It's 2021. Is there an easy way to get TiVo recordings to a pc?

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  1. PJO1966

    PJO1966 Hi. What is this?

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    A few years ago I tried a couple of different methods of getting TiVo recordings over to my pc so they could live on a Plex server. I wanted commercials removed too. Nothing I tried worked consistently or very well. I just looked around again, and it looks like nothing has really changed. Did I miss something? It's there an easy way to automate this process?
     
  2. Worf

    Worf Well-Known Member

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    The recordings to a PC is the easy part - kmttg or pyTivo or pyTivo desktop is all you need. The stripping of commercials is the harder part. And since kmttg or pyTivo are command line tools so they can be easily automated.
     
  3. PJO1966

    PJO1966 Hi. What is this?

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    I hadn't seen pyTiVo Desktop before. Thanks.
     
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    If you have a Mac, cTiVo is a phenomenal program. Automatic downloads with commercial stripping.

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  6. PJO1966

    PJO1966 Hi. What is this?

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    Nope. PC. I left Mac computers behind a year ago after a couple of decades of being Mac only.
     
  7. PJO1966

    PJO1966 Hi. What is this?

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    In a perfect world, TiVo would have an app for Apple TV or Chromecast with Google TV that would allow streaming of TiVo content. I tried getting away from TiVo with other OTA solutions but they weren't great either. TiVo has spoiled me. I'm just sick of having ALMOST everything on one device and then having to go to the TiVo for everything OTA.
     

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