Quite a lot of standalone MPEG 4 DVB-T receivers get a USB slot, which enables you to record the MPEG 4 videos to a thumb-drive. However, if you get such a device, you may find that the device records videos in a weird format with a .pvr extension, which is totally different from other MPEG 4 receivers which have an encoder/converter. In such a condition, you will need to convert PVR to MP4 for playback on devices such as iPad 4, iPhoen 5, Kindle Fire and so on.
To decode PVR videos to MP4, you need a PVR to MP4 Converter to help you. Here, iOrgsoft Video Converter or Video Converter for Mac, which offers fast converting speed and zero quality loss when converting, is highly recommended. Apart from converting .PVR files to .MP4, this Video Converter can also provide simple editing functions such as cropping, splitting, joining videos, etc. With such a Video Converter, both converting and customizing PVR videos are very easy.
Step 1. Add PVR videos to the PVR to MP4 Converter
After downloading the right version Video Converter, install and run it. Hit the “Add Files” button to import PVR videos to the program. Mac version enables you to drag and drop PVR files directly. If you need to trim, split or merge the files, just click the corresponding buttons to do the job, very easy.
Step 2. Choose MP4 as output format
MP4 is one of the main output formats in the Video Converter. You can find different MP4 formats in the format list. For users’ convenience, this Video Converter has preset MP4 formats for different apps and devices such as Adobe Premiere Pro, Sony Vegas, iPad Mini (device), iPhone 5, iPhone 4S and so on. If you want to play PVR on such devices, you can easily find the optimized formats for them.
Step 3 Convert PVR files to MP4
At last, click the “Convert” button to start to transcode PVR to MP4. After the conversion is finished, you can import the output files to you iPhone, iPad, or other devices to enjoy on the go.