Question: Is There A Way To Save My DVR Recordings?

The easy answer is there is no easy answer.

TV companies encrypt the files on your DVR’s hard drive.

You’ll then need to start each TV show or movie and let it play through while it records.

There are also video capture devices you can use to connect your DVR to your computer.

Can I save my DVR recordings to USB?

Although many DVRs come with a USB port built in, shows cannot be copied from a DVR to a computer since the files are encrypted to help prevent piracy. There are a few other options for copying your shows from a DVR to a computer, however.

How do I get recordings off my DVR?



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How to Transfer Recordings from your DVR to USB Memory Stick


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Can you transfer DVR recordings to another DVR?

The same sneakernet option isn’t available with TiVo DVRs, although recorded programs can easily be transferred from one DVR to another if both units are connected to the same local network.

Will I lose my DVR recordings if I move?

If you get a new non-X1 DVR TV Box, you will not have access to your old recordings. The recordings that are physically stored on your X1 DVR TV Box will be transferred during your move; however, recordings from your old account stored on the Xfinity Stream app and website will no longer be accessible after you move.

Can you transfer shows from DVR to flash drive?

To copy the contents from the DVR to a portable flash drive, first copy the file from the DVR’s hard drive to the computer’s hard drive. All the needed software for the computer is included with the digital transfer box, and the process will not negatively affect the DVR in any way.

How do I backup my DVR recordings to an external hard drive?



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Back up video from your DVR Recorder to a flash drive – YouTube


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