Tivo to AVI - How to Play Tivo Roamio Recorded Files on Multimedia Devices?

Diana Joan

Nov 25, 2014 08:15 am / Posted by Diana Joan

A Tivo Roamio DVR recorder can record 4 shows at once at up to 500 hours. It is a great help to bring all your favorite movies, shows, and music into one place, enabling you to have easier access to a whole world of instant entertainment.

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What can people do with the movies, shows and music recorded by the Tivo Roamio? Here are some nice options as long as you own several common multimedia devices: watch Tivo files downloaded from Tivo Roamio on a smart TV; play downloaded files on PC or a tablet; import Tivo files to Free Video Editor to do some video editing, etc.

All the above ideas and options can be realized with a video converter for Tivo. Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate can convert Tivo files recoded by your Tivo Roamio to an easier to handle video format by smart TVs, tablets, and video editing software. And here we’ll take AVI output as example.

How to convert Tivo files downloaded from Tivo Roamio to AVI for multimedia device?

Step 1. Enter Media Access Key

Run Tivo to AVI converter on PC after downloading recorded Tivo files from Tivo Roamio. And click the “Options” options button button and the “Options” window will pop up. Choose the “Options” option and enter Tivo Media Access Key.

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Step 2. Import Tivo files

After entering the Media Access Key, click “File” > “Load Video/Audio” or “Load from Folder” to navigate to the folder where you save the Tivo files downloaded from Roamio.


In addition to various video files, you can also load Blu-ray and DVD sources to this all-in-one converter for converting videos, Blu-rays, and DVDs.

import tivo files downloaded from roamio

Step 3. Choose AVI as output

To set AVI as output, just go to the output format list and follow “HD Video” > “AVI HD Video (*.avi).”

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Step 4. Convert Tivo to AVI

After choosing AVI as output, just hit the “Convert” button to start Tivo to AVI conversion on PC.

Step 5. Apply Tivo files to different multimedia devices

The converted Tivo files which have been in AVI format can be played on your computer, or stream to TV for replaying, or transfer Tivo files to an Android or iOS tablet and smartphone or repeated watching or import Tivo to Free Video Editor for further editing.

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