TiVo is a great and popular home setup box for recording favorite TV drama programs and movies for later playback. But Tivo recording files can not be played on mots of meida players, and this prevents users from playing and sharing their recorded TiVo files with friend and relatives. It is a good idea if you can burn Tivo files to a portable DVD for playing and sharing om Macbook or iMac.
Following i will show you how to convert Tivo to MOV with Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac and then burn converted MOV file to DVD with iDVD. This article includes two parts:
Part 1:Transfer TV shows from TiVo to Mac
Part 2:Convert Tivo files to MOV with Mac Brorsoft Tivo Converter.
Parts 1: Transfer TV shows from TiVo to Mac
To transfer TV shows to Mac, you need to download TiVo Desktop Software for Mac. When your TiVo is connected to your home network, TiVo Desktop provides you with a list of available shows for transferring to your Mac.
Hints: TiVoToGo Transfers system requirements: TiVo Series2 DVR, TiVo software version 7.1 or later, TiVo Series2 box must be connected to your home network using a wired or wireless USB network adapter.
Part 2:Convert Tivo files to MOV with Mac Brorsoft Video Converter.
Step 1,load Tivo files to this software.
Enter Media Access Key for your TiVo files from "Option" button and then load TiVo files to the TiVo converter. A bunch of video files are allowed to imported, so you can combine/join several Tivo files into big one by ticking the checkbox of Merge into one file.
Step 2, choose MOV as the output video format.
Click the icon of "Format" and choose MOV as the output format from its drop-list.
Step 3, start Tivo to MOV conversion.
Clik the big "Convert" button to start this conversion.
After a few minutes, it is time for you to burn converted MOV file to DVD with iDVD.