How to Play TiVo Files in Windows Media Player?

Convert TiVo Video to Solve 'Windows Media Player Won't Play TiVo files'

TiVo recordings have given much convenience for users who can not watch the live TV shows. Also, if you want to release some TiVo storage space you can transfer the TiVo recorded TV shows to other devices or players for playback. However, TiVo recorded videos are not easily played by many players and devices. For example, you can not directly transfer TiVo recorded videos to Windows Media Player for playback. Good news is that methods are also easily available in playing TiVo video in Windows Media Player and you can learn the easiest method as below.

TiVo to Windows Media Player Converter - Avdshare Video Converter

Avdshare Video Converter is the most powerful TiVo to Windows Media Player converter which can convert any TiVo recorded TV video file to Windows Media Player best supported WMV. And also you will get the original TiVo video quality as the WMV output quality. Except for converting TiVo recorded video to Windows Media Player WMV, this Avdshare Video Converter also works to convert TiVo recorded video to other video formats, like MP4, AVI, FLV, MKV, WTV, MTS, M2TS, RMVB, F4V, MOV, etc for compatibly playing any TiVo video on iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android, QuickTime Player, VLC player or on any other device or player. The conversion speed is super fast, usually 60X faster than other video converters.

Note: To convert TiVo video to Windows Media Player best supported WMV or other video formats, first you should transfer your TiVo recorded video file to your PC. If you have no idea about how to transfer TiVo recorded TV file to your PC check below.

  1. Install and launch TiVo Desktop Plus on you PC and connect your TiVo to your home network.
  2. A full video list that can be transferred to your PC is available to you, among which choose your wanted video shows to transfer to your PC.
  3. You can check your already transferred TiVo video in the Now Playing list of the TiVo Desktop Plus.

How to Convert the TiVo Video to Windows Media Player Video Format?

Follow the guide below to convert your TiVo video on your PC to Windows Media Player best supported, AVI, MPG, WMV, ASF etc.

Make Preparation: Free download TiVo to Windows Media Player Converter

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

Step 1 Import TiVo file

After the TiVo to Windows Media Player converter is launched, click the Add File button to import your TiVo file to this converter main interface. Batch conversion is supported and so you can load many TiVo files and convert all of them at one time to save your time.

Step 2 Targeted output format setting

Hit the drop-down of "Profile" button and select the needed output format. Just select WMV, AVI, or MPG as the output format from the "General Video" category.

Step 3 Complete the conversion

When the above two steps are OK, simply click the Convert button to get the imported TiVo video converted to Windows Media Player best supported video format for the compatible playback.