Although WMV is not widely compatible with Mac, there are still some free WMV Players such as VLC Media Player, Mplayer available for Mac users to play WMV files on Snow Leopard.
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Guide: How to convert JVC Everio GZ-HD TOD to WMV on Mac OS X Snow Leopard? See guide pictures here: http://www.trynewtools.com/
Step 1. Copy the TOD video files to your Mac
Transfer JVC TOD to MacConnect JVC camcorder to Mac by plugging the JVC camera into the AC adaptor, and the USB plug. Copy the TOD video files to your Mac hard drive when a new drive appears.
Step 2. Run Mac TOD to WMV Converter
Free download TOD Converter for Mac, and then install and launch this tool.
Step 3. Load JVC Everio TOD Videos
Load JVC Everio TOD files after launching TOD to WMV Converter Mac. Click top left "Add File" button to import the tod files from your Mac hard drive to the software.
Step 4. Define output file format.
Click "Profile" drop-down list to select "WMV" as the output file format, and specify a destination on your computer to save the converted files.
Step 5. Convert JVC TOD to WMV Mac.
After all the output parameters are set up, press "Convert" button to carry out the conversion.
What is WMV?
WMV (acronym of Windows Media Video) is a compressed video file format created by Microsoft. The most usual container for a WMV file is an ASF (Advanced Systems Format) format ending with *.wmv or *.asf. Sometimes it is stored in an AVI or Matroska container format.
What Advantages of WMV?
* Allows compression of large files without quality losses
* Offers digital rights management facilities
* WMV 9 codec an open but proprietary standard
* Supported on many modern portable video devices and streaming media clients
* Can be played with numerous third-party players that use FFmpeg
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