Users' questions

How do I transfer videos from TiVo to computer?

How do I transfer videos from TiVo to computer?

To start, simply launch the TiVo Desktop software on your PC. You should see a button labeled Pick Recordings to Transfer. Here you’ll see one of two lists; one that shows Now Playing (shows already transferred to your PC) and a My Shows list that shows recorded programming on your TiVo.

How do I export a video from TiVo?

Yes, with TiVo Desktop 2.5 or later, you can convert and transfer a video from your TiVo Desktop Now Playing List to your portable device. Open the Now Playing List in TiVo Desktop, Right-click on the title of the video you wish to convert, and select Convert for… from the drop down menu.

Can TiVo recordings be downloaded?

Watch TV, stream shows from your TiVo box or other streaming providers, and even take your recordings on the go! With a supported TiVo box and the free TiVo app, you’re ready to get started. This feature is available on: Any TiVo DVR (older DVRs may require a TiVo Stream accessory to stream and download)

Can I connect my TiVo to my computer?

TiVo Online brings the power of TiVo to your computer’s browser! Use TiVo Online to find and watch shows, schedule OnePass™ requests and recordings, or manage your TiVo box. Visit TiVo Online at to search, browse, and watch shows from your TiVo DVR and from online streaming providers.

Can VLC play TiVo files?

VLC does not play Tivo files.

What format does TiVo record in?

tivo extension, are essentially encrypted and fingerprinted mpeg files. MPEG is a common video format.

Can I transfer TiVo recordings to DVD?

Press the TiVo button, select Now Playing, highlight the show you want to save, and then press SELECT. Select More options > Copy to DVD or VCR. Select Start Saving from the beginning. When you see the title screen (which only appears for a few seconds), press the RECORD button on the VCR or DVD recorder.

Can TiVo record live streaming?

DVR maker TiVo announced today a new product called TiVo Online that will allow its subscribers to stream both their DVR recordings as well as live TV over the web.

How do I connect my TiVo to wireless Internet?

If you are changing your TiVo box’s connection method to Wireless, go to “Settings & Messages” > “Network Settings” > “Change Network Settings.” Then choose “Connect using Wireless.”

What is TiVo Desktop?

TiVo Desktop is an easy-to-use application that lets you publish and share digital music, photos and TiVo recordings between your networked TiVo Series2 DVR and your computer. Digital Music & Photos and the TiVoToGo feature come included with your regular paid subscription to the TiVo service.

What is Kmttg?

kmttg is a Java based program I wrote to facilitate TivoToGo (TTG) transfers that can download, create pyTivo metadata, decrypt, run comskip & comcut (commercial detection and removal), create closed captions files and re-encode multiple shows you select from your Tivos all automatically.

How do I record from my computer to a DVD recorder?

How to Record From the Computer to a DVD Recorder

  1. Connect the USB plug on the cable to an open USB port on the computer.
  2. Connect the RCA plugs on the other end of the cable to the Input jacks on the back of the DVD recorder.
  3. Place a blank, recordable disc into the DVD recorder’s tray.