TiVo Community Forum banner
1 - 2 of 2 Posts

· I can't explain
Joined
·
19,382 Posts
Today you can use a plugin to do the 1 or so clicks to use Windows Media Player 10 on XP to convert .tivo to .WMV formats to play on windows portable media player devices like smartphones.

that functionality will be included in the desktop that does iPod/PSP and made part of the simpler process.

I have not seen plans for anything else yet. Though DirecTV on its NDS DVRs has anounced that portables using Alchemy chips from AMD can hook right up to the USB port and download shows playable on the devices. I forget who makes the ones for use by DirectTV, - these are not for TiVo DVRs yet as far as we know but could certainly be used by TiVo if they could get a CE manufacturer to support them.
 

· I can't explain
Joined
·
19,382 Posts
jgaermom said:
could you tell me how to do this? By the way for the previous question, at ces creative said the micro vision m had softwqre included to convert tivo recordings from tivo to go to go on the zen.
start with this web page at TiVo site
http://www.tivo.com/1.2.15.asp

the Zen microvision is using the plugin for windows media player which is what I described above. I assume a requirement is to have TiVo desktop installed, which is reasonable, and use it to put the .tivo files in a directory that the Zen player software knows about. I have come close to buying on of those but my smartphone makes do for now. waiting for 2007 as I imagine TiVo is looking to shake things up considerably this year. :up:
 
1 - 2 of 2 Posts
This is an older thread, you may not receive a response, and could be reviving an old thread. Please consider creating a new thread.
Top