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Vidi
Vidi
0.4.7
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Vidi free download for Mac

Vidi for Mac0.4.7

27 October 2007

Watch and record TV on your Mac.

What is Vidi for Mac

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:

Note: Vidi is not ready for macOS Catalina or Big Sur

  • OS X 10.7 compatibility release
  • First source code release
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byrondement
byrondement
Oct 30 2015
0.4.7
5.0
Oct 30 2015
5.0
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!
Moog-Modular
Moog-Modular
Dec 19 2013
0.4.7
4.0
Dec 19 2013
4.0
Version: 0.4.7
Just tried this old program after updating my Imac to OSX 10.6.8. Worked great! No probs.
Guest
Guest
Jul 9 2005
0.4.5
5.0
Jul 9 2005
5.0
Version: 0.4.5
Vidi works with Director's Cut 2 vhs to digital converter,with very high quality!Excellent and free application!!!
Guest
Guest
Feb 15 2005
0.4.4d9
5.0
Feb 15 2005
5.0
Version: 0.4.4d9
I wish this worked for the Plextor PVR (the TV tuner used by Elgato EyeTV system)too. Is this possible?
Guest
Guest
Dec 5 2004
0.4.4d9
5.0
Dec 5 2004
5.0
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....
Azrichg
Azrichg
Dec 5 2004
0.4.4d9
5.0
Dec 5 2004
5.0
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!
Guest
Guest
Jul 29 2004
0.4.4d7
5.0
Jul 29 2004
5.0
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!
Guest
Guest
Jul 8 2004
0.4.4d7
5.0
Jul 8 2004
5.0
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 ;)
Guest
Guest
Mar 31 2004
0.4.4d5
5.0
Mar 31 2004
5.0
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.
Guest
Guest
Feb 18 2004
0.4.4d3
5.0
Feb 18 2004
5.0
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!
Db2
Db2
Dec 8 2003
0.4.3d1
4.5
Dec 8 2003
4.5
Version: 0.4.3d1
Rounds out the Formac Studio. Radio feature works perfectly - Finally, local radio stations and NPR. Good job!
Guest
Guest
Dec 6 2003
0.4.3d1
5.0
Dec 6 2003
5.0
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.
Guest
Guest
Dec 6 2003
0.4.3d1
0.0
Dec 6 2003
0.0
Version: 0.4.3d1
finally radio suport... too bad Formac "neglected' that... hardly surprising! THANKS!
Guest
Guest
Dec 6 2003
0.4.3d1
0.0
Dec 6 2003
0.0
Version: 0.4.3d1
Thanks again.. This stuff rules.. GREAT SUPPORT, i contacted The Maker several times, and it went great, he really helped..!!
Guest
Guest
Dec 4 2003
0.4.2d10
5.0
Dec 4 2003
5.0
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
Guest
Guest
Oct 20 2003
0.4.2d10
0.0
Oct 20 2003
0.0
Version: 0.4.2d10
Thank for the Update :D
Guest
Guest
Aug 2 2003
0.4.2d5
5.0
Aug 2 2003
5.0
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.
Guest
Guest
Aug 2 2003
0.4.2d5
5.0
Aug 2 2003
5.0
Version: 0.4.2d5
Would not recognize my Formac, although Formac Studio TVR 3.0.2 plays TV on it just fine.
Guest
Guest
Jun 27 2003
0.4.1
5.0
Jun 27 2003
5.0
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.
Guest
Guest
May 13 2003
0.4.1
0.0
May 13 2003
0.0
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.
Guest
Guest
Apr 26 2003
0.4
5.0
Apr 26 2003
5.0
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.
Guest
Guest
Apr 25 2003
0.4
0.0
Apr 25 2003
0.0
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.
Guest
Guest
Mar 30 2003
0.4d1
5.0
Mar 30 2003
5.0
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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4.5
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App requirements: 
  • Intel 32
  • PPC 32
  • Mac OS X 10.6.0 or later
  • A FireWire-equipped Mac and a FireWire DV device
  • Formac Studio DV/TV/TVR video converter required for certain features
License: 
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