How to Burn TiVo Movies to DVD on Mac

| Wednesday, March 10, 2010

TiVo is a gorgeous digital video recorder with many features such as Season Pass recordings which ensure subscribers never miss an episode of their favorite shows; and WishList searches which allow the user to find and record shows that match their interests by title, actor, director, category, or keyword. When connected to a home network, the TiVo DVR can also download films and TV shows. Many Tivo users, however, are not only satisfied with these features but want to burn the Tivo files to DVD so that can enjoy on their TV time to time.

To burn the DVD from TiVo films, first you have to convert TiVo to MPEG for most DVD burner software doesn’t support TiVo file. TiVoDecode Manager is a free Applescript Studio interface for the tivodecode program that automates the process of downloading of standalone TiVo Series 2 files to your computer and decoding into MPEG-2 or MPEG-4 files.

Then with iSkysoft DVD Creator for Mac, you can convert TiVo to DVD on Mac very easily for it is authoring DVD burning software which supports all popular video formats including HD videos. Check the burning steps:

Step1,Download and install DVD Creator for Mac.
After Download and installation finished, double click and you may find the interface which asks you to load files to create DVD. Drag the converted TiVo files into the program.


Step 2, Load the converted TiVo shows or movies to the program.
Click the option “Create a New DVD” and to enter and just drag the converted TiVo files into the program. Or you can add TiVo files via “add” button through the up-right site of the interface.

Step 3, Burn TiVo files to DVD on Mac.
Once you’ve imported TiVo files and done the necessary editing, here only need a single click on the Burn button before you can enjoy them on your DVD player. Of course, before burning, you should insert a blank DVD disk into your Mac.

For more detailed and professional instruction, you can refer to the step-to-step guide on how to transfer, convert and burn TiVo files to DVD on Mac.


aven peter said...
July 29, 2012 at 8:39 PM

Thanks so much for documenting the steps. You're truly a lifesaver.
Bark, developer of dvd converter to imovie in mac

Naveen Soni said...
October 16, 2015 at 10:45 PM

Martin KraghMartin Kragh is a researcher at the Uppsala Centre for Russian and Eurasian Studies. He defended his PhD at the Stockholm School of Economics in 2009, and specializes in the economic and political history of Russia and the former USSR. Kragh has also done research on the history of economic thought, and has written a textbook (in Swedish) on the topic.

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