Oct 302012
 

How to Convert WTV, DVR, TiVO, TP to Windows RT Supported Video for Play on Windows RT Device (Surface included)

Overview

Microsoft Windows RT (formerly known as Windows on ARM) is a version of the Windows 8 operating system for ARM devices such as tablet and the Microsoft Surface that was released on October 26, 2012.The Windows RT system will not support any Windows software but will need users to download or purchase app through Microsoft’s Windows Store

Windows 8 RT support playback video in WMV, AVI, H.264 MP4, DV. However, Windows RT does not support playback of the recorded TV shows format including WTV, DVR, TiVO or TP. To play WTV, DVR, TiVO or TP on Windows RT device like the Surface RT, you will need to convert WTV to H.264 MP4 or WMV.

This article includes a step-by-step guide to convert WTV, DVR, TiVO and TP to Windows RT Surface and other Windows RT devices supported video format H.264 MP4, WMV.

Step-by-Guide: Convert WTV, DVR, TiVO or TP Recorded TV Shows to Windows RT Surface WMV or H.264 MP4

Prepare: Free download Video Converter for Windows RT Surface

To convert WTV or DVR, free download WTV/DVR to Windows RT Surface Converter from the link below:

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To convert TiVO or TP, free download TiVO/TP to Windows RT Surface Converter from the link below:

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Step 1: Load WTV, DVR, TiVO or TP to Video Converter

Click “Add Video” button to browse and load files. Or you can directly drag and drop your local files to Total Video Converter. You can load multiple files at one time.

How to convert WTV, DVR, TiVO, TP to Windows RT

Step 2: Set Windows RT Surface supported format

To convert WTV, TIVO, DVR, TP to Windows RT supported WMV, click on “Profile” drop-down and select “WMV – Windows Media Video (*.wmv)” under the “General Video” category;

To convert WTV, TIVO, DVR, TP to Windows RT supported H.264 MP4, click on “Profile” drop-down and choose “H.264/MPEG-4 AVC Video (*.mp4)” under the “General Video” category;

If your source video files are in 1080p or 720p, you can WTV, TIVO, DVR, TP to Surface RT supported 720p video. In the “Profile’ drop-down list, choose “HD WMV Video (*.wmv)” or “HD H.264/MPEG-4 AVC Video (*.mp4)” from “HD Video” category.

Step 3: Convert WTV, DVR, TiVO, TP to Windows RT format.

Press on the button of “Convert” at the bottom right to start conversion.

Step 4: Play WTV, DVR, TiVO, TP on Windows RT Surface or other Windows RT devices

Transfer the converted WMV or H.264 MP4 format to play on Windows RT Surface or other Windows RT devices. Enjoy it.