TiVo Adds iPod Support

Jun 22nd, 2006 | By | Category: Digital Video Downloads, Digital Video Recorder, iPod Accessories, iPods & Portable Media Players

TivoTiVo has released a new version of its TiVo Desktop application for Windows, which lets users transfer recorded television programs from the set-top box to their computers and portable devices.TiVo also released a premium version of the software, called TiVo Desktop Plus, which lets user stransfer content to Apple’s iPod, Sony’s PSP, Treo and Nokia phones, along with other portable devices that support MPEG-4 or H.264 video. The Plus version is priced at $24.95 USD.

TiVo Desktop 2.3 is free to TiVo customers, and features automatic transferring of television programs. Windows Mobile and Microsoft’s Portable Media Center devices are supported in the basic TiVo Desktop.TiVo Desktop 2.3 is available to customers with a Series2 TiVo and running Windows 2000 or Windows XP. The Mac OS X version does not support the TiVo To Go feature.

Burning recorded shows to DVD is also supported, but that feature requires the purchase of Sonic MyDVD, an external burning application.

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