Guide on Converting TiVo files into MOV for playing and sharing

Summary: Still do not know how to convert TiVo to MOV for playing? In this tutorial, I will tell you the easiest way to convert TiVo shows to MOV video in a lossless way for any popular media devices.

"I just purchased a Tivo unit that allows me to play my music via my network through the Tivo. I wanna transfer TiVo files into iTunes and when I try to add the music, the Tivo unit does not recognize or see the files. Does anyone have any suggestion? Do I need to convert TiVo to MOV for iTunes? Thanks much!"

TiVo is a brand and model of digital video recorder which works just like any other digital recorder. Few media players can support TiVo well in that it is an encrypted video format. Fortunately, I’ve found a ideal way and now I’d like to share with you. To solve the issue, Brorsoft Video Converter is highly recommeded to encode TiVo files to MOV or other popular formats.

This video app works as the best software to change TiVo into a different format (e.g. MOV, MKV, MPG) with least quality loss. In addition, this TiVo Converter is an all-in-one video convert app, which can also help you quickly deal with H.265, XAVC, MKV, AVI, WMV, MOV, MP4, etc common videos formats. If you are a Mac user, pls turn to Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac. Now, download the program and follow the guide below to start conversion.

How to Transcode TiVo format to MOV

Tip: If you haven’t got TiVo files ready on your PC, follow the steps: Launch TiVo Desktop software on your PC. Connect TiVo to your home network, and then the TiVo Desktop will provide you with a list of shows for transferring to your PC. Then please transfer the TiVo TV shows you want to PC. Once all the shows you selected have been downloaded from your TiVo, they will appear in the Now Playing list in TiVo Desktop.

Step 1: Run the program you download, 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.

Step 2: In " Format" > "Common Video" list, you can select MOV as the output format.

Tip: To adjust video and audio parameters like codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate, you could click on "Settings" button.

Step 3: Click Convert button to start transcoding TiVo to MOV. Once the conversion finished, you can get the generated MOV files under the Open panel. Now, you can play, share, stream, edit the converted TiVo shows anywhere.

Read More:

Best way to Stream TiVo videos to iTunes

Guide on Converting TiVo files for DVD burning
A lossless way to convert TiVo videos to H.265 MP4
TiVo shows to MP4-Converting TiVo format to MP4 freely