[Ironruby-core] Quick guide to auto transfer/remux TiVo file to HD MPEG H.264 for Kindle/iphone 5s/5c

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Thu Jan 2 10:12:40 UTC 2014

Auto transfer TiVo file from TiVo desktop 2.8.2 to H.264 MP4

TiVo is also called a personal video recorder (or PVR) or digital video
recorder (DVR), which likes a VCR on steroids. It is an electronic
filled box, via which you always get in trouble to transfer the TiVo
shows to hard disk storage, laptop, TV or mobile for viewing or
playback.  Currently there's not yet a good solution for wirelessly play
TiVo shows remotely. With TiVo’s Stream add on box, you can stream
programs to an iPad, iPhone or iPod touch within your home network. But
the problem is it's just cost too much. So in order to transfer the TiVo
shows to hard disk storage, laptop, TV or mobile, it's a good idea to
have both TiVo Desktop software and affordable TiVo Converter.

Generally, converting TiVo to MP4 is most needed for playing on majority
portble devices, MP4 compatible apps and sharing TiVo videos on Kindle
YouTube, FaceBook, MetaCafe, etc. The best and fastest tool to convert
HD MPEG from TiVo to H.264 MP4 without devices limitation will be
definitely necessary. Aunsoft has several powerful TiVo Converters,
including Blu-ray Video Converter Ultimate (Win), Video Converter (Win &
Mac), iMedia Converter for Mac. These programs all have the capability
to fast convert TiVo file to H.264 MP4 for Amazon Kindle fire, iPhone,
iPad, etc with practical built-in editor tool to remove ads of TiVo
files. Meanwhile, transcoding TiVo to MPEG, MKV, AVI, FLV, MOV, WMV, etc
is also an easy thing. Personally, I use Windows 8 and I prefers to
Blu-ray Video Ultimate for it also show the power to burn and convert my
DVD/Blu-ray Movies. iMedia Converter for Mac likes Mac Version of
Blu-ray Ultimate, which now supports mavericks 10.9.1. Comparatively,
Video Converter is also a stable and effective TiVo Converter, more

Below is a step by step tutorial to convert TiVo file to H.265 MP4 for
Amazon Kindle fire, iPad 4, iPhone 5, iPhone 5S/5c, Android tablet, etc
on Windows Vesta/7/8. Users of Mac can also refer to the steps.

Part 1: Transfer TV shows from TiVo to PC

To transfer TV shows on any PC, you need to download TiVo Desktop
software. When your TiVo is connected to your home network, TiVo Desktop
provides you with a list of available shows for transferring to your 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 freeware like TiVoDecode Manager as long as your
TiVo box is connected to your home network.

Tip: 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 H.264 MKV

Step1: Load TiVo files to Blu-ray Video Converter Ultimate

The program will pop up a window to remind you submit you to type
accurately Media Access Key. Then you can easily import TiVo videos into
the program by clicking "add video" or "add folder". You can also drag &
drop directly.

Here is a easy way to trim out commercial ads in your TiVo TV shows via
clicking the "edit tool" on the top, switch to "Trim", you will be able
to set up and start and end point easily. The built-in editor tool also
offers editing operations are: cropping, appending artistic visual
effects, adding 3D effect, adding watermarks and load subtitles to the

Step2: Select H.264 MP4 as output formats.

You can enter H.264 MP4 in the search bar. If you want to transfer TiVo
to iPad, iPod, Kindle,iPhone 5s/5c, Android etc, you can directly choose
the devices and pick out the most favorable MP4. For instance, under
iPhone Menu, there are H.264 1080P and H.264 720P, two frequently choice
for Kindle,iPhone 5s are list for you easily and quickly choose ideal
formats. For users who want to upload to YouTube, you are suggested to
choose Common Video MPEG-4 Movie (.mp4).

Step3: Click the "Format" and choose proper presets for H.264 MP4

Before you transfer TiVo file to high quality H.264 MP4, click the
"Settings" button to adjust output profile settings. Here your can
adjust bitrates, encode, frame rate, resolution, aspect ratio, sample
rate, channels, etc.

Step 4: convert TiVo files to H.264 MP4 with 5.1 audio

Click "Conversion" icon to convert TiVo to high quality H.264 MP4. With
just a click on "Open output folder", you can locate the export H.264
MP4 easily. Now you can enjoy the wonderful TV shows without ads
limitation on Amazon Kindle fire, iPad 4, iPhone 5, iPhone 5S/5c,
Android tablet, etc.

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