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TOD Converter for Mac Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q1: Which JVC camcorder models are used the .tod format?
A: The TOD format mainly comes from the following camcorders:
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)

Q2: How to remove your company logo "Pavtube" from my converted TOD videos?
A: Our trial version has a limitation to output video with a watermark. The only way to get rid of the watermark is to buy the full version and re-convert your TOD videos.

Q3: What's the differences between the trial version and the full version of Pavtube TOD Converter?
A: The only difference is the company logo "Pavtube" will appear in the middle of the converted videos after using the trial version. To avoid the problem, you need purchase the full version.

Q4: Does the TOD Converter for Mac support converting TOD to Apple ProRes format for Final Cut Pro 6 or 7?
A: Yes. The Mac TOD Converter supporting Apple ProRes encoding can help you convert any TOD video to Apple ProRes 422, Apple ProRes 4444 and other editable formats for editing in FCP 6 or 7 without rendering.

Q5: Which video format is recommended for use in Final Cut Express and iMovie?
A: The Apple Intermediate Codec (AIC) (*.mov) format is recommended for its good real-time performance when editing. Just choose the AIC QuickTime format from the "Format" option to start TOD conversion.

Q6: I convert my recorded TOD video to ProRes for FCP, but there is no video but audio when playing. Why?
A: Transcoding TOD to ProRes is limited to the Mac OS having certain software installed.
This includes one of the following:
*Final Cut Pro
*Final Cut Server
*Logic Pro
These applications install the proper ProRes component, which is need for ProRes encoding. So, you can't transcode video to ProRes without installing one of the four apps.

Q7: I want to split a segment and cut off black edges from my TOD footage. How to?
A: Just highlight the TOD file you want to trim/crop and then click on the Edit icon to open the Video Editor window, you could choose the "Trim" or "Crop" tab to split/crop your TOD video as you wish.

Q8: Could I join my TOD video clips into a single one?
A: Yes. You can import the TOD files you want to combine and then check "Merge into one file" before the converting.

Q9: How to deinterlace and remove image noises my TOD videos for a better visual effect?
A: The program offers the "Deinterlacing" function to help you remove interlaces from TOD video by default. Choose the "Simple Gauss Blur" in the "Effect" tab to easily reduce image noises of TOD videos.

PS: Know more FAQs about Update, Upgrade, Registration, Refund and more, you can go to check Mac Support Center.

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