Tips for Converting TiVo to WMV Format on Windows


I have my computer networked to my tivo and I want to convert its TiVo files to WMV for playing on my PC. I’ve tried several different methods but they don’t work. I have a season pass to all my favorite shows but can’t play then on my computer. Any tips on doing that? What’s the best way to convert TiVo to WMV on Windows PC. After reading several different post here I put together a working workflow.

There are many converters available on the net… some free, some retail, some better than others… Well for converting TiVo files, you need a professional TiVo converter. That’s because .tivo files are MPEGs. They’re encrypted with your Media Access Key to discourage piracy. The following software Brorsoft Video Converter is the best TiVo converter in 2017(rated by guys online).

Main Features:

– Convert 250+ video and audio formats(MP4, MOV, WMV, AVI, XAVC, XAVC S, MPEG, VOB, TiVo recordings, MXF, MTS/M2TS, FLV, 3GP, 3G2, DivX, XviD, MP3, WMA, WAV, AAC, AC3,) – you never have to look for another video or audio converter when you are using it
– Remove DRM automatically while converting TiVo files to WMV, MPEG-2, AVI, MOV and other formats as long as you enter the right Media Access Key
– Convert at high speeds – you will never have to worry about your work being late anymore. The tool converters at up to 30X speeds
– Maintain high quality – your work will always look identical to the original, when it comes to converting
– Edit your work – no converting and then getting an external editor to finish your project; do all conversion and editing task on Brorsoft Video Converter
– Compatible with Windows 10/8/8.1/7/XP/Vista

Step-by-step guide on how to convert TiVo to WMV

Step 1: Start up this TiVo to WMV converter program, and then click “Add” to import all .tivo files.

Tip: When first loading this TiVo converter, you will need to input your Media Access Key. Simply press “Option” button and switch to “TiVo” tab to enter your Media Access Key, and click “OK” to confirm.

Step 2: Click Format bar and choose WMV as output format. From the drop-down list of “Format” > “Common Video”, you can select WMV as the output format. If you want to get HD video quality, select “WMV HD Video (*.mp4)” from “HD Video” category.

Step 3: Click Convert button to start TiVo to WMV conversion. The conversion process will take a while, and you’ll see an encoding progress bar.

Once finished, click the Open button to locate the encoded TiVo files. Afterwards, you are able to use these files as you want for your PC, media player or video editing programs.

Related Guides:
Convert TiVo to MPEG-2
Convert TiVo to AVI
Convert TiVo to MOV
Play VOB in TiVo

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