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What kinds of television software does everyone use? I recently came across Livestation and it seems to be one of the better options, however, it has not been released for
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    What kinds of television software does everyone use?

    I recently came across Livestation and it seems to be one of the better options, however, it has not been released for PPC Macs. Has anyone else tried it?
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    I use EyeTV, which is great, does all the MP2 compression in real-time.
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    I use EyeTV with the HDHomerunner dual HD tuner.
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    eyeTV here 2,

    live station doesnt have all the channels i want
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    I tried LiveStation but there's not a lot of what I want on it...what's EyeTV like?
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    Quote Originally Posted by dale1v View Post
    I tried LiveStation but there's not a lot of what I want on it...what's EyeTV like?
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    Oh. I see. Is it costly? Any bargains, etc...
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    No it's worth every cent. I recorded this with it. image quality is perfect and records in HD, then you can sync it with your iphone!

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    i have a feeling i'd need like, 10 more externals if i got that because i would record EVERYTHING... haha
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    Quote Originally Posted by one1 View Post
    My EyeTV can't get that quality

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    I'm on Comcast streaming HD. It's NIIIIIICE. I can stream HD at 1600 resolution crystal clear.
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    New to this what all do you have to buy to get EyeTV? Sorry don't watch tv hardly ever here.... but might want to give this a try....

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    Quote Originally Posted by theetoothfairy View Post
    New to this what all do you have to buy to get EyeTV? Sorry don't watch tv hardly ever here.... but might want to give this a try....
    EyeTV comes with everything you need. Its a hardware/software combo. You can connect either directly to the coaxial cable line, S-video or composite video (and audio). There is a built-in hardware MPEG2 encoder (which standard DVDs use). The software acts as a TV Guide, Video clip editor, Recording timer, and can also save your videos in different formats for web, iphone, and other stuff.
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    Quote Originally Posted by danvicente View Post
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