Let's say you've recorded many TV shows with TiVo and want to convert them to MOV format for playback in QuickTime, for uploading to iPod, iPhone, or for editing in iMovie, iPad, Final Cut Pro and Final Cut Express etc. This article discusses an easy way to get TV shows off TiVo and converting them to MOV format videos on your Mac.
Two steps to convert TiVo to QuickTime MOV on Mac OS X
- Fetching TiVo recovered shows and transfers them to your Mac by using a free application TiVo Decode Manager.
- To convert TiVo videos to MOV on Mac (Snow Leopard, Lion included) you can use this professional yet easy to use TiVo to MOV TiVo Video Converter for Mac.
You can use this professional yet easy to use software to convert TiVo videos to MOV on Mac (Snow Leopard, Lion included) like convert TiVo videos to QuickTime MOV, import TiVo videos to iMovie MOV, transfer TiVo videos to Final Cut Pro MOV, encode TiVo videos to Final Cut Express MOV etc. With the perfect programme, you can not only transcode Tivo to MOV, but also convert Tivo to all popular video and audio files, such as AVI, MPEG, WMV, MOV, MP4, AAC, AC3, MP3, etc with fast conversion speed and high output quality.
How to Convert TiVo to MOV on Macintosh (Lion included)
Step 1: Load TiVo videos to the program
Drag & drop TiVo videos to the program. Or go to "File" menu, choose "Add Video" to locate the TiVo videos you want to add.
Import TiVo, TiVo HD, TS TiVo files by clicking "Add files" button, batch conversion supported. These loaded files will be shown in Name list. What’s worth mentioning more about the software is that TiVo batch conversion is also supported. You can simply realize the function by checking "Merge into one file".
Step 2: choose format for output files.
Click the "Format" to choose MOV as you desired as output profile or you can select other desired formats. Click "Output" button to select destination folder where the converted files will be saved.
If you want to split the video or adjust video display, click "Edit" button to create a video you really want.
- Clip: you can select certain length of the video you want to convert
- Edit: set the aspect ratio and apply special effect to your videos
- Merge: you can check "Apply to all" to apply the present settings to all the TiVo files.
- Preview: preview the video in the left buttom and take some snapshots
Step 3: Start TiVo to MOV conversion on Mac OS X.
Hit "Convert" let this smart TiVo to MOV Video Converter for Mac to do the rest for you! This video converter is specifically designed for Mac OS users, including Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, Mac OS X Lion on iMac, Mac Pro, MacBook, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, etc.