How to Convert PVR Recording to MP4 for Playback on Mac
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How to Convert PVR Recording to MP4 for Playback on Mac

November 19, 2013 6:31 pm / Posted by to Video Conversion
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"I recently bought a freeview DBTPVR and it says in the manual that it creates MP4 videos. However when I record TV, it created a TVshow .pvr file (in FAT32 USB stick). My question is how can I convert that to a file playable on a Mac? Is there any Mac PVR software that can already do it?" --- Questioned by one of the PVR users.

Yes, of course there is one---Doremisoft Video Converter for Mac (Video Converter) is the particular Mac PVR software that can helpby converting PVR to MP4. As we all know, .pvr videos are generated by Personal Video Recorder (PVR for short), which cannot be directly played by both Windows and Mac-based video players such as Media Player and QuickTime. Therefore, if you need to play PVR videos on Mac (or Windows), you have no choice but to convert them to Mac (Windows)-friendly video format such as MP4.

Free download the Mac PVR to MP4 Converter, and then do as follow:

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Tips: This converter contains both Windows version and Mac Version. Here, Mac version screenshot is used for illustration.


Import PVR videos to the Converter

For preparation, you need to transfer the PVR videos to your computer beforehand. After that, click "Add File" to select the PVR videos to the Mac PVR to MP4 converter.

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Set output format

Move to the menu bar of "Convert To"and click it, and then choose the output format from the drop-down list as "Common Video"-->"MPEG-4 AVC (*.mp4)". You can also customize the detailed output parameters by clicking "Settings".

Select MP4 output format


Convert PVR to MP4 for Mac

After all the settings above are perfectly done, you can then click the big green "Start"button to begin the conversion. Just a moment, the conversion will be done and thereafter, you can import the converted PVR to Mac for playback easily.


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