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General features

  • Access with any web browser (i.e. Internet Explorer, FireFox, Opera, etc)
  • Schedule recordings with a WAP browser (on your mobile phone)
  • Wake PC up from hibernation or stand-by just before a recording starts
  • Password protected access
  • Customizable colors (with built-in editor)
  • HTML only interface optimized for limited browser based media appliances like Pinnacle ShowCenter
  • Uses an internal scheduler for command-line based recording software
  • Optimized for recording with multiple cards/tuners
  • Combines analog, digital and satellite TV recording in a single schedule
  • User interface available in English, Dutch and Norwegian
  • Full unicode support

Recording management

  • Add, modify and delete scheduled recordings
  • Schedule from the EPG or by manual input
  • Schedule automatically from the EPG based on search conditions (keyword recordings)
  • Schedule repeating recordings (daily, weekly) (*)
  • Specify a recording quality profile (*)
  • Replace or disable conflicting recordings
  • Temporarily disable scheduled recordings
  • List recording history
  • List running recordings
  • Stop a running recording (*)
  • File browser for downloading or deleting recordings (and other files)
  • Automatic conflict resolution based on recording priority
  • Specify recording location (folder) per recording
  • Recording history database to prevent duplicate recordings

Electronic Program Guide (EPG)

  • Displays program information in a grid
  • View program list per channel or group of channels
  • View program details
  • Search for programs based on one or more conditions
  • Select and add one or multiple programs from the grid or search result to the recording schedule
  • Import EPG data from XMLtv files, ShowShifter ShowGuide and any Access databases
  • Daily automatic data collection to update the EPG
  • Configuration wizard with presets for several data sources and countries

Supported recording software

System requirements

  • Windows 2000/XP (earlier version of Windows may work as well)
  • Supported recording software
  • A web browser (HTML) or a WAP browser (WML)

(*) feature is not supported with all recording software

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