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TVShows is a Mac OS X application that automatically downloads torrents of your favourite shows. You no longer need to manually download torrent files, or find a working RSS feed for each show you wish to subscribe to. TVShows does that for you. Simply select your subscriptions and set your preferences from within the TVShows application and we'll take care of the rest. TVShows uses a lightweight background process which automatically launches at a regular interval (chosen by you) to check for new episodes.

Features:

  • Background Process: There's no need to run TVShows constantly. A silent more...

What's New

Version 2.1:
  • Added full support for OS X 10.9 Mavericks.
  • Added Hungarian, Western Frisian and updated translations, many thanks to our translators. If you want the app in Frisian, check out the blog.
  • Added Retina icon for the menu bar (sorry for my poor design skills).
  • Fixed crash when looking for episodes in OS X 10.9 Mavericks.
  • Fixed crash when adding more...

Requirements

OS X 10.5 or later

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thomgerritsengmailcom2143 Member IconReview+1
thomgerritsengmailcom2143
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It seems that developer and tvshows site are down and so the app is not working at the moment.

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Version 2.1
G. I.
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TVShows is fuckin dead

Mredrup Member IconReview+63
Mredrup
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All appearances from their support forum is this app unfortunately isn't supported any longer

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Version 2.1
Johnny Rocket Member IconComment+18
Johnny Rocket
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hasn't seemed to have been consistently downloading episodes for at least a week now

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Version 2.1
Unblocktheplanet Member IconReview+6
Unblocktheplanet
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TVShows always gets the full high-five! (Hint: Witches of Eastwick!) I live in Thailand where I just can't get TV shows any other way. You guys are a marriage saver! (TV works better than any marriage counselor!)

This d/l link works: http://tvshowsapp.com/files/TVShows-630.zip. Installs flawlessly.

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Version 2.1
Fhall1
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It might install flawlessly (haven't tried it), but it's not pulling any new feeds....been broken for at least a week now - and I miss it!

Fhall1
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As of yesterday (19 Nov) feeds are working again!

Wade-Smith Member IconComment+50
Wade-Smith
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Download link is not working.

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Version 2.1
Poppayanke
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Same here. Link not working as of 7:30 p.m. PST. Does not work on the developer's site, either.

Esquare
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The 2.1 update has been pulled. Check the discussions on http://support.tvshowsapp.com

Wade-Smith
+1

It's now 2.1 (631) and it's working.

JJfan56 Member IconReview+0
JJfan56
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Works great for me. Like it very much. :D

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Version 2.1
JCH2 Member IconComment+392
JCH2
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Since this pref-p still does nothing, I will refrain from reviewing and rating it until the actual 2.1 comes available.

The prefpane approach is still annoying; there is nothing this accomplishes that cannot be accomplished (and more) with straight up application. Install, run, and over a dozen shows added, some specifically to see it in action in the follow 48 hours.

Three shows should have downloaded. None did. Checked all pipelines out of the local network and all were open. Checked connection to internet access; all was good.

Checked torrent sites for episodes known to come available, and there they were. Executed a "Check for new episodes now" and no effect. Check firewall and rules for any interference; none. Executed "Check..." again with network monitor readout launched... and TVShows wasn't even making any outbound queries at all.

All process repeated on a second machine. Results the same.

Seems like vaporware to me.

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Version 2.1
Cristina-Gomez
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Hi JCH2,

The PrefPane approach is from the previous developer, TVShows was originally a standalone app. We plan to make it a standalone app again in the next major version, but we need to rewrite it from scratch so it will take time; in the meantime we're keeping the PrefPane updated.

Right now we're having two issues, one that prevents users from updating the app, and the more important one: our feeds are not available/updated so new shows are not downloaded. Please stick with us while we solve this.

JCH2
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Two recommendations:

First, the version being downloaded by me and others has been repeatedly reported as 2.0, not 2.1. Either the new release did not have its internal version number changed, or the new version is not being delivered by the site. I go to the source whenever possible, not MacUpdate, since I have repeatedly run into versions problems here on multiple apps.

Second, this is not the place to release such news after the fact. These bugs should have been reported at the source. I just discovered that you have an RSS feed, as I did not root around enough. Add an "RSS" link to the top menu on your front page. Some people do follow news from specific developers, as we go the source and not to MacUpdate or elsewhere. M.U. is not the place to make your users wait to hear about stuff. Make the availability of an RSS more prominent, and use that source to keep us up-to-date on the latest issues.

Do not make your users develop excess frustration when there is an issue. Most of us will be more understanding and patient (and stick it out with you) if you provide full disclosure at the source. More so when the application is free.

MacUpdate-Jess
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JCH2, you and all the others who have commented are right: the download is version 2.0, not 2.1. The developer's site has 2.1 all over the place, and I don't know if 2.1 got pulled or if the error was just an oversight on our part. In any case, I've rolled this listing back to version 2.0 and have written to the developer, asking if there *is* a version 2.1.

Please, everyone, accept our apologies for the mistake.

Fhall1 Member IconComment+44
Fhall1
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Where can you find V2.1? The download here is still 2.0 from Sep 2012 even though it says you're downloading 2.1

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Version 2.1
JCH2
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Ditto on the download from the developer's own site... 2.0.

altoburgo Member IconReview+1
altoburgo
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Great app made by great people. It's free but the support is awesome.

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Version 2.0
Gregm Member IconComment+213
Gregm
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Preference pane, instead of app? WTH?

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Version 2.0
Sleek
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I think it is pretty nifty idea make Preference pane so you set up your subscriptions and let TVShows find new shows for you and TVShows is always visible in your Menubar.

JCH2
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Sleek... everything you mentioned can be done in an app... and then some. In addition, more can done with an app more easily for those who know how.

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P01nt
Version 2.1
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Stevenjones69
Version 2.1
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Lookky
Version 2.1
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Lookky
Version 2.0
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Lik
Version 2.0
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Sky_guy
Version 2.0
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rleebond
Version 2.0RC2
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Jetfiredx
Version 2.0RC2
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Pedro-Fardilha
Version 2.0RC2
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Version 2.0RC
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Downloads 100,422
Version Downloads 15,873
License Free
Date 18 Nov 2013
Platform Intel 64 / OS X / PPC 32 / Intel 32
Price Free
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