20% off Tivo Converter-Convert Tivo to MP4/MKV/AVI/MOV/WMV/FLV, etc.
You may capture some TV shows to Tivo files and would like to enjoy them at home and sharing with family or friends. But the Tivo files are saved by digital video recorders with copyright protection, so it would be difficult to playback or sharing on YouTube. This guide will show you how to convert Tivo to MP4/MKV/AVI/MOV/WMV/FLV, etc. for playing back on Android/iOS devices, iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Xbox 360, PS3, etc.
To accomplish this, you are suggested to transcode Tivo into MP4 format for that it's widely accepted by PC, Andorid phonestablets, iDevices or uploading to YouTune directly.
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For Mac users, Pavtube Tivo Video Converter for Mac is recommended to you.
Now get it installed and let's start to quick convert Tivo to proper video formats on PC with perfect videoaudio sync technology.
Step One. Transfer the Tivo files to PC.
Although the TiVo Desktop software for the Mac (supplied by TiVo) does not allow user to transfer TiVo recordings to Mac, you can transfer TiVo to Mac MacBook with specific software as long as your TiVo box is connected to your home network. Once you've recorded your favorite shows on your TiVo box, freeware like the TiVoDecode Manager can accomplish this task for you.
Step Two. Launch this Tivo Video Converter Ultimate.
Click the top left icon to import your tivo files.
It will pop up a window to remind you submit the tivo key. Click Ok and enter your tivo media key.
Here is a easy way to trim out commercial ads in tivo click the pencil-like icon on the top, switch to "Trim", you will be able to set up and start and end point easily.
Step Three. Click the "Format" and choose proper presets for MP4 playbacl.
You can see profiles for iPad, iPhone, iPod, Apple TV and you can choose one according to your device model.
And there are many presets in "Andoroid" column, you can use the search box on bottom right corn and locate proper mp4 presets for your own phonetablet model.
For users who want to upload to YouTube, you are suggested to choose Common VideoMPEG-4 Movie(.mp4)
You can also click "Settings" (which is marked as "3" above) to customize video size, bitrate(quality), frame rate and other settings.
Pls note that the higher bitrate you choose, the better video quality you will get.
Step Four. Click the big red "Convert" to start converting Tivo files to MP4 that suites for playback or sharing on Youtube. Wait for moments and click "Open" to locate the converted video.
Now connect your phonetablet to PC and enjoy the wonderful TV shows without ads or device limitation!
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