How to Convert PVR to MKV for Playback on Windows
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How to Convert PVR to MKV for Playback on Windows

November 19, 2013 6:31 pm / Posted by to Video Conversion
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Nowadays, HD set top box is becoming more and more popular among people. It is very convenient for HD PVR Box users to record their favorite TV shows in high quality and replay them at any time they want. It would be even more convenient and adorable if the HD PVR videos could be transfer to PC or notebook for playback. However, as we know, .pvr format is not recognized by Windows/Mac-based video players, and thus it is impossible to directly play PVR videos on a PC, let alone with HD quality. Yet, is there any means that can help HD freeview boxes users enjoy HD PVR videos on PC with great image quality?

The answer is yes and to convert HD PVR to MKV video format would be the best solution! MKV is a widely used video format that saves videos in high definition. In this regard, MKV is the best video format to save HD PVR videos in order to play them on PC. To convert PVR to MKV, a professional HD PVR video converter is needed. Here, I strongly recommend you the powerful and the best Video Converter (Video Converter for Mac), designed by Doremisoft.

Tips: Both Windows version and Mac version of this video converter is available, and the operations of both are almost the same. Here I will use Windows version screenshot for illustration. Download this HD PVR video converter for free, and follow the step-by-step guide below to finish the conversion:

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Import HD PVR videos

For preparation, you need to copy the PVR videos to your computer by any means, and install and run the converter. After that, click "Add File" and select the PVR videos to the HD PVR video converter.

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Set output format

Click to the menu bar of "Profile" and then choose the targeted output format from the drop-down list as "Common Video";-->"MKV";. If you need to customize the exact output parameters, you can hit the "Settings"; icon.


Convert PVR to PC

If you satisfied with all the settings above, you can then click the big "Start"button to begin the conversion. After a moment, the conversion will be perfectly done, and then you can transfer the converted HD box PVR to PC for playback.

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