Wednesday, April 27, 2016

How to Play Tivo Recordings on Windows Media Player on Windows 10 ?

In this page, we will talk about some tips and tricks to get Tivo recordings to Windows Media Player with smooth playback. Just read on, so that you can play Tivo videos in Windows Media Player with ease.

TiVo, the professional digital video recorder, provides us with marvelous videos, TV shows, and movies. Many people choose to record their loved television programs from Tivo Roamio DVR and watch them later on their computer.But the default media player on Window, including the newest Windows 10, is Windows Media Player, which can’t read TiVo recordings directly. So how to play TiVo recordings on Windows Media Player on Windows 10?

Since WMP can work H.264 MP4, WMV videos well, one possible solution is to convert Tivo Shows to H.264 MP4/WMV video for playback with Windows Media Player easily.

One of the best Tivo converter from the market so far is Brorsoft Video Converter, which supports Tivo encoding, decoding and has added the overall playback support to Tivo. Overall, this program is a completely professional Tivo encoder, decoder, player and editor. With it, you can convert Tivo to Windows Media Player friendly H.264 MP4, WMV effortlessly. Plus, it is surely in the support of playing Tivo videos directly for you. In addition, this H.265 Converter is also available to customize the output resolutions to any size the users want. Download the program and move on to see how to convert Tivo videos for Windows Media Player.

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Tutorial: Converting Tivo videos to Windows Media Player

Step 1. Add Tivo source

Install and run this best Tivo Video Converter. Click add button to import the Tivo files to the program.

Tip: When first loading, Brorsoft TiVo Converter will ask you 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. Choose Windows Media Player friendly format

Click the Format menu, select Windows Media Player friendly format as your output video format. There, you can take WMV, MP4 as your output video format.

Step 3. Start conversion

Finally click the Convert button to begin encoding Tivo to Windows Media Player format.

After the short conversion, go to the output folder and drop the converted files into Windows Media Player. Once all this is done, your videos will be ready to play with Windows Media Player easily.

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  1. Loving Plex works brilliantly, but I’m facing a little issue while playing Tivo files via Plex. I’m wondering is there a video app that can convert Tivo files to Plex compatible format for sharing on Roku or anywhere like Apple, Android, Amazon, Chromecast, Samsung… without hassle.

  2. iDealshare VideoGo can also convert tivo files to mp4, mov or avi with high quality
    Here is the easy guide:

  3. Avdshare Video Converter is just the professional TiVo converter for Windows we are talking about. Avdshare Video Converter supports to convert the TiVo files to WMV, ASF, etc for successfully playing the TiVo files on the default player of Windows 10, 8, 7, XP, Vista, Windows Media Player. The converted WMV, ASF can also be edited on Windows Movie Maker, Windows Photos, etc.