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Originally Posted by jerry2090 View Post
I have the JVC Everio also.

Here you go. Free program MPEG streamclip for MAC from;

Download your movies with the USB connection. This program opens the .mod file. You can then convert it to a bunch of different stuff. I convert mine to DV format, then drop them into iMovie and edit. Takes a little longer but is simple works great.
Just to add to this you are going to have to have, or get the Apple quicktimempeg2 component, which costs $20.00.

I suggest just putting out the $20.00 and doing it. I use my everio all the time, and the MPEGStreamclip software converts it perfectly, and it knows whether I've used 16:9 or 4:3 settings.

Also, make sure you have an extra hard-drive, external if possible, to hold your footage, til you are done creating your iMovie project. The .dv files are pretty big, and importing them to iMovie just makes them bigger.


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