Sound Disappears Using ViideoWave With .tivo files

Discussion in 'TiVo Home Media Features & TiVoToGo' started by MikeRadio, Aug 22, 2007.

  1. MikeRadio

    MikeRadio New Member

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    I am having an odd problem using Roxio videowave to edit tivo files... here is what is up:

    - The files play fine in Windows Media Player

    - When I import a .tivo file into videowave it works fine. Picture and sound. When I do a split or any other editing in there, the SOUND disappears. The native soundtrack just is gone.

    - If I try to RELOAD the same .tivo file in there, it never plays with sound anymore.

    - However if i COPY it to a new name, I am ok with sound again until the problem happens again.

    - What is interesting is that if I use the trimmer (to trim ends) in videowave, I DO hear sound in there.. just not on the main track.

    Does ANYONE know what can be causing this? it is very frustrating... and I doubt it is a codec issue since it DOEs play then it stops when I edit the file.

    I do have tivo desktop and plus... however these were imported through galleon... Videowave works fine with other video formats.. only tivo files are having this loss of sound issue. I tried reinstalling tivo desktop and still have the issue

    any help appreciated!!!

    Mike
     
  2. Dan203

    Dan203 Super Moderator Staff Member TCF Club

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    Try VideoReDo. It is the best editor for .tivo files, or pretty much any MPEG-2 based video files.

    As for VideoWave.... Does it advertise TiVo support? Because if not then you're probably running into a problem with the encryption. TiVo files are encrypted by default, so unless the program takes specific steps to decrypt them they won't work.

    Dan
     
  3. MikeRadio

    MikeRadio New Member

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    Videowave supports Tivo.. It is from the Roxio group that supports tivo and is the only item on Tivos website that supports tivo....
     

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