TiVo to computer converter for mac lion
Transfer Recorded TiVo Shows to Mac Freely and Quickly
I got a TiVo about half a year ago. I have a bunch of movies and shows that I really like. But I get a problem when trying to playback the recorded files on Mac. I am using QuickTime player. Do I have to do the conversion? What is the cheapest and most efficient converter?
To transfer TiVo to Mac for playback TiVo files on QuickTime player or other players on your Mac, iOrgSoft Movie Converter can offer you a cheap and effective solution. IOrgSoft Movie Converter for Mac is competent to convert TiVo files to a large amount of various output formats, such as FLV, F4V, AVI, WMV, MPEG, MOV, MP3, AC3, etc. With it, you can easily convert TiVo to the proper format that is well supported by your native player on Mac.
To your surprise, the TiVo to Mac computer converter is also built in a DVD ripper, which means it can convert DVD to other video formats and save onto your Mac. With it, you can also do some simple editing work like cropping, adjusting contrast or merging, etc. It is a practical tool with video converter and DVD ripper built in it. You gonna love it.
Below are the simple steps to show you how to convert TiVo to Mac with ease.
Once you've recorded your favorite shows on your TiVo box, freeware like the TiVoDecode Manager can accomplish this task for you. Run the TiVoDecode Manager, and enter your TiVo's IP address in the "TiVo IP Address" box. Next 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. Select the show and click "Add Show To Queue". The selected show now appears in the Download Queue list. Click Download Location to select where you want to save it. The app allows you to convert TiVo shows to MPEG-4 video for iPhone as well.
When finish transferring TiVo files to Mac, you can begin the conversion between TiVo files and your Mac player. Here we are going to take converting TiVo to QuickTime on Mac for example.
Download TiVo to Mac Converter
First of all, please download, install and run the program on your Mac. You will find the interface shown as below:
Import TiVo files to the program
Click the "Add files" button to load transferred TiVo files to the program. The program supports batch conversion. You are allowed to add more than one file at one time.
Choose output format
Click the "Profile" list to choose proper output format. To convert TiVo to QuickTime, you can choose MOV for QuickTime.
Click the "Edit" button to do some editing work.
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.
Click the "Convert" button to start TiVo to MOV format Conversion! After conversion, you can smoothly playback TiVo files on your Mac player.