Extract/Encode TiVo shows for burning to DVD

Summary: Got some TiVo shows, how to burn these TiVo files to a DVD? This article just aims to offer you a full guide on how to convert TiVo files for DVD burning.

I got some TiVo files exported and installed on my Mac. Now I want to burn these TiVo files to DVD for easier playback. Searching online, I got some hints. The preparation work I need to do first is to convert TiVo files for DVD burning. A full guide is showed below.

Actually, TiVo format is not ideal for DVD burning. In order to burn TiVo files to DVD, a quick solution is to convert TiVo to MPEG, MOV or other formats which is easy for burning to DVD. In this article, we show you an example how to burn TiVo with iDVD on Mac OS X. To finish the conversion task, here we recommend Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac, which is a professional TiVo file converter for Mac.

Overall, it can help you quickly and easily convert TiVo to any format like MOV, MPG, MKV, AVI, WMV, M4V, MP4, etc with least quality loss under Mac OS X(including El Capitan, Yosemite, Mavericks). Besides TiVo, this video convert program can also help to convert between any popular video and audio formats as you need. You could get wonderful output files and never worry about out of audio/video sync. Plus, with the built-in video editing feature of the program, you can trim, crop, add watermark and more to your video files. If you are running on Windows, please turn to its equivalent Windows version Video Converter.

Tutorial: How to Convert TiVo for burning to DVD

Step 1: Add TiVo files > Start up this program, and then click “Add” to import all .tivo files. When first loading, Brorsoft TiVo Converter will ask you to input your Media Access Key. Simply enter your Media Access Key, and click "OK" to confirm.



Step 2: Choose output format > Click Format bar and choose MOV, MPEG-2 or other one you need from Common Video profile list as the output format. To adjust video and audio parameters like codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate, you could click on "Settings" button.



Step 3: Start conversion > Hit Convert button to start conversion. The conversion process will take a while, and you’ll see an encoding progress bar. Once finished, click the Open button in the main interface and you can locate the encoded TiVo files effortlessly.

Step 4: Burn converted TiVo files to DVD with iDVD > Open iDVD, choose Create a New Project to create a project, and then pick a theme, and finally choose File > Import > Video..., to import the converted TiVo in iDVD.

Editor’s Note: iDVD only works for Mac users, if you want to burn TiVo to DVD on Windows PC, you can try download and install Nero Vision/Video.

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