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The recorded TV files are in a format called DVR-MS. This MPEG-2 video in a
wrapper to allow for metadata to be stored. Check out
www.thegreenbutton.com for information on converting the files to MPEG-2 or
WMV. DivX can also be done, but in more steps.
Microsoft MVP - Digital Media
"aric l" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> does anyone know what file format (MPEG 1, MPEG 2, etc.)
> using XP Media Center's built in personal video
> recorder? When I view the details for the file, it
> identifies the type as "Microsoft Recrded TV Show", but
> does not list the type of file format. Also, is there a
> way to change the file format from what it currently is
> to another type?