PYTIVO files only audio, no video. What player do you need?

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  1. Johnny Danger

    Johnny Danger Member

    Dec 27, 2016
    I downloaded some shows from my TIVO using PYTIVO however the files only have audio without video.

    Does this need a special player to see the video or perhaps special Video codec ?

  2. Dan203

    Dan203 Super Moderator Staff Member TCF Club

    Apr 17, 2000
    Are the files really small? If so then you tried to download an H.264 channel using the PS format. TiVo doesn’t support H.264 in PS so it just downloads the audio. You have to use TS for H.264 channels.

    If the files are actually big then it could be a playback issue. If you're play in WMP then try installing the k-lite codec pack.

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