You can follow the steps below to easily convert TiVo files to H.264 MP4/MOV for easier playback and sharing.
I wanna put and play some Tivo files with my iPad. The point here, the TiVo is not a widely supported format by popular media devices including iPad. So problem comes out- is there a tool to help me change TiVo format? Which is the best software to convert TiVo to H.264 MP4/MOV format? Luckily, I’ve found the solution. And in this article, I will outline a method to help those guys including you achieve the goal.
In fact, Tivo is an encrypted video format. Based on its specificity, few media players can play it well and some freeware can’t handle it also. Here Brorsoft TiVo Video Converter is the optimal solution for you. It enables you batch convert TiVo files to H.264 MP4, H.264 MOV video without quality loss. In fact, this TiVo converter is an all-in-one video convert app. It can also help you quickly convert TiVo to MKV, AVI, WMV, MPG, etc popular format. You could get wonderful output files and never worry about out of audio/video sync. If you are running on Mac, please turn to its equivalent Mac version TiVo Converter for Mac.
And the full tutorial would be divided into two parts: Part 1. Transfer TV shows from TiVo to PC; Part 2. Converting TiVo to H.264. Learn the details.
Part 1. Transfer TV shows from TiVo to PC
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.
Part 2. Converting TiVo to H.264 video
Step 1: Start up this program, and then click “Add” to import all .tivo files.
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, H.264 MOV as the output format. If you want to get better HD video quality, select “H.264 HD Video (*.mp4)” from “HD Video” category.
Step 3: Click Convert button to start TiVo to H.264 video conversion. The conversion process will take a while, and you’ll see an encoding progress bar.
Once finished, click the Open button in the main interface and you can locate the encoded TiVo files effortlessly. And then you are able to use these files as you want for your portable devices, PC, media player or video editing programs.
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