The award winning Humax FOXSAT-HDR Freesat+ HD 320GB twin tuner hard drive receiver from Humax, for use on the Freesat satellite television platform.This sleek black unit with smoked perspex front panel hides the very latest in PVR technology, allowing you to record up to 160 hours of standard-definition programming, or 80 hours in high-definition on the internal 320GB hard drive. In this article, we focus on how to convert and stream Humax FoxSat PVR to PS3 or other media devices for playback.
Based on what we know, it is a little difficult to freely play PVR videos on PS3 or PS4, Samsung TV or other media devices as PVR files are not widely supported. In order to open or play Humax FoxSat PVR files on PS3 without any trouble, a strongly recommended solution is to convert PVR files to MP4 with a professional PVR Converter.
There are many video converters that can re-encode PVR files although, Brorsoft Video Converter is the best one we’d like to recommend.
It can easily decrypt and convert PVR to MP4, AVI, MKV, MPEG-2, WMV, MP3, AAC and more video, audio formats at fast speed. Plus, Brorsoft video converter allows users to freely tweak the video audio parameters like video bitrate and resolution, so you can compress or upscale PVR files to get a decent video as you like. With the built-in video editor, you can merge multiple PVR files into a single one file and you also can trim the PVR video to cut off the unwanted part.
If you are running on Mac operating system(macOS High Sierra, macOS Sierram, El Capitan) and want to play and convert PVR files, you can refer to Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac, which is also an all-in-one PVR decoder and converter.
How to convert Humax FoxSat PVR on PS3
1. Add PVR files
Install and launch the video converter and click the “Add” button to load your Humax FoxSat PVR files. To save your time, you can load multiple files at a time for this program supports batch conversion. You can also merge several files into one.
2. Select PS3 as the output format
Click on the Format box and follow “PSP/PS3” to set a proper format. There are multiple choices like PS3 Video(480p) MPEG-4(*.mp4), PS3 Video(7200p) MPEG-4(*.mp4) and more. You’d better choose a proper one for playing on your PS3.
3. Start VOB to PS3 conversion
Click “Convert” button on the tool bar to start converting PVR to MP4 for PS3. When the conversion ends, you can transfer and watch your favorite Humax FoxSat PVR files on your PS3 anytime and anywhere. Note: You need to put the converted videos into a Video folder. Only in this way can PS3 read the videos you transferred.
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