2012 UEFA European Football Championship is coming soon. If you are a football fan, you may be reluctant to miss any match lives. However, we don’t always have time to watch lives. In this case, Tivo can give us a great help. It could record TV recordings for us. At the same time, if you have a tablet, you may also want to transfer the wonderful euro 2012 termins to your tablet for playback anywherer anytime. But, it’s impossible to realize without any 3rd party tool.
Because Tivo record videos in Tivo format, which is unusual and can’t be supported by almost all media players. Whether iPad or android tablet, doesn’t have the ability to read it. As a tablet user, you may find, h.264 mp4 is a good format for tablets using. Which give us pretty good video qulity with reasonable video size. So, if we convert Tivo files to h.264 mp4, we will be allowed to watch euro 2012 matches on tablets smoothly.
What we need is a professional Tivo converter. Pavtube video converter is an ideal one. Which is aim to convert any video formats to other any format for users different demands. During Pavtube Studio Euro 2012 Promotion, you can get the top Tivo converter with 20% discount. Don’t miss it. How to transcode Tivo to mp4 for your tablet via it? Please follow the tutorial step by step.
The first Part, you should transfer TiVo shows to laptop
1. On your computer, launch TiVo Desktop for PC, of course, you should install it in advance, the freeware can transfer shows from your networked TiVo box to your computer.
2. Click “Pick Recordings to Transfer.” A window showing your TiVo box’s “Now Playing” or “My Shows” list appears.
3. Highlight any title in the list to see more information about the show. Check the box next to the title of the show (or shows) you want to transfer.
4. Click “Start Transfer.” Transfer times vary, but may take as long as the show’s duration to complete the transfer.
The recordings are saved as .tivo files after being transferred to computer hard drive, it requires Windows Media Player 11+ to play TiVo on PC.
The second part, convert Tivo recordings to mp4 for iPad or android tablet via special presets.
Step 1. Download and install this Tivo to iPad/android tablet converter. Run it.
Step 2. Click the “Add” button to import or drag your tivo files into this program from PC directly. A window will pop up to let you enter the “Media Access Key”. As follows, please finish it. After that, you can freely import your euro 2012 recordings.
Tips: How to find your Media Access Key on TiVo: Go to “TiVo Central” menu >> “Messages and Set Up” “Account and System Information”, and your Media Access Key would be there.
Step 3. Choose the most suitable output format for your tablet. This Tivo converter has many presets for different tablets, including Apple iPad, Transformer Prime, Motorola Xoom, Sumsung Galaxy tab 10.1, Amazon Kindle fire, BlackBerry Playbook, Hp TouchPad etc. You only need to select the corresponding one. All the presets are h.264 mp4.
Step 4. Click “Convert” button to start the Tivo to mp4 conversion.
After the conversion finished, transfer the converted video file to your tablet. Then you can play euro championships 2012 on your tablet freely.