This article introduces an easy way to convert TiVo to QuickTime MOV videos on Mac OS X for easier playback and sharing.
I have recently exporting a TV show from my TiVo to my Macbook using my TiVo home network, but the file is in .TiVo format. Does anyone know the best way to convert TiVo to QuickTime MOV file so that I can play it on my Mac easily? With luck, I’ve found a possible way from Google and now I’d like to share with all of you.
TiVo files are not always compatible with other multi-media programs and editing software you may want to use. If you got some TiVo recordings and want to play TiVo in QuickTime on Mac, it is required to convert TiVo to MOV or other decent file types. Here Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac is the optimal solution for you.
It enables you batch convert TiVo files to MOV video on Mac(Yosemite included) without quality loss. Moreover, this TiVo Converter can also help you quickly convert TiVo to AVI, WMV, MOV, MP4, MPG, etc popular format. You could get wonderful output files and never worry about out of audio/video sync. If you are planning to encoding TiVo to MOV on Windows, please get the equivalent Windows version Brorsoft Video Converter.
How to convert TiVo to QuickTime MOV on Mac easily and quickly
Step 1. Install the Mac TiVo converter program on Mac and run it. Drag and drop the TiVo files to the software. Or you can also click “Add” button on the top of the main interface to import video to the app.
Tip: When first loading, this software will ask you to input your Media Access Key. Simply enter your Media Access Key, and click “OK” to confirm.
Step 2. Click Format bar and select "QuickTime Movie Format" as target format. "MOV- QuickTime(*.mov)" from the "Common Video" is also an optimal choice.
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 MOV. Once the conversion finished, click the Open button and you can locate the output files effortlessly. And then you can play the converted TiVo shows with QuickTime with ease.
Editor’s Notes: If you haven’t got TiVo files ready on your Mac, and have no idea how to transfer TiVo files to Mac, just follow the steps:
1.Connect TiVo to Network
2. Make your Mac is on your network and launch TiVoDecode Manager.
3. Check your TiVo on network.
4. Transfer TiVo files to Mac
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