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EyeTV brings a rich TV experience to your Mac.

Watch live TV on your Mac. Pause, rewind, and record whenever you want. EyeTV gives you powerful control over what you watch and how you watch it.

Put down the remote. Grab your Mac.
  • A Smarter interface. Find your favorite shows using a convenient program guide with multiple search methods.
  • Customizable recording options. Record a single episode or an entire season.
  • Sync with your apps. Make your recordings portable by integrating with iTunes and syncing your device. more...

What's New

Version 3.6.3:
  • Support for EyeTV Netstream 4Sat - Forget about cabling: EyeTV Netstream 4Sat makes satellite TV simply part of your home network. Enjoy HD satellite TV on any tablet, smartphone, computer or SAT>IP receiver in your home and even on your patio or in your garden. Free apps for iPad, iPhone, Kindle Fire, and Android make setup a breeze -- and with 4 receivers, everyone in your home can more...

Requirements

OS X 10.5.8 or later

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from Antoniong

The good thing about EyeTV: there is nothing better.

The bad thing about EyeTV: there is nothing else.


So good or bad: we have no choice but using this unless you are one of the lucky ones to get MythTV working.

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Version 3.6
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Libertyforall1776 Member IconComment+1130
Libertyforall1776
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3.6.5 is out:
http://files.elgato.com/eyetvdownloads/support/eyetv_365_7310.dmg

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Version 3.6.3
sysnetarea Member IconReview+35
sysnetarea
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My Mac mini is nearly everything and now a personal video recorder, too! :-)

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Version 3.6.3
Holgorio Member IconComment+3
Holgorio
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EyeTV seems to be available in V 3.6.4. At least the autoupdate function installed this version.

Enjoy, Holger

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Version 3.6.3
Strider72 Member IconReview+72
Strider72
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Overall this is a great program for time-shifting TV shows and not having to worry about when they actually air. I use it to record several series and can simply watch them whenever I like. I rarely watch live TV anymore.

The only issue I have with it is that when converting to iTunes the audio frequently ends up out-of-sync. It's a slow creep that builds up over the video -- everything's fine at the start of the show, and by the end the audio can be almost a second off -- almost like watching a bad dub.

The only other issue is that even the "fine" editing is a bit rough, so if I want to clean up a recording and remove commercials I end up having to snip it just a bit sooner or later than I'd like to. Also, there is sometimes weirdness in the audio, where I clip out a commercial, but the video retains a random splurt of sound from the clipped part, that plays right at the point of the edit. They might have better luck if there were some way to kick it over to Quicktime for editing. Ah well -- It's not like I'm preserving these for posterity; if I want flawless I can buy a DVD.

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Version 3.6.1
Strider72
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Heh... "The only issue" and "The only other issue"? I should proofread!

Markus Winter Member IconReview+360
Markus Winter
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I experience frequent "no signal" messages when changing channels - there is nothing wrong with the signal, and restarting EyeTV helps for a while but this also means that recording TV from different channels often leaves me with failed 0 sec recordings. However it is still the best game in town.

Tip (for Germany and maybe other countries): if you don't want to pay for the tvtv programming guide then set the channels to use DVB (the signal contains a programming guide). You need to go to the channels section and set it for each channel.

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Version 3.6.1
Max_G Member IconReview+71
Max_G
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Software is unstable and thus unreliable for recording and seeking back and forth.
Switching between programs can make EyeTV crash. I even suspect it to give kernel panics now and then.

Macbook Pro, 10.6.8 8Gb RAM.

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Version 3.6.1
Talliphone Member IconReview+1
Talliphone
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EyeTV has been a great product and slowly evolving/updating since I had my first device back around 2003. I've owned about 8 of their devices since then including the EyeTV software back to the original version.

This EyeTV software has SLOWLY addressed most issues. They're not quick to fix everything, but I understand slowing down the update process so that more problems aren't created than are fixed.

Recently, I owned both the latest Hybrid and EyeTV One device. They failed in many regards in conjunction with the EyeTV software. It is difficult to talk about the software alone, since it has to be used in conjunction with one of many hardware choices to utilize all the features. The tuning, automated recording, and unexpected disconnecting of the devices when used with EyeTV caused many failed recordings.

Since I had a long history with them in the past, I decided to try their dual-network tuner produced by Silicon Dust, the HDHomeRun. It has worked flawlessly for me - better than any of the other hardware I have owned from ElGato. So far, I only had one tuning issue with this device in conjunction with the EyeTV software. Though a subsequent update to the EyeTV software took care of the issue.

It's got it's quirks, but is the only PVR type software for the Mac that has stood the test of time and is aesthetically Mac-like.

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Version 3.6.1
Jeff-H.
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I could have written this review myself! lol.
I too have been using the dual tuner HD HomeRun and am over the moon about it.
Been using their software for around 10 years as well and although there are glitches here and there I'm overall very pleased.
Another thing I noticed that was very cool, you can watch the recordings in media centers like Plex and XBMC.
Cheers!

Neal Member IconReview+120
Neal
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Elgato say (not very helpfully) "improved HDMI display support".

Well, even with 3.6.1 I frequently get loss of audio synchronisation and video skipping when using HDMI 1.3 or 1.4 leads combined with Optical Audio Out.

Home networks between family users with Elgato EyeTV on their Macs fail. No amount of re-installing after "Reporter" clears this network issues. Eye Connect is hopelessly flawed.

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Version 3.6.1
expa Member IconReview+9
expa
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Kiváló szoftver és hardver! Csak ajánlani tudom mindenkinek ezt a kügyüt. Köszönjük.

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Version 3.6.1
W100d001 Member IconReview+13
W100d001
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I purchased an EyeTV Hybrid... I easily installed the software using the intuitive setup wizard. I let the auto channel detector run it's process... I watched TV on my Mac... that's it. I've been watching and recording shows on my Mac for a year now without any of the issues mentioned on MacUpdate. So far the software/hardware just work so I don't, but that's a good thing, right? I've used the A/V adapter cables to import video from VHS and it works flawlessly. To all who are debating an EyeTV purchase... buy it, you won't regret it. Take it from someone who has tested every aspect of the system.

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Version 3.6.1
W100d001
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oops... the sentence above should read: So far the software/hardware just work so I haven'y needed to contact support, therefore I can't speak to its quality, but that's a good thing, right?

As you were.

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Christian Bauer
Version 3.6.3
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wsdierks
Version 3.6.1
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DarrenRath
Version 3.6.1
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Version 3.6.1
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Pmu8158
Version 3.6.1
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Version 3.6.1
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Stephan2nd
Version 3.6
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Macaccro
Version 3.5.6
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Tobifrink
Version 3.5.5
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nobody2011
Version 3.5.5
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Date 14 Jan 2014
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