Live TV, everywhere

Watch your favorite programs on every TV and device, from the living room, hotel room, or even on your commute. Channels delivers a unified experience across all your TVs, devices, and streaming platforms.

Apple TV



Fire TV

Channels is easy for the whole family to love.

A joy to use, simple to set up, and you'll never have to switch inputs again. Channels lets you finally watch sports, award shows, local news, and other live events from the same device as your streaming apps.

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Best OTA DVR for Power Users

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Best OTA DVR for Power Users

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Enjoy free over-the-air HD TV and cable TV shows in one app.

Browse and watch real TV with ease. Flip channels, mark your favorites, search shows, and more. Setup is automatic and Channels starts instantly. It's like TV with superpowers!

See what Channels can do

Use your existing provider to watch and record your channels.

Sign in with with your existing provider to unite all of your streaming channels into a single guide. Watch and record all of your channels in a single app.

Learn about TV Everywhere

Bring live TV and cable into every part of your home and beyond.

Watch the award show in the living room. Watch the game in the garage. Catch up on your shows at the gym. Tune in to breaking news on your phone when it happens. Watch anything, anywhere, wire free.

See how Channels works

Record your shows and never miss an episode.

Record a show in progress. Set a pass to record all or just new episodes. Record all of the games for your favorite team. Join Channels Plus to get the DVR features you've been waiting for.

Learn about Channels Plus

What People are Saying

Apple TV just became the best box for streaming live broadcast TV”


Apple TV already has at least one 'killer app'. The new third-party Apple TV app, Channels.”


I can tell you it’s buttery smooth”

Zatz Not Funny!

The interface is beautiful, minimalistic, and laid out in a logical manner”



Harry McCracken


Channels has one of the best DVR interfaces I’ve used.

12:01 PM · Nov 10, 2020

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Great DVR


We used Windows Media Center for 6 years before switching over and I wish I would of done it sooner. With the features the devs keep...       Read More ›

Sep 26, 2020


Josh Fofer


I’m loving Channels 4.0, the whole Channels DVR experience has been a gamechanger for me. So excited to see what other great features and functionality you’ve got cooking!

7:53 PM · Jul 30, 2020

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TiVo who?


We switched from TiVo about 6 months ago and haven’t looked back! The wife loves the Apple TV interface and even uses streaming...       Read More ›

Oct 30, 2020


Sean Kelly


Started using @getchannels DVR for my OTA DVR setup at home. Fantastic experience. Take my money.

9:32 PM · Dec 4, 2020

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Channels is getting better all the time. Seriously considering moving all of my Plex information over to this app. I’ve been using Channels...       Read More ›

Oct 3, 2020




Great work!! I love this app and the developers who literally think of everything!

2:53 PM · Sep 1, 2020

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Cut the cord


Channels is the best companion to your HDHomeRun that replaces those expensive set top DVR boxes the cable company provides. This service...       Read More ›

Feb 20, 2020


Paul Cutler


I highly recommend the @getchannels app. If you’re using an antenna, it’s a must have in your arsenal when cutting the cord. Worth the annual subscription, and I ditched MythTV (which I love!) for it.

10:30 AM · Jul 30, 2020

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Top in Class Developer


If all developers listened to their customers like they do, life would be a better place. They actively monitor and respond within minutes to every...       Read More ›

Nov 6, 2020


Bill Steinbach


I was a @TiVo user since the S2 days. Switched to @getchannels last month and can’t believe how great the experience is. @TiVo lost me with the slow iOS app and canceled AppleTV integration.

4:48 PM · Sep 1, 2020

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The best DVR I’ve ever used. Year 2 of flawless performance and excellent dev support.

Dec 8, 2020

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