Thursday, March 31, 2016

Convert Tivo to Apple ProRes MOV for editing in Final Cut Pro X on Mac

We all know the TV shows can be recorded into Tivo files with the help with Tivo Desktop software; it’s much more convenient for us to playback, to edit the TV plays/shows without catching time all the time. But the fact is that video in .tivo format is not very good for playback on computer not to mention edit them

If you also have this problem to figure out how to edit tivo videos on Mac, this article is right here to help you out.

Here I’d like to introduce the Mac Tivo to FCP X Converter, a professional tivo converting program on Mac which supports outputting various video formats. (it can convert Blu-ray, DVD and any HD Video files to FCP support format on Mac OS X.)

Follow this link to download a free trial version

Step One. Download and install this Tivo to FCP X Converter for Mac, click the top left icon to import your tivo files.

Step Two.
 Choose “Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422(HQ)(*.mov)” as the best intermediate video format for editing tivo in Final Cut Pro X.

Pavtube programs also support customizing video size, bitrate(quality), frame rate and other settings; click “Settings” and change the figure as your needs.

Step Three. Trim out ads before conversion.

If you want to share the ultimate video with others or just enjoy by yourself, the ads could be very annoyed. No worries, Pavtube iMedia Converter for Mac enables trim, crop, add subtitles and edit audio features, thus you can do a clear conversion and save the waiting time correspondingly.

Step 4. Now click the big “Convert” to start this easy conversion. Wait for a few moments; you can click “Open” to locate the converted video directly.

OK, let’s import video files into FCPX for editing.

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Sunday, March 20, 2016

Pavtube 2016 Spring Promotion - Up to 78% OFF Video Converter Tools

Pavtube Software, the industry leader in the field of Blu-ray & DVD backup and HD/4K/3D Video solutions, rolls out its Spring Promotion of 2016 on Facebook, offering up to a 78% deep discount on many of its hot selling Video products and up to 50% deep discount on many of its hot selling Blu-ray/DVD products, including No.1 bestseller ByteCopy, No.2 bestseller Video Converter Ultimate... as a gift. Pavtube Software could be everything a movie lover may need to back up their physical DVD and Blu-ray discs, convert them into on-demand formats for enjoying on the move.

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Thursday, March 10, 2016

View my recorded .tivo shows on my samsung tablet any time without any ads

As we know, TiVo is a popular home setup box for recording favorite TV drama programs and movies for later playback. And you can transfer the TV recordings to your tablet by using the TiVo Desktop Software application. To use TiVo recordings anywhere you like, just like watching with laying in the bed. Of course, you can watch other movie or video on your samsung tablet too.

Unfortunately, the tivo files are not supported by almost all the samsung tablet. In order to make it playable on it, you need to convert the tivo files into a samsung tablet supported format. In general, the H.264 mp4 is supported by all the samsung devices. Here you need to convert the tivo files into mp4 format for playing on samsung tablet. To do the task, a professional video tool--Pavtube HD Video Converter / Mac Version is highly recommended here.


Key Features of Pavtube HD Video Converter
  • Convert .tivo files to samsung best compatible .mp4 in high speed.
  • Convert .tivo files to lots of common video/audio formats, including MP4, FLV, AVI, MOV, MP3, WMA, etc.
  • Convert .tivo files to video editor (like iMovie and Final Cut Pro) supported format.
  • Share .tivo videos into website FLV for YouTube, Vevo, Vimeo and more websites.
  • Edit your .tivo videos with built-in video editor before converting them.
  • Fully compatible with Mac OS X 10.6 or later, including the latest 10.11 El Capitan. Windows XP or later, including Windows 10.

Step-by-step guide on how to convert recorded .tivo in a mp4 for Samsung Tablet without any ads

Step 1. Launch HD Converter for Mac

Run this HD Converter and click “Option” button to switch to “Options” window. Click on “Tivo” tab and enter the Media Access Key.

Tip: 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: Import .tivo files to the program

You should transfer your .tivo files to the MAC/PC (TivoDecode Manager will be helpful for transferring TiVo recordings), then you can easily drag .tivo files from the desktop or folder to the program or choose File > Add from folder to import files to the application. If you want to merge multiple video clips into a single one, you can select all the .tivo video clips and ensure you selected merge into one file option.

Step 2: Set the right output video format

Click on the format bar, and on format list follow “HD Video” > “H.264 HD Video (*.mp4).”

Tips:There are a lot of presets for a variety of devices and you can convert directly to a format that is the best fit for your specific device.

Step 3:  Trim and start conversion

Under "Trim"tab you are allowed to cut out unwanted part of selected clip. To trim the video, simply type in desired time value in "Start"and "End"box and click "Set"button. Or you can click left square bracket and right square bracket to set start and end time when playing the video.

Then click the big red "Convert" to start converting Tivo files to mp4. After the Tivo to mp4 conversion, click "Open" to locate the converted video to your Samsung tablet and start enjoying the TV shows without ads.

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Monday, March 7, 2016

How to Backup my recorded .tivo Files on an firewire connected RAID 5 9TB array on Mac

The .tivo files from TiVo box is a protected format that few streaming media player can handle. If you have a RAID array and want to backup and play it on the media player, the best solution is to convert TiVo recordings to a common video format just like .mp4 and add them ontoRAID array so that you can stream Tivo shows to media player via RAID easily. Here we will show you a detailed guide to copy TiVo recordings to media player through RAID. 

Here we will show you a detailed guide to copy TiVo recordings to media player through RAID. The solution is not very straight, we will talk about this job in two parts:

Part One: Save TiVo shows from TiVo box to Your Mac

For Mac user, to stream TiVo to media player via RAID, you have to save TiVo files to your Mac first. You need to getTivoDecode Manager to help you store TiVo recordings to Mac.

1. Run the app, and enter your TiVo’s IP address in the TiVo IP Address box.
2. Click the Prefs button in the lower-right corner.
3. Fill in the Media Access Key to get the TiVo files to the download Queue list.

Click here to get detailed information.

Once the TiVo files are saved in your Mac, then we need to convert TiVo to .mp4 on Mac. Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac(read the review) can do the task for you. It can help you quickly and easily not only convert TiVo to common .mp4 format, but also transcode Tivo to any format like MKV, AVI, WMV, MOV, MPG, M4V, MP4, etc with high quality and fast speed. 


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Part Two: Transfer TiVo to .mp4 for playing to on media player

Step 1. Launch HD Converter for Mac

Run this Mac Tivo to .MP4 Converter and click “Option” button to switch to “Options” window. Click on “Tivo” tab and enter the Media Access Key.

Step 2. Import TiVo recordings

Click “Add video” icon to import recorded Tivo videos.

Step 3. Convert TiVo to MP4 or other formats

Choose an output format according to the device you own. MP4 is quite common and suitable for almost all media player. But you can still select other outputs as the target video format. As Galaxy S6/S6 Edge/Note 4 has been released, you can view recorded HD TiVo videos on it.

Step 4. Start converting TiVo recordings to media player on Mac

Click on “Convert” button in bottom right corner to start the Tivo to MP4 conversion. Then you can store the converted TiVo files in your RAID easily and play on any media player to enjoy freely in weekends, just lay down on sofa to watch your loved shows only without annoying ads.

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Thursday, March 3, 2016

Windows Movie Maker .tivo files will not load

Summary: This guide will tell you how to use Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate to transcode Tivo to WMV for Windows Movie Maker editing without codec problems. 

I am just an individual doing a little video editing. And my source videos vary from interviews to history programs I am converting and editing to include in our family history. I'm trying to upload my tivo files onto windows movie maker and it's not working. So I checked the automatically download codecs, still didn't work. Went into the compatibility where it says to check the box, but there is no box to check what do I do so that I can use tivo files on Windows Movie Maker.

My main goal here is to be able to import TiVo files into Windows Movie Maker smoothly. Looking for the ways. Now I aske this question in forums and find the problem only lies in the video codec of tivo files. But where to download the so-called "right codec" for Windows Movie Maker? Do you have to crack your brain to find the codec? The answer is negative. 

At last, I turn to a more directly and easy way, that's convert Tivo to Windows Movie Maker compatible and editable WMV format. And
 Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate help me out successfully. It can be used as the winner to transcode Tivo to WMV format for Windows Movie Maker. Works well, do tivo conversion easily and converts flawlessly. I have no trouble now, and I still use it for my WMM editing.>>Top Video Converter Ultimate Review

Meanwhile, I find this Video Conversion tool can create files compatible with various non-linear editing systems like Avid, After Effects and Adobe Premiere (Pro),Windows Movie Maker etc. Below is the step by step guide to convert Tivo to Windows Movie Maker.

Step One. Transfer the Tivo files to PC. 

Although the TiVo Desktop software for the Mac (supplied by TiVo) does not allow user to transfer TiVo recordings to Mac, you can transfer TiVo to Mac MacBook with specific software as long as your TiVo box is connected to your home network. Once you've recorded your favorite shows on your TiVo box, freeware like the TiVoDecode Manager can accomplish this task for you. 

Step Two. Launch this Tivo Video Converter Ultimate

Click the top left icon to import your tivo files. 


It will pop up a window to remind you submit the tivo key. Click Ok and enter your tivo media key. 

Here is a easy way to trim out commercial ads in tivo click the pencil-like icon on the top, switch to "Trim", you will be able to set up and start and end point easily. 

Step Three. Choose “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas -> WMV (VC-1) (*.wmv)” as the best intermediate video format for editing tivo in Windows Movie Maker. 

Step 4. Now click the big “Convert” to start this easy conversion. Wait for a few moments; you can click “Open” to locate the converted video directly. OK, let’s import tivo video files into Windows Movie Maker for freely editing.

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