format uses file extension mod.

JVC distributes with tapeless high defintion video camcorders special versions of Cyberlink's applications such as PowerDVD, PowerCinema NE for Everio (PCM4Everio), PowerDirector NE and PowerProducer NE. This applications are recommended as native applications for playback and editing of TOD high definition video files.

The tod video files can be played on Apple Mac computers in the Apple QuickTime, but it is have to install QuickTime Component for Everio.

To edit the TOD video files on Mac computers can be used iMovie. Of course QuickTime Component for Everio must be installed.

Unfortunately iMovie'08 is not supported. Apple Final Cut Pro can also work with TOD files through QuickTime Component for Everio.

For smooth playback of TOD video files without using native Cyberlink's applications, JVC recommends multiplatform VLC media player. VLC media player plays TOD video files natively so without any loss of quality.

Higher versions of the Windows Media Player can play TOD video files, but it is recommended to rename file extension TOD to m2t.

The default software associated to tod file type:

Cyberlink PowerDVD icon

CyberLink Corp. logo Cyberlink PowerDVD  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  CyberLink Corp.

PowerDVD is popular commercial multimedia player very often bundled with new computers, laptops, graphic cards and DVD drives. It is also available as stand alone version. PowerDVD supports variety of video and audio formats, such as DVD-video, DVD-audio, VCD, SVCD, AVI, DivX, XviD etc.. PowerDVD provides many settings to specify, such as image ratio, snapshots, audio channel etc.

Cyberlink PowerCinema picture or screenshot

CyberLink Corp. logo Cyberlink PowerCinema  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  CyberLink Corp.

CyberLink PowerCinema digital home entertainment software is an all-in-one digital media center, delivering a complete entertainment solution for the digital home via your PC. It seems it was discontinued few years back and replaced in favor of programs like PowerDirector.

Cyberlink PowerDirector icon

CyberLink Corp. logo Cyberlink PowerDirector  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  CyberLink Corp.

Cyberlink PowerDirector is suite of tools used to creating titles, animated objects and special effects to video files.

Cyberlink PowerProducer icon

CyberLink Corp. logo Cyberlink PowerProducer  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  CyberLink Corp.

Cyberlink PowerProducer is a video editing and authoring software with burning capabilities, which is often bundled together with camcorders, USB TV tuners and other devices.

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Help how to open TOD files:

Use Cyberlink PowerDVD or VLC media player to playback of the *.tod video file.

How to convert file with extension TOD:

For simple conversion of the tod video file can be use for example FFmpeg application. If you have FFmpeg installed on your computer, run the command line and go to the directory, where you saved the tod video file (for example myvideo.tod).

In the directory type the command:

ffmpeg -i myvideo.TOD -acodec copy -vcodec copy myclip.mpg

and FFmpeg will convert mod video file to mpg video file, which will be playable in the most of media players.

Find conversions from tod file:

tod to 3gp

tod to avi

tod to mp3

tod to mp4

tod to mpeg

List of software applications associated to the .tod file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open tod file, edit tod file, convert tod file, view tod file, play tod file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

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Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the tod files.

  • Open tod file
  • Save tod file
  • Edit tod file
  • Play tod file
  • Convert tod file
  • Import tod file
  • Burn tod file

Software that open tod file - Hard disk camera movie MPEG-2 transport stream

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Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with tod file by default:
Cyberlink PowerDirector small icon Cyberlink PowerDirector
Cyberlink PowerProducer small icon Cyberlink PowerProducer
Other suggested software:
Corel VideoStudio Pro
Nero Multimedia Suite small icon Nero Multimedia Suite

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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