iMovie won’t import AVI video files? The Best Solution

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It is officially stated that AVI is supported by iMovie. There are some instances, however, that importing an .avi file into iMovie doesn’t go successfully. So what is the matter? Well it all depends. In fact, the iMovie only support MP4, M4V, MOV files and some types of AVI files. You may know that AVI file can be associated with three coedcs like AVI, XviD and DivX. Supposed that your handy .avi can’t be recognized by iMovie, it’s because of the AVI codec used to .avi file isn’t compatible with iMovie. Luckily, there is a smarter way to get rid of the incompatibility issues quickly. Simply convert the video files from AVI to a more editing-friendly format for iMovie.

There’s a wide variety of utilities out there that can convert AVI to iMovie compatible video files. If you’re confused about choosing a suitable one, I highly recommend you try Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac, which support all regular format, including but not limited to iMovie, AVI, MOV, MP4, M4V, MPG, Final Cut Pro, iDVD, etc. It lets you transcode AVI files to iMovie in a few clicks: by running it, there’s no need to set the codec by yourself: the Mac program has a optimized preset (Apple Intermediate Codec, which iMovie works best with) for iMovie (iMovie ’11 included). See how below about converting AVI files to iMovie format.

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Simple steps to import AVI files to iMovie without problems

Step 1. Import AVI files to the program

Here you can directly drag & drop the AVI files to the converter, or click “Add Video” or “Add From Folder” button to load your source AVI video files. You can check the “Merge into one file” box to join several AVI videos together.

NOTE: Batch conversion is supported, so you can load more than one file to save time.

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Step 2. Select output format for iMovie

You can directly choose the preset for iMovie by clicking “Format” > iMovie and Final Cut Express > Apple Intermediate Codec(AIC)(*.mov) which has been supplied by the AVI to iMovie Mac Converter. The setting also works for iMovie ’08, iMovie ’09, iMovie ’11, and iMovie HD etc. Moreover, the Mac program has some simple edit functions like cropping, splitting, adding effects etc.

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Step 3. Start AVI to iMovie conversion on Mac OS X (El Capitan included)

Now click the “Convert” button, and then leave the AVI to iMovie Mac Video Converter to do the rest automatically for you. The converter works on MacBook, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, iMac powered by El Capitan, Yosemite, Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Lion, or Snow Leopard.

After the AVI to iMovie Mac conversion, you can freely use your AVI files on iMovie ’08, iMovie ’09, iMovie ’11, iMovie HD etc.

Understanding AVI video files

AVI has some drawbacks that make it difficult to use for modern video and video editing software:

* It doesn’t have a standard way to represent time codes, so syncing audio and video is complicated.

* It doesn’t have a way to represent the aspect ratio of the video.

* It wasn’t designed to be used with video compression approaches where one frame is based on the frame that precedes it (like all modern methods)

* It doesn’t support the notion of variable bitrate (VBR) data, presuming that one can find a chunk of data by dividing the size of the video chunk by the duration

Best Way to Convert MP4 to ProRes 422, ProRes 4444 for FCP

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Why we need to convert MP4 to ProRes

As a quite hot file extension, MP4 is widely used for saving media data and can be found in lots of places online or off line, which means, you may download MP4 videos from video sharing sites such as YouTube and Fox, or shared some MP4 videos from others, or capture MP4 videos from GoPro cameras, Sony PMW-EX1R, EX3, etc. However, MP4 is not ideal editing format for Final Cut Pro. That’s why many people who want to edit MP4 videos with Final Cut Pro usually run into incompatibility issue. Or can’t edit them smoothly after taking some time for importing MP4 to FCP. ProRes, a lossy video compression format that developed by Apple Inc., is a appropriate format for smooth editing in Mac. Thus, when you’re facing problems editing MP4 videos with Final Cut Pro, it’s better to take advantage of the ProRes codec.

Which one the best tool to transcode MP4 to ProRes

There are many utilities out there that allow us to do the MP4 to ProRes conversion on Mac. If you’re confused about choosing a suitable one, I recommend you try Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac. This program features high efficiency and seamless conversion. With it, you can do batch conversion from MP4, AVCHD, MTS, AVI, VOB, MOV, MXF, and more to Apple ProRes 422, Apple ProRes 422(HQ), Apple ProRes(LT), Apple ProRes(Proxy), Apple ProRes 4444 in a few clicks of mouse. Besides, the program also supports convert all HD/4K video files to various professinal encoders – Apple Intermediate Codec, DNxHD, DVCPRO, HDV, MPEG-2 – ensuring maximum editing quality and efficiency when working with iMovie, Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere and more.

Read More: Convert MP4 to iMovie | Convert MP4 to Adobe Premiere

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Simple Steps to Convert MP4 to ProRes on Mac

Step 1. Add MP4 videos

Install the best MP4 to ProRes converter program on Mac and run it. Drag the MP4 files to the software. Or you can also click “Add” button on the top of the main interface to import video to the program.

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Step 2: Choose the suitable Apple ProRes as the output format

Go to “Format” bar and move mouse cursor to “Final Cut Pro” category, here you will find 5 presets of Apple ProRes. Generally speaking, Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov) is a great choice.

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Tips: Adjust video, audio settings

Click the “Settings” button and customize proper video/audio parameters including Video size, bitrate and fame rate and mroe. Usually 1920*1080 video size and 30fps video frame rate are recommended for FCP editing. Well, if you prefer to work with 4K video, you can keep the original 4K resolution.

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Step 3: Start MP4 to ProRes conversion

Click “Convert” to start transcoding MP4 to ProRes for FCP on Mac. After conversion, you can play or edit MP4 clips in Final Cut Pro without problem.

Tutorial Importing GoPro footage to Final Cut Pro

I shoot most of my riding / social footage with GoPro at 30fps, so I just import my footage directly into FCP X and work from there… FCP X can handle multiple speed / footage types by default… Well, if unfortunately, your GoPro videos can’t be recognized by your FCP X or FCP 7, some alternative solutions to importing GoPro footage to Final Cut Pro are listed below.

Solution 1: To convert your GoPro footage in order to keep highest quality possible when importing into FCPX, you can use GoPro’s software GoPro Studio.

Solution 2: If you’ve tried the above way but still not work, you’d better find a powerful alternative tool to GoPro Studio. Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac is just suitable to your needs, which is an all-in-one video converter and editor. It allows you to trim clips, crop videos, add effects, insert subtitles, etc as GoPro Studio does. What’s more, this video app is also professionalized in converting videos in all formats, including GoPro (4K) MP4, MTS, MXF, AVI, MKV, FLV, MPG format and make them best compatible with Final Cut Pro, iMovie, Adobe Premiere Pro, YouTube, Vimeo and more video sharing websites, professional editing programs and portable media devices.

Guide: Transcoding GoPro MP4 to ProRes 422 for Final Cut Pro

Step 1. Download, install and run the GoPro Video Converter, click “Add” or “Add From Folder” to load your GoPro HD footage.

Step 2. Click the format bar, and move mouse cursor to “Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” as output format.

Some more helpful features of the GoPro Video Converter:

1. Settings- click to set video resolution(1920×1080/1440×1080/1280×720/720×480), bitrate(from 1Mbps to 20Mbps), frame rate (24p/30p)

2. Editor (next to “Add” icon)- click to set deinterlace, trim, crop, add watermark, attach subtitles, etc.

Step 3. Click “Convert” button to start GoPro MP4 to ProRes 422 MOV conversion.

As soon as the encoding process finished, you can get the final output Apple ProRes files via clicking “Open” button effortlessly. The transcoded files now are ready for editing in Final Cut Pro (X).

Launch FCP X, choose File > Import > Files…, and browse to where you save the converted MPG files to. Choose the videos that you’d like to add for editing.

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Play DVD movies on Google Pixel C with best quality

Pixel C is an Android tablet developed and marketed by Google. The screen is gloriously sexy. 2560×1800 resolution jammed into a 10.2-inch screen – continuing the Google Pixel tradition of amazing-looking, super high-resolution screens. If s you have got a Google Pixel, you probably would like to enjoy the DVD movies with this tablet. However, you may be disappointed that you could not just watch the DVD directly without conversion, since there’s no DVD drive there. Although some users have tried a pile of software just to get DVD to Google Pixel C for playback, a lot of problems occurred by using those DVD ripping software:

1. After converting a DVD movie my purchased title, the sound and image in the output MP4 file go in separate ways.

2. In attempt of converting a recently released DVD, I get “import error”.

3. The output file plays very narrow like it doesn’t scale to the right size on my Pixel C.

4. Bad image quality…

Really terrible experience, right? So, is there a yet professional and easy-to-use DVD ripping tool can enable you to play DVD movies on Google Pixel C with the best quality?

The answer is definitely yes. Overall, Brorsoft DVD Ripper  is the ideal tool to help you out. It features great ability to handle the latest DVD releases without neither crashing issues nor importing errors. Plus, in adopting of advanced audio and video in sync technology, the DVD ripping software for Pixel C guarantees the output files without audio and video out of sync issues. If you are a Mac user, you can use the DVD Ripper for Mac to reformat DVD to Pixel C on Mac (El Capitan included). Just download it and follow the guide below to convert and copy DVD movies to Google Pixel C for smooth playback.

Step 1. Load DVD files

Install and launch the top DVD converter. Click the “DVD” icon to load DVD movie. After the DVD files are loaded, you can preview them on the right viewing window and take snapshots of your favorite movie scene. ISO and IFO files are also supported.

Step 2: Set output format

Select output format in the “Format” bar. Here Android > “Android Tablets 720P Video(*.mp4)” or  “Android Tablets 1080P Video(*.mp4)” is highly recommended as the output format. Of course, you can also select MP4 as output format from “Common Video” profile list.

Tip: If you like, you can click on Settings you could easily set bitrate, frame rate, codec, channels, sample rate, etc to adjust parameters that affect video quality and file size for the video you prefer. Keep in mind that bitrate higher results in big file size, and lower visible quality loss, and vice versa.

Step 3: Start DVD ripping

Click on ‘Convert’ button to start converting DVDs for playing on Google Pixel C.

Once the process completes, just click “Open” to find the Google Pixel C playable MP4 videos after the conversion and transfer them to your device with ease.

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How to Edit iPhone 6S (Plus) 4K in After Effects

I’ve been filming a little bit of 4K video on my new iPhone 6s+ and I’m wondering how to edit iPhone 4K videos in After Effects. Searching the web, some guys recommend Final Cut Pro X which could do it natively. While, I wanna stick with After Effects, the workaround I need is to convert iPhone 4K MOV to After Effects with proper settings.

Actually, the 4K video was restricted to edit in After Effects. Only the latest version After Effects CC can natively support 4K video like Sony’s XAVC. The previous version After Effects CS4/CS5/CS6 has not yet been updated for 4K support. What’s more, due to the format limit, we can’t edit 4K MOV from iPhone in After Effects flawlessly. As mentioned above, we need to encode iPhone 4K to After Effects compatible video and even downscale 4K to 1080p if necessary. What you need is a 4K video converter application.

Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac is the ideal 4K video converter for you, which can take your high quality 4K files and convert them into a supported format like MPEG-2 for editing in After Effects any version. Besides AE, this software can also export professional encoders like DNxHD for Avid, ProRes for Final Cut Pro, Apple InterMedaite Codec for iMovie, MPEG-2 for Adobe Premier Pro and more. This 4K video converter is also available to customize the output resolutions to any size like 1080p, 2K, 4K as the users want. For Windows users, 4K Video Converter is the alternative choice.

How to convert iPhone 4K footage to MPEG for After Effects

Step 1: Load source iPhone 4k files

Launch the 4K Video Converter on your Mac, and you can either click “Add” button to import .wmv files, or directly drag and drop the files into this program.

Step 2: Select output format

To import WMV files to After Effects, you can follow Adobe Premiere/ Sony Vegas column and select MPEG-2 (*.mpg) as output format.

Step 3: Video/Audio settings

Click “Settings” button if you’d like to customize advanced audio and video parameters like Video Codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, Audio codec, sample rate, audio channels.  If you are using After Effects CS6/CS5/CS4 which does not fully support native 4K files, 1080p would be the best settings. Of course, if you wanna get a 4K workflow in After Effects CC, you can keep the original 4K video resolution.

Step 4: Start conversion

Click the convert button under the preview window, the iPhone 4k video converter will start encoding 4K MOV for importing to After Effects.

Soon after the conversion is finished, just click “Open” button to get the generated files for edit in After Effects CS4/CS5/CS6/CC perfectly.

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Best software to convert GoPro H.264 4K to H.265 4K

I got some clues that H.265 compresses video files to 50% with the most proficient encoding format today, MPEG-4, or also known as the H.264. So, I am trying to convert native GoPro H.264 4K to H.265 4K video file. A little searching turns up the solution. If you also wanna encode some H.264 files to H.265 format, just read on.

In order to convert H.264 video to H.265, you will need to have a reliable H.265 converter to do the job. Overall, Brorsoft Video Converter is considered to be the best choice for you.

This software is a powerful H.265 encoder, decoder and converter. It can help you convert non-H.265 videos(H.264, MKV, DivX, AVI, WMV, MOV, MXF, MPG, MTS…) to H.265 files and vice versa. It’s easy to use, and performs professionally. With it, you can fast convert GoPro H.264 4K video to H.265 4K seamlessly. What’s more, this video converter severs as a wonderful H.265 video player for you. And with the built-in video editor, you can personalize and retouch your videos in clicks. For Mac users, you can get H.265 Converter for Mac.

Start GoPro H.264 4K to H.265 4K Lossless Conversion

1. Add GoPro H.264 videos

Run the H.264 to H.265 Converter program, go to the menu bar, select Add button to select the GoPro H.264 files you want to import. You can also directly drag the video files to the program for conversion. It supports batch conversion so you can import multiple files at a time.

2. Choose H.265 as output format

From the drop-down list of ” Format” > “Common Video”, you can select H.265 Video(*.mp4) as the target format.

Tip: You can change the format parameters by click the Settings bar. The video size, video encoder, frame rate, bit rate, audio encoder, channel and more other parameters can be adjusted in this Settings option.

3. Start H.264 to H.265 conversion

When all the settings are done, click the Convert button to start encoding GoPro H.264 files to H.265. The conversion time depends on your video size, computer performance, output settings, etc. Generally, it won’t take too long. After the conversion, you’ll get resulted H.265(HEVC) videos for better usage.

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Using iPhone Videos in Windows Movie Maker

Before sharing your iPhone captured videos with your friends, you may choose to edit them first. If you are on a Windows computer, Windows Movie Maker is a free app for you. While, the problem is that Windows (Live) Movie Maker won’t support editing the MOV files created by your iPhone(including iPhone 6/5/4) natively. This article focuses on how to import iPhone videos to Windows Movie Maker flawlessly.

As far as we know, the iPhone (including iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5S, iPhone 5, iPhone 5C, iPhone 4S, etc.) records in MOV files compressed with H.264 codec. Although the newest WMM 2012 edition, which you probably have since you are using Win7, can handle H.264/MPEG-4 AVC video but the “horsepower” of your PC might not handle the needed decompression very well, especially if you are trying to edit on a laptop. You’d better get an iPhone video converter and transcode iPhone videos to WMV, which will save you both time and trouble, and all you need is to drag the result videos for prompt editing.

Converting iPhone videos to Windows Movie Maker

Here we recommend the easy-to-use yet professional app Brorsoft Video Converter to aid you finish the task. With it, you can change iPhone MOV into Windows Movie Maker compatible format like WMV, AVI with least quality loss. You should then be able to import the new file into WMM with smooth editing without any trouble. What’s more, it can convert AVI, WMV, FLV, MPG, VOB, MKV, etc files for importing and editing in various non-linear editing systems (NLE), including Pinnacle Studio, Adobe Premiere Pro, Sony Vegas, Cyberlink PowerDirector, Avid Studio, Magix Movie Edit Pro, Windows Movie Maker and more.

1. Install and launch the iPhone video to WMM Converter and load source clips to it.

2. Click “Format” bar to choose the output format. For editing Sony Handycam video in Windows Movie Maker, you can select HD Video –>WMV HD(*.wmv) on the dropdown menu as output format. Besides, you can also choose Divx HD(*.avi) as output if you have not installed the .wmv codec.

Tip: Click the Settings icon to adjust video and audio parameters on the Profile Setting as you need to get the best quality video.

3. Hit the Convert button to start the conversion; it will convert iPhone videos to Windows Movie Maker friendly format on Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP.

After the conversion, you can get the converted iPhone H.264 files from output folder for further editing with Windows Movie Maker without trouble.

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Can’t import Android Video to Windows Movie Maker- Solution

No matter have an Android phone or tablet at hand, you probably would like to capture some videos with it. At least I have had the experience. While, something frustrating, when I tried importing Android video to Windows Movie Maker for editing, I got this error: the file could not be imported. What can I do to fix this?

I have researched the web, tried to follow these instructions and finally solve the Android video to Windows Movie Maker incompatible issues. Below is the solution I share with you.

Windows Movie Maker is most popular video editing. Basically it can only support WMV, AVI format. The point here is, mostly, the video you shot by your Android phone is .3gp or .mp4 format, both of which are not friendly for editing in Windows Movie Maker. In order to make the videos from Android compatible with Windows Movie Maker, the easy workaround is to convert Android video to Windows Movie Maker most likely format like .wmv with a 3rd party video app.

1. Download and install Brorsoft Video Converter

It works as a best Android video converter. Applying it, you can transcode Android files to Windows (Live) Movie Maker supported WMV, AVI, etc. with high output video quality. Plus, it can also help you to convert Android videos to MOV, FLV, AVI, MKV, MPG, etc. for different uses.

2. Launch Android video converter and click add button to import source video files to the program.

3. Click Format bar and choose “HD Video” > “WMV HD(*.wmv)” as the output video format. AVI is also the choice.

Tip: If you like, adjust video and audio parameters, including the Bitrate of Video and Audio, the Codec of Video and Audio, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channels, etc., by clicking the Settings button on the main interface for getting the best quality.

4. Hit the Convert button to start the conversion; it will convert Android videos to Windows Movie Maker friendly format.

After the conversion, you can get the converted Android videos from output folder for further editing with Windows Movie Maker without trouble.

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Solution to play AVI files via Plex

I have what seems to me to be an extremely weird problem. I got some AVI movie files, and want to play AVI files via Plex. Anyway, I received no luck. Searching Plex forum, we found many guys are facing the similar troubles “AVI files not seen in Plex”, “Plex won’t play AVI files”

In the very end, I astonishedly found a workaround to fix the issue by converting AVI to Plex compatible format with an amazing tool. Here is how.

First download and install Brorsoft Video Converter.

Overall, this video app is professional on fast transcoding AVI to Plex Media Server with MP4 format without quality loss. In addition, it not only supports AVI videos, but also handles various common video formats, like MKV, MXF, TiVo, MTS, MOV, VOB, WMV .etc. Plus, with the built-in video editor, you can also choose to trim, crop, add watermark to your original videos. For Mac users, Brorsoft Video Converter Mac is also a helpful app to encode videos on Mac OS X(El Capitan, Yosemite, Mavericks included) for further usage.

How to convert AVI to Plex for playback

1. Import AVI videos > Launch the AVI file converter program, and click “Add” button on the main interface to load your AVI files for converting. (Drag&Drop function is included.) It supports batch conversion.

2. Select output format > Click “Format” bar and choose MP4 from “Common Video” as output format, which can be recognized by Plex easily. If your source video is in 1080p and you want to keep 1080p resolution as source movie, you can choose HD Video > H.264 HD Video(*.mp4) for Plex Media Server.

3. Further Settings > With the right settings you can retain the quality of the original videos while also saving space. This is particularly helpful when streaming over your network, depending on your network quality. Simply click Settings bar and you can tweak the settings to your satisfaction and even save it as preset.

4. Start AVI to Plex Conversion > After all necessary settigns, hit the “Convert” button at the bottom of the main interface to start encoding AVI to Plex friendly MP4 video.

After the conversion, click “Open” to quickly find the converted movies. Now you can stream AVI files through Plex Media Server to HDTV, PS3, Xbox360 or other devices with ease.

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How can I transfer AVI to TiVo program

Recently I downloaded a couple of movies off the internet stored on my PC. They typically come in .avi format. When I copy these AVI files to my TiVo programs file, it does NOT show up in the “Now Playing on my PC” folder (at the bottom of the “Now Playing” section). I have researched the web and tried to follow some instructions. Now I’ve worked the best way to transfer AVI to TiVo from PC for playback with ease.

AVI is a container format that can use any combination of codecs. The only ones that Desktop Plus supports are DivX (v4 & higher) and Xvid. If your AVI movies contained other video/audio codecs, it won’t supported by TiVo. As some guys recommend, it should support MPEG-4, MPEG-2 format perfectly. To upload AVI videos to your TiVo, you need to convert MKV to a TiVo friendly format first. Below is the detailed guide.

First download and install Brorsoft Video Converter, which is an all-in-one video converter tool that lets you effortlessly convert your video and audio files from one format to another at ultra-fast speed. It supports a wide range of formats like AVI, VOB, MXF, AVCHD (.mts/.m2ts/.m2t), TiVo, MPG, WMV, MP4, FLV, 3GP, MKV, AVCHD, etc., and includes presets for popular devices like iPhone, iPad, iPod, Samsung Galaxy Tab, HTC, Nook Tablets, Amazon Kindle Fire HD, Google Nexus 7/10, etc. What’s more, the built-in editor lets you personalize your videos before the conversion. With it, you can fast encode AVI to TiVo supported file type with the best quality.

If you’re using a Mac, simply turn to Video Converter for Mac, which allows you to convert and transfer AVI files to TiVo on Mac OS X (including El Capitan and Yosemite). Now download the right version and follow the tips below to finish your task.

Guide: How to convert AVI to TiVo format

Step 1: Start the AVI to TiVo converter. As long as you launch it, the following main interface will pop up. Now you can click on “Add” button to import .avi files which you want to convert into this program. It supports batch conversion, so that you can convert several MKV files at a time!

Step 2: Hit the drop-down list of “Format” to choose “Common Video -> MPEG-2 Video(*.mpg) as the best format.

Tip: By clicking the Settings icon, you can adjust video and audio parameters like codec, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate, etc., in that way, you can take charge of the size and quality of the output files. In principle, the larger input values, the better output quality, but the corresponding larger file size.

Step 3: Finally, press “Convert” button to start AVI to MPEG-2 conversion for TiVo. After conversion is done, simply click “Completed” to back to main interface, and click “Open” button to find generated output videos and then transfer it from your PC to TiVo. You’re done.

Additional Tip: How to transfer home/downloaed videos from your PC to TiVo

To transfer home videos from your PC on your home network to your TiVo media device, you must have purchased the Home Networking Package, and downloaded and installed the TiVo Desktop 2.8 software (which comes as part of the Home Networking Package).

To make sure you’re using TiVo Desktop 2.8, launch TiVo Desktop and go to Help > About TiVo Desktop.

1. On your PC, open My Documents > My TiVo Recordings.
NOTE: You can change the location of this folder under File > Preferences.

2. Copy the home videos you wish to transfer to your TiVo into the My TiVo Recordings folder.
Supported files include:
indows Media Video (.wmv)
QuickTime Movie (.mov)
MPEG-4/H.264 (.mp4, .m4v, .mp4v)
MPEG-2 (.mpg, .mpeg, .mpe, .mp2, .mp2v, .mpv2)
DivX and Xvid (.avi, .divx)

3. These will now display in your TiVo Desktop’s Now Playing List.

4. On your TiVo, navigate to TiVo Central > Now Playing List.

5. Scroll down to the bottom of the list and select your “Now Playing on [YOUR PC]”.

6. Select the video you wish to transfer and follow the screen prompts to begin the transfer.

7. While the video is transferring, a blue light will be lit on your TiVo media device.

8. Once the blue light turns off, the video has finished transferring. You can find the transferred video in your TiVo Now Playing List.

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