How to get Windows Media Player play .tivo files

Published on by Chris King

Have troubles in watching TiVo files in Windows Media Player? This article will offer you a simple way to enable Windows Media Player to play TiVo files in Windows Media Player without any trouble.

How to get Windows Media Player play .tivo files
I have transferred TiVo files to my desktop and tried to play these TiVo in Windows Media Player. WMP will play the video portion of the TiVo file but without sound. Is there a way to fix the issue? I'm scanning the web and finally found out a specific protocol. Here it is.

You may also meet the trouble likewise when watching TiVo in Windows Media Player. Got some tech support from Microsoft forum, it still needs time to further investigate the problem. There is nothing Windows Media Player can really do about that until now. So is there any possible way to play an TiVo file with WMP? Of course, there is. Since WMV can be played well with Windows Media Player, a quick fix is to convert TiVo to WMV before playing with WMP.

Brorsoft Video Converter is recommended to do the trick. it’s capable of converting TiVo to MP4, WMV, MOV, etc, and delivering high video & audio quality. Plus, it also provides the optimal presets for iTunes, Apple TV, iPad, iPhone, Galaxy Tab and more media player or devices. Download it and learn the brief guide.

Tutorial to Convert TiVo to Windows Media Player compatible WMV:

1. Start up the TiVo to Windows Media Player converter, 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.

2. Click the Format menu, select Windows Media Player friendly format as your output video format. There, you can take WMV as your output video format. If you prefer high definition videos, move your mouse pointer to "HD Video" and then choose HD WMV.

Tips: The smart TiVo file converter additionally offers some useful edit functions to enhance your video. Click the Edit button to get it.

3. Click Convert button to start TiVo to WMV conversion for playing with Windows Media Player. 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 in Windows Media Player as you want.

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