DVR is a digital video recorder to record TV shows for us. The recorded file is TiVo. The format provides an on-screen guide of scheduled broadcast programming television programs, whose features
include "Season Pass" schedules which record every new episode of a series, and "WishList" searches which allow the user to find and record shows that match their interests by title, actor,
director, category, or keyword.
It also also provides a range of features when the TiVo DVR is connected to a home network, including film and television show downloads, advanced search, personal photo viewing, music offerings, and online scheduling. Have you got some TiVo movies for watching via Apple TV 3 with your friends and family? But as we all know TiVo is not supported by ATV 3, how to successfully get it to HDTV for playing and sharing via ATV?
Luckily, I found an application called Brorsoft Video Converter, can be worked as a top Mac TiVo Converter, to help us to change your HD TV shows (TiVo movies) to a native format, like M4v for Apple TV 3. The program is a great little application that allows you to download your Tivo recordings to your Mac. And it packs perfect support for TiVo recordings as well as HD footages, Flash videos, General Video, QuickTime video(*.mov), etc.
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How to alter TiVo format for new Apple TV 3 with original HD quality
Step 1: Launch the best TiVo Converter for Mac iTunes, Click on the “Option” button, switch to TiVo tab, and enter your Media Access Key. Click “OK” to confirm.
Step 2: Drag and drop the *.tivo files to the software.
Step 3: Click on the pull down menu of “Format” and then tap “Appele TV”, you will find several ATV supported video fomats, the “Apple TV 3 Dolby Digital Pass-through (*.m4v)” is recommended here.
Step 4: To change the parameters as you need, please click "Settings" to set video resolution(1920×1080/1280×720/720×480), bitrate（from 2Mbps to 10Mbps）, frame rate for different needs. For example, you can set birate from the default “8Mbps” to “4Mbps” for new iPad 3.
Step 5: Start the process by converting TiVo to Mac iTunes H.264-compliant MP4 for Apple TV 3. After the conversion, you can click "Open" to find the converted file.
Now you can easily load the exported new .mp4 file into iTunes (drag .mp4 file to the iTunes icon on the dock) for playing via Apple TV 3. On ATV, I browsed the iTunes library for the movie and it played the converted TiVo shows smoothly. I found the quality to be excellent and see no difference when compared to playing the TiVo recordings themselves. Just enjoy movies.