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DVR Converter: Convert DVR Recordings to AVI, MP4, WMV, MPG, MKV, MOV

Easy Way to Open, Play or Edit DVR Video Files on Windows or Mac


The following article will introduce a powerful DVR Converter and a step by step guide on how to convert two kinds of DVR video files to other video or audio formats:

  • One is to convert .DVR-MS video file. It is the file extension for Microsoft Digital Video Recording which is a proprietary video and audio file container format, developed by Microsoft used for storing TV content recorded by Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows Vista and Windows 7. Besides converting DVR-MS, this powerful DVR Converter also helps to convert its extender - WTV recordings.
  • The other one is to convert video files recorded by digital video recorder (DVR) like ReplayTV and TiVo and etc. These videos are often recorded and stored in disk drive, USB flash drive, SD memory card or other local or networked mass storage device. And these videos can be in H.264, MPEG-4 Part 2, MPEG-2 .mpg, MPEG-2 .TS, VOB and ISO images video, with MP3 and AC3 audio tracks.

DVR Converter

iDealshare VideoGo, the professional DVR Converter, can convert all kinds of DVR recordings to almost all popular video formats. It even helps to extract audio from DVR video and then convert to audio formats. Besides converting DVR video, this powerful DVR Video Converter also supports converting other video or audio formats. Moreover, this wonderful DVR Converter features advanced editing function.

Key Features:

  • Convert DVR-MS or DVR recordings to other video formats like convert DVR to AVI, convert DVR to MP4, convert DVR to WMV, convert DRR to DivX, Xvid, MPEG, MKV, FLV, VOB, RMVB, WebM, OGV, ASF, MOV, 3GP, DV and other video format.
  • Convert DVR video to audio format like DVR-MS to MP3, WMA, WAV, AAC, AC3, M4A, AIFF, FLAC, OGG, MP2 and etc audio format.
  • Edit DVR video files like remove black bars or unwanted parts of DVR video, join multiple DVR recordings into one file, split large DVR video into several segments by chapter marker, increase the DVR recording audio volume, reduce DVR video file size, rotate DVR video, add or remove subtitles for DVR files, add watermark or effect to DVR videos and etc.
  • This ideal DVR Video Converter also supports converting WTV, WMV, AVI, ASF, MP4, MOV, Apple ProRes, R3D, MVI, MXF, MKV, VOB, MOD, TOD, BIK, AVCHD, WebM, FLV, F4V, SWF, MTS, M2TS, MPEG, VP8, 3GP, and etc to popular video or audio formats.
  • It even helps to convert audio QCP, VOC, 3GA, CAF, Apple Lossless ALAC, AU, RA, AMR, M4R, AWB, VQF, FLAC, OGG, SHN, APE, DTS, MPC, AIFF, WAV, WMA, AAC, AC3, MP2 and etc.

How to Convert DVR-MS or DVR Recorded Video Files?

The following will take converting DVR to AVI as an example. It also applies to convert DVR to other video or audio formats.

Make Preparation: Run DVR Converter

Free download the professional DVR Converter Mac or Windows version - iDealshare VideoGo (for Windows, for Mac), and install it on your computer, and then launch the program to open the main interface as below.

The Best DVR Converter - iDealshare VideoGo

Step 1 Add DVR recordings

Copy the DVR files to your computer, and then click "Add File" button to import your DVR file to this DVR Converter or simply drag and drop your DVR videos to the main interface of this program.

How to Convert DVR Recordings to AVI?

Step 2 Set AVI as output profile

Click the drop-down button right beside "Profile" to select AVI as output video format from "General Video" Category.

Step 3 Convert DVR to AVI

Click "Convert" button to start converting DVR to AVI, It will be finished with fast conversion speed and high output quality.


It will become so easy to solve the following troubleshooting with the above powerful DVR Converter and step by step guide:

  • I need to convert some videos that were recorded with video surveillance software with the .dvr extension to some other format that can be viewed by any windows media player.
  • I have several DiGiCAM H.264 CCTV video files in *.DVR and need to be able to convert them to either *.AVI files or *.WMV files to load on YouTube and Windows Media Player.
  • I have a couple of videos i want to convert from .dvr file to a .AVI or .wmv files. The dvr model number is cctvdvr264-16.
  • Can't open DVR video in Windows Media Player, PowerPoint Presentation
  • Failed to import and play DVR files in iTunes, QuickTime, iPad, iPod, iPhone, Android, Samsung Galaxy, Kindle Fire, Google Nexus, Microsoft Surface, BlackBerry, Xbox, PS3, PSP and etc
  • Want to edit DVR recording in Windows Movie Maker, Sony Vegas, Adobe Premiere, iMovie, Final Cut Pro and etc
  • Unable to burn DVR to DVD disc or upload DVR to YouTube and other video sharing website