Vidi
Vidi
0.4.7

4.7

Vidi free download for Mac

Vidi0.4.7

27 October 2007

Watch and record TV on your Mac.

Overview

Vidi is an application that lets you watch and record TV on your Mac using the Formac Studio DV/TV/TVR and other video converters. It features perfect audio-to-video sync, full frame rate video while recording, and a streamlined user interface.

What's new in Vidi

Version 0.4.7:
  • OS X 10.7 compatibility release
  • First source code release

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23 Reviews of Vidi

4
Moog-Modular
19 December 2013
Version: 0.4.7

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Just tried this old program after updating my Imac to OSX 10.6.8. Worked great! No probs.
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5
byrondement
30 October 2015
Version: 0.4.7
Perfect. I don't know anything about Formac TVR, but this is exactly what I needed. A no-frills, simple interface and a straightforward way to just capture pure DV from firewire. No bloatware, no editing tools, just a simple capture client. I can't speak to its TV programming or channel organization features, since that is not what I am using it for. I basically wanted a way to avoid the bloated mess that is iMovie for capturing DV video. This fits the bill even better than I'd hoped. :) Thank you!
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4
Moog-Modular
19 December 2013
Version: 0.4.7
Just tried this old program after updating my Imac to OSX 10.6.8. Worked great! No probs.
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5
Anonymous
09 July 2005
Version: 0.4.5
Vidi works with Director's Cut 2 vhs to digital converter,with very high quality!Excellent and free application!!!
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Anonymous
15 February 2005
Version: 0.4.4d9
I wish this worked for the Plextor PVR (the TV tuner used by Elgato EyeTV system)too. Is this possible?
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5
Anonymous
05 December 2004
Version: 0.4.4d9
I can only support the previous reviewer. The Formac TVR in itself is a good device; the software Formac delivers as part of the product is totally crap. It is only through Mitz Pettel's Vidi that I can use the device to the full extent, including listening to and recording FM radio. A brilliant piece of software....
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5
Azrichg
05 December 2004
Version: 0.4.4d9
IF you have a Formac TVR and you are NOT using Vidi, then you are missing out on how good the TVR is. You can schedule recurring recordings for stuff like the Simpsons and The Daily Show. It doesn't HOG your system in any way, and it just plain works. The only improvement I could see is to make the volume in playback louder, but that may be a quicktime problem and not Vidi's fault. Thanx again Mitz for updating this for us! If you want to challenge yourself some more, maybe you could make it work with the ATI remote and have a sleep timer, heck, just make it into a 'virtual TV' with all the features you find on your standard TV, sleep, wake up timers, :) GOOD WORK!
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4.5
Anonymous
29 July 2004
Version: 0.4.4d7
Since Formac TVR's software is pure s**t, I was about to take it back after three hours. It just sucks. Resetting picture source when adjusting controls, Timer doesn't work (it either doesn't start or stop) and overall sluggishness and unpredictability plagues it. Then, a quick look around the net and I came across THIS lovely piece of software - even though it is almost impossible to quit completely. But hey, that's about the only glitch when compared to Formac's real piece of bug-loaded crap. Shortly: This rocks. Keep up the good work!
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4.5
Anonymous
08 July 2004
Version: 0.4.4d7
Great little app, with one bug-bear, after quitting it leaves a process running in the background called Vidi Server, (which I presume is for recording schedules), trouble is it's there whether you like it or not. You have to kill the process via the activity monitor. Would love an option to kill this process when I quit the app. My pet hate is unwanted processes eating up CPU cycles and RAM. Otherwise, a fantastic app, at a very, very reasonable price ;)
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Anonymous
31 March 2004
Version: 0.4.4d5
I'm able to use this app with my Canopus fire wire DV box. Translation with a little trick work I can program my VHS and the Vidi app to record shows. Pretty cool.
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5
Anonymous
18 February 2004
Version: 0.4.4d3
Fantastic application! I have never been able to use my formac TV converter until now. The Studio TVR application never synchronized video and audio but this application does. Also easy to switch between channels. Thank you!
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4.5
Db2
08 December 2003
Version: 0.4.3d1
Rounds out the Formac Studio. Radio feature works perfectly - Finally, local radio stations and NPR. Good job!
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4.75
Anonymous
06 December 2003
Version: 0.4.3d1
This is fabulous stuff. Exactly what Formac should have shipped in the first place! An object lesson in how to do stuff like this. And all in such a teeny download: Mr Developer, you're to be congratulated.
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5
dsowards
06 December 2003
Version: 0.4.3d1
finally radio suport... too bad Formac "neglected' that... hardly surprising! THANKS!
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5
153957
06 December 2003
Version: 0.4.3d1
Thanks again.. This stuff rules.. GREAT SUPPORT, i contacted The Maker several times, and it went great, he really helped..!!
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5
Anonymous
04 December 2003
Version: 0.4.2d10
Excellent little piece of software. Much better than the one supplied from Formac. My only request would be an easy way to switch recording locations
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5
153957
20 October 2003
Version: 0.4.2d10
Thank for the Update :D
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Anonymous
02 August 2003
Version: 0.4.2d5
You need to go to Vidi's web site and read their notes -- Vidi, unfortunately, does not work if you had Formac's recently updated firmware (EPROM 1.0.7 or above) or if you recently purchased your product and already have this firmware. Sadly without the Vidi program there is no way to utilize the radio tuner within the TVR device with Formac's software.
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Anonymous
02 August 2003
Version: 0.4.2d5
Would not recognize my Formac, although Formac Studio TVR 3.0.2 plays TV on it just fine.
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4.5
Anonymous
27 June 2003
Version: 0.4.1
ANYONE who bought a Formac box owes it to themselves to D/L this. It's infinitely better than Formac's in video performance and finally implements the radio function. Formac should hire this guy.
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4.25
153957
13 May 2003
Version: 0.4.1
I dont know if others experience the same problem, but in this new version my tv is stuck for like 0.2 sec every 5 sec , which is VERY anoying... I would also like a feature which displayes every channel, so you can pic the right one fast, ratter then having to zap al the time. But its great Freeware.
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5
Anonymous
26 April 2003
Version: 0.4
10 stars. 16:9 in fullscreen modus and the film keeps running while recordimg. Two features I always missed in Formac´s software.
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4.75
Henry
25 April 2003
Version: 0.4
Really excellent work here. At first I was afraid that my purchase of the Studio DV/TV instead of an EyeTV was a bad move, but Vidi has changed my mind completely. The simple interface is really killer, and the menu bar control makes it easy to use with iMovie or FCP.
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4.75
Anonymous
30 March 2003
Version: 0.4d1
Excellent. This software is much better than Formac's software that came with the studio dv/tv. Easy to use, extremely stable.
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