With TiVoToGo, you can transfer programs from TiVo box to your PC or laptop. But if you wanna burn it a DVD, DVD burning software like Nero can not add .tivo directly, so you have to convert .tivo shows to .vob, or .mpg by using a utility software.
To define a .TiVo file, its a MPEG2 type of file with a TiVo encryption using the Media Access Key. To convert TiVo to VOB easily, we highly recommend Brorsoft Video Converter, a top rated TiVo file converter. It is able to remove TiVo copy protection and convert TiVo to any file format including VOB, MP4, MKV, AVI, WMV, MOV, FLV etc with original quality. With its built-in video editor, you can personalize and retouch your videos in clicks. If you are running on Mac OS X, you can turn to equivalent Mac version Video Converter for Mac to convert TiVo videos to VOB on Mac.
Guide: How to Encode TiVo Files to VOB Format Easily
Step 1. Import TiVo videos to converter
Install and launch the best TiVo converter. Switch to “TiVo” tab in Option window, and enter TiVo Media Access Key. And then click “Add Files” button to import your .tivo clips to the software.
Tip: Check “Merge into one file” option on the main interface to join the separated TiVo recording files into one single file.
Step 2. Choose VOB as target format
Click Format bar and choose DVD-Video Format- NTSC(*.vob) or DVD-Video Format- PAL(*.vob) as the output format.
Step 3. Trim TiVo shows (optional)
The TiVo recordings may need a little trimming for viewing. The recorded TV shows and movies tend to have commercials, you can use the converter’s Trim feature to get rid of these.
Step 4. Start conversion
Click the “Convert” button on the main interface to begin the TiVo to VOB encoding process. While it’s working, the conversion progress is displayed in a window along with the percentage of completion.
When the conversion is done, click Open button to go into the destination directory and you’ll see the resulted videos. Now you can stream and play the new files anywhere.
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