Chances are, when you transfer your recorded shows by TiVo to your PC, only to find these TiVo files are not so easy to play back and edit as common video files. But there is a way to fix it, namely, converting TiVo to something more common. If you’d like to cut ads clips off and burn recorded shows onto DVD, or put your shows in your pocket and take them with you.
Pavtube Video Converter is a handy tool to help you complete this in shortest time and perfect quality. TiVo files are well supported by Pavtube Video Converter and can be en-decoded fast and properly. It will generate various container formats encoded with MPEG, H.264, Divx, Xvid, etc. This guide shares with you how to convert TiVo file to AVI Divx step-by-step.
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First, tranfer TiVo TV shows to PC
Download TiVo Desktop software. When your TiVo is connected to your home network, TiVo Desktop provides you with a list of available shows for transferring to your PC. Then please transfer the selected TiVo TV shows to PC.
Download it free from here: Tivo Desktop
Next, Convert TiVo to the video you want:
Download Pavtube Video Converter and run it on your computer. It gives you the easiest and most efficient way to convert tons of video files like TiVo, MKV, AVCHD, HD, AVI, WMV, MOV etc to iPhone video MP4, MOV, M4R, MP3, AAC. The output quality is very good as you wish and never happen out of sync.
Step 1. Run Pavtube Video Converter and load in TiVo files.
Pavtube offers free trial version of Video Converter for you to evaluate the software. So just go ahead, download and install Pavtube Video Converter and try it out! Launch the utility and here pops up an intuitive interface. Click “Add” to load recorded TV shows, or you just drag the files in.
Step 2. Crop out unwanted edges and trim off ads
Click on “Edit” menu to enter editor panel where you could edit selected files. “Crop” feature allows you to cut off unwanted black edges, while “Trim” feature enables you to select specific length of video and convert it to specified format. Just drag the slider or input “point of time”.
Step 3. Set output format and A/V settings.
Click on “Format” bar and follow either Common Video->Divx AVI or HD Video-> Divx AVI. Next specify location for generated files in “Output” box. To adjust video and audio parameters like codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate, you could click on "Settings" button.
Step 4. Convert TiVo to AVI Divx. Go!
Now it comes to the final click---- click "Convert" button and wait. The ViewLog will present you all the info such as conversion progress, conversion state, elapsed and estimated conversion time, and generated and estimated conversion file size. You may check "Shut down computer after conversion" and leave it be.