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|pyTivo transcodes almost any video on your PC, using ffmpeg, and streams it to your TiVo for viewing. Runs on Windows, Linux and MAC OSX. TiVo files and TiVo-compatible mpeg2 files are streamed directly without transcoding. Requires Python, FFmpeg, The Python Imaging Library.
2008-08-03 (August 04, 2008)
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Still a must have for any tivo owner. I love pytivo. Can't see a reason why anyone would choose tivo desktop over pytivo. I did rate it's ease of use at an 8 because it does require a little configuring to get things set up right but once you have it set up it's great. Works perfect to serve video from pc to the tivo. Also a plus that I can use it on both my windows and linux machines.
For downloading from a tivo look for kmttg.
I can't believe this works. This is the best thing since sliced bread, or the flush toilet. Changed two settings and 'boom' showed up on my Tivo. Any thing sittin on your PC that ffmpeg can convert, you can now view on your Tivo.
Thank you to the author(s.
Stick to open source, it's the way to go
I'm not much on software that makes me make entries into a config file nor do I like command line programs, but this small utility does what it says it does and it works like a champ.
What surprised me was that I had a ,MOV file from my Kodak digital camera and it showed up fine on my TiVo and played without a hitch. I know there was some conversion going on there behind the scenes, but I played the clip and ti streamed from my PC to the TiVo while it was playing and never hiccupped.
I gave it a score of 9 only because the user friendliness of it was awful. Its a a geek tool written and designed by a geek (no hard feelings toward the author). It gets the job done, but its not elegant.
There are a couple of other utils out there that lets you stream stuff to your TiVo, but I couldn't get any of them to work properly and they all required a hack to be on the TiVo. This one does not need any hacks. BTW, I'm using a Series 2 TiVo with the wireless connection.
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