Convert Blu-ray to TiVo MPEG format for playback
Besides providing an electronic television programming schedule, TiVo can also be used for watching home movies. Ever though of ripping your Blu-ray collection and watch movies via TiVo instead of using the physical discs? Well, in this article, we will show you how to rip and put all your movies from Blu-ray onto a TiVo for playback with ease.
Part 1: How to Convert Video From Blu-ray to TiVo Format
Before you can transfer your Blu-ray into TiVo, you need to convert Blu-ray into some format like MPEG-2 that TiVo can support. At first blush, there are a number of different Blu-ray ripping software options for your. Here we'd like to recommend Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper to complete the task.
It's professional in ripping and converting Blu-ray/DVD discs, Blu-ray/DVD ISO image, Blu-ray/DVD copies and more. It gives you the ability to rip and convert Blu-ray into MPEG-2 format for playing on TiVo device without quality loss. What's more, you can freely to tweak the video size to a decent video as you want. If you are working on Mac OS X, please get Blu-ray Ripping software for Mac. Now download the program and start converting Blu-ray to TiVo.
(Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)
Guide of Converting Blu-ray to TiVo MPEG format
Step 1: Load Blu-ray movies
Launch Blu-ray ripper and click disc icon to load Blu-ray movies. This software can convert Blu-ray disc, Blu-ray ISO file to any formats.
Step 2: Choose output format
Click Format bar to get the format list and select a proper export format. For copying Blu-ray to TiVo, MPEG-2 in "Common Video" column is the optimal choice.
Step 3: Advanced video settings
You can click settings button to adjust the parameters as you need, such as video resolution, bitrate, frame rate, etc. You can also make the perfect editing of videos by cropping, trimming, effect adjusting and watermark designing by clicking "Edit" button.
Step 4: Start conversion
Click "Convert" button to start the Blu-ray to MPEG conversion. Click "Open" button you can find the generated files.
Part 2: How to Transfer Converted Blu-ray to TiVo
You can use Tivo Desktop software to transfer converted Blu-ray movies to TiVo.
First, open "My Documents" folder, by default there is a subfolder called "My TiVo Recordings", move your converted MEPG files to it. Then, launch TiVo Desktop, Just goto the Now Playing List, scroll all the way to the bottom, click on your Computer Name, and select the movie for transfer. After that, the videos will be transferred to TiVo automatically. Enjoy.