Tivo app arrives on Amazon Fire TV in Beta form


As promised, a new TiVo for Amazon Fire TV (Beta) app has just been added to the Fire TV appstore. The app is compatible with the brand new TiVo Bolt, TiVo Roamio Plus, and TiVo Roamio Pro. It will also work with the 4-tuner TiVo Roamio and TiVo Premiere if paired with a Tivo Stream. This new app allows TiVo owners to stream recorded content from their DVR through a 2nd-gen Fire TV, 1st-gen Fire TV, or Fire TV Stick. For TiVo owners who want their recordings accessable from multiple TVs in their home, this new app paired with a Fire TV Stick, while not as functional, is a much cheaper option than a TiVo Mini. If you’re the type who likes to travel with their Fire TV, the app also supports streaming on the road while out of your home, but with restrictions. Depending on the copy protection assigned by content providers, not all content can be streamed out of home. You’ll also be limited to stream to only one out of home device at a time. Oddly enough, the TiVo Bolt, TiVo’s latest and greatest box, does not support out of home streaming at this time. The new TiVo app is free and is compatible with all Fire TV devices.


One comment
  1. hifidigital says:

    Does anyone have any comments on how good the quality of the streaming video is? I’m looking to use my existing Fire TV Stick’s as receivers for a TiVo Bolt purchase.

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