Convert Panasonic SDR series MOD to Mac QuickTime, iMovie, FCP X, etc
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Convert Panasonic SDR series MOD to Mac QuickTime, iMovie, FCP X, etc

November 19, 2013 6:31 pm / Posted by to Cameras/Camcorders
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Have captured clips of graduation ceremony, wedding party or moving experience with the handy Panasonic SDR camcorder like SDR-S26? Now, intend to play back the recorded .MOD files on Mac or further editing them in iMovie or FCP. However, each of them can't read the MOD videos. How to fix the problem?

It's known to us that the Panasonic SDR camcorders can be mainly classified to SDR-S and SDR-H two series. Most of them records video in MPEG2 MOD. Unluckily, not all the Panasonic MOD files can be compatible with Mac player or editing programs. In the case, convert Panasonic SDR MOD files to Mac friendly file format like MOV can be an effective solution.

The Panasonic MOD Converter for Mac can seamlessly convert the Panasonic SDR-S and SDR-H MOD files to MOV on Mac for QuickTime, iMovie or FCP. Plus, the Mac Panasonic video converter can also act as MOD Video Editor for Mac, so you can easily trim MOD files, merge multiples MOD videos into one, cut out the unwanted edges, edit video effects, etc. Here is a list of the popular Panasonic MOD camcorders supported by the application:
SDR-S: SDR-S7, SDR-SW20, SDR-S25, SDR-S26, SDR-S7, SDR-SW21, SDR-S50
SDR-H: Panasonic SDR-H80, SDR-H20, SDR-H60,SDR-H40, SDR-H200, SDR-H18, SDR-H79K, SDR-H85A
Other Panasonic MOD camcorders: SDR-T50P, SDR-T50K , SDR-T55P, SDR-H85P

Tutorial on how to convert Panasonic SDR MOD files to Mac QuickTime, iMovie or FCP:

For preparation: Transfer the MOD footages from Panasonic camcorder to Mac, then install the Panasonic MOD Converter for Mac.

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Load .mod footage(s) from Panasonic to the Panasonic MOD Converter for Mac

Click "Add File" button to import one or several MOD file(s) to Panasonic Video Converter for Mac.

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Sometimes, you may hope to merge multiple MOD clips into a longer time-length one without interruption, enable "Merge" function.

merge file


Select the output file format

Click the menu bar of "Profile", you can see kinds of output video formats. If you prefer to play MOD in QuickTime player, choose "Common Video"->"MOV-QuickTime(*.mov)" or "HD Video"->"HD MOV- QuickTime(*.mov)". Wanna edit MOD in iMovie, directly select "iMovie Video" and its corresponding file format, as shown in the below screenshot.

set output format


Start the conversion from Panasonic SDR MOD to Mac

Hit"Start" button to launch the conversion. On finishing converting, drag and import the converted Panasonic SDR videos to QuickTime, iMovie or FCP.

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