TiVos are great for time-shifting TV shows, but can place-shift them as well! Sometimes you may want to transfer the TiVo recordings to computer, send them to your iPod, iPad, PSP or archive them to DVD, build up your video library.
As we know, TiVo is a popular home setup box for recording favorite TV drama programs and movies for later playback. And you can transfer the TV recordings to your personal computer by using the TiVo Desktop Software application. The only problem with the TiVo files is that they are not always compatible with other multi-media programs and editing software you may want to use.
Want to take total control of recorded TiVo shows? Usually, it is required to convert TiVo to a decent format like MP4 on your computer. Converting to MP4 is for two reasons. First, MP4 is widely used on the most popular devices. More and more portable devices are support this file form. Second, MP4 has a much smaller file size and meanwhile remain the high video quality.
Don’t bother trying sorts of TiVo hacking methods, there is easier way to go! Pavtube Video Converter (Mac version) can help you achieve your goal smoothly. In fact, this TiVo Converter is an all-in-one video convert app. It can help you quickly and easily convert TiVo to any format like MP4, MKV, AVI, WMV, MOV, MPG, M4V and etc. with least quality loss. Besides TiVo, this video convert program can also help to convert between any popular video and audio formats as you need. You could get wonderful output files and never worry about out of audio/video sync. Plus, with the built-in video editing feature of the program, you can trim, crop, add watermark, add subtitle and more to your video files.
- Pavtube old official address: http://www.pavtube.com/video_converter/
- Amazon Download: http://download.cnet.com/Pavtube-Video-Converter/3000-2194_4-75734821.html
- Cnet Download: http://download.cnet.com/Pavtube-Video-Converter/3000-2194_4-75734821.html
Refer to the below guide for converting TiVo to MP4 for iPad Mini4 playing:
Step 1: Download and install the corresponding program. Press “Options” button. Switch to “TiVo” tab in Option window and enter TiVo Media Access Key.
Tips: How to find your Media Access Key on TiVo? Go to “TiVo Central”> “Messages and Set Up” “Account and System Information”, and your Media Access Key would be there.
Step 2: Click “Add video” button to load TiVo files to the program. You can load several files at once thanks to “Add from folder” button. Or you can drag and drop TiVo files to the main interface directly.
Step 3: Click “Format” bar and select “HD Video>>H.264 HD Video (*.mp4)” as best output format.
Step 4: Press “Convert” button to convert TiVo to MP4 for playing on iPad Mini4.
Conclusion: After conversion completes, you can click “Open” to find converted files to your iPad Mini4 for playing and enjoying.