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|Posted: Wed Jan 11, 2012 8:31 am Post subject: Easily sync TiVo TV Shows to iPad for Playback
|Ever since the release of iPad (iPad 2), the new ‘big guy’ has been the hottest product. Screen of iPad (iPad 2) is so good, multi-touch is amazing and colors are so vibrant that working on boring tasks also becomes enjoyable. According to Apple, iPad (iPad 2) gives up to 10 hours of surfing the web on Wi-Fi, watching video, or listening to music. By any means, it is a great portable video player. So why not transfer you TiVo recordings to iPad (iPad 2)? No matter where you are, whenever it is, just take out the iPad (iPad 2) from your handbag and enjoy your favorite TV programs or football matches freely!
Now, I will share your two easy way let’s watch TiVo shows on iPad (iPad 2, iPad Wi-Fi +3G).
First way open iTunes to download TiVo App for iPad 2
Works with TiVo Premiere and TiVo Premiere XL boxes. Support for RCN and Suddenlink Premiere boxes coming soon. TiVo is proud to introduce the world’s most amazing remote control, designed especially for the TiVo Premiere box. The TiVo app for iPad is a fun new companion for your TiVo box that let’s you search, browse, discover and share without ever interrupting what you’re watching. Now you can quickly surface new content, view guides, schedule and manage recordings, get recommendations, or investigate a particular actor’s entire resume—all using intuitive, gesture-based iPad interaction. It even enables you to post comments about a specific show or movie on your Twitter or Facebook page. It’s an innovative new way of interacting with your TiVo while you’re kicking back on the couch.
Browse full-screen program guide without interrupting playback
- View shows up to 14 days in advance
Schedule one-time recordings and Season Pass? recordings
Start watching a show with the flick of a finger
Browse your recorded shows and quickly launch a video on your TiVo Premiere
- Initiate playback of a recorded show on TiVo Premiere from the iPad
Search for programs and actors
- Search across broadcast TV and TiVo’s premium broadband providers—like Netflix and Amazon Video On Demand—and see integrated results
Explore cast and crew while watching a show
Post about what you’re watching on your Facebook page or Twitter account
Intuitive, gesture-based remote control
Manage Season Pass recordings and the To-Do List
- Delete and reprioritize recordings for your favorite shows
Schedule, Search and Browse for shows while you’re out of the house
- Instantly schedule shows while you’re not at home
The second way use TiVo to iPad Tools
Step 1: Transfer TV show recordings from TiVo to computer via TiVo Desktop Software
You’ll need to have the free TiVo Desktop Software installed on your computer to help you successfully copy TiVo files to a hard drive. (Once installed and connected to your TiVo’ the TiVo Desktop Software on your computer will provide you with a list of the TV shows stored on your TiVo that may be transferred to your computer’s hard drive.)
Free to download TiVo Desktop Software here.
Step 2: Run Foxreal Video Converter on your computer and then import your TiVo files into it. (The tool will auto-convert each file in the group sequentially if you select and import several files.)
(Notice: Enter the Media Access Key of your TiVo recordings into the “Open < TiVo” of the program to quickly import your TiVo recordings.)
Step 3: Choose the video format for iPad from iPad Profile.
Click on “Settings” to adjust profile parameters that affect video quality and file size’ such as bitrate’ sample rate’ codec’ etc. (Please remember the higher bitrate’ the larger file size while the better video quality.) You can also set video resolution as its screen display 1024×768 if you like.
Step 4: Save and converter TiVo files.
Step 5: Transfer the converted files onto iPad via iTunes.
After getting the converted movie files, the next you should do is to sync the movie files to iPad 2. If you don’t know how to put and play video on iPad 2, just follow the steps to realize it:
1) Open the iTunes.
2) Connect iPad 2 to Mac/PC.
3) Choose “File – > Add File to Library”
4) Drag the .mp4 file you want to the iPad 2 icon
That’s all. Hope the tips <Easy sync TiVo Shows to iPad for Playback>is usefull for you.
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