How To Save TiVo Recordings to Your iPod

Dec 8th, 2006 | By | Category: Digital Video Downloads, iPods & Portable Media Players, Video

TivoMac Geekery has a detailed how to on how to save TiVo recordings so that they can be viewed on a Mac or an iPod.

Unfortunately, you need to:

  • Install and set-up Galleon
  • Build an application called TiVo decode
  • Set up a conversion script
  • Set up launchd
  • Transcode the video to a compatible format
  • Sync it to your iPod

It’s not for the faint-hearted and probably violates the Digital Millenium Copyright Act half a dozen ways, but the fact that someone will jump through these hoops shows that there is an audience that wants to time- and space-shift video really bad.

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