MOD is the video file format used on many digital camcorders, such as the JVC Everio, the Canon FS100 and the Panasonic D-Snap SD-card camcorders. For Mac users, play and edit MOD files is troublesome as QuickTime or iMovie gives support for this file format. Concerned about this situation, Aunsoft Studio developed best companion for HD camcorder including MOD camcorder users – Aunsoft Final Mate for Mac – to easy capture, play, edit or convert MOD files on Mac OS X.
Why choose Aunsoft Final Mate for Mac to handle MOD files on Mac？
- Directly capture MOD files from camcorder
- Batch Convert MOD video footage to Apple ProRes or AIC for Final Cut/iMovie
- Make MOD memories playable on TV, media players or smart phones.
Capture MOD files from camcorder
Connect your MOD camcorder to Mac computer with USB cable. Then launch Final Mate for Mac from Application folder. With smart camcorder wizard included in Final Mate for Mac, you can easily capture MOD files from camcorder to hard drive or to the program for basic editing.
Tip: by clicking on Browser button from Resource Tab on the main interface of Final Mate for Mac to browser for MOD file folder, you can also add MOD files from computer to the program.
Play MOD files on Mac with inserted MOD player
With inserted HD player, you are able to playback MOD files. First of all, you have to drag and drop MOD files from Camcorder Tab (MOD files imported from camcorder) or Resource Tab (MOD files imported from computer) to Movies Tab or Timeline to create a movie or several movies.
There will be a pop-out window during the process for your confirmation. Choose “Create A Single Movie”, Final Mate for Mac will join all MOD files into one single movie. Otherwise, it will create several movies for each of MOD clip.
With inserted HD player, you can playback MOD memories on Final Mate for Mac adjustable player window.
Drag movies from Movies Tab to Timeline and you can make basic editing such as cutting, splitting or trimming MOD files. Movie the Vernier to the time point you want to split the scene and click on button to cut.
Click on the part of scene you want to delete and click button to cut out the unwanted part.
Convert MOD files to Apple ProRes/AIC for editing in Final Cut/iMovie
Click on Export button and follow “Export into Editor” > Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov) format to converting MOD files for further editing in Final Cut Pro (FCP). If you use iMovie or Final Cut Express, you can choose Follow “iMovie and Final Cut Express” > Apple Intermediate Codec (*.mov).
If you are a Windows user, you can check out windows version of Aunsoft Final Mate for easily handling MOD files on windows platform.