Monday, February 16, 2015

Convert TiVo Files for Playback on Android Tablet

Got an idea of transferring recorded TiVo files to Android tablets from PC? How did you successfully watch TiVo videos smoothly on Android tablet? If you got any problems there, in this tutorial, we are glad to show how to transfer TV shows from TiVo to Android devices so that you can take favorite TV shows when away from home.

Why most users wanna play TiVo recordings on Android Tablet?
TiVo has finally decided to show some love to Android users with its TiVo app for Android tablets. Now you can do just about everything you can do with your TiVo remote control — find and explore shows, schedule recordings, control live TV and recorded shows, and more — from your Android tablet! However, it seems that we need to convert TiVo to other common ones like HD MKVMP4 or even play TiVo on PC

Preparation we need to watch TiVo files nicely on Android tablet.
To get rid of these troubles of importing TiVo files to Android Tablet, we here luckily recommend the Pavtube Video Converter for Windows/Mac, which has the strong ability of working Tivo files with various formats or devices. With a high conversion speed and quality, it has a good reputation online. We also call it as Tivo Video Editor because it can merge TiVo files together, trim TiVo video clips, split TiVo files into chapters, adjust the video screen of TiVo files, remove black bars from TiVo files, add watermarks to TiVo files, add subtitles to TiVo files,etc.

Step by step guide on how to easily convert Tivo to MP4 for playback on Android Tablet:

Step 1.Download and launch the Windows Tivo Converter, click on the ‘Option’ button on the main interface, input your ‘Tivo Media Access Key’ to let your files in as the screen shot follows.

Tips: How to find your Tivo Media Access key? Just go to the ‘Tivo Cetral ‘menu>>’Message and Set up’ Account and system information’, your Media Access Key would be there.
Step 2. Choose the best output for Android tablet. Come to the output list by clicking the ‘Format’ bar there. Drop the list down, here we suggest you to select the ‘HD Video’>>’H.264 HD Video(*.mp4)’ as the suitable one for Android.

Note: Good news here! Pavtube studio has announced that the all windows products has upgraded to version 4.8.2 which meand this Tivo converter also has the capability of encoding or decoding H.265/HEVC files well.

What’s more, you can also tap the ‘Settings’ or ‘Edit’ button to adjust your output videos. Finally, ‘Convert’ to start your conversion and you can watch them on Android tablets. Smoothly working with TiVo files, do you still have any other worries?



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