MOD is the name of tapeless video format used by JVC, Panasonic, and Canon in some models of digital camcorders. It is a file-based format which is stored on a random-access media. Video files that stored with MOD extension in MPEG-2 program stream container files are hardly playing on Mac with most popular media players, let alone edit them with video editing software. Yet, that doesn’t mean there is no way to play MOD files on Mac at all.
Since MOV is the official video format on Mac, the best format to play MOD on Mac is to convert MOD to QuickTime player compatible format (MOV). This is a feasible way to play MOD files successfully on Mac without any hassle. Aimersoft Video Converter Ultimate the best choice for video conversion on Mac. It is a professional video converter runs from macOS 10.7 to macOS 10.15 (Catalina) and can convert almost any video/audio format like MOD, AVI, MOV, DivX, MKV, FLV, XviD, SWF, MP4, MPEG, DV, MP3, 3GP, WAV, MKA and more. With this versatile video converter, watching the MOD video file on Mac is not a problem anymore. See more features of it below:
Download and install Aimersoft Video Converter Ultimate on your Mac. Launch it. Drag the MOD files that you want to play on Mac to the converter. Or you can click on the +Add Files button to load the target files.
Click the drop-down icon next to Convert all files to, choose MOV under the Video tab. Then choose a resolution for it.
Finally, click on the Convert All button to convert MOD to Mac supported format MOV. After a few seconds, you can find the converted videos in the Converted tab. They are now on your Mac. You can click the Folder icon to locate the files and play them on your Mac.
If you don't want to convert your MOD files, Aimersoft Video Converter Ultimate can also help you play MOD on Mac easily. Below will show you the steps.
Open Aimersoft Video Converter Ultimate on Mac after installing it. Drag the MOD file that you want to play on Mac to it. The MOV video will be displayed as a thumbnail. Move your mouse over it, and click the Play button. It will start to play MOD on Mac.
Now your MOD file is playing on Mac! It also provides 2 options to make the full screen and take a screenshot of the video. Enjoy it!
With some excellent cross-platform MOD players for Mac, you can play and watch MOD videos smoothly. Follow are 2 MOD file players that you can try.
The Mac version of VLC Media Player is an open-source media player for free video playback for Mac users. It offers a lot of tools and customization options to manage and watch videos. The supported video/audio formats include MOD, OGG, MP2, MP3, MP4, DivX, HD codecs, and more. VLC Media Player for Mac embraces a clean and concise interface and is easy to handle. Overall, it is a powerful and professional video player for Mac that can deal with any type of video format you throw at it.
MPlayer OSX Extended is an upgraded version of MPlayer OSX. It is a fast and easy-to-use video player. It employs multithreading and 64bit architecture and can playback HD H264 videos as well as MKV files and advanced styled subtitles in ASS format. Its intuitive interface will definitely give Mac users familiarity feeling. With MPlayer OSX Extended, you can capture screenshots of your favorite video scenes.