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TiVo to iPhone 4S-Convert TiVo recordings to H.264 MP4 for iPhone 4S
It is easy for us to transfer the recorded TV shows from TiVo box to PC or Mac so that you could watch your favorite TV shows wherever you go. However, if you add TiVo videos to iPhone 4S for watching, you will find directly playing TiVo shows on iPhone 4S is a blue moon. Does that means we can’t watch TiVo recorded shows on the lastest iPhone 4S? No.
The article below will show you an easy solution to transfer/put recorded TV *.tivo shows to iPhone 4S for playback with high quality.
Part 1: Transfer TV recordings from TiVo box to your PC.
To start, please make sure you have installed TiVo Desktop Software on your computer, and your TiVo box is connected to your home network. And you can access the instructions on how to transfer TiVo file to PC from their website.
Part 2: Convert TiVo TV shows to iPhone 4S compatible video format.
As we know, the recorded TV shows in TiVo format can not be played on the iPhone 4S. In order to play tivo on your iPhone 4S, we have to convert TiVo videos to H.264/MPEG-4 MP4, WMV or other iPhone 4S supported videos. Pavtube iPhone 4S Video Converter will do the conversion job for you.
1) Install and run the comprehensive TiVo to iPhone 4S Converter on your PC, and then add your transferred TV shows into the program.
2. Add your transferred TV shows into the program.
Note: Enter the Media Access Key of your TiVo recordings into the “Open > TiVo” of the program to quickly import your TiVo recordings.
3. Convert TiVo to MP4 for iPhone 4S by clicking on “Convert” button on the top iPhone 4S Tivo Video Converter main interface.
Once get the converted TiVo files, you can copy/stream them to iPhone 4S via iTunes.
Now you can play/watch TiVo recordings on iPhone 4S at ease.
TiVo to Acer Iconia Tab A500-Transfer TiVo recordings to Iconia Tab A500 on Mac
Ever thought of transfer TiVo files to the Android Tablet Iconia A500 for playback? If so, you will find directly playing TiVo recording on Iconia Tab A500 is a blue moon. However, nothing is impossible! The following article will present you an easy way to have the wish you wish to watch TiVo shows/movies on Iconia A500 Via Mac OS X. Follow me.
In order to play TiVo Recorded HD shows and movies on your Iconia Tab A500 successfuly, we need a third party tool to realize it. Pavtube Video Converter For Mac is an ideal tool as Mac TiVo to Iconia Tab A500 Converter. The powerful mac video converter also converts almost any video you get to whatever media player you have. TV recordings of TiVo TP, TRP, TS format, HD shootings from Sony, Panasonic, Canon, JVC cameras and camcorders, movies downloaded from the Internet of MKV, FLV, F4V format, everything can be converted to the smart phones. In this guide, I’d like to share with you the Mac solution of watching TiVo on Acer Iconia Tab A500. Please find a step-by-step TiVo to Iconia Tab A500 conversion below:
Part 1. Transfer TiVo recordings to Mac (or MacBook)
Once you’ve recorded your favorite shows on your TiVo box, freeware like the TiVoDecode Manager can help you transfer TiVo recordings to Mac for you.
1. Run TiVoDecode Manager, enter your TiVo’s IP address in the “TiVo IP Address” box.
2. Click the Prefs button in the lower-right corner. Fill in the Media Access Key. A list of shows on your TiVo will appear in the Now Playing list.
3. Select the show and click “Add Show To Queue”. The selected show now appears in the Download Queue list.
4. Click Download Location to select where you want to save it. The app allows you to convert TiVo shows to MPEG-4 video for iPod as well.
As mentioned above, the freeware TiVo Decode Manager is capable of decrypting and converting TiVo HD recordings to MPEG-4 HD format for Iconia Tab A500 from the TiVo box. If you have encrypted TiVo files on Mac, or you would still like to customize the converted TiVo shows for playing back such as remove black bars, compress TiVo recordings with high quality for saving space, Pavtube TiVo to Iconia Tab A500 Converter is worth trying.
Part 2. Detailed guide of TiVo to Iconia Tab A500 conversion on Mac OS X.
1. Make sure this Mac TiVo to Iconia Tab A500 Converter installed on your Mac.
2. Launch the tool, Click on the “Option” button, switch to TiVo tab, and enter your Media Access Key. Click “OK” to confirm.
3. Add *.tivo files to the Mac TiVo to Iconia Tab A500 converter.
4. Set output format to fit for Iconia Tab A500. You can choose “Motorola Droid (x) H.264 Video (.*mp4)” in “Android” category.
By default the file size is “800*480″, to improve the video to HD quality, you may set 720p video output. Simply click the drop-down pull list and select “1280*720″ instead and set bitrate up.
5. Click “Convert” Button to start TiVo recordings to H.264 MP4 video conversion for Acer Iconia Tab A500.
After the conversion, you could easily get the ripped TiVo files from its default output folder. And then you are allowed to transfer and play TiVo recordings on Iconia Tab in 720p HD.