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How to Burn My Recorded .tivo Files in a Blu-ray with .m2ts

How to Burn My Recorded .tivo Files in a Blu-ray with .m2ts

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Summary: This guide explains how to play and convert files in a blu-ray with .m2ts, if you like you can keep the original 5.1 channels.

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. To use TiVo recordings anywhere you like, it’s necessary to change TiVo files in a blu-ray with .m2ts, so that you can enjoy the recorded drama programs with your family or friends anytime anywhere. Or memorize the special events in a blu-ray for ever.

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In order to burn the recorded .tivo files in a blu-ray with .m2ts, Pavtube HD Video Converter / Mac Version is the best Tivo converting assistant.


Key Features of Pavtube HD Video Converter

  • Convert .tivo files to BDMV(.m2ts) in high speed.
  • Convert .tivo files to lots of common video/audio formats, including MP4, FLV, AVI, MOV, MP3, WMA, etc.
  • Convert .tivo files to video editor (like iMovie and Final Cut Pro) supported format.
  • Share .tivo videos into website FLV for YouTube, Vevo, Vimeo and more websites.
  • Edit your .tivo videos with built-in video editor before converting them.
  • Fully compatible with Mac OS X 10.6 or later, including the latest 10.11 El Capitan. Windows XP or later, including Windows 10.

Step-by-step guide on how to burn recorded .tivo in a blu-ray with .m2ts

Step 1. Launch HD Converter for Mac

Run this HD Converter and click “Option” button to switch to “Options” window. Click on “Tivo” tab and enter the Media Access Key.

Step 2: Import .tivo files to the program

You should transfer your .tivo files to the MAC/PC (TivoDecode Manager will be helpful for transferring TiVo recordings), then you can easily drag .tivo files from the desktop or folder to the program or choose File > Add from folder to import files to the application. If you want to merge multiple video clips into a single one, you can select all the .tivo video clips and ensure you selected merge into one file option.

Tip: How to find your Tivo Media Access key? Just go to the ‘Tivo Cetral ‘menu>>’Message and Set up’ Account and system information’, your Media Access Key would be there.

Step 2: Set the right output video format

Click on the pull down menu of “Format”to select output format. Most of the recordings are HD 1920*1080 videos, which can be burned to blu-ray discs after being converted to M2TS format (in the row of HD Video). I used to select “HD Video”> “BDAV HD Video (*.m2ts), and then click “Settings”button to adjust audio and video parameters.

TIPS: There are a lot of presets for a variety of devices and you can convert directly to a format that is the best fit for your specific device. And you can go to the “Editing” tray and set “iMovie”, “Final Cut Pro” as the output format as well.

Step 3: Click the “Convert” button to start to convert .m2ts files

Click the big red “Convert” to start converting Tivo files to .m2ts. After the Tivo to AVI conversion, click “Open” to locate the converted video and start enjoying the TV shows without ads or device limitation or burn it in a Blu-ray with your PC/MAC! 


Some people may want to keep 5.1 channels for burning. If you choose H.264 MP4, WMV3, MKV, MPEG-2 Video, or MOV-Quick Time, 5.1 channels can be available.

You can also edit the TiVo recordings to keep proper length and size

I. Cut unwanted black edges

Switch to Crop tab to cut unwanted edges. You can crop the video by adjusting the crop frame (drag the green dotted green square frame to circle the part you want to retain) or setting values (Left, Top, Width and Height) of crop area.

II. Trim out bothering commercial ads

Under “Trim”tab you are allowed to cut out unwanted part of selected clip. To trim the video, simply type in desired time value in “Start”and “End”box and click “Set”button. Or you can click left square bracket and right square bracket to set start and end time when playing the video.

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