A lossless way to convert TiVo to MP4 video

Published on by Chris King

Want to convert TiVo to MP4 for playback on the go? In this tutorial, I will tell you the easiest way to convert your TiVo shows to MP4 video in a lossless way for any popular media devices.

A lossless way to convert TiVo to MP4 video
As you know, TiVo is an encrypted video format, and few media players can play it well and some freeware can’t handle it. However, after converting TiVo to other video format such as MP4, you can play and edit it the way you like. And here I will quickly walk you through how to convert TiVo files to MP4 without quality loss.

In order to encode TiVo to MP4 fast and easily, you can use Brorsoft Video Converter which can help you change TiVo shows to MP4 as well as AVI, WMV, MOV, FLV, MPG, etc, and allows you to manually adjust encoding settings to customize the output video quality and file size. In addition, if you want to edit videos, set subtitles, select audio track, add text or image watermark to videos, all these can be easily achieved with this powerful tool. The equivalent Mac version Video Converter for Mac is for Mac OS users.

How to convert TiVo to MP4 format easily and quickly

Note: If you haven’t got TiVo files ready on your PC, follow the steps: Launch TiVo Desktop software on your PC. Connect TiVo to your home network, and then the TiVo Desktop will provide you with a list of shows for transferring to your PC. Then please transfer the TiVo TV shows you want to PC. Once all the shows you selected have been downloaded from your TiVo, they will appear in the Now Playing list in TiVo Desktop.

Step 1: After downloading the software, install and run it. Click “Add” to import all .tivo files. This video converter supports batch conversion.

Tip: When first loading, Brorsoft TiVo Converter will ask you to input your Media Access Key. Simply enter your Media Access Key, and click "OK" to confirm.



Step 2: From the drop-down list of " Format" > “Common Video”, you can select H.264 MP4, MPEG-4 as the output format. If you want to get better HD video quality, select “H.264 HD Video (*.mp4)” from “HD Video” category.



Tip: To adjust video and audio parameters like codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate, you could click on "Settings" button.

Step 3: Click Convert button to start transcoding TiVo to MP4. Once the conversion finished, click the Open button and you can locate the output files effortlessly. And then you can play, share, stream, edit the converted TiVo shows anywhere.

Additional Tips: This versatile TiVo to MP4 Converter not only can convert TiVo files to MP4 video easily, it also can convert any video, audio format like AVI, MOV, WMV, MKV, VOB, FLV, MTS, XAVC, MP3, WAV, M4A, etc to another format you want with the best quality.

Comment on this post