High Definition(HD) generally refers to the resolution of digital video, with resolutions of 1280x720 and 1920x1080 being the most common resolutions referred to as High Definition. As to HD, it may include HDTV like HD WMV, HD AVI, HD MPEG, HD DivX, HD XviD, etc.; ( http://www.icoolsoft.com/avchd-video-converter )AVCHD video recording formats like MTS, M2TS, TOD, MOD, etc.; Blu-ray stream M2TS format as well as the video tape format D-VHS. This article discusses the popular conversion of high-definition video on Mac OS X.
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M2TS refers to the BDMV stream container of Blu-ray which can be transfered from blu-ray files and the quality is very good. Media files recorded by DV in the ( http://www.icoolsoft.com/avchd-converter-for-mac )AVCHD directory of its hard disk is in MTS format, which is a kind of high-definition video file format encoded MPGE - 4 h.264 / AVC encoding, and will become M2TS after transfering to computer with its additional PMB software. This optimizied compressed video based on MPEG4 h.264 obviously better than that of MPEG2 compression HD formats.
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1. Converting M2TS to HD AVI, suitable for guys intends to make film with DV, who may repeately compare the clips of high-definition files as well as apply and playback various special effects.
2. M2TS to HD MPEG2(M2T) conversion scheme, suitable for some ceremony activities like wedding, etc. which can be burn to DVD for collection.
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MTS is more used for high-definition camcorders. The MTS is the raw format shoot by camcorders, namely seen in its store media with MTS extension. After captured to the computer through the built-in import function of the software, the original MTS file will be displayed with M2TS extension. MTS into standard definition MPEG2 conversion which is not strongly recommended except for your converting to the portable devices. Because you have to sacrifice the quality to make sure converted file is compatible with your device. ( http://www.icoolsoft.com/mts-converter )MTS Converter is a best choice for family ordinary users. All the popular conversion and simple editing will be of no problem.
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MOD are informal names of tapeless video formats used by JVC and Panasonic in some models of digital camcorders. Neither JVC nor Panasonic explained meaning of this file extensions. Standard definition video is stored in MPEG-2 program stream container files with MOD extension; in most other systems these files have extension MPG or MPEG. MOD video can be watch on a computer with a player that is capable of reproducing MPEG-2 video. But if you want to recompress them to other formats for future use or to play on your portable device, a ( http://www.icoolsoft.com/mod-converter-for-mac/ )MOD converter for Mac is necessary.
JVC MOD camcorders: GZ-MG30 (HDD), GZ-MG70 (HDD), GZ-MG37 (HDD), GZ-MG77 (HDD), GZ-MG505 (HDD, SD/SDHC card), GZ-MG130 (HDD), GZ-MG155 (HDD), GZ-MG255 (HDD), GZ-MG555 (HDD, SD/SDHC card)
Panasonic MOD camcorders: SDR-S100 (SD card), SDR-S150 (SD/SDHC card), SDR-S10 (SD/SDHC card), SDR-H200 (HDD, SD/SDHC card), SDR-H40 (HDD), SDR-H60 (HDD)
Canon MOD Camcorders: FS100 (SDHC)
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TOD are informal names of tapeless video formats used by JVC in some models of digital camcorders which was not been explained meaning of this file extensions, and is used for high definition files. The format was never given an official name. High definition video is stored in ( http://www.icoolsoft.com/mpeg-ts-converter-for-mac )MPEG-2 transport stream container files with TOD extension; in most other systems these files have M2T extension. TOD format is comparable with ( http://www.icoolsoft.com/avchd-video-converter )AVCHD, but cannot be directly played on consumer video equipment. Media files must be packaged into supported format by your device, using ( http://www.icoolsoft.com/tod-converter-for-mac/ )TOD converter for Mac.
JVC TOD camcorders: GZ-HD7 (HDD, SD/SDHC card), GZ-HD3 (HDD, SD/SDHC card), GZ-HD5 (HDD, MicroSDHC card), GZ-HD6 (HDD, MicroSDHC card)
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