Best software to Convert TiVo to AVI losslessly

Published on by Chris King

Follow the steps below to easily convert TiVo files to AVI video without quality loss.

Best software to Convert TiVo to AVI losslessly

Q: I have recently exporting a TV show from my TiVo to my PC using my TiVo home network, but the file is in .TiVo format. Does anyone know the best way to convert TiVo to AVI file?

You probably would like to put and play TiVo files with a portable media player. The point here is, the TiVo is not a widely supported format by our media devices. So you may as the above user would seek for the best way to convert TiVo to AVI format with least quality loss. In the following paragraphs, we will quickly walk you through a lossless TiVo to AVI conversion.

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 AVI 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, MPG, WMV, MOV, MP4, etc popular format. You could get wonderful output files and never worry about out of audio/video sync.

Note: 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 AVI. 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 AVI losslessly

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: Click the Format option. Choose AVI from the Video format list. If you prefer high definition video, you can choose HD AVI from the HD video format list.

Step 3: Click Convert button to start TiVo to AVI 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. Enjoy.

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