Using a Sony Tablet S Video Converter, we can easily convert TiVo recorded shows/movies to Tablet S H.264/MPEG-4 MP4 videos. Then we can transfer and play TiVo videos on Tablet S freely in HD Quality
The Sony Tablet S not only lets you control your living room, whether it’s your TV, Blu-ray Disc player, stereo or cable box, but also is an excellent media player- actually it plays video from local hard drive as well as videos, photos or music stored on DLNA-certified media server. However, Sony Tablet S only supports limited file type(H.263, H.264, MPEG-4 and WMV). This means watching TiVo recordings on Sony Tablet S is a blue moon. If you want to play TiVo recording shows or movies on Tablet S, you may need a video to Sony Tablet S converter app from time to time- for converting TiVo videos to Sony Tablet S acceptable videos- to ensure all TiVo recording videos be played back properly with Sony Tablet S.
The article below will show you an easy solution to transfer/stream recorded TV *.tivo shows to Sony Tablet S for playback with high quality.
Part 1: Transfer TV recordings from TiVo box to your PC
To start, please make sure you have installed TiVo Desktop Software on your computer, and your TiVo box is connected to your home network. And you can access the instructions on how to transfer TiVo file to PC from their website.
Part 2: Convert TiVo TV shows to Tablet S compatible video format
As we know, the recorded TV shows in TiVo format can not be played on the Tablet S. In order to play tivo on your Tablet S, we have to convert TiVo videos to H.264/MPEG-4 MP4, WMV or other Tablet S supported videos. Pavtube Tablet S Video Converter will do the conversion job for you.
1) Install and run the comprehensive TiVo to Tablet S Converter on your PC, and then add your transferred TV shows into the program.
(Notice: Enter the Media Access Key of your TiVo recordings into the “Open > TiVo” of the program to quickly import your TiVo recordings.)
2) Choose Tablet S supported video format by clicking on “Format > Android > Motorola Droid (x) H.264 Video” to quickly get output format for Droid that can also be played on the Sony Tablet S with high quality.
Tip: On “Settings” you can set bitrate as 1500 kbps, resolution as 1280×800 and frame rate as 30 fps to help you get Tablet S supported video in a good balance between video quality and file size. (Please remember the higher bitrate, the better video quality while the larger file size.)
3) Convert TiVo to H.264 MP4 for Tablet S by clicking on “Convert” button on the top Tablet S Video Converter’s main interface.
Once get the converted TiVo files, you can copy them to Sony Tablet S via USB cable. Now you can stream/play/watch TiVo recordings on Sony Tablet S with ease.