Originally Posted by JACKASTOR
ACtually your entitled to your opinion no matter how wrong you are. Using substandard programs such as pyTivo are the crap programs. But thats my opinion.
Thanks for your suggestion even though its flawed.
Divx is inferior to more modern codecs(such as h.264), with regard to the average file-size-to-image-quality ratio of conversions. It does have the advantage of being less-resource intensive to encode and decode than other, more advanced, codecs. It was
popular for file-trading but its popularity is waning fast, in large part because many newer devices have the power (or dedicated hardware) to decode h.264 without using much cpu time and/or battery life.
If you have a large library of existing content in divx format, the suggestion to use pytivo (or even TiVo Desktop) is a good one. You'll be able to view the content on the TiVo, as you desire, and the original files will remain untouched. If you feel the software is substandard, please suggest (or make) improvements, as it is a community-driven project and people improve or modify it as they see fit. If you're having trouble getting started with it, please ask for help in the Home Media Features
forum, and you'll find lots of people willing to help you get it fixed.