TiVo is a popular DVR device that can help people record TV shows easily. Maybe you have record your favorite TV programs using it. And if you want the .tivo videos is playbacked very good on your Mac, you need to edit them in advance. FCP are editing software widely used by Mac users. But as we all know, TiVo videos (plain MPEG2 videos) are not accepted by FCP, so, to edit TiVo videos, you need to convert the TiVo files to your editor accepted formats in advance like MOV.
To carry out this conversion, a powerful Video Converter is needed. Here Pavtube iMedia Converter for Mac is highly recommended, which is a professional TiVo converting program on Mac. It can run on Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks, 10.8 Mountain Lion, 10.7 Lion, Snow Leopard10.6 and Leopard 10.5. And with it, you can convert your TiVo video to Apple ProRes 422, Apple ProRes 422 HQ or Apple ProRes 4444 for using in Final Cut Pro X/7/6 with original quality. It also provides simple video editing functions for you. If you want to edit video simply like trimming and cropping, splitting and merging and so on, Pavtube iMedia Converter for Mac can help you.
Now free download this program and install on your Mac (Pavtube offers trial version for 30 days)
Step one. Run this Tivo to FCP Converter for Mac, click the top left icon to import your TiVo files.
Step two. Choose “Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422(HQ)(*.mov)” as the best intermediate video format for editing TiVo in Final Cut Pro X.
1. Pavtube programs also support customizing video size, bitrate(quality), frame rate and other settings; click “Settings” and change the figure as your needs.
2. If you want to share the ultimate video with others or just enjoy by yourself, the ads could be very annoyed. You can use Pavtube iMedia Converter for Mac’s editing functions to trim, crop, add subtitles and edit audio features.
Step three. Now click the big “Convert” to start this easy conversion. Wait for a few moments; you can click “Open” to locate the converted video directly.
OK, let’s import video files into FCPX for editing. After you have edited, you can burn your favorite TV programs to DVD, so that you can enjoy your favorite TV programs anywhere and anytime without catching time all the time. If suggest you to use Pavtube DVD Creator for Mac to burn MOV videos to DVD, which is the easiest and fastest way to burn DVDs, even Blu-ray discs for Mac.
Before you burn videos to DVD with DVD Crestor, you should export Final Cut Pro projects to MOV files in advance. (Click File > Export > QuickTime Movie )
Step 1 – Import QuickTime movie to the DVD Creator for Mac
Run Pavtube DVD Creator for Mac, click “Import” tab to load the FCP exported MOV files into the program. Or you can just drag & drop the MOV files into it for burning.
Tips: To create another Title, click the “Add Title” button and add more source videos. Please notice the size indicator at the bottom, if exceed the red line, you are suggested change to DVD9 or remove some videos.
Step 2 – Author DVD menu
Pavtube DVD Creator for Mac enables you to custom a DVD menu to fully access your Final Cut Pro video on DVD disc. There are three built-in DVD menu templates under “Menu” tab for you to choose from. If you don’t want a menu, you can choose no menu. After selecting a menu template, you can change menu buttons, thumbnails, add text, background music and background images to author a personalized DVD menu.
Step 3 – Preview and burn MOV files to DVD on Mac
Switch to “Preview” tab to have a look at the final playback effect of your DVD. If anything needs to be changed, go back to the former steps to do modification. Once you are satisfied, go to “Burn” tab to set settings like video standard (PAL or NTSC), audio channels (5.1 channels, Mono, Stereo), output settings, disc label, and DVD drive (please insert a blank DVD disc into your selected DVD writer). Press “Burn” button and the Mac DVD authoring program will start creating DVD from FCP MOV source files automatically.
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