Convert TiVo to 3GP Mac
Tips on converting TiVo videos to 3GP on Mac for 3G phones playback
TiVo is a name of Digital Video Recorder, a hardware device which has the similar function with video type recorder. It allows user to record or store TV programs. Sometimes you just want to transfer your favorite TiVo shows to 3GP mobile phones like Nokia 5310 XpressMusic to enjoy TiVo videos anytime and anywhere. Then you may find out you can't transfer 3gp videos directly without third-party software.
Take it easy as iOrgSoft TiVo to 3GP converter for mac would do you a big favor in converting any recorded TiVo shows to 3GP on Mac. The converting process won’t be long as this converter features fast in converting speed and high in output quality.
Also, the output 3GP video files from other 3G mobile phones including Nokia, LG, Samsung, Panasonic, Motorola, Philips, Sony Ericsson, Dopoda, BlackBerry, etc are all supported to import and convert.
With such a useful tool, you can also use it as a Mac Tivo to 3GP Editor to do the trimming, cropping, merging, adjusting saturation, contrast, resolution, etc work easily within simple clicks.
To do the conversion on Mac freely, you have to transfer TiVo videos to Mac at first. And to transfer TiVo files to Mac, you need a free ware named TiVoDecode Manager (Just give up using TiVo Desktop Software for Mac as it works bad). And to use this Manager with ease, please follow the specific steps to Import TiVo files to Mac.
- To begin with, run the TiVoDecode Manager, enter your TiVo's IP address in the “TiVo IP Address” box;
- Next, click the Prefs button in the lower-right corner.
- Following, fill in the Media Access Key, and a list of shows on your TiVo will appear in the Now Playing list.
- Furthermore, select the show and click “Add Show To Queue” for the selected show to appear in the Download Queue list.
- At last, click Download Location to select where you want to save it.
When manage transferring TiVo files to Mac, you can use the converter to convert your TiVo videos on Mac with another several steps as below:
Add Tivo videos with ease
When you’ve downloaded and installed the program, you need to launch the Tivo to 3GP Converter. Then in this step, you should hit the "Add files" icon to import TiVo, TiVo HD, TS TiVo files with batch conversion supported. The loaded files will be shown in Name list.
Pick 3GP to output
To select .3gp output format, you may first hit the “Convert to” bar at the bottom. Then you may see a column full of different formats. Please choose “Common Video”->“3GP-ARM_NB(*.3gp)”.
Begin to convert Tivo to 3GP
By the end, you may hit the big round button, that is, the “Convert” button, to begin the conversion. When it is finished, a pop-up window will show you whether you want to go to the processed files folder. Hit “OK” and go to the saving folder.