What is TIVO? Why you need to convert TiVo videos to Flash FLV/F4V on mac?
TIVO is a popular digital video recorder allowing the user to browse TV programs and movies by title, category, actor, producer name and record them. TV shows are saved by digital video recorder in TIVO format. TIVO files are similar to MPEG videos using MPEG-2 video compression encrypted with DRM-protection.
Sometimes you just have recorded some favorite TiVo shows on your TiVo player, and want to upload these TiVo files to web-sharing websites like YouTube, Facebook, Hulu, Myspace, Yahoo Video, etc. but confused how to fulfill the conversion of TiVo shows to Flash FLV for transfer tivo videos to the social websites. with the circumstance, conversion of tiVo videos to Flash FLV/F4V for YouTube, Facebook etc is best solution for you!
iOrgsoft TiVo to FLV converter for mac lion offers fantanstic functions to convert TiVo videos to Flash FLV/F4V video on mac (Snow Leopard, Lion included) like convert TiVo videos to Flash FLV/F4V, convert TiVo HD to Flash FLV/F4V and TS TiVo shows to Flash FLV/F4V etc with fast encoding speed and excellent quality. With the professional programme, you can not only transcode Tivo to FLV/F4V, but also convert Tivo to all popular video and audio files, such as AVI, MPEG, WMV, MOV, MP4, AAC, AC3, MP3, etc with its easy-to-use interface.
Mac lion Tivo to FLV Editor also embeds powerful editing functions and rich encoding settings like trimming your clips, adjusting contrast, color and brightness, and merging your clips into a cohesive movie to make your customized videos. The below tutorial will share with you the easiest solution to convert TiVo to flash FLV/F4V within several clicks.
Step by step guide to convert TiVo to Flash FLV/F4V freely and easily.
This guide has 2 parts:
Parts 1: Transfer TV shows from TiVo to Mac
Parts 2: Convert TiVo to Flash FLV/F4V on Mac OS X Lion
Parts 1: Transfer TV shows from TiVo to Mac
To transfer TV shows to Mac, you need to download TiVo Desktop Software for Mac
As we all know that the TiVo Desktop software for the Mac (supplied by TiVo) does not allow users to transfer TiVo recordings to Mac, you can transfer TiVo to Mac 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. Run the TiVoDecode Manager, and enter your TiVo’s IP address in the “TiVo IP Address” box. Next click the Prefs button in the lower-right corner. Fill in the Media Access Key. A list of shows on your TiVo will appear in the Now Playing list. Select the show and click “Add Show To Queue”. The selected show now appears in the Download Queue list. Click Download Location to select where you want to save it. The app allows you to convert TiVo shows to MPEG-4 video for iPhone as well.
Parts 2:Convert TiVo to Flash FLV/F4V
After you transfer TiVo files to your Mac, you can convert them to Flash FLV/F4V format. First of all, download iOrgsoft TiVo to Flash FLV/F4V Converter for mac and launch the application. Then follow the steps below:
1. Free download the TiVo to FLV Converter mac and install it in your computer.
Tips: Click Video converter for Mac on the main interface, to pop up Video converter for Mac, You can see its main interface.
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2. Import TiVo, TiVo HD, TS TiVo files by clicking “Add files” button, batch conversion supported. These loaded files will be shown in Name list.
What’s worth mentioning more about the software is that TiVo batch conversion is also supported. You can simply realize the function by checking “Merge into one file”.
3. Click the “Profile” to choose Flash FLV/F4V as you desired as output profile or you can select other desired formats.
Click “Destination” button to select destination folder where the converted files will be saved.
4. If you want to split the video or adjust video display, click “Edit” button to create a video you really want.
Clip: you can select certain length of the video you want to convert
Edit: set the aspect ratio and apply special effect to your videos
Merge: you can check “Apply to all” to apply the present settings to all the TiVo files.
Preview: preview the video in the left buttom and take some snapshots
5. Click the “Convert” button to start TiVo to Flash FLV/F4V format Conversion!
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