Summary: The following article teaches you how to convert Canon MOD footage to MP4 so that you can play Canon MOD files on Mac without problem.
"I have used a much older Canon camcorder which records videos in MOD format. All these files are save on my computer now, but I need to transcode MOD into MP4 for playing and sharing. Is there any MOD to MP4 Converter free?"
The Canon FS and HF series, alongside some other existing video cameras creates video files with a MOD extension which is a file-based format that is stored on a random-access media. Unfortunately, some media players refuse to open MOD files natively, in most cases, you can rename the video with file extension of .MOD to .MPG to open and view on desktop video playing applications. But the sound of renamed file goes progressively out of sync occasionally. So, if you have some MOD files on your hard drive, you'd better convert MOD to MP4 file for Mac players.
To transcode Canon MOD to MP4 on Mac without quality loss, we highly recommend Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac to you, which is a reliable yet universal MOD to MP4 Converter Mac program that you can deal with any video format including MOD, MTS, MXF, MKV, AVI, MOV, MP4 .etc into a common format for playing or editing perfectly. And it well supports output formats suited for a wide range of different Android or iOS devices, or to play on any number of other devices. For those running a Windows machine, there is an equivalent version to convert MOD to MP4 video format - Brorsoft Video Converter Windows version. Now, download the software you need and follow the guide to learn how to encode Canon MOD to MP4 on Mac.
How to Transcode Canon MOD to MP4 on Mac
Step 1: Run the converter on your Mac, clicking the "Add" button to import Canon MOD videos into App. Or directly drag&drop the video files from your computer to the program.
Step 2: Click "Format" column to choose MP4 format in "Common Video" list. If you want to convert MOD video for portable device, then go to the "Format" sublist to choose the special profile, like iPad, Andorid, Samsung .etc.
Tips: Before conversion, you can set the parameters for your MP4 file in "Settings", like Audio&Video bitrate, Video Size, Channel, Frame rate .etc
Step 3: Start Conversion
Tap the Conversion button on the main interface to start transcoding MOD to MP4.
After conversion, you can easily find the encoded MP4 video clips in the destination folder by clicking "Open"button. Now you can watch/share your Canon MOD files with MP4 format effortlessly.
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