Get movies off Tivo recordings onto Apple TV (4)
The following guide is written for Apple TV owners who feel like streaming recorded Tivo videos to Apple TV (ATV 4/3/2/1 gen) for playback with ease.
Let's say you've recorded many favorite TV programs or football matches with TiVo or ripped from DVD
and want to transfer them to Apple TV for playing on big screen freely. This article discusses an easy way to get TV shows off TiVo and stream high quality TiVo files to Apple TV (4/3/2/1) from Mac.
TiVo digital recorder saves video files in its own proprietary format *.TiVo. While Apple TV (4/3/2/1) doesn't support TiVo files. So if you would like to play TiVo in Apple TV, converting Tivo to ATV compatible format is your ideal choice.
How to make it? Well, the user-friendly and professional Dimo Video Converter Ultimate for Mac
supports you to encode and stream TiVo to Apple TV without hassle. The main features of this TiVo to Apple TV Converter are high conversion speed with zero quality loss and supporting to convert from and to more than 150 formats like MP4
, AVI, FLV, WMV, MKV
, etc. The equivalent Windows version is Dimo Video Converter Ultimate
, which can convert TiVo shows to Apple TV in Windows PC (include Windows 10). Just download it and follow the steps below to get TiVo files into Apple TV.
Free Download Dimo Video Converter Ultimate for Mac:
How to convert TiVo to Apple TV 4/3/2/1 quickly and easily
1) Launch the TiVo to Apple TV Video Converter and press "Add file" button to load your Tivo files, and you will be asked to enter TiVo Media Access Key. Simply input your TiVo Media Access Key and click "OK" to confirm.
2) Then, click the "Add file" button to import TiVo recordings to the TiVo convert tool for converting.
3) Click "Select Format" and select a target format. Choose Apple TV model from "Device > Apple" category as the output format, which will remove all the incompatibility issue for you. This TiVo to Apple TV Converter has a number of presets for Apple TV, Apple TV 2, Apple TV 3, and Apple TV 4rd Generation which can export an Apple TV 720p/1080p video with ac3 5.1 pass-through for AV receiver decoding.
Note that you can customize the settings for the output by specifying format and destination folder.
The TiVo recordings may needs a little trimming for viewing on Apple TV. The recorded TV shows and movies tend to have commercials, so you can use the converter's Trim feature to get rid of these. Click "Edit" to activate this built-in editor.
4) When everything is ready, simple click "Start" button to start TiVo to Apple TV conversion.
Step 3. Transfer the converted TiVo videos to Apple TV
Once you ascertain that the conversion is successfully completed, you can import the file to Apple TV from Mac and stream them anywhere you wish to even in your TV as long as the file is Apple TV friendly.
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Edited by CaitlinAaron, 22 December 2016 - 06:52 PM.