How to Convert DVR to MP4,AVI,WMV,MOV? 

DVR Converter:Convert DVR and DVR-MS Files on Windows/Mac

This article exactly shares the way to convert DVR to any video format like convert DVR to AVI, DVR to MP4, DVR to WMV, DVR to MOV, DVR to MPG, DVR to DV, DVR to ProRes etc to play DVR file on more devices or media players, like iPhone, iPad, iPod, PSP, X360, Windows Media Player, VLC, QucikTime or edit DVR files on more video editing programs.

What is DVR file?

DVR file includes two kinds of file extension: DVR and DVR-MS.

DVR-MS file extension is used by Microsoft Windows XP Media Center for storing recorded TV content. Video in DVR-MS file extension is often encoded in MPEG-2 video and MPEG-1 Audio Layer II or Dolby Digital AC-3 audio.

DVR file extension is used by satellite and Digital-TV HDD receivers for recording TV content.


How to Play DVR file?

The DVR-MS file owner or broadcaster can decide whether the DVR-MS file is protected or not, if the DVR-MS file is unencrypted, devices running Windows XP with Service Pack 1 or later Windows operating systems, hotfix 810243 for Windows XP RTM (which adds DVR-MS support to DirectShow), and on Windows Mobile 6 or DirectShow-based applications can play it. If the DVR-MS file is encrypted, only the device used to record DVR-MS file can play it.

As for DVR file, media players with support Windows Media Center TV recording video format can play it.


How to Extend DVR file Playback?

From the above we can see devices or media players that can play DVR file are very limited, let alone edit DVR file. How to extend to play DVR file on iPhone, iPad, iPod, PSP, X360, Windows Media Player, VLC, QucikTime or edit DVR file on widely used video editing tools? Converting DVR to popular video formats, like MP4, FLV, AVI, MOV, WMV, MKV, etc will be the first option for which you need a workable DVR converter in hand. Avdshare Video Converter is your first choice.


DVR Converter - Avdshare Video Converter

  1. Convert DVR-MS or DVR to AVI, to MP4, to FLV, WMV, MKV, MPEG, MOV, WEBM, ASF, 3GP, DV and more others.
  2. Extract audio from DVR video, like extract FLAC, MP3, AAC, AC3, OGG, WMA, WAR ,etc from DVR files
  3. Edit DVR files before conversion or edit the output video file in many respects like crop, trim, merge, compress, subtitles, watermark, etc.
  4. Convert between any video file or any audio file.
  5. This DVR Converter is available on Mac, Windows

Convert DVR to MP4, AVI, WMV etc

The following guide will take converting DVR to MP4 as an example and the guide can also help to convert DVR to AVI, to MKV, to FLV, WMV, MPEG, MOV, WEBM, ASF, 3GP, DV, etc.

Make Preparation: Free download DVR Converter


Free download the professional DVR Converter - Avdshare Video Converter (for Windows, for Mac), install and then launch it, the following interface will pop up.



Step 1 Import DVR file

Click "Add file" button to import DVR file(s) to Avdshare Video Converter. Dragging and dropping DVR file to Avdshare Video Converter is also supported.



Step 2 Select your exporting format

Click "Profile" button to choose MP4 as your targeted exporting format.


Step 3 Convert DVR to MP4

Click "Convert" button to start and finish the converting DVR to MP4 process.