Friday, November 13, 2015

Play DVR Video on PC or Mac with H.264 Smoothly

Summary: Follow this post to know how to convert DVR to H.264 MP4 for watching on Mac OS X El Capitan or Windows 10, hope it can solve you DVR video footage problems.

DVR, also known as Digital Video Recorder, is a consumer electronics which lets you record any TV program and watch it at a later time. The DVR files are created by Digital Video Recording Devices. This DVR file format is similar to the ASF file format and is a container file format, but the DVR file format allows for added features and functionality such as simultaneous record and playback, time-shifting and live pause. Have recorded tons of videos/episodes/TV programs on your DVR? You may find the unprotected DVR can not be played by most media player and can't be edited by some editing apps.

To make DVR file widely accepted by QuickTime on Mac or Media Player on Windows, we had better convert the original or extended DVR to more popular video formats like H.264 MP4 format. And the following article just aims to provide a step by step guide on how to convert DVR to H.264 for watching.

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You need a Pavtube Video Converter which is an all-in-one program integrating conversion and editing 4K videos, 1080p/720p MKV, MXF, M2TS, etc. it enables you to convert DVR to H.264 swiftly. It supports high conversion quality. Pls follow the guide below. If you are a mac user, please turn to Pavtube Video Converter for Mac(here is review).


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1.Download the right version(here we choose windows version as example), then load your DVR footage into this app by clicking "File">"Add Video/Audio". 

Tips: Highlight and double click clips can allow you to preview your video.

2.After loading successfully, go to the Format bar then choose "HD Video">"H.264 HD Video (*.mp4)". Any options encoded by H.264 under "HD Video" will output as H.264 High Profile, which will totally maintain the sharp quality of the original files.

3.If you want to customize the output parameters, you can click settings button. Adjust the resolution and others as you need.

4.Click convert button to start the DVR to H.264 MP4 conversion.

After converting, you can watch the converted DVR recorded footages on Macs or PCs.

Related program

Pavtube HD Video Converter / Mac Version: It is designed for converting HD videos from HD camcorders or DVs (like JVC, Panasonic, Sony and Cannon), non-protected HD or movies, DVR files (*.tivo) to other file types for playback on popular media devices like Apple TV, PS3, Xobx, Xobx360, WD TV HD Player.

Pavtube Media Magician / Mac Version: A nice camcorder assistant manager, lossless camcorder video joiner, MTS/ M2TS/ MXF/ MOV/ MKV/ TiVo/ WMV/ AVI/ MPG converter and editor. Meamwhile it supported upload edited video to YouTube directly.

Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate /iMedia Converter(Mac Version): An all-inclusive converter to complete 2D/3D Blu-ray, DVD, ISO, SD/HD/4K Video to m3u8, H.265 MP4, do H.265 to non-H.265 conversion on Mac OS X El Capitan.

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