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Release History


Version 5.5.9 (November 28, 2022)

new Setting to disable recording features
improved Major US Sport Leagues will now group their recordings by day
improved Better utilization of bandwidth while streaming can lead to better quality
improved Audio that was interrupted by another app while watching in PIP will be restored when leaving PIP or pressing play
improved Better cache handling of streaming large files over HLS
fixed Some icons were not showing up in some views
fixed Long delay that could happen after exiting from Live TV depending on the size of the buffer
fixed Unusual crash that can happen when watching Virtual Channels
fixed Remote viewing crash that could happen when watching some imported content
fixed Crash that could happen when managing passes
fixed Crash that could happen after running Test Surround Sound
fixed Crash that could happen when viewing streaming settings

Version 5.5.8 (November 12, 2022)

new Support added for custom thumbnails on Recordings and Videos
improved Responsiveness of scrolling to the future on the guide by reducing memory usage
improved When a DVR has limited available sources for a client, the client will still be able to use local HDHomeRun devices that aren’t registered to the DVR
fixed Switching filters on the guide could sometimes not update guide data
fixed Channel logo only presentation was incorrect
fixed Sometimes the show description in the guide view would display the wrong show when scrolling quickly
fixed Top Shelf’s Up Next wasn’t respecting label block/allow lists
fixed Cursor would select wrong item when moving between Manage Sources screens
fixed Various infrequent crashes

Version 5.5.7 (October 28, 2022)

fixed Some TV shows set to Watch Newest First were not displaying all of their recordings.

Version 5.5.6 (October 25, 2022)

new App now requires a minimum of tvOS 15
new Support for Server Side Setting of Source availability
new Support for keywords for Automatic Channels in Channel Collections
improved Playback over unstable connections like Starlink
improved Handling of downloading in-progress recordings
improved Experimental audio driver workarounds to reduce HomePod playback glitches
improved Search is now an option on tvOS in Kids Only Mode
fixed Player controls were not working when using an external screen
fixed Remote streaming of Live TV could prematurely end with error when switching bitrates
fixed Seeking would hang when watching MKV recordings at Original quality while remote
fixed After using PIP, the Now Playing in Control Center would stop working
fixed Crash when deleting recordings
fixed Prevent display of confusing "context canceled" error message

Version 5.5.5 (October 1, 2022)

new Added playback_time to the API
improved DVR app has permissions to read device name again
improved Performance and responsiveness

Version 5.5.4 (September 29, 2022)

fixed Scrubbing the timeline with Siri Remote was not working correctly
fixed Re-selecting virtual channel was not popping out of PIP mode
fixed Player will switch to Linear deinterlacing automatically when entering PIP to avoid broken playback on interlaced channels
fixed Quick Guide progress bars were incorrect on virtual channels
fixed Starting stream while away from home could lag for several seconds while previous caches were being deleted
fixed Several crashes

Version 5.5.3 (September 17, 2022)

fixed Search was broken when editing your query

Version 5.5.2 (September 16, 2022)

fixed Some channels were causing framedrops

Version 5.5.0 (September, 14, 2022)

new New options to define what happens when you tune into a Virtual Channel: Start Live, Start From Beginning, Ask, or the new inline Start From Beginning -utton
new New resume option for resuming recordings: In Player Prompt - This will auto resume your recording, with a button then offering you the ability to start from the beginning.
new Settings added to decide if the Timeline should show when seeking. Set it specifically for Movies, Sports, and everything else.
new Future Virtual Channel airings on the Guide now offer a Watch button which tunes into the channel starting at that point.
new Rename what the client is displayed as. Edit the name in the app or in your Channels DVR Server web admin. Settings > General > Display Name
new Added Recently Watched to the All TV Shows view
new Watch > Random - Channels will choose a random episode of a show and play continuously in order
new Refresh Metadata option available for recordings/movies in context menu
new Hide or allow specific movies or TV shows by labels from the server
new Hardware is now the default mode under Settings > Playback > Advanced > Deinterlacing Mode
new The experimental video driver is now the default. The previous default has been renamed to Legacy.
improved Virtual Channel will advance to next episode when fast-forwarding past the end of the current airing
improved The Quick Guide will match the currently playing airing when the channel has been timeshifted
improved When switching playback speed, the current setting is focused by default and checked
improved Virtual channels will not cause the timeline to appear when switching to next airing
improved Use the Play button on your TV remote to launch player immediately when focused on a future Virtual Channel guide airing
improved Pressing play when playback has failed while watching Live TV causes the connection to be re-established
improved API for channel up/down will now page up/down on the guide, to allow custom API based remote controls to function the same way as bluetooth and IR remotes
improved WMV/WMA audio/video codecs
fixed Duration was not showing for Movies
fixed Sidebar would animate funny when re-opening the app
fixed Guide would not focus on the correct channel while using Picture in Picture
fixed Match Content for Live TV setting was not available for non DVR users
fixed Videos were showing in the Enhanced Browsing TV section under Recently Watched and Recently Aired
fixed Clicking back in the Resume dialog was not working
fixed In-progress recordings were able to be played faster than 1x
fixed Scrubbing towards end of episode would be interrupted by Watch Next button
fixed Screensaver would never appear after player errored out
fixed Movie details could sometimes be incorrect
fixed When pausing for a while, the program info on the Timeline would disappear
fixed DVR library would fail to load if invalid strm files were present
fixed Imported .strm playback was not showing duration in player timeline

Version 5.4.2 (August 5, 2022)

new View MPAA and TV ratings, and browse movies by rating in Enhanced Libary mode
new Added settings for matching content when playing trailers, Movie Virtual Channels, and TV Virtual Channels
new Jump to the previous recording from a Recording's context menu
improved Timeline works better with video Extras like trailers
improved Error messages when remote streaming fails
improved Adaptive Bitrate algorithm for Remote Streaming has been updated for less buffering and higher quality
improved Remote streaming reliability when pausing for a long time or disk space is low
improved Support for Opus audio
fixed Last image from previously playback session is no longer showed when starting playback
fixed Seeking multiple times when watching remotely would sometimes jump backward
fixed Timeline would stop updating when seeking after pause while watching Live TV

Version 5.4.1 (May 1, 2022)

improved Remote streaming over congested networks
fixed Use optimal connection type when VPN is enabled over Cellular
fixed Watching Live TV remotely could fail with an error after watching for over an hour on an unstable network connection
fixed Flash of red sometimes shown when switching sections

Version 5.4.0 (April 12, 2022)

improved compatibility with ATSC 3
improved Remote streaming behavior with an unstable connection
fixed Remote playback would not use adaptive bitrate for Live TV on first playback after app launch
fixed Memory leak causing app to crash during playback
fixed Infrequent crash when leaving app when subtitles are on
fixed Other random crashers

Version 5.3.1 (April 1, 2022)

improved Major stability improvements

Version 5.3.0 (March 23, 2022)

new Import home movies, concerts, or other video types right next to your Movies and TV Shows with the new Videos section
new Set a TV Show's Playback Speed to watch it at that speed every time
new Mark episodes as favorites
improved Search now uses the modern server side search for library results
improved Search now presents episode results from your library
improved Use - instead of . when entering OTA channel numbers with sofabaton remote
improved Improved presentation of Custom Channels
fixed Last channel watched was not being focused in Guide
fixed Tapping virtual channel logo on the guide was showing - On Later view
fixed Force touch channel logo on the guide was not showing context menu
fixed Player stall on some PRIME cable - recordings when skipping commercials

Version 5.2.4 (February 17th, 2022)

new Add Library Collections to the sidebar
improved Show error message on screen when a recording fails to play
improved Guide data from some XMLTV sources would incorrectly show today's date on every program
fixed Playback stall issue after commercial skip when using Experimental audio driver
fixed Some rare crashes in the app

Version 5.2.3 (February 8th, 2022)

new Browse the Winter Olympics in On Later
improved Diagnostics
fixed Arrow keys were not working for seeking in iOS
fixed Player stall going into commercials on some cable (HDHomeRun PRIME) feeds

Version 5.2.2 (February 1st, 2022)

fixed Auto Play was not automatically playing the next episode correctly.

Version 5.2.1 (January 14th, 2022)

new Support for new Channel Collections rules to bring in channels automatically to your Channel Collections
new Support for Dolby Atmos with the Experimental audio driver
new Setting to disable Jump to Last Channel
new Setting to turn off "Watch from your library?" prompt
new Setting for Auto Play. You can now hide the card that shows at the end of the episode if you have Auto Play turned off.
new Settings to disable buffer protection and to set the duration before you are warned
improved Improved HDR support
improved Remote streaming improvements
improved Stats display now shows HDHomeRun connection info
fixed Guide data was not updating in some scenarios
fixed Playback issues related to certain UK freeview transmitters
fixed PIP now available for all video drivers

Version 5.1.1 (November 30th, 2021)

new Support for Spatial Audio with AirPods in the Experimental audio driver
improved Better audio sync and responsiveness with AirPlay speakers
improved Video stuttering and frame drop issues in the Experimental video driver. 4K 60fps recordings are now fully supported
improved Closed caption rendering performance
fixed Playback issues on the Apple TV HD after upgrading to tvOS 15.1.1
fixed Center channel audio could disappear after app switching or Siri usage
fixed Audio would blip when coming back from the Control Center
fixed Top Shelf was not loading reliably with many sources
fixed Various rare crashes to improve overall stability

Version 5.1.0 (November 2nd, 2021)

new A clock has been added to the Guide
new Airings show progress bars in On Now, Guide, and Quick Guide to see - how much time is left in the show
new Added setting to show the channel logo when watching a Virtual - Channel
improved Playhead movement when seeking is more consistent
improved Menu button more reliably goes back in the settings menu
improved Stats for video player updated to include tuner stats
improved Minor formatting improvements to player stats
improved Connecting to the DVR over VPN on cellular is now treated as - Cellular Streaming instead of Home Streaming when selecting bitrates for - playback
fixed Screen would go to sleep or bring up the screen saver while - watching video
fixed Resolved rare crashes when watching TVE sources
fixed Some sources were hidden in rare cases

Version 5.0.1 (October 26th, 2021)

new Local Content - Import your own movies, TV shows, and recordings from previous DVRs.
new Library Collections - Curate your own groups of movies or TV shows with Library Collections.
new Virtual Channels - Turn content from your own library into your own personal live TV channels.
new On Later - Find things to record by browsing upcoming shows, movies, and sports with a simple interface.
new Redesigned search
new Remote Shortcut added for toggling closed captions
new Off option for Resume Playback. This option will always start recordings from the beginning.
new Holding the watch button for a movie or episode will reveal alternative versions to play if you have duplicates in your library
improved Forced subtitle tracks are automatically chosen and displayed
improved Video and audio quality info are now shown when watching live TV: IE, HD, Dolby Digital, Stereo, etc
improved Options button on iOS player now uses a modern menu rather than an Action Sheet
improved Additional HLS stats on player stats view
improved Added max cache size to player stats view
fixed Picking subtitle tracks was not working
fixed A ton of bug and ui fixes

Version 4.5.11 (September 22nd, 2021)

fixed Resolves some recently new random crashes

Version 4.5.10 (September 15th, 2021)

improved Optimized HLS seeking and caching

Version 4.5.9 (September 9th, 2021)

new Remote Shortcut for toggling closed captions
improved Info Bar shows the video and audio quality when playing Live TV
improved Holding the Watch button on will prompt with a list if your library contains multiple versions of the content
improved Use the back button to get back to current time in Guide
improved Adaptive bitrate improvements for better remote streaming with high packet loss
improved Additional HLS stats on player stats view

Version 4.5.8 (July 22nd, 2021)

new Support for Spectrum Siri Remote
new Set playback speed in the player
improved Better recovery from decoding failures on some encoded imported movies
improved Remote streaming disk cache is cleaned up more quickly when returning home
fixed Issues when pausing live TV for a long time
fixed Watch from Library dialog would show up sometimes when trying to watch a recording
fixed Rare crashes

Version 4.5.7 (June 24th, 2021)

improved Experimental video driver improvements reducing some random judder
fixed Play To was not working with Android TV for some channels
fixed Experimental deinterlacer was crashing immediately on some older iPhone/iPad devices

Version 4.5.6 (May 25th, 2021)

new Optionally use the up/down buttons on the new Siri Remote for Channel Surfing
fixed The left/right buttons on the Siri Remote were not working reliably

Version 4.5.5 (May 22nd, 2021)

new Support for the new Apple TV 4K Siri Remote

Version 4.5.4 (May 20th, 2021)

improved Live TV streaming backend
fixed Closed captions were garbled on some channels
fixed Season/episode information was not appearing in DVR Schedule

Version 4.5.3 (May 4th, 2021)

fixed Player could turn green and stop working with Experimental deinterlacing enabled
fixed Top Shelf was not working in some cases
fixed Channel surfing was leaving video streams open in some cases
fixed Recordings could be deleted in some cases even with Allow Deletes turned off
fixed Closed captions were not working on some channels

Version 4.5.2 (April 28th, 2021)

fixed Page up/down were not working on the Guide in tvOS 14.5
fixed Numeric entry on the Guide was not working with some sources
fixed Playback would not resume after AirPlay interrupted the video player
fixed Quick Guide was not accessible in the player in some cases

Version 4.5.1 (April 16th, 2021)

fixed Frame Rate matching was not working with some DVR recordings
fixed Wrong audio track was playing in some OTA regions
fixed Top Shelf was not working in some cases
fixed Rare crashes

Version 4.5.0 (March 30th, 2021)

new Channel Collections: Curate your own custom sets of channels and replace the old filters in On Now and Guide. Easily manage them for each device via Channels DVR Server.
new Server Side Settings: Adjust the settings for all of your devices in one place via Channels DVR Server.
new Kids Only Mode: Set Channels to only show content you have approved for kids using library visibility.
new Hide Guide Filters: Optionally hide the channel filters found in On Now and Guide.
new Setting to hide On Now and Guide filters.
new Setting to set Quick Guide to a custom collection or the current collection.
new Setting to hide All and Favorites filters.
fixed All TV Shows filter was not being set correctly when revisiting it.

Version 4.4.5 (March 18th, 2021)

fixed Resolved some issues when first launching the app

Version 4.4.4 (March 18th, 2021)

fixed Memory leak and slowdowns after using experimental video driver to watch multiple channels or recordings
fixed Various bug fixes

Version 4.4.3 (March 9th, 2021)

new Option to turn off framerate matching for Live TV
improved Airplay2 improvements in Experimental audio driver
improved ATSC3 recording playback
fixed Guide art was making the app run a bit slow

Version 4.4.2 (February 22nd, 2021)

new Setting to control how duplicate channels are stacked in the guide
improved Added Recently Updated to the TV Shows section
improved Audio driver support for AirPlay2
improved Failed recordings appear in the Schedule for a few days
fixed Sorting was incorrect in All Shows
fixed Scheduling duplicate recordings manually from the guide works more reliably

Version 4.4.1 (February 3rd, 2021)

new Stream Links - Add content from streaming services to your Channels library
new Added ability to mark and episode and all previous episodes as watched with a single action
new Added API endpoint for toggling PIP on and off - POST /api/toggle_pip
new Recently Added Shows row added to the TV Shows enhanced view
improved Setting to automatically launch PIP mode when leaving the player on Apple TV
improved Keyboard shortcut 'p' to toggle PIP mode on and off
improved Remote Shortcut setting to associate HDMI CEC colored button to toggle PIP on and off
improved Clicking on the current channel or recording while PIP is open will return PIP to full screen

Version 4.4.0 (January 22nd, 2021)

new Picture in Picture support.
new Custom Channels - Create your own channels using streaming sources.
improved Better image handling when device is offline
fixed Done button would be broken on some iPhone models.

Version 4.3.3 (December 28th, 2020)

improved Support for ATSC3 broadcasts

Version 4.3.2 (December 8th, 2020)

improved Improved support for alternate audio codecs
improved UI polishes
fixed Random crashes when rewinding or fast-forwarding in the video player

Version 4.3.1 (November 20th, 2020)

improved Various UI polishings to help support the new Custom Channels feature
improved Mute now works from iOS 14 Control Center remote
improved Support for ATSC3 broadcasts with multiple audio tracks
improved Various bug fixes

Version 4.3.0 (October 30th, 2020)

new Choose a section for the app to start on every time it is launched or resumed.
new Choose a favorite channel to start playing every time it is launched or resumed.
new Optionally choose to browse your imported movies by folder in enhanced mode.
improved Info Guide shows video format and audio format for currently playing recording.
improved Better support for ATSC3 broadcasts
improved Video player performance when streaming remotely
improved Notification API endpoint can take custom icons and timeouts
improved Font size and color tweaks to help the UI look a little better on older TVs.
fixed Seeking would sometimes not work while watching an in progress recording

Version 4.2.0 (October 13th, 2020)

new Set a sleep timer from the video player on tvOS and iOS
new Temporarily disable Auto Play for the current view session on tvOS and iOS
new STATS FOR NERDS! - view details of your video files and video playback on tvOS and iOS
improved Dolby Digital audio tracks are preferred over other tracks when an audio track is automatically chosen during playback
fixed Video player would sometimes mysteriously dismiss on iOS
fixed Search would sometimes mysteriously reset on iOS

Version 4.1.3 (October 7th, 2020)

improved Scheduled Recordings section updates reliably when accessed from the Sidebar
improved Seeking incredibly improved on large imported MKV files
fixed Black screen with experimental video driver after video player is interrupted by sleep or airplay
fixed Seeking backwards would sometimes not work on large imported MKV files
fixed Seeking forward would not work while watching an in progress recording

Version 4.1.2 (October 3rd, 2020)

fixed Seek change from last update was not working in some instances.

Version 4.1.1 (September 29th, 2020)

new Optionally chose to have content automatically resume or be prompted with the choice.
improved Seeking to the end of a recording will stop you at the Next Up prompt to help Auto Play.
fixed Launching with HDHomeRun tuners reporting 0 channels would get the UI stuck

Version 4.1.0 (September 16th, 2020)

new New show browsing design with more details for each episode
new Show Options allows you to exclude a show from Up Next, set the watch order to newest first, and skip commercial indexing
new Auto Play options let you ignore watched episodes during automatic playback
improved Auto Play now respects your show’s Watch Order preference
improved Various bug fixes

Version 4.0.4 (August 25th, 2020)

new The iOS remote control widget can be used to toggle subtitles and audio tracks used by Channels on Apple TV
fixed Some Library views would not render or sort correctly
fixed HDMI-CEC colored buttons were not detected on some parts of the app
fixed Some types of imported movies would not play any video

Version 4.0.3 (August 13th, 2020)

new Setting to move Schedule to the main navigation
improved Alphabetical sorting of Movies and TV Shows now ignores prefixed articles
improved Remote Shortcut for Live TV can also be used as Previous Channel
improved Added 'm' keyboard shortcut to toggle mute
improved Added 'c' keyboard shortcut to toggle captions
fixed New HDHomeRun with no channels would not be detected by the app on first install
fixed Incorrect audio language was being selected on some international channels
fixed TV Shows filters were not being remembered
fixed Bluetooth keyboard navigation was not working on Recordings tab

Version 4.0.2 (August 6th, 2020)

fixed Crash on iOS trying to use app shortcuts
fixed Subtitles on some imported movies were not appearing
fixed Closed captions could fail to turn on for some channels
fixed Incorrect audio track could be selected on some channels
fixed Channels API for navigation was not working

Version 4.0.1 (August 3th, 2020)

new Support for additional functionality on HDMI-CEC and Bluetooth keyboards
improved Alphabetical sort ignores The/A prefixes
fixed Up Next would fail to refresh sometimes
fixed Filter option in Movies and TV Shows was not being remembered

Version 4.0.0 (July 20, 2020)

new New customizable main navigation sidebar
new More optional sections for the main navigation
new Expanded browsing library experience for larger libraries
new Kids section lets you put kid movies and shows in their own section
new View recordings as a list in the order they were recorded
new Auto Play next episodes
new Shuffle playback to play random episodes in a row for your show
new Playback now prompts if you want to resume or not
new Manage the Trash right from Channels
new Mark your shows and movies as favorites
new Kiosk mode lets you hide Settings section
new Tons of other new options to make Channels a little more customizable

Version 3.2.45 (June 25, 2020)

fixed Dithered colors in the player for some imported movies.

Version 3.2.44 (June 17, 2020)

improved Expanded guide data for non-DVR users
fixed Connecting to HDHomeRun over VPN was not working on cellular connections
fixed Compatibility with upcoming audio descriptions broadcasts in Australia

Version 3.2.43 (May 15, 2020)

improved Descriptions f or closed caption and audio tracks
fixed Slow memory leak
fixed Occasional crash

Version 3.2.42 (May 6, 2020)

improved Diagnostics reporting for support requests
fixed App could crash after streaming remotely for some time
fixed Top Shelf would sometimes stop working

Version 3.2.41 (April 29, 2020)

fixed Various bugs.

Version 3.2.40 (April 21, 2020)

fixed Crash due to memory exhaustion
fixed Crash when parsing invalid EPG data

Version 3.2.39 (April 19, 2020)

improved Crash reporting

Version 3.2.38 (April 18, 2020)

fixed Occasional crash when submitting diagnostic logs
fixed Crash when entering nothing when manually adding a HDHomerun

Version 3.2.37 (April 17, 2020)

fixed Crashes in the video player in some regions

Version 3.2.36 (April 16, 2020)

improved Diagnostic submissions
improved Specifying a hostname for a DVR or HDHR will now work as expected
fixed Auto-play would occasionally not keep playing

Version 3.2.35 (January 15, 2020)

improved Small performance improvement in remote streaming
improved Better image caching behavior for faster loading
fixed Skip Commercial button was not working with some remotes
fixed Program details would sometimes not appear in the guide.
fixed Turning off shake-to-mute setting will un-mute video player
fixed Mute indicator on player was not showing when audio was previously muted
fixed Transcoded Live TV sessions continued for 30 seconds beyond when they should have ended
fixed App would fail to stream if HDHR IP address changed.
fixed Occasional crashes while watching video
fixed Video player errors would sometimes not appear
fixed Crash on tvOS 11
fixed Rare hang while playing remote video
fixed Some other rare crashes

Version 3.2.34 (December 9, 2019)

fixed Top Shelf not loading if not using a DVR

Version 3.2.33 (December 3, 2019)

fixed Top Shelf not loading if not using a DVR
fixed HDHomeRun devices not properly found on app start if not using a DVR
fixed Seeking while watching Live TV remotely via the DVR could seek to wrong location

Version 3.2.32 (November 29, 2019)

improved Update channel lineups on every app launch
fixed Crash while starting to watch Live TV via DVR if the DVR hostname cannot be resolved
fixed Properly detect legacy HDHomeRun devices when connected to a DVR
fixed Automatic Commercial Skipping sometimes would not activate for the first commercial

Version 3.2.31 (October 30, 2019)

fixed Add Source button would sometimes be missing.

Version 3.2.30 (October 29, 2019)

fixed [DVR] Recordings and schedule were not loading correctly in previous release.

Version 3.2.29 (October 29, 2019)

new [DVR] Release Date added as a sort option for movies and shows.
new Added the ability to turn off analytics.
fixed Mute badge would not dissapear after unmuting.

Version 3.2.28 (October 8, 2019)

improved Updated video player libraries with latest bug fixes and performance improvements.
fixed Seeking with Siri remote was not working reliably on tvOS 13.
fixed Some shows would not sort episodes correctly.
fixed Crash when Experimental Audio Driver is enabled.

Version 3.2.27 (September 24, 2019)

new [DVR] Adaptive streaming adjusts quality based on internet speeds
fixed Warning icons would sometimes show on airing modals
fixed Various bug fixes

Version 3.2.26 (August 17, 2019)

new Setting to sort guide channel order.
new [DVR] Episodes delayed or interrupted while recording are marked.
new [DVR] Lock recordings to prevent auto-delete.
new [DVR] Failed jobs will be marked on the Schedule.
fixed [DVR] Top shelf could fail to show Up Next if no favorite channels were set.
fixed [DVR] Recording could get stuck with spinner in timeline during playback.

Version 3.2.25 (July 26, 2019)

improved Experimental support for AirPlay2 speakers.
fixed Remote streaming seek performance at Original quality.
fixed Player could get stuck with a spinner when playing some recordings.

Version 3.2.24 (July 12, 2019)

new Stable HDHR firmware.
fixed Timeline could become glitchy after buffering live tv for many hours.
fixed Some channels would tune very slowly in Australia.
fixed [DVR] Some recordings would fail to play remotely.

Version 3.2.23 (June 20, 2019)

improved Choose between these commercial skipping styles: Automatic, Skip Button, or Manual

Version 3.2.22 (June 11, 2019)

new Automatic commercial skipping
new Commercial skip button
fixed Channel scan wasn't working for some beta HDHomeRun firmwares

Version 3.2.21 (May 29, 2019)

fixed Crash during app exit
fixed Crash when displaying HDHomeRun error
fixed Crash while viewing the Guide
fixed Crash while exiting the video player

Version 3.2.20 (May 25, 2019)

fixed Crash for users of European broadcast TV
fixed Crash while viewing guide
fixed Crash after playing
fixed Crash during device discovery
fixed Crash while reconnecting to DVR

Version 3.2.19 (May 23, 2019)

fixed Rare crashes

Version 2.2.18 (May 18, 2019)

fixed Various bug and rare crashes.

Version 3.2.17 (May 14, 2019)

improved Significant improvements with Channels DVR Server discoverability
fixed Guide data could be missing while accessing remotely
fixed Timeline could jump around when scrubbing recordings.
fixed Video player could fail to quit when recordings ended.

Version 3.2.16 (May 11, 2019)

fixed Guide data could be missing after leaving the app and returning.

Version 3.2.15 (May 7, 2019)

new HDHomeRun Premium channel support removed
improved Show summary is spoken via VoiceOver in the guide
fixed Crash when game controller was attached.
fixed Playback would freeze while playing back recordings in the UK.
fixed Player sometimes would not exit after recording finished playing.
fixed Legacy HDHomeRun devices could get stuck at black screen when changing channels
fixed Mute persists after changing channels

Version 3.2.14 (April 23, 2019)

improved [DVR] Improved remote playback on slow/laggy WiFi networks
improved [DVR] Increased buffering for remote playback
improved Added latest HDHomeRun firmware updates
fixed HDHomeRun tuners would sometimes fail to be discovered

Version 3.2.13 (March 23, 2019)

improved [DVR] Double-click to skip commercial will seek to the end of the commercial more accurately.
fixed Some channels in Finland would not play correctly.
fixed Some channels in Finland and Italy would play english audio instead of native language.
fixed [DVR] Search would not work when using quotes.

Version 3.2.12 (January 25th, 2019)

new Customize the channels shown in the in-player Quick Guide
improved Some bug fixes with the video player
improved Remote DVR streams will include surround sound at bitrates higher than 6mbps

Version 3.2.10 (October 31, 2018)

fixed Channel scan was not showing progress

Version 3.2.9 (October 25, 2018)

fixed Bug fixes and stability fixes

Version 3.2.8 (October 7, 2018)

new Toggle Pause available in Channels API
new Previous Channel available in Channels API
new [DVR] Connect to Channels DVR directly by IP address
improved Channels DVR discover reliability
improved HDHomeRun device discover reliability
improved [DVR] Remote DVR reliability
improved Larger buffer for Premium TV streams to avoid stalling.
fixed Top Shelf would not load in some cases

Version 3.2.7 (September 20, 2018)

improved Better setup experience when connecting to a newly installed DVR
improved Recordings will resume at the last watched duration more reliably
improved Improved HDHomeRun Premium channel playback
fixed [DVR] Custom padding options weren't appearing as options for scheduled recordings
fixed [DVR] Some instances where Cancel Recording was not being shown
fixed Teletext menus were appearing on some Finish stations when captions were enabled
fixed Channels could appear out of order when multiple HDHomeRuns had overlapping stations
fixed Some UI fixes
fixed Top Shelf was not working for some DVR users.

Version 3.2.6 (August 30, 2018)

fixed Stuttering on some HDHomeRun Premium TV stations.
fixed [DVR] ClearQAM channels could appear as Unknown after setting guide mappings.

Version 3.2.5 (August 23, 2018)

fixed Some minor bugs

Version 3.2.4 (August 22, 2018)

fixed [DVR] Remote streaming could sometimes not work
fixed HDHomeRun Premium TV channels hide option would reset between launches
fixed Legacy tuners were sometimes failing

Version 3.2.3 (August 20, 2018)

new Support for HDHomeRun Premium TV
fixed App could become unresponsive after scanning for channels.

Version 3.2.2 (August 13, 2018)

fixed Small bug fixes.

Version 3.2.1 (August 7, 2018)

new Customize closed captioning styles via System Accessibility Settings.
improved Descriptive Video tracks are marked in the Language picker.
improved [DVR] Show original air date for recorded programs.
improved [DVR] Some padding options were not available.
improved [DVR] Up Next would sometimes not update after watching an episode.
fixed Favorites Guide in the player could display zoom artifacts.
fixed Wrong default audio track was picked on some channels.
fixed Sporting events in some regions could show as Unknown on the guide.

Version 3.2.0 (June 26, 2018)

improved The overall design has been freshened up
improved [DVR] Info modals have been unified across iOS and tvOS to share the same flows
improved [DVR] You can now start watching shows directly from the schedule or search results

Version 3.1.16 (June 11, 2018)

improved Better audio/video sync with HomePod (Airplay2)
fixed Some DVB-T2 channels using HEVC could flash blue during playback.
fixed Seeking would not work reliably when streaming remotely for more than an hour.
fixed Guide would not show date/time headers after 14 days.
fixed DVR users could not create season passes for sports.
fixed Music Choice channels would take several seconds to start playing.
fixed Rewind/fast-forward would not work reliably with IR remotes.

Version 3.1.15 (April 20, 2018)

improved Closed captioning support in Germany.
fixed DVB-T2 HEVC channels would not play smoothly.
fixed Several rare crashes.

Version 3.1.14 (April 18, 2018)

new Latest stable firmware for HDHR devices.
improved Remote streaming will buffer for smoother playback.
improved Support for closed captioning in Australia.
fixed DVR Schedule and Guide could become stale after coming back from screensaver.
fixed Guide data could be missing returning from screensaver on Apple TV set to never sleep.
fixed Legacy tuners will try to guess HD channels based on call signs.

Version 3.1.13 (March 25, 2018)

improved Sleeker progress indicators
fixed Progress indicators for Up Next would sometimes not show

Version 3.1.12 (March 23, 2018)

improved Up Next episodes now show progress indicators
improved VoiceOver support on the guide
fixed Favorites Guide would animate to focused item when showing

Version 3.1.11 (March 16, 2018)

fixed Recording tab would sometimes not appear

Version 3.1.10 (March 14, 2018)

improved Season/episode number are shown in the player when watching a recording.
improved Option to reconnect to Remote DVR if connection is lost.
fixed Extended padding options were not visible for Sport passes.
fixed Channels API could fail to return responses if some channels were missing logos.
fixed Images in the Favorites Guide could overlap while scrolling.

Version 3.1.9 (March 7, 2018)

new HTTP API to control Channels and integrate with home automation. Learn more at https://getchannels.com/api
new Surround Sound option lets you turn off 5.1 surround if your audio equipment doesn't support it.
new Stable firmware for latest generation HDHRs.
improved VoiceOver support for scheduled/recording programs on the guide.
fixed Some recorded shows would not display their episodes in the correct order.
fixed Closed captions would appear garbled on some channels.
fixed Fast Forward would sometimes cause pausing
fixed Movie images could be cropped incorrectly on the Top Shelf and Favorites Guide.

Version 3.1.8 (February 14, 2018)

improved Winter Olympic recordings are now in order and presented better.
improved Improvements for legacy tuners

Version 3.1.7 (December 15, 2017)

fixed H264 channels could sometimes stall video during playback if the signal had errors.
fixed Seeking back could sometimes take longer than expected on H264 channels.
fixed Scrolling issues on the Settings tab.
fixed Video player would fail to stream from local HDHR if also connected to remote DVR.
fixed Remote DVR would not auto-connect on app launch if local HDHRs were also present.

Version 3.1.6 (December 13, 2017)

new Stable firmware for new HDHomeRun DUO and QUATRO.
new SDR Mode Switching setting to force SDR mode when the app starts or when a video plays.
improved Images are cached so they continue to be visible if the internet connection is lost.
improved Better remote streaming performance over high-latency connections.
fixed A rare crash when using third-party Apple TV remote apps.
fixed Remote Wi-Fi streaming at Original Quality could show Transcoder Not Available error.

Version 3.1.5 (December 8, 2017)

new Beta firmware for the DUO and QUATRO which fixes random "Weak Signal" errors.
improved Channels no longer forces itself into SDR mode, fixing issues with some TVs.
fixed Some H264 channels would glitch during playback.
fixed Some channels would lose A/V sync during playback.
fixed Remote playback of an in-progress recording would sometimes not allow seeking.

Version 3.1.4 (November 8, 2017)

new Channels will always operate in SDR mode when used on tvOS 11.2 on Apple TV 4K.
fixed Various UI bug fixes.

Version 3.1.1 (October 26, 2017)

new Overscan setting for the video player.
improved Better guide data coverage in Germany.
fixed Add Tuner Manually option would sometimes not work.
fixed Scroll issues on the Guide tab.
fixed Screensaver could rarely show while watching live TV.
fixed Watching in-progress recording with end padding would not allow seeking into the padding.
fixed Quick Guide in the player would sometimes not focus on the currently playing channel.
fixed Remote streaming of recordings would sometimes fail to start.

Version 3.1 (October 17, 2017)

new Remote DVR lets you use Channels on the go and away from home.
improved Faster tuning of H264 channels.
improved Tuner Sharing option is off by default.
improved Support for setting up legacy TECH tuners with DVR.
fixed Tuner Sharing was not working with legacy hdhomeruns.
fixed Video playback could stutter at the end of a recording when closed captions were enabled.
fixed Some rare crashes.

Version 3.0.3 (October 11, 2017)

improved Clicking a currently airing show in On Now or Guide immediately plays again. You can click and hold to get recording options now.
fixed Fast Scroll UI on Guide was broken.
fixed Top Shelf was sometimes showing blank items for DVR users.

Version 3.0.2 (October 4, 2017)

fixed Video player could hang when seeking around some H264 streams.

Version 3.0.1 (October 3, 2017)

new Latest stable HDHomeRun firmware.
fixed Sports weren't showing up in More Recently Recorded.

Version 3.0 (October 2, 2017)

fixed You can now record currently airing shows from On Now and the guide.
fixed Play button will immediately play a currently airing show from On Now and the guide.
fixed New Series Passes will use your default keep settings.

Version 2.1.40 (September 27, 2017)

new Added HEVC hardware decoding for Germany DVB-T2 channels.
fixed H264 decoding issues on some channels.
fixed DVR Tuner Sharing was not working with legacy HDHR DUAL.
improved Better channel scanning for legacy HDHR DUAL.

Version 2.1.39 (September 18, 2017)

fixed Some H264 channels would stutter during playback.

Version 2.1.38 (September 17, 2017)

new Adds support for tvOS 11 and Apple TV 4k.
new Customize your seek durations to 3, 7, 10, 15, or 30 seconds.
new Custom seek durations just for sports. These seek durations will only be in effect when watching a sporting event.
fixed Team Passes would not allow more than 15 minutes of end padding.

Version 2.1.36 (July 26, 2017)

fixed Rare crash was preventing app from launching for some users.

Version 2.1.35 (July 25, 2017)

new New design for DVR tab.
new Tuner Sharing for DVR users. Recording tuners can now be shared for live streams.
new Added a setting to hide Up Next from Top Shelf.
new Added a setting to automatically show closed captions with Shake to Mute.
new HDHomeRun Tech3-US support.
improved Focus is now remembered correctly when returning to Recordings.
improved DVR pass options are now presented as a list for easier selection.
improved Added firmware upgrade support for HDHR TECH models.
fixed DVB EPG parsing was not working in Czechia.
fixed Search would not actually search if you entered the same query twice.
fixed DVR tabs would sometimes not show up when the app launched.
fixed The video player would lock up while using the chapter skip buttons on a universal remote when playing back a recording in progress.
fixed Movies on the DVR tab were not sorted by record date.

Version 2.1.34 (June 16, 2017)

new Latest HDHomeRun firmware with networking improvements.
improved Show detailed error messages when streaming fails (requires latest firmware).
improved Expanded DVR recording options for padding and retention.
fixed App was crashing on tvOS 11 Beta.
fixed Search tab could sometimes create invalid Series Passes.

Version 2.1.33 (May 2, 2017)

improved Design tweaks on the Recordings tab.

Version 2.1.32 (April 30, 2017)

new Re-designed Recordings tab.
fixed Recordings tab would not refresh when waking up Apple TV.
fixed Focus could jump after returning to On Now tab from Video Player.
fixed Channel logos were not showing up in New Zealand.

Version 2.1.31 (April 15, 2017)

improved App starts 2x quicker for DVR users.
fixed On Now would not remember which channel was selected when coming back from the live TV.
fixed Player would sometimes pause while trying to skip multiple times with Siri remote.
fixed Player would not rewind/fast-forward reliably with Siri remote.
fixed Some DVR recordings from certain cable providers would not playback correctly.
fixed Some DVR recordings would show inaccurate durations.
fixed Guide would sometimes scroll up too far.
fixed Live TV would resume after using Siri even if it was previously paused.
fixed Screensaver will show when paused during DVR recording playback.
fixed Hitting menu during pan to scrub would not return to original position.
fixed Missing channel logos in NZ.

Version 2.1.30 (March 30, 2017)

new Hardware decoding of H.264 channels.
fixed Rare crash in video player.

Version 2.1.29 (March 27, 2017)

fixed Automatic fallback with multiple HDHomeRuns was not working.
fixed App could sometimes crash when creating a new Pass with another device.
fixed Using the Play button on a show with multiple seasons could play the wrong episode.
fixed Guide tab would not load future data for some DVR users.
fixed Preview images for episodes would not update after recording completed.

Version 2.1.28 (March 26, 2017)

fixed Picking a Recording from the Top Shelf was not working.
fixed Some rare bugs and crashes.

Version 2.1.27 (March 23, 2017)

new Watch Again button for a recorded show lets you start watching a show all over again from the beginning.
improved Recordings for shows are now sorted by season.
improved Small UI improvements for Channels DVR features.
fixed Local news and some other shows would display the same date for all recordings.
fixed Trying to access a recording from the Top Shelf would sometimes not work.
fixed Singaporean HD channels would distort audio playback.
fixed Some rare crashes.

Version 2.1.26 (March 15, 2017)

improved Start up time has been improved for Channels DVR users.
improved Button to delete all the recordings for a single show is now labled Delete All.
fixed Recording status for items in the Guide would sometimes be inaccurate.
fixed When recording something from the guide, the guide item would not always show the correct recording status.
fixed Record button would not always update itself after starting a recording from the Quick Bar.
fixed HDHomeRun DUALs would sometimes be listed as HDHR3-US on Settings.
fixed Some infrequent crashes.

Version 2.1.25 (March 7, 2017)

improved Video player will not pause while using Siri.
fixed Closed captions were missing on some non-HD cable channels.

Version 2.1.24 (March 6, 2017)

fixed Several rare crashes were squashed in our effort to get to 100% crash-free.

Version 2.1.21 (March 2, 2017)

improved Video player performance.
fixed Rewind and fast-forward were not working.

Version 2.1.20 (February 28, 2017)

improved Scrubbing inside the video player is much more precise.
fixed Scrubbing to end of a recording would exit the video player.
fixed Screen saver would sometimes come on while watching TV.

Version 2.1.19 (February 27, 2017)

fixed Guide tab was crashing on load for some users.
fixed Scrolling through favorites in the video player could cause stuttering.

Version 2.1.18 (February 26, 2017)

fixed Double-click play/pause button to jump to previous channel was not working.
fixed Coming back to the Guide from the video player would not remember focus.

Version 2.1.17 (February 23, 2017)

new Better support while using the Remote app on iOS. Art and metadata for what's currently playing will now show as well.
new Channels now supports an expanded set of media controls so that universal remotes can take advantage of fast forward and skip buttons.
fixed Guide would incorrectly highlight some episodes as scheduled to record.
fixed Scheduling a recording from the Search tab could sometimes record the SD instead HD channel.

Version 2.1.16 (February 20, 2017)

improved Better VoiceOver support for the new Recordings view.

Version 2.1.15 (February 15, 2017)

new New way to browse recordings for DVR users

Version 2.1.14 (February 9, 2017)

fixed Screen saver no longer comes on while paused.

Version 2.1.13 (January 27, 2017)

fixed Some crashes could occur for DVR users on the On Now tab.

Version 2.1.12 (January 26, 2017)

new Recording state is now reflected in On Now for DVR users.
improved App launch times for DVR users regressed a little on the last release. It should be sped up a little again.
fixed IR remotes correctly only skip to markers when inside commercial blocks while watching DVR recordings.
fixed Some UI fixes.

Version 2.1.11 (January 23, 2017)

fixed Guide would not remember focus.

Version 2.1.10 (January 20, 2017)

new Adds Up Next recordings to the Top Shelf for DVR users.
improved Better performance on Guide tab when loading future data from DVR.
improved VoiceOver support on the Recordings tab.
fixed Timeline in video player was not accurate when playing a recent or still in-progress recording.
fixed Channel scan on legacy tuners with ClearQAM would not find some channels.
fixed VoiceOver on the Guide tab would not work consistently.

Version 2.1.9 (January 18, 2017)

new You can now edit currently recording or scheduled recordings. This includes changing their recording padding.
improved Default settings for padding are now reflected when creating Passes and scheduling recordings.
fixed Recording state was sometimes incorrectly reflected in the guide.

Version 2.1.8 (January 17, 2017)

improved An even speedier initial launch for Channels DVR users.
fixed Loader would stay longer than it should have when playing a channel from Top Shelf.
fixed Focused tab could shift when backgrounding and resuming the application.
fixed There was no ability to cancel the modal when being asked if you want to play a program live or from its recording from Channels DVR.

Version 2.1.7 (January 13, 2017)

fixed Initial loading times were very slow for DVR users.
fixed DVR tabs would sometimes disappear.
fixed Legacy tuners had to scan for channels twice before they showed up.
fixed Some international users with legacy tuners were not able to see any channels after a scan.

Version 2.1.6 (January 11, 2017)

fixed DVR recordings playback was having issues in some cases. Playback should work great now.

Version 2.1.5 (January 10, 2017)

new Added support for the Channels DVR Public Beta.
new Latest stable firmware for all tuner models.
improved Legacy tuners can use newer SiliconDust guide data. Re-scan for channels from the Settings tab.
fixed Some stations with OTA signal interference would not tune reliably.

Version 2.1.3 (November 11, 2016)

fixed DVB subtitles were not working.
fixed Guide tab did not display descriptions for Gracenote users.

Version 2.1.2 (November 9, 2016)

fixed Some channels would not appear under the All Channels filter.
fixed Some DVB radio stations would take a long time to start playing.

Version 2.1.1 (November 4, 2016)

new Channels will remember what tab you were last on when re-launching.
improved New visual style when the filter list is focused on the Guide tab.
improved Some minor UI improvements.
fixed Screen would sometimes flash white when playing from Guide.
fixed Some rare video player crashes.
fixed Really long show descriptions would overflow onto the grid.
fixed Top Shelf images for movies on Gracenote were the wrong size.
fixed Added VoiceOver for enabling and disabling tuners.
fixed VoiceOver would not announce when toggling favorite/hidden status for a channel on the Settings tab.

Version 2.1 (October 19, 2016)

new Multiple HDHomeRun tuners can be used at once.
new You are now alerted that you will lose your unwatched buffer before changing channels or exiting back to the guide.
improved Clicking Menu while in the grid will scroll it to the top.
fixed Focus would get stuck on the tab bar for On Now tab if no channels matched filter.
fixed Some cable channels would play Spanish audio by default.
fixed Grid would randomly scroll to the bottom in some cases.
fixed IR remotes could not select items in the Settings tab.

Version 2.0.1 (October 12, 2016)

improved VoiceOver announcements when re-ordering favorites.
fixed Filtering now works for international users with Gracenote EPG.
fixed Some rare crashes.

Version 2.0 (October 11, 2016)

new Grid Guide.
new All new design.

Version 1.5.9 (October 3, 2016)

changed Jump to last channel now uses double-click of the Play/Pause button.
changed App rating is now 12+.
improved Performance fixes to prevent video stutter while watching TV.
updated Latest HDHomerun beta firmware.
fixed Visual glitches on update firmware screen.
fixed Rare bug would prevent some program images from showing.
fixed Rare bug caused a crash when leaving the video player.

Version 1.5.8 (September 13, 2016)

new Dark Mode support on tvOS 10.

Version 1.5.7 (September 2, 2016)

improved Seek performance.
fixed Video player would sometimes lock up while seeking.

Version 1.5.6 (August 27, 2016)

fixed Top Shelf was not working for HDHomeRun PRIME users with lots of channels.
fixed Some channels were missing on the Settings tab.

Version 1.5.5 (August 12, 2016)

new You can now hide channels in addition to favoriting them.
fixed Top Shelf was not working for some users.
fixed Switching channels sometimes did not work for DVB users.
fixed Tuner Not Available errors showing up incorrectly.
fixed Scanning for channels on legacy devices would sometimes return no results.
fixed Rare crashes.

Version 1.5.4 (August 5, 2016)

new Change channels via Channels for iOS.
new Setting to switch between linear and blend deinterlacing modes.
improved Pick between subtitles when multiple languages are present.
improved Menu and double-click are disabled while player is paused.

Version 1.5.3 (April 27, 2016)

improved Updated firmware available for latest-generation HDHomeRuns.
fixed Audio sync issues caused by commercials on some cable providers.
fixed Some rare crashes.

Version 1.5.2 (March 18, 2016)

fixed A rare crash was preventing the app from launching for some users.
fixed Performance issue parsing DVB EPG data in some locales caused video player to stutter.

Version 1.5.1 (March 16, 2016)

new Redesigned placeholders show channel information when guide image is missing.
new DVB channels missing guide data will download EPG from video stream while watching TV.
new Drag left/right to scrub is only enabled while video player is paused.
improved Redesigned muted indicator when using Shake to Mute.
improved Show an error message when no tuners are available.
improved Better streaming performance and reliability for latest-gen HDHomeRuns.
improved Better VoiceOver support on the Settings tab and inside the video player.
fixed Settings tab shows "Add Tuner Manually" button when no devices are found.

Version 1.5 (February 16, 2016)

new Redesigned timeline shows the buffer in relation to the actual time.
new Buffer size increased to 8GB (~90 minutes).
new Stretch to Fit setting makes standard definition video fill the screen.
improved Surround sound is now enabled automatically. No more setting required.
improved Closed captions with international characters are displayed correctly.
improved Automatically picks surround sound audio track if multiple tracks are available.
fixed Legacy dual-input models wouldn't tune if only a single input was being used.
fixed Rare crash when accessing the Language tab.
fixed UK broadcasts using AAC would not play with surround sound.
fixed Surround sound would not work with some audio receivers.
fixed Top Shelf would sometimes not work after rebooting.

Version 1.4.2 (February 12, 2016)

new Enable or disable Shake to Mute on the Settings tab.
improved Shake to mute is less sensitive to avoid accidental muting.
improved Visual and hearing impaired audio tracks in the Language selector are now labeled.
improved Better VoiceOver support on the Settings tab and in the video player.
improved Uses a 24-hour clock in the timeline when appropriate.
improved Error message is shown when a firmware upgrade fails.
improved Channels will try to lock tuners in reverse order to leave first tuner free for other apps.
fixed Some channels would play non-primary audio track by default.
fixed Top Shelf would not update when favorites were changed or re-ordered.
fixed Stations with duplicate channel numbers could not be favorited.

Version 1.4.1 (February 4th, 2016)

new Shake your Siri Remote to mute and unmute.
improved Smoother and more traditional rewind and fast forward.
fixed Timeline could show up repeatedly when auto-resuming after buffer fills up.
fixed Guide images would sometimes fail to appear.
fixed Adding and removing Favorites would sometimes not work correctly.

Version 1.4.0 (January 29, 2016)

new Channels now lets you pause, rewind, and fast forward live TV!
new Info Bar provides a quick Favorites Guide and language options while you're watching TV.
new Favorites Guide tells you what's on your favorite channels and lets you jump right to them.
new Switch between audio tracks while watching a program.
new Enable and disable closed captioning while watching a program.
new HDHomeRun EXTEND owners can now pick a transcoding profile on the Settings tab.
new Channels can detect airplay speakers to keep audio in sync.
improved Previous channel is remembered when leaving the video player.
improved Better video quality and de-interlacing.
improved Video player pauses while using Siri.
fixed Top Shelf sometimes did not actually display what is currently on.

Version 1.3.1 (January 4, 2016)

fixed Video overlay would sometimes jump back to the current channel while browsing.
fixed The top shelf on the Apple TV home screen would not show favorite channels.
fixed Exiting the app while watching TV with surround sound enabled would cause static on some audio receivers.

Version 1.3 (December 11, 2015)

new New icon!
new Support for 5.1 surround sound w/ S/PDIF compatible receivers.
new Show channel numbers when logos are missing.
new Video overlay is shown automatically when a new program starts.
improved Video overlay disappears quicker after changing channels.
fixed Channel scan would sometimes fail to find some channels.

Version 1.2.1 (December 7, 2015)

new Set up your new HDHomeRun directly from Channels.
new Channels will help you upgrade your HDHomeRun to the latest firmware.
improved Double-click to jump to the last channel is more responsive.
improved Better guide matching for DVB channels.
improved Even better support for televisions with overscan.
fixed Manually added tuners were not working.
fixed Channel scan would sometimes find zero channels.

Version 1.2 (December 3, 2015)

new Click to switch channels. Swiping left/right in the video player will no longer change channels automatically.
new Double-click to jump back to the previous channel.
new Per-device favorites. Each Apple TV gets its own list of favorites. Now you can easily favorite ESPN in the living room and Disney XD in the kids room.
new Channels on the favorites tab can be re-ordered. Click and hold a channel to move it to the desired location, just like your Apple TV home screen.
improved Better video quality and de-interlacing.
improved The guide data, images, and channel logos in North America, UK, and Australia have improved.
improved Better support for the EXTEND model.
fixed A terrible bug caused the app to freeze after exiting live TV.
fixed Overscan on some TVs caused the now playing bar to appear off-screen.

Version 1.1 (November 12, 2015)

new Support for all legacy tuners.
new Swipe left/right while watching TV to flip channels.
new Overlay when watching tv shows you what's on next.
improved Improved video quality and playback.
fixed OTA channels now show guide data (you may need to re-select your provider)

Version 1.0 (November 5, 2015)

new The app!

Version 5.5.9 (November 28, 2022)

new Setting to disable recording features
improved Major US Sport Leagues will now group their recordings by day
improved Better utilization of bandwidth while streaming can lead to better quality
improved Audio that was interrupted by another app while watching in PIP will be restored when leaving PIP or pressing play
improved Better cache handling of streaming large files over HLS
fixed Some icons were not showing up in some views
fixed Long delay that could happen after exiting from Live TV depending on the size of the buffer
fixed Unusual crash that can happen when watching Virtual Channels
fixed Remote viewing crash that could happen when watching some imported content
fixed Crash that could happen when managing passes
fixed Crash that could happen after running Test Surround Sound
fixed Crash that could happen when viewing streaming settings

Version 5.5.8 (November 12, 2022)

new Support added for custom thumbnails on Recordings and Videos
improved Responsiveness of scrolling to the future on the guide by reducing memory usage
improved When a DVR has limited available sources for a client, the client will still be able to use local HDHomeRun devices that aren’t registered to the DVR
fixed Switching filters on the guide could sometimes not update guide data
fixed Crash that could happen when deleting recordings
fixed Sometimes the show description in the guide view would display the wrong show when scrolling quickly
fixed Top Shelf’s Up Next wasn’t respecting label block/allow lists
fixed Various infrequent crashes

Version 5.5.7 (October 28, 2022)

fixed Some TV shows set to Watch Newest First were not displaying all of their recordings.

Version 5.5.6 (October 25, 2022)

new App now requires a minimum of iOS 15
new Channels for iPhone/iPad will automatically go into PIP mode when task switching while watching a video
new Support for Server Side Setting of Source availability
new Support for keywords for Automatic Channels in Channel Collections
improved Playback over unstable connections like Starlink
improved Handling of downloading in-progress recordings
improved Experimental audio driver workarounds to reduce HomePod playback glitches
improved iPad app on Apple Silicon Mac
fixed Player controls were not working when using an external screen
fixed Remote streaming of Live TV could prematurely end with error when switching bitrates
fixed Seeking would hang when watching MKV recordings at Original quality while remote
fixed After using PIP, the Now Playing in Control Center would stop working
fixed Channels managing was missing from iOS channel context menu (Add to Favorites, Hide Channel)
fixed Crash when deleting recordings
fixed Prevent display of confusing "context canceled" error message

Version 5.5.5 (October 1, 2022)

improved DVR app has permissions to read device name again
improved Performance and responsiveness
fixed Empty Match Content settings removed

Version 5.5.4 (September 29, 2022)

fixed Connecting to DVR servers using their Tailscale IPs was not working in some cases
fixed Re-selecting virtual channel was not popping out of PIP mode
fixed Player will switch to Linear deinterlacing automatically when entering PIP to avoid broken playback on interlaced channels
fixed Starting stream while away from home could lag for several seconds while previous caches were being deleted
fixed Several crashes

Version 5.5.3 (September 17, 2022)

improved Support for iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max
improved Better handling of timeline while in audio only mode
improved Better handling of Start From Beginning button
fixed Search was broken when editing your query

Version 5.5.2 (September 16, 2022)

fixed Some channels were causing framedrops

Version 5.5.0 (September 14, 2022)

new New options to define what happens when you tune into a Virtual Channel: Start Live, Start From Beginning, Ask, or the new inline Start From Beginning -utton
new New resume option for resuming recordings: In Player Prompt - This will auto resume your recording, with a button then offering you the ability to start from the beginning.
new Settings added to decide if the Timeline should show when seeking. Set it specifically for Movies, Sports, and everything else.
new Future Virtual Channel airings on the Guide now offer a Watch button which tunes into the channel starting at that point.
new Rename what the client is displayed as. Edit the name in the app or in your Channels DVR Server web admin. Settings > General > Display Name
new Added Recently Watched to the All TV Shows view
new Watch > Random - Channels will choose a random episode of a show and play continuously in order
new Refresh Metadata option available for recordings/movies in context menu
new Hide or allow specific movies or TV shows by labels from the server
new Hardware is now the default mode under Settings > Playback > Advanced > Deinterlacing Mode
new The experimental video driver is now the default. The previous default has been renamed to Legacy.
improved Virtual Channel will advance to next episode when fast-forwarding past the end of the current airing
improved The Quick Guide will match the currently playing airing when the channel has been timeshifted
improved When switching playback speed, the current setting is focused by default and checked
improved Virtual channels will not cause the timeline to appear when switching to next airing
improved Pressing play when playback has failed while watching Live TV causes the connection to be re-established
improved Player controls no longer appear when seeking with the keyboard on an iPad
improved API for channel up/down will now page up/down on the guide, to allow custom API based remote controls to function the same way as bluetooth and IR remotes
improved WMV/WMA audio/video codecs
fixed Duration was not showing for Movies
fixed On Later would not render correctly randomly
fixed Videos were showing in the Enhanced Browsing TV section under Recently Watched and Recently Aired
fixed In-progress recordings were able to be played faster than 1x
fixed Scrubbing towards end of episode would be interrupted by Watch Next button
fixed Player controls could not be immediately dismissed after seeking
fixed Screensaver would never appear after player errored out
fixed Movie details could sometimes be incorrect
fixed When watching a virtual channel, the Quick Guide and timeline had the wrong information about when the next airing would start
fixed DVR library would fail to load if invalid strm files were present
fixed Imported .strm playback was not showing duration in player timeline

Version

5.4.2 August 5, 2022
new View MPAA and TV ratings, and browse movies by rating in Enhanced Libary mode
new Added settings for matching content when playing trailers, Movie Virtual Channels, and TV Virtual Channels
new Jump to the previous recording from a Recording's context menu
new Option to play back channels and recordings as Audio Only. Use the context menus for content to use the Audio Only feature.
new Menu item in Downloads to manage and explore downloaded shows
improved Timeline works better with video Extras like trailers
improved Error messages when remote streaming fails
improved Adaptive Bitrate algorithm for Remote Streaming has been updated for less buffering and higher quality
improved Remote streaming reliability when pausing for a long time or disk space is low
improved Support for Opus audio
fixed Last image from previously playback session is no longer showed when starting playback
fixed Seeking multiple times when watching remotely would sometimes jump backward

Version 5.4.1 (May 1, 2022)

improved Remote streaming over congested networks
fixed Use optimal connection type when VPN is enabled over Cellular
fixed Watching Live TV remotely could fail with an error after watching for over an hour on an unstable network connection
fixed Flash of red sometimes shown when switching sections

Version 5.4.0 (April 12, 2022)

new Download your movies and TV shows directly to your device and watch offline
improved compatibility with ATSC 3
improved Remote streaming behavior with an unstable connection
fixed Remote playback would not use adaptive bitrate for Live TV on first playback after app launch
fixed Memory leak causing app to crash during playback
fixed Infrequent crash when leaving app when subtitles are on
fixed Other random crashers

Version 5.3.1 (April 1, 2022)

improved Major stability improvements

Version 5.3.0 (March 23, 2022)

new Import home movies, concerts, or other video types right next to your Movies and TV Shows with the new Videos section
new Set a TV Show's Playback Speed to watch it at that speed every time
new Mark episodes as favorites
improved Search now uses the modern server side search for library results
improved Search now presents episode results from your library
improved Use - instead of . when entering OTA channel numbers with sofabaton remote
improved Improved presentation of Custom Channels
fixed Last channel watched was not being focused in Guide
fixed Arrow keys were not working for seeking in iOS
fixed On Later for a channel would randomly appear empty on iOS
fixed Tapping virtual channel logo on the guide was showing - On Later view
fixed Force touch channel logo on the guide was not showing context menu
fixed Player stall on some PRIME cable - recordings when skipping commercials

Version 5.2.4 (February 17th, 2022)

new Add Library Collections to the sidebar
improved Show error message on screen when a recording fails to play
improved Guide data from some XMLTV sources would incorrectly show today's date on every program
fixed On Later on iPhone would sometimes appear empty
fixed Force touch context menu was not working on channel logos in the Guide
fixed Playback stall issue after commercial skip when using Experimental audio driver
fixed Recordings view on iPhone would show Live/New next to every single recording
fixed Some rare crashes in the app

Version 5.2.3 (February 8th, 2022)

new Browse the Winter Olympics in On Later
improved Diagnostics
fixed Player stall going into commercials on some cable (HDHomeRun PRIME) feeds

Version 5.2.2 (February 1st, 2022)

fixed Auto Play was not automatically playing the next episode correctly.

Version 5.2.1 (January 14th, 2022)

new Support for new Channel Collections rules to bring in channels automatically to your Channel Collections
new Images can be tapped to zoom them
new Setting to turn off "Watch from your library?" prompt
new Setting for Auto Play. You can now hide the card that shows at the end of the episode if you have Auto Play turned off.
new Settings to disable buffer protection and to set the duration before you are warned
improved Improved HDR support
improved Remote streaming improvements
improved Stats display now shows HDHomeRun connection info
improved Better animations when rotating device
fixed Guide data was not updating in some scenarios
fixed Playback issues related to certain UK freeview transmitters
fixed PIP now available for all video drivers

Version 5.1.1 (November 30th, 2021)

new Support for Spatial Audio with AirPods in the Experimental audio driver
improved Better audio sync and responsiveness with AirPlay speakers
improved Video stuttering and frame drop issues in the Experimental video driver. 4K 60fps recordings are now fully supported
improved Closed caption rendering performance
fixed Audio would blip when coming back from the Control Center
fixed Playback was not pausing when a phone call came in on iOS
fixed Battery drain issues on iOS
fixed Various rare crashes to improve overall stability

Version 5.1.0 (November 2nd, 2021)

new Airings show progress bars in On Now, Guide, and Quick Guide to see - how much time is left in the show
new Added setting to show the channel logo when watching a Virtual - Channel
improved Playhead movement when seeking is more consistent
improved Stats for video player updated to include tuner stats
improved Minor formatting improvements to player stats
improved Connecting to the DVR over VPN on cellular is now treated as - Cellular Streaming instead of Home Streaming when selecting bitrates for - playback
fixed Screen would go to sleep or bring up the screen saver while - watching video
fixed Watch button was missing for Virtual Channels
fixed Resolved rare crashes when watching TVE sources
fixed Show Section on Other Device Siri action was allowing you to - leave the section blank
fixed Some sources were hidden in rare cases

Version

5.0.1 October 26th, 2021
new Local Content - Import your own movies, TV shows, and recordings from previous DVRs.
new Library Collections - Curate your own groups of movies or TV shows with Library Collections.
new Virtual Channels - Turn content from your own library into your own personal live TV channels.
new On Later - Find things to record by browsing upcoming shows, movies, and sports with a simple interface.
new Siri Shortcuts - Shortcut actions that let you build powerful Siri Shortcuts.
new Redesigned search
new Off option for Resume Playback. This option will always start recordings from the beginning.
new Holding the watch button for a movie or episode will reveal alternative versions to play if you have duplicates in your library
new New menu when holding a channel logo in the Guide on iOS - Watch, Play To, Add to Favorites, Hide Channel
improved Forced subtitle tracks are automatically chosen and displayed
improved Video and audio quality info are now shown when watching live TV: IE, HD, Dolby Digital, Stereo, etc
improved Options button on iOS player now uses a modern menu rather than an Action Sheet
improved Additional HLS stats on player stats view
improved Added max cache size to player stats view
improved Verify Commercials title in menus on iOS will be Reverify Commercials if they have already been verified
fixed Sleep timer selection was not being respected
fixed Picking subtitle tracks was not working
fixed A ton of bug and ui fixes

Version 4.5.11 (September 22nd, 2021)

fixed Resolves some recently new random crashes

Version 4.5.10 (September 15th, 2021)

improved Optimized HLS seeking and caching

Version 4.5.9 (September 9th, 2021)

improved Holding the Watch button on will prompt with a list if your library contains multiple versions of the content
improved Adaptive bitrate improvements for better remote streaming with high packet loss
improved Additional HLS stats on player stats view

Version 4.5.8 (July 22nd, 2021)

new Set playback speed in the player
improved Better recovery from decoding failures on some encoded imported movies
improved Remote streaming disk cache is cleaned up more quickly when returning home
fixed Issues when pausing live TV for a long time
fixed Watch from Library dialog would show up sometimes when trying to watch a recording
fixed Rare crashes

Version 4.5.7 (June 24th, 2021)

improved Experimental video driver improvements reducing some random judder
fixed Play To was not working with Android TV for some channels
fixed Experimental deinterlacer was crashing immediately on some older iPhone/iPad devices

Version 4.5.4 (May 20th, 2021)

improved Live TV streaming backend
fixed Closed captions were garbled on some channels
fixed Season/episode information was not appearing in DVR Schedule

Version 4.5.3 (May 4th, 2021)

fixed Player could turn green and stop working with Experimental deinterlacing enabled
fixed Channel surfing was leaving video streams open in some cases
fixed Recordings could be deleted in some cases even with Allow Deletes turned off
fixed Closed captions were not working on some channels

Version 4.5.2 (April 28th, 2021)

fixed Small bugs

Version 4.5.1 (April 16th, 2021)

fixed Wrong audio track was playing in some OTA regions
fixed Rare crashes

Version 4.5.0 (March 30th, 2021)

new Channel Collections: Curate your own custom sets of channels and replace the old filters in On Now and Guide. Easily manage them for each device via Channels DVR Server.
new Server Side Settings: Adjust the settings for all of your devices in one place via Channels DVR Server.
new Kids Only Mode: Set Channels to only show content you have approved for kids using library visibility.
new Hide Guide Filters: Optionally hide the channel filters found in On Now and Guide.
new Setting to hide On Now and Guide filters.
new Setting to set Quick Guide to a custom collection or the current collection.
new Setting to hide All and Favorites filters.
fixed All TV Shows filter was not being set correctly when revisiting it.

Version 4.4.5 (March 18th, 2021)

fixed Resolved some issues when first launching the app

Version 4.4.4 (March 18th, 2021)

fixed Memory leak and slowdowns after using experimental video driver to watch multiple channels or recordings
fixed Various bug fixes

Version 4.4.3 (March 9th, 2021)

improved Airplay2 improvements in Experimental audio driver
improved ATSC3 recording playback
fixed Guide art was making the app run a bit slow

Version 4.4.2 (February 22nd, 2021)

new Setting to control how duplicate channels are stacked in the guide
improved Added Recently Updated to the TV Shows section
improved Audio driver support for AirPlay2
improved Failed recordings appear in the Schedule for a few days
fixed Sorting was incorrect in All Shows
fixed Scheduling duplicate recordings manually from the guide works more reliably

Version 4.4.1 (February 3rd, 2021)

new Stream Links - Add content from streaming services to your Channels library
new Added ability to mark and episode and all previous episodes as watched with a single action
new Recently Added Shows row added to the TV Shows enhanced view
improved Clicking on the current channel or recording while PIP is open will return PIP to full screen

Version 4.4.0 (January 22, 2021)

new Picture in Picture support.
new Custom Channels - Create your own channels using streaming sources.
improved Better image handling when device is offline
fixed Done button would be broken on some iPhone models.

Version 4.3.3 (December 28th, 2020)

improved Support for ATSC3 broadcasts
fixed Display issue in the Video Player on iPhone 12

Version 4.3.2 (December 8th, 2020)

improved Improved support for alternate audio codecs
improved UI polishes
fixed Random crashes when rewinding or fast-forwarding in the video player

Version 4.3.1 (November 20th, 2020)

improved Various UI polishings to help support the new Custom Channels feature
improved Mute now works from iOS 14 Control Center remote
improved Support for ATSC3 broadcasts with multiple audio tracks
improved Various bug fixes

Version 4.3.0 (October 30th, 2020)

new Choose a section for the app to start on every time it is launched or resumed.
new Choose a favorite channel to start playing every time it is launched or resumed.
new Optionally choose to browse your imported movies by folder in enhanced mode.
improved Better support for ATSC3 broadcasts
improved Video player performance when streaming remotely
improved Recordings button can be found on Library tab to help get there faster.
fixed Seeking would sometimes not work while watching an in progress recording
fixed Badges were some times missing their icons

Version 4.2.0 (October 13th, 2020)

new Set a sleep timer from the video player on tvOS and iOS
new Temporarily disable Auto Play for the current view session on tvOS and iOS
new STATS FOR NERDS! - view details of your video files and video playback on tvOS and iOS
improved Dolby Digital audio tracks are preferred over other tracks when an audio track is automatically chosen during playback
fixed Video player would sometimes mysteriously dismiss on iOS
fixed Search would sometimes mysteriously reset on iOS

Version 4.1.3 (October 7th, 2020)

improved Scheduled Recordings section updates reliably when accessed from the Sidebar
improved Seeking incredibly improved on large imported MKV files
fixed Black screen with experimental video driver after video player is interrupted by sleep or airplay
fixed Seeking backwards would sometimes not work on large imported MKV files
fixed Seeking forward would not work while watching an in progress recording

Version 4.1.2 (October 3rd, 2020)

fixed Seek change from last update was not working in some instances.

Version 4.1.1 (September 29th, 2020)

new Optionally chose to have content automatically resume or be prompted with the choice.
improved Seeking to the end of a recording will stop you at the Next Up prompt to help Auto Play.
fixed Play To would not always prompt for where you wanted to watch from iOS
fixed Launching with HDHomeRun tuners reporting 0 channels would get the UI stuck

Version 4.1.0 (September 16th, 2020)

new Show Options allows you to exclude a show from Up Next, set the watch order to newest first, and skip commercial indexing
new Auto Play options let you ignore watched episodes during automatic playback
improved Auto Play now respects your show’s Watch Order preference
improved Various bug fixes

Version 4.0.4 (August 25th, 2020)

fixed Some Library views would not render or sort correctly
fixed Some types of imported movies would not play any video

Version 4.0.3 (August 13th, 2020)

new Setting to move Schedule to the main navigation
improved Alphabetical sorting of Movies and TV Shows now ignores prefixed articles
improved Remote Shortcut for Live TV can also be used as Previous Channel
improved Added 'm' keyboard shortcut to toggle mute
improved Added 'c' keyboard shortcut to toggle captions
fixed New HDHomeRun with no channels would not be detected by the app on first install
fixed Incorrect audio language was being selected on some international channels
fixed TV Shows filters were not being remembered
fixed Bluetooth keyboard navigation was not working on Recordings tab

Version 4.0.2 (August 6th, 2020)

fixed Crash on iOS trying to use app shortcuts
fixed Subtitles on some imported movies were not appearing
fixed Closed captions could fail to turn on for some channels
fixed Incorrect audio track could be selected on some channels

Version 4.0.1 (August 3th, 2020)

improved Alphabetical sort ignores The/A prefixes
fixed Up Next would fail to refresh sometimes
fixed Filter option in Movies and TV Shows was not being remembered

Version 4.0.0 (July 20th, 2020)

new Expanded browsing library experience for larger libraries
new Kids section lets you put kid movies and shows in their own section
new View recordings as a list in the order they were recorded
new Auto Play next episodes
new Shuffle playback to play random episodes in a row for your show
new Playback now prompts if you want to resume or not
new Manage the Trash right from Channels
new Mark your shows and movies as favorites
new Kiosk mode lets you hide Settings section
new Commercial editor lets you adjust the commercial indexes of all your recordings
new Swipe controls and Context Menus have been added all over
new Tons of other new options to make Channels a little more customizable

Version 3.2.45 (June 25, 2020)

fixed Guide would not load future items for DVR users.

Version 3.2.44 (June 17, 2020)

improved Expanded guide data for non-DVR users
fixed Connecting to HDHomeRun over VPN was not working on cellular connections
fixed Compatibility with upcoming audio descriptions broadcasts in Australia

Version 3.2.43 (May 15, 2020)

improved Descriptions f or closed caption and audio tracks
fixed Slow memory leak
fixed Occasional crash

Version 3.2.42 (May 6, 2020)

improved Diagnostics reporting for support requests
fixed App could crash after streaming remotely for some time
fixed Crash when trying to delete Series Pass on an iPad

Version 3.2.41 (April 29, 2020)

fixed Various bugs.

Version 3.2.40 (April 21, 2020)

fixed Crash due to memory exhaustion
fixed Crash when parsing invalid EPG data

Version 3.2.39 (April 19, 2020)

improved Crash reporting

Version 3.2.38 (April 18, 2020)

fixed Occasional crash when submitting diagnostic logs
fixed Crash when entering nothing when manually adding a HDHomerun

Version 3.2.37 (April 17, 2020)

fixed Crashes in the video player in some regions

Version 3.2.36 (April 16, 2020)

improved Diagnostic submissions
improved Specifying a hostname for a DVR or HDHR will now work as expected
fixed Auto-play would occasionally not keep playing

Version 3.2.35 (January 15, 2020)

improved Small performance improvement in remote streaming
improved Better image caching behavior for faster loading
fixed Program details would sometimes not appear in the guide.
fixed Transcoded Live TV sessions continued for 30 seconds beyond when they should have ended
fixed App would fail to stream if HDHR IP address changed.
fixed Occasional crashes while watching video
fixed Video player errors would sometimes not appear
fixed Rare hang while playing remote video
fixed Some other rare crashes

Version 3.2.34 (December 9, 2019)

fixed Various bug fixes

Version 3.2.33 (December 3, 2019)

fixed Top Shelf not loading if not using a DVR
fixed HDHomeRun devices not properly found on app start if not using a DVR
fixed Seeking while watching Live TV remotely via the DVR could seek to wrong location

Version 3.2.32 (November 29, 2019)

improved Update channel lineups on every app launch
fixed Crash while starting to watch Live TV via DVR if the DVR hostname cannot be resolved
fixed Properly detect legacy HDHomeRun devices when connected to a DVR
fixed Automatic Commercial Skipping sometimes would not activate for the first commercial

Version 3.2.31 (October 30, 2019)

fixed Add Source button would sometimes be missing.

Version 3.2.30 (October 29, 2019)

fixed [DVR] Recordings and schedule were not loading correctly in previous release.

Version 3.2.29 (October 29, 2019)

new [DVR] Release Date added as a sort option for movies and shows.
new Added the ability to turn off analytics.
fixed Mute badge would not dissapear after unmuting.

Version 3.2.28 (October 8, 2019)

improved Updated video player libraries with latest bug fixes and performance improvements.
fixed Remote streaming would take a long time to start on iPhone 11.
fixed Some shows would not sort episodes correctly.
fixed Crash when Experimental Audio Driver is enabled.

Version 3.2.27 (September 24, 2019)

new [DVR] Adaptive streaming adjusts quality based on internet speeds
fixed Warning icons would sometimes show on airing modals
fixed Various bug fixes

Version 3.2.26 (August 17, 2019)

new Setting to sort guide channel order.
new Keyboard control in the video player.
new [DVR] Episodes delayed or interrupted while recording are marked.
new [DVR] Lock recordings to prevent auto-delete.
new [DVR] Failed jobs will be marked on the Schedule.
fixed [DVR] Recording could get stuck with spinner in timeline during playback.

Version 3.2.25 (July 26, 2019)

improved Experimental support for AirPlay2 speakers.
fixed Remote streaming seek performance at Original quality.
fixed Player could get stuck with a spinner when playing some recordings.

Version 3.2.24 (July 12, 2019)

new Stable HDHR firmware.
fixed Timeline could become glitchy after buffering live tv for many hours.
fixed Some channels would tune very slowly in Australia.
fixed [DVR] Some recordings would fail to play remotely.

Version 2.2.23 (June 20, 2019)

improved Choose between these commercial skipping styles: Automatic, Skip Button, or Manual

Version 2.2.22 (June 11, 2019)

new Automatic commercial skipping
new Commercial skip button
fixed Channel scan wasn't working for some beta HDHomeRun firmwares

Version 2.2.21 (May 29, 2019)

fixed Crash during app exit
fixed Crash when displaying HDHomeRun error
fixed Crash while viewing the Guide
fixed Crash while exiting the video player

Version 2.2.20 (May 25, 2019)

fixed Crash for users of European broadcast TV
fixed Crash while viewing guide
fixed Crash after playing
fixed Crash during device discovery
fixed Crash while reconnecting to DVR

Version 2.2.19 (May 23, 2019)

fixed Rare crashes

Version 2.2.18 (May 18, 2019)

fixed Various bug and rare crashes.

Version 2.2.17 (May 14, 2019)

improved Significant improvements with Channels DVR Server discoverability
fixed Guide data could be missing while accessing remotely
fixed Timeline could jump around when scrubbing recordings.
fixed Video player could fail to quit when recordings ended.

Version 2.2.16 (May 11, 2019)

fixed Guide data could be missing after leaving the app and returning.

Version 2.2.15 (May 7, 2019)

new HDHomeRun Premium channel support removed
improved Show summary is spoken via VoiceOver in the guide
fixed Playback would freeze while playing back recordings in the UK.
fixed Player sometimes would not exit after recording finished playing.
fixed Legacy HDHomeRun devices could get stuck at black screen when changing channels
fixed Mute persists after changing channels

Version 2.2.14 (April 23, 2019)

improved [DVR] Improved remote playback on slow/laggy WiFi networks
improved [DVR] Increased buffering for remote playback
improved Added latest HDHomeRun firmware updates
fixed HDHomeRun tuners would sometimes fail to be discovered

Version 2.2.13 (March 23, 2019)

improved [DVR] Double-click to skip commercial will seek to the end of the commercial more accurately.
fixed Some channels in Finland would not play correctly.
fixed Some channels in Finland and Italy would play english audio instead of native language.
fixed [DVR] Search would not work when using quotes.

Version 2.2.12 (January 25th, 2019)

new Customize the channels shown in the in-player Quick Guide
improved Some bug fixes with the video player
improved Remote DVR streams will include surround sound at bitrates higher than 6mbps

Version 2.2.10 (October 31, 2018)

new Support for the new 11" iPad Pro and 12.9" iPad Pro
fixed Channel scan was not showing progress

Version 2.2.9 (October 25, 2018)

fixed Remote playback on XS & XS Max would sometimes fail
fixed Bug fixes and stability fixes
fixed Settings tab looked bad with large Dynamic Type

Version 2.2.8 (October 7, 2018)

new [DVR] Connect to Channels DVR directly by IP address
improved Channels DVR discover reliability
improved HDHomeRun device discover reliability
improved [DVR] Remote DVR reliability
improved Larger buffer for Premium TV streams to avoid stalling.

Version 2.2.7 (September 20, 2018)

new Support for iPhone Xr, iPhone Xs, and Xs Max
new Added a setting to skip the Play To prompt when watching a show or recording
improved Better setup experience when connecting to a newly installed DVR
improved Recordings will resume at the last watched duration more reliably
improved Improved HDHomeRun Premium channel playback
fixed [DVR] Custom padding options weren't appearing as options for scheduled recordings
fixed [DVR] Some instances where Cancel Recording was not being shown
fixed Teletext menus were appearing on some Finish stations when captions were enabled
fixed Channels could appear out of order when multiple HDHomeRuns had overlapping stations
fixed Some UI fixes

Version 2.2.6 (August 30, 2018)

fixed Stuttering on some HDHomeRun Premium TV stations.
fixed Secondary audio tracks would sometimes not appear in the language picker.
fixed [DVR] ClearQAM channels could appear as Unknown after setting guide mappings.

Version 2.2.5 (August 23, 2018)

fixed Some minor bugs

Version 2.2.4 (August 22, 2018)

fixed [DVR] Remote streaming could sometimes not work
fixed HDHomeRun Premium TV channels hide option would reset between launches
fixed Legacy tuners were sometimes failing

Version 2.2.3 (August 20, 2018)

new Support for HDHomeRun Premium TV

Version 2.2.2 (August 13, 2018)

fixed Small bug fixes.

Version 2.2.1 (August 7, 2018)

new Customize closed captioning styles via System Accessibility Settings.
improved Descriptive Video tracks are marked in the Language picker.
improved [DVR] Show original air date for recorded programs.
improved [DVR] Some padding options were not available.
improved [DVR] Up Next would sometimes not update after watching an episode.
fixed Wrong default audio track was picked on some channels.
fixed Sporting events in some regions could show as Unknown on the guide.

Version 2.2.0 (June 26, 2018)

improved The overall design has been freshened up
improved [DVR] Info modals have been unified across iOS and tvOS to share the same flows
improved [DVR] You can now watch current airings directly from the schedule or search results

Version 2.1.16 (June 12, 2018)

improved Better audio/video sync with HomePod (Airplay2)
fixed Some DVB-T2 channels using HEVC could flash blue during playback.
fixed Seeking would not work reliably when streaming remotely for more than an hour.
fixed Guide would not show date/time headers after 14 days.
fixed DVR users could not create season passes for sports.
fixed Music Choice channels would take several seconds to start playing.

Version 2.1.15 (April 20, 2018)

improved Closed captioning support in Germany.
fixed DVB-T2 HEVC channels would not play smoothly.
fixed Several rare crashes.

Version 2.1.14 (April 18, 2018)

new Latest stable firmware for HDHR devices.
improved Remote streaming will buffer for smoother playback.
improved Support for closed captioning in Australia.
fixed Legacy tuners will try to guess HD channels based on call signs.

Version 2.1.13 (March 26, 2018)

improved Sleeker progress indicators
fixed Progress indicators for Up Next would sometimes not show

Version 2.1.12 (March 23, 2018)

improved Up Next episodes now show progress indicators
improved VoiceOver support on the guide

Version 2.1.10 (March 14, 2018)

improved Season/episode number are shown in the player when watching a recording.
improved Option to reconnect to Remote DVR if connection is lost.
fixed Extended padding options were not visible for Sport passes.
fixed Firmware updates were not working.

Version 2.1.9 (March 7, 2018)

new Stable firmware for latest generation HDHRs.
improved VoiceOver support for scheduled/recording programs on the guide.
fixed Closed captions would appear garbled on some channels.
fixed Some recorded shows would not display their episodes in the correct order.
fixed Fast Forward would sometimes cause pausing

Version 2.1.8 (February 14, 2018)

improved Winter Olympic recordings are now in order and presented better.
improved Improvements for legacy tuners

Version 2.1.7 (December 15, 2017)

fixed Scrolling issues on the Settings tab.
fixed Audio track selection UI when remote streaming.
fixed Video player would fail to stream from local HDHR if also connected to remote DVR.
fixed Remote DVR would not auto-connect on app launch if local HDHRs were also present.

Version 2.1.6 (December 14, 2017)

new Stable firmware for new HDHomeRun DUO and QUATRO.
improved Images are cached so they continue to be visible if the internet connection is lost.
improved Better remote streaming performance over high-latency connections.
fixed Remote Wi-Fi streaming at Original Quality could show Transcoder Not Available error.
fixed Some H264 channels would glitch during playback.
fixed Some channels would lose A/V sync during playback.
fixed Remote playback of an in-progress recording would sometimes not allow seeking.

Version 2.1.4 (November 8, 2017)

improved Notification permission is no longer requested on first launch. Channels will only request permission when using a feature that uses it (Airing Reminders).
fixed VoiceOver accessibility issues.
fixed Other small UI fixes.

Version 2.1.3 (November 3, 2017)

new Ready for iPhone X.
fixed Other small UI fixes.

Version 2.1.2 (October 26, 2017)

new Overscan setting for the video player.
improved Better guide data coverage in Germany.
fixed Watching in-progress recording with end padding would not allow seeking into the padding.
fixed Remote streaming of recordings would sometimes fail to start.

Version 2.1.1 (October 18, 2017)

improved Remote DVR will show an error message if your DVR can't transcode video for remote playback.

Version 2.1 (October 17, 2017)

new Remote DVR lets you use Channels on the go and away from home.
improved Faster tuning of H264 channels.
improved Tuner Sharing option is off by default.
improved Support for setting up legacy TECH tuners with DVR.
fixed Tuner Sharing was not working with legacy hdhomeruns.
fixed Video playback could stutter at the end of a recording when closed captions were enabled.
fixed Some rare crashes.

Version 2.0.3 (October 11, 2017)

improved Various bug fixes.

Version 2.0.1 (October 3, 2017)

new Latest stable HDHomeRun firmware.
fixed Sports weren't showing up in More Recently Recorded.

Version 2.0 (October 2, 2017)

improved Series Passes will use your default keep settings.

Version 1.4.11 (September 28, 2017)

new Added HEVC hardware decoding for Germany DVB-T2 channels.
fixed H264 decoding issues on some channels.
improved Better channel scanning for legacy HDHR DUAL.
fixed DVR Tuner Sharing was not working with legacy HDHR DUAL.
fixed App could crash on iOS 10.

Version 1.4.9 (September 19, 2017)

new Adds support for iOS 11.
new Customize your seek durations to 3, 7, 10, 15, or 30 seconds.
new Custom seek durations just for sports. These seek durations will only be in effect when watching a sporting event.
fixed Team Passes for DVR would not allow more than 15 minutes of end padding.

Version 1.4.8 (August 10, 2017)

fixed Close button would not work on some DVR modals.
fixed Some DVR modals would overflow when title/description were too long.

Version 1.4.7 (July 26, 2017)

fixed Rare crash was preventing app from launching for some users.

Version 1.4.6 (July 25, 2017)

new Full DVR support for both iPhone and iPad.
new HDHomeRun Tech3-US support.
improved Added firmware upgrade support for HDHR TECH models.
fixed DVB EPG parsing was not working in Czechia.

Version 1.4.5 (March 30, 2017)

fixed Some H.264 channels in the UK would stutter during playback.

Version 1.4.4 (March 27, 2017)

fixed HDHomeRun DUALs would sometimes be listed as HDHR3-US on Settings.
fixed Singaporean HD channels would distort audio playback.
fixed Some rare crashes.

Version 1.4.3 (March 8, 2017)

new Tap and drag to scrub the video playback cursor.
improved Video player performance.
fixed Some rare crashes affecting a few users.
fixed Video player would pause when swiping up the Control Center.
fixed Closed captions were not working on some non-HD cable channels.

Version 1.4.2 (February 27, 2017)

fixed On iOS 9 devices, app would crash trying to play a channel.

Version 1.4.1 (February 23, 2017)

fixed Some DVB customers were experiencing crashes when switching between H264 channels.

Version 1.4.0 (February 20, 2017)

new Hardware accelerated decoding of AVC/H.264 channels. This means reduced CPU usage and better battery life when watching AVC/H.264 channels or transcoded streams from the HDHomeRun EXTEND.

Version 1.3.3 (November 11, 2016)

fixed DVB subtitles were not working.

Version 1.3.2 (November 9, 2016)

fixed Some channels would not appear under the All Channels filter.
fixed Some DVB radio stations would take a long time to start playing.

Version 1.3.1 (November 4, 2016)

new Channels will remember what tab you were last on when re-launching.
improved Some minor UI improvements.
fixed 3D Touch to launch previous channel was not working.
fixed HDMI adapter would not display video in full screen.

Version 1.3 (October 19, 2016)

new Multiple HDHomeRun tuners can be used at once.
new You are now alerted that you will lose your unwatched buffer before changing channels or exiting back to the guide.
fixed Some cable channels would play Spanish audio by default.

Version 1.2.1 (October 12, 2016)

fixed Filtering now works for international users with Gracenote EPG.
fixed Some rare crashes.

Version 1.2 (October 10, 2016)

new On Now supports channel filters.
improved HD channels shown first when filtering by category.
improved Confirmation screen when clicking "Upgrade Firmware" button on Settings tab.
fixed Some programs were not being shown on the Guide tab.

Version 1.1.2 (October 6, 2016)

fixed Setting a reminder would sometimes crash.
fixed Leaving the video player would crash in rare circumstances.

Version 1.1 (September 29, 2016)

new You can now set reminders on upcoming shows to have Channels notify you 5 minutes before they start.
improved App rating is now 12+

Version 1.0.6 (September 13, 2016)

improved Minor fixes for iOS 10.

Version 1.0.5 (September 2, 2016)

new Quality preference can be used to improve CPU usage.
improved Seek performance.
fixed Video player would sometimes lock up while seeking.

Version 1.0.4 (August 10, 2016)

new You can now hide channels in addition to favoriting them
fixed Watch Now button was appearing on future showings

Version 1.0.3 (August 5, 2016)

new Change the channel on Channels for Apple TV
new Tap-and-hold a channel on the Guide tab to add/remove from Favorites
improved Video playback begins more quickly after selecting a channel

Version 1.0.2 (August 2, 2016)

new 3D Touch shortcut to instantly watch your last channel
fixed minor bug fixes

Version 1.0.1 (July 29, 2016)

new Added a filter for non hd channels
improved Some design tweaks for the favs bar on iPad
fixed App would sometimes crash on the guide

Version 1.0 (July 27, 2016)

new The app!

Version 4.5.1 (November 15th, 2022)

new Support for the custom editable sort title for Movies and TV Shows
new Support for the custom sorting options for Video Groups
improved Context menu options in the Library allow easier access to upcoming airings, adding shows to collections, and more
improved Support for named hosts when adding a local Channels DVR Server
fixed Remote streaming seek issues
fixed Badges are now updating properly on the Library episodes view

Version 4.5.0 (October 20th, 2022)

new On Later is now available on Android
new Progress bars appear on On Now, Guide and Quick Guide
new View and edit Device Name under Settings > General
new Current time notch on the Guide
new Support for automatic keyword filters in Channel Collections
fixed Currently airing items on the Guide were misaligned when starting after the half hour
fixed Virtual channels were showing incorrect timing for "In X minutes" on the timline and quick guide
fixed Timeline was not showing padding for recordings still in-progress
fixed Some crashes in the player

Version 4.4.1 (September 28th, 2022)

new Select future virtual channel program to watch from that point forward
new Settings > Playback > Seek Options lets you control whether the timeline appears during quick seeks
new Support for Playback Speed in Show options
new Support for allow/block labels via server-side settings
improved Bonjour discovery now uses native Android APIs
improved No timeline appears on screen when switching to the next program on a virtual channel
improved Use the play button on your remote to play a future virtual airing on the guide directly
improved Better diagnostic logging when a player error is displayed
fixed Placeholder guide data was missing record option
fixed Crash when playing virtual channel
fixed Start from Beginning button could appear incorrectly on virtual channels after switching to a new program with commercial markers
fixed Advanced video decoder setting was not appearing on FireOS 5 devices
fixed Trash all Items option was not working from Library

Version 4.4.0 (September 19th, 2022)

new Server-side setting to make clients match DVR's source priority
new New options to define what happens when you tune into a Virtual Channel: Start Live, Start From Beginning, Ask, or the new inline Start From Beginning button
new New resume option for resuming recordings: In Player Button - This will auto resume your recording, with a button showing offering you the ability to start from the beginning
improved The Quick Guide will match the currently playing program when the channel has been timeshifted
improved Video player was not fitting screen correctly on mobile devices with a cut-out
improved Error display when Live TV stream fils
improved Pressing play after a Live TV error will now restart playback
improved Notifications when network errors are detected
improved Expose Keep Forever and Mark as Favorite options for episodes
improved Caching and playback behavior when streaming away from home
improved WMV/WMA audio/video codecs
improved Support for vudu stream links
fixed Guide data for older programs would disappear when time-shifting for a couple of hours
fixed Hitting the Play button on an Up Next item starts playing
fixed MPAA and TV ratings were hard to read
fixed Imported .strm was not playing back
fixed Timeline text would be overlapped when image was missing
fixed Clicking back in Resume/Start from Beginning dialog was not working
fixed Virtual channel would skip ahead when moving to next program
fixed Rotated videos were not playing back correctly with Hardware decoder
fixed Watching a movie would show Watch Next button at the end on phone/tablet
fixed Some videos would fail to play with Hardware decoder (player will switch to software automatically)

Version 4.3.2 (August 9th, 2022)

fixed Content ratings were not appearing correctly
fixed Video player stats was not showing tuner signal levels

Version 4.3.1 (August 4th, 2022)

new View MPAA and TV ratings, and browse movies by rating in Enhanced Libary mode
improved Remote streaming reliability
improved Add support for Opus audio
improved Timeline more accurately represents available playback when using HLS
fixed Issue with Library Collection contents not being sorted correctly
fixed Seeking multiple times when watching remotely would sometimes jump backward
fixed Crash that could happen after watching TV for an extended period of time due to memory exhaustion

Version 4.3.0 (March 22nd, 2022)

new Support for Library Collections on your DVR
new Support for Videos imported on your DVR
new Support for Automatic Channels on your Channel Collections
new Support for custom artwork uploaded into the DVR
fixed Non-standard aspect ratio images were not appearing correctly
fixed App could show stale recordings data after waking device from sleep
fixed Playback could stall at the end of some recordings breaking features like Auto Play and Virtual Channels

Version 4.2.1 (February 17th, 2022)

fixed Live TV could stall on FireOS 5 devices when free space was low
fixed Scrolling up quickly in the On Now grid was not working reliably
fixed Visual glitch on the On Now tab with the filter
fixed Images were not appearing correctly in the player Quick Guide
fixed Recordings tab had confusing last label on recent weekdays
fixed Guide data was not loading for non-DVR users on some FireOS 5 devices
fixed Back button was not working reliably in the Guide
fixed Guide data from some XMLTV sources would incorrectly show today's date on every program

Version 4.2.0 (February 8th, 2022)

fixed Visual layout glitch when browsing TV shows
fixed Video player would sometimes only play sound
fixed Player stall when switching to commercials on some cable feeds with Surround Sound enabled
fixed Timeline would not reflect full duration of in-progress recordings
fixed OTA mpeg2 channels were not playing on phones/tablets with default settings. Player will now automatically switch to Software decoder
fixed Crashes on some Android 12 devices
improved Diagnostics for crashes and player issues

Version 4.1.3 (January 19th, 2022)

improved Crash diagnostics
fixed Timeline would not appear on some devices
fixed Crashes on FireOS 5

Version 4.1.2 (January 18th, 2022)

fixed Crashes on Android 12 devices

Version 4.1.1 (January 17th, 2022)

fixed Visual glitch on the Guide when program image was missing
fixed Crash when watching remotely
fixed Crashes on older FireOS devices

Version 4.1.0 (January 12th, 2022)

new Playback Speed options in the video player
new Clock on the guide
new Add Watch From Library prompt and setting
improved Support for Vorbis and FLAC audio
improved ATSC3 playback
fixed Remote access issues on Android 5.1 devices
fixed Captions could become distorted after PIP
fixed Channel surfing not working with virtual channels
fixed Recordings view not working on mobile

Version 4.0.1 (September 21st, 2021)

fixed Crash when deleting all episodes of a show
fixed Seeking was not working when streaming away from home
fixed Favorites and hidden import/export was not working when away from home
fixed Back button was not working reliably on Guide tab
improved Crash reporting
improved Advanced setting to repopulate kids section

Version 4.0.0 (September 15th, 2021)

new Enhanced Library Browsing helps browsing larger libraries
new Redesigned Show section lets you browse episodes by season
new Kids Section
new Kids Only mode
new Mark shows and movies as favorites
new Remote Shortcut for toggling closed captions
improved TV Show options are available to adjust within the app
improved Use the back button to get back to current time in Guide
improved Adaptive bitrate improvements for better remote streaming with high packet loss
improved Additional HLS stats on player stats view
fixed Some video content was failing to play with hardware decoding

Version 3.5.2 (July 12, 2021)

fixed Page up/down on the guide was losing focus
fixed Live TV rewind buffer was smaller than expected
fixed Various issues in the live TV video player
fixed Rare crashes

Version 3.5.1 (June 11, 2021)

fixed Playback was not working with some legacy HDHR models
fixed Memory usage and disk usage issues causing instability
fixed Occasional crashes when coming back to the video player

Version 3.5.0 (May 27, 2021)

new Signal notifications will alert you when your antenna signal or network is affecting video playback
new Kiosk Mode can be activated via DVR server's Client Settings
new Start Up settings let you customize what section or channel appears when the app is launched
new Auto Play next episodes
new Shuffle playback to play random episodes in a row for your show
new STATS FOR NERDS! View details of your video files and video playback on Android TV
new Play To support on Android phones and tablets lets you cast a channel or recording to Channels app on your TV
new Sleep Timer is available via the in-player options
improved Faster boot up of the app
improved Better performance on On Now and Library views
improved Rearrange favorites more quickly
improved Recordings with interruptions are marked in the library
fixed Recordings tab would sometimes not update after deleting a recording
fixed Movies and TV Shows views were not updating automatically
fixed Closed captions were garbled on some stations
fixed Search tab was not working on newer FireTV devices

Version 3.2.0 (April 27, 2021)

fixed Navigation on guide was not working reliably
fixed TV Shows tab would not always refresh automatically
fixed Recordings tab was not showing dates correctly
fixed Audio sync was off with Surround Sound enabled

Version 3.1.4 (March 29, 2021)

improved Use DVR server setting for Library Visibility to control which shows are for kids
fixed Guide would highlight yellow/red incorrectly in some cases
fixed Channel Number sort in the guide
fixed Focus issues in the Library
fixed Some shows recorded via XMLTV sources would disappear after episode delete

Version 3.1.3 (March 20, 2021)

improved Caching of guide and station images in case of internet outage
fixed Elevated crash rates

Version 3.1.2 (March 17, 2021)

fixed Some views would not automatically refresh to show new content
fixed Power button on the TiVo Stream 4K remote could cause video player to start
fixed Live button on remotes was not reliably switching back to last channel
fixed Playback issues with ATSC3 recordings

Version 3.1.1 (February 23, 2021)

new Stack Duplicates setting under Manage Sources lets you control how duplicates appear in the guide
improved Reduced buffering stalls when streaming live TV
improved Guide would not reflect proper scheduled/recording state in some cases
improved Failed recordings show on the Schedule for a few days

Version 3.1.0 (February 2, 2021)

new Keyboard shortcut 'p' will toggle PIP on Android TV
new Pick the currently playing channel on Guide or On Now again to fullscreen PIP window
new Use Remote Shortcut keys to toggle PIP
improved App performance and crash reporting
improved Better support for ATSC3 broadcasts and closed captions
fixed Movies view on mobile was not rendering correctly
fixed Channel surfing not working as expected after a Quick Guide channel change
fixed Playback issues with some imported mp4 files

Version 3.0.3 (December 1, 2020)

improved Better support for ATSC3 broadcasts

Version 3.0.2 (September 25, 2020)

fixed Streaming from local HDHR when connected to remote DVR
fixed Guide data was not loading on some older devices

Version 3.0.1 (September 11, 2020)

fixed Crash when trying to connect Away from Home
fixed Library would not refresh when shows are deleted
fixed Rare crashes

Version 3.0.0 (September 1, 2020)

new New customizable main navigation sidebar
new More optional sections for the main navigation
new View recordings as a list in the order they were recorded
new Option to Resume or Start from Beginning when resuming recording playback
new Refreshed welcome screen on initial app launch
new Manage the Trash right from Channels
new Allow Deletion setting can be used to hide trash buttons in the app
new Remote Shortcut settings let you map colored keys on your remote to sections of the app
new Channel Surfing setting can be customized to control channel up/down behavior
new Channels API for programmatic navigation
new Customized seek times for watching movies
new Airing Order setting can be customized to change episode display order
new TV Shows can be marked as favorite
improved Ability to sort movies by Top Rated
improved TV Show’s episodes are now listed grouped by season number
improved Search tab will now search recorded movies and shows
improved Search tab offers TV and movie suggestions
improved Alphabetical sort will now ignore A/The prefixes and lowercase/uppercase

Version 2.1.27 (August 26, 2020)

fixed Streaming from emulated HDHRs
fixed Crash in some cases when channel surfing
fixed Some imported movies would not play

Version 2.1.26 (August 17, 2020)

new Expanded guide data for non-DVR users
new Favorites and hidden channels can be configured separately per TV
improved Toggle mute and captions via Channels API or keyboard shortcuts
improved In-progress indicators shown on recordings
fixed Movies and shows with prefixed articles would not sort alphabetically correctly
fixed Channel surfing would not work reliably when multiple tuners were present
fixed Hidden channels were not ignored when tuning by channel number
fixed Some imported movies would not display closed captions

Version 2.1.25 (June 4, 2020)

fixed Crashes on some devices

Version 2.1.24 (June 3, 2020)

new PIN Auth flow for Android TV for connecting remotely
new Support for pause/resume/rewind voice commands with Alexa on FireTV devices
new Commercial Skip button is shown in the video player
improved Detect metered wifi hotspots and use Cellular streaming settings
fixed Some TVE channels could stop playing when switching to commercial
fixed Audio sync issues when using FireTV with wireless echo speakers
fixed Crashes and other reliability issues on the Nvidia SHIELD tube model
fixed Timeline and other views in the video player would not appear on the TiVo Stream 4K and the AirTV Player
fixed Excessive disk usage for caching when streaming remotely

Version 2.1.23 (April 17, 2020)

fixed Crash in the video player in some regions

Version 2.1.22 (April 16, 2020)

new Support for Android devices using Intel CPUs
improved Diagnostic submissions
improved Support for quirks in Android devices
fixed Crashes when playing video with transport errors

Version 2.1.21 (April 2, 2020)

improved Add software decoding option on Sony TV.
fixed Some devices could pause randomly for a split-second during live TV playback.
fixed Some imported movies would not play with any sound.

Version 2.1.20 (January 6, 2020)

fixed [DVR] Some channels were not properly merged in guide view

Version 2.1.19 (January 5, 2020)

improved Additional keys on remotes are handled
improved Better handling of remote viewing streams on slower connections
fixed Crashes when playing video with errors
fixed Streaming cache respects available disk space

Version 2.1.18 (November 22, 2019)

improved DRM channels from PRIME are hidden from guide.
fixed Crash on boot when using some older HDHR models.
fixed Stuttering during playback of some OTA feeds.
fixed [DVR] Away from Home would not appear on small phone screens.
fixed [DVR] Single recordings were not using default padding options.

Version 2.1.17 (November 6, 2019)

fixed Crash during startup on 32-bit devices.

Version 2.1.16 (November 5, 2019)

new Support for the new FireTV Cube 2.
improved Sort option for movies and shows are remembered separately.
fixed Rare crash when starting the app on some devices.

Version 2.1.15 (October 29, 2019)

new [DVR] Release Date added as a sort option for movies and shows.
new Added the ability to turn off analytics.
fixed Deleted recording would sometimes still appear in the app.
fixed Video was not playing on some Motorola phones.

Version 2.1.14 (October 10, 2019)

fixed MPEG2 channels were not playing on some devices.

Version 2.1.13 (October 9, 2019)

fixed Some UK recordings could freeze during playback on the FireTV Stick 4K

Version 2.1.12 (October 2, 2019)

fixed Crashes on FireTV when playing some standard-def channels with Software Decoder.
fixed App could crash during boot on some devices.

Version 2.1.11 (September 29, 2019)

new [DVR] Adaptive streaming adjusts quality based on internet speeds
new Lineup Order setting to sort guide by Channel Name.
new Stretch to Fit setting to control aspect ratio for 4x3 SD channels.
improved Updated video player libraries for latest bug fixes and performance improvements.
fixed Timeline would not move when seeking around live TV buffer.
fixed App could use a lot of disk space when watching recordings remotely.
fixed DVR schedule would sometimes not show full episode name or season/episode number.
fixed In-player guide would fail to update while watching live TV for a long time.
fixed Stuttering playback of mpeg2 channels on Nexus 9 devices.
fixed TVE sources would incorrectly show a Scan Channels button.
fixed Some TVE channels could freeze during playback.

Version 2.1.10 (July 29, 2019)

fixed Some channels would tune very slowly in Australia.
fixed Channels API would fail to switch channels if already playing video.
fixed Guide could glitch while scrolling up quickly.
fixed [DVR] Default pass settings were not imported from the DVR server.
fixed [DVR] Some recordings would fail to play remotely.

Version 2.1.8 (June 29, 2019)

new Stable HDHomeRun firmware.

Version 2.1.7 (June 19, 2019)

new Automatic commercial skipping

Version 2.1.6 (June 18, 2019)

fixed [DVR] Favorited channels could get lost when restarting the app.
fixed [DVR] Player could stop randomly when using Tuner Sharing.
fixed Various bugs and crashes.

Version 2.1.5 (April 23, 2019)

improved [DVR] Improved remote playback on slow/laggy WiFi networks
improved [DVR] Increased buffering for remote playback
improved Added latest HDHomeRun firmware updates

Version 2.1.4 (March 1, 2019)

fixed Rare crashes in the video player.
fixed Some crashes using legacy HDHR models.

Version 2.1.3 (February 19, 2019)

improved TalkBack support.
fixed DVR Recent list would not refresh automatically sometimes when returning to the app.
fixed Some crashes using HDHRs with outdated firmware versions.

Version 2.1.2 (January 25, 2019)

new Customize the channels shown in the in-player Quick Guide
improved Normalize volume levels when Surround Sound is off.
improved Player setting to switch to 50hz display mode on Fire Stick 4K.
fixed [DVR] Recent/Alphabetical sort option was not remembered when viewing all recorded shows.

Version 2.1.1 (November 20, 2018)

fixed Various crashes and bugs.

Version 2.1 (November 6, 2018)

new Support for Android phones and tablets.
fixed Player could randomly restart live tv stream when using legacy HDHR models.
fixed Various crashes.

Version 2.0.12 (October 8, 2018)

improved Larger buffer for Premium TV streams to avoid stalling.
improved [DVR] Run a speed test to your DVR server to troubleshoot network issues.
fixed [DVR] Connect to Channels DVR was not working on older FireTV devices.
fixed Various crashes.

Version 2.0.11 (October 5, 2018)

new Channels API endpoints to toggle pause and jump back to last channel.
improved [SHIELD] Added Software decoder option to Player settings for better video quality in some DVB markets.
improved [DVR] Connect to Channels DVR manually via IP if auto-discovery is not working.
improved [DVR] Show storage usage stats on the DVR settings tab.
fixed [DVR] App needed to be restarted if the DVR server's IP address changed.
fixed [DVR] Keep settings on Series Passes would show "All Recordings" twice.
fixed Manual HDHR discovery would not work on some home networks.
fixed 5.1 PCM audio output was not working in the UK.
fixed Several rare crashes in the video player.

Version 2.0.10 (September 28, 2018)

new Player setting to automatically switch to 50hz display mode on SHIELD in DVB regions.
new Jump to a channel on the Guide tab by entering its channel number on your remote numpad.
improved Double-click to jump to last channel or skip past commercials is more reliable.
fixed Oreo devices would fail to find DVR server quickly.
fixed Guide was not keeping fixed time position when moving up and down.
fixed Some UI elements were zoomed in on Philips 720p Android TV models.
fixed App would not automatically reconnect to remote DVR after restart.
fixed Remote DVR login was not working on some FireTV devices.
fixed Teletext menus were appearing on some Finish stations when captions were enabled.
fixed Unknown ClearQAM channels would not appear in the Guide.
fixed Rare crash on 32-bit ARM devices.

Version 2.0.9 (September 12, 2018)

fixed Guide tab could sometimes be empty when returning to the app.
fixed Player could freeze on some devices when the antenna signal was weak.
fixed Audio playback over Bluetooth could be choppy.
fixed Nexus Player Deinterlacer was not working correctly on HD broadcasts.
fixed [DVR] Some Premium TV recordings would playback with audio only.
fixed [DVR] Oreo home screen row for Up Next could show wrong season/episode numbers.
fixed Various rare crashes.

Version 2.0.8 (August 31, 2018)

new Support for HDHomeRun Premium TV.
new Upgrade your HDHomeRun firmware from the app.
improved Better UI performance on slower devices.
fixed Player could briefly use two tuners when switching channels.
fixed [DVR] Search was not working on some devices.
fixed [DVR] Playback could fail with Tuner Sharing enabled if DVR server was offline.
fixed Oreo home screen rows could stop updating after reboot or app upgrade.
fixed Some rare crashes.

Version 2.0.7 (August 15, 2018)

fixed Guide data could fail to refresh when returning to the app.
fixed Some stations could stutter or play in slow-motion when Surround Sound was enabled.
fixed Surround Sound passthrough could stop after commercial transitions on some stations.
fixed Rare crash when using beta HDHR firmware.

Version 2.0.6 (August 13, 2018)

fixed Timeline would not auto-hide after rw/ff.
fixed App could crash while rw/ff on some DVB stations.
fixed Crash when viewing details for some recorded episodes.
fixed Surround Sound was not working on some stations.

Version 2.0.5 (August 1, 2018)

improved Descriptive Video tracks are marked in the Language picker.
fixed Live TV would not rewind/fast-forward when DVR Tuner Sharing was enabled.
fixed Audio could stutter during playback.
fixed Guide programs were not aligned correctly on older devices.
fixed DVR Search tab would steal focus when selected.
fixed Video player could randomly flash green for certain DVB H264 broadcasts.
fixed Some views did not appear correctly on Philips Android TVs.
fixed Surround Sound was not working on FireTV 2nd generation.

Version 2.0.4 (July 26, 2018)

fixed Double click to skip commercial would not work on some remotes.
fixed Playback issues when Surround Sound was enabled.

Version 2.0.3 (July 24, 2018)

new Support for closed captions.
new Caption styles can be customized via Android TV Accessibility settings.

Version 2.0.2 (July 16, 2018)

improved Video player performance on Fire TV.
fixed Infrequent buffering issues when Surround Sound was enabled.

Version 2.0.1 (July 11, 2018)

improved Video player performance on Oreo.
improved Reduced memory usage.
fixed Home screen channels on Oreo were not working reliably.
fixed Support for newer Fire OS television sets.

Version 2.0.0 (June 26, 2018)

new Full support for Channels DVR
new Support for FireTV Cube.
new [DVR] Search for shows and create Series/Team passes
new [DVR] Schedule recordings directly from the guide
new [DVR] Find recorded movies and shows via global voice search on Android TV.
new Support for home screen Channels on Android Oreo.
fixed Audio could lose sync after pause/resume on SHIELD with Surround Sound enabled.
fixed Music Choice channels would take several seconds to start playing.
fixed Some rare crashes.

Version 1.0.23 (May 7, 2018)

new DVR Tuner Sharing lets multiple clients watching the same channel share a single tuner.
new Home Streaming Quality setting allows DVR to transcode live TV and recordings.
improved Surround Sound support on Gen2 FireTV and FireTV Stick.
fixed Some channels could randomly fail to play.

Version 1.0.22 (May 5, 2018)

fixed Player could fail to play some channels.

Version 1.0.21 (May 3, 2018)

improved Faster tuning of live streams.
fixed Music Choice channels would keep buffering during playback.

Version 1.0.20 (May 2, 2018)

improved Smoother playback of live TV.
fixed Stuttering issues on some devices.
fixed Crashes when starting playback on some devices.
fixed Back button would sometimes not work in the player.
fixed Some episodes could have overlapping text in the Schedule.

Version 1.0.19 (April 16, 2018)

new Support for DVB subtitles.
improved Double-click Play/Pause button on supported remotes to jump back to last channel.
fixed Music Choice cable channels would keep pausing during playback.
fixed Some devices like MiBox3 would drop frames with Surround Sound enabled.
fixed Some recordings could fail to seek correctly.
fixed Rare crash during playback.

Version 1.0.18 (April 13, 2018)

fixed Add Tuner Manually dialog would sometimes not allow entering IP address.

Version 1.0.17 (April 9, 2018)

improved Video playback could stall or stutter with Surround Sound enabled on some channels.
improved Deinterlacing on the Nexus Player.

Version 1.0.16 (April 6, 2018)

improved Video could stall during playback on some devices.

Version 1.0.15 (April 3, 2018)

new Support for Dolby Digital passthrough on older Android devices. To enable it, turn on Surround Sound in the Player Settings.

Version 1.0.14 (April 2, 2018)

improved Audio/video sync.
improved Support for bluetooth speakers.

Version 1.0.13 (March 27, 2018)

improved Support for bluetooth speakers.
improved Normalized volume to match other apps when Surround Sound is off.
fixed In rare cases, video could start pixelating during playback.

Version 1.0.12 (March 21, 2018)

improved Faster tuning on some DVB UK channels.
improved Show progress bars on partially watched Up Next shows.

Version 1.0.11 (March 20, 2018)

fixed Back button would leave the player after a playback error

Version 1.0.10 (March 19, 2018)

fixed Video player could crash or hang on some UK H264 channels.

Version 1.0.9 (March 18, 2018)

fixed Some rare bugs.

Version 1.0.8 (March 17, 2018)

fixed Crash while watching HD UK channels on FireTV.

Version 1.0.7 (March 16, 2018)

new Guide tab shows 21 days of data for DVR users.
improved Guide and On Now tabs highlight scheduled and recording programs.
improved Audio/video sync on FireTV.
fixed Player could try to use a disabled channel for playback.
fixed Time is displayed correct in 24-hour mode.
fixed Some rare bugs and crashes.

Version 1.0.6 (March 8, 2018)

fixed Playback could sometimes stall when Surround Sound was enabled.
fixed DPAD could not be used to move from the Guide tab to the navigation menu.

Version 1.0.5 (March 7, 2018)

new HTTP API to control Channels and integrate with home automation. Learn more at https://getchannels.com/api/
new Use Channels for iOS to play to your Android TV.
improved Player menu will display episode details when watching a recording.
improved Much faster tuning of DVB channels in the UK.

Version 1.0.4 (March 6, 2018)

new Surround Sound setting enables passthrough on the NVidia SHIELD.
new Browse and watch your Channels DVR recordings.
fixed Crashes when connecting to HDHR with older firmware.

Version 1.0.3 (February 15, 2018)

improved Tuning time is now twice as fast.
fixed Guide tab would sometimes fail to refresh after turning TV back on.
fixed Player could sometimes start buffering during playback.
fixed Some rare crashes.

Version 1.0.2 (February 12, 2018)

new Initial support for legacy HDHomeRuns.
fixed Some rare crashes.

Version 1.0.1 (February 9, 2018)

improved DVB channels in the UK tune much faster.
fixed Timeline could sometimes stay visible after changing channels.
fixed Rare crash when tuning into H264 channels on the FireTV.
fixed Video could stall during playback of interlaced H264 channels on the SHIELD.
fixed App could stop responding after leaving the video player.

Version 1.0.0 (February 6, 2018)

new The app!

Version v2022.11.15.1908

new Holiday sections in On Later
new You can now edit the thumbnail for recordings/videos using the Art Picker using a URL or Upload. Thumbnails are 16x9.
new Genres are now editable for TV episodes
new Channel Collections are now available in the web admin Guide
new Source and Filter selectors are now available in the web admin On Now
new Movies and TV Shows now have an editable Sort Title that will be used when sorting items alphabetically. Use this to adjust the sort position of your content.
new Hardware accelerated de-interlacing for macOS
new Use keywords for Automatic Channels
improved Redesigned experience adding/editing advanced passes
improved Pass list now shows series art along with fast action buttons: Edit, Pause/Resume, Delete
improved Set the way Video Groups sort their videos. Edit Metadata on the Video Group to sort them alphabetically, season/episode, by their titles, when they were created/aired, or when they were added to your Channels Library.
improved Memory usage during guide download
improved Reduced size of channels-dvr binary on linux
improved Optimization for virtual channels with smart rules
improved Allow trashing of unmatchable imports
improved Skipped and cancelled recordings will not try to record the same program again later
improved Guide in web interface now continues to update when left open for extended hours
improved Imports scanner will find extras like trailers and subtitles automatically
improved Sidecar .srt file is deleted along with recording/import delete
fixed Phantom Live TV streams that could show up when experiencing issues with TVE streams
fixed Movies group could appear in smart show collection
fixed Deleting the last item in your Channel Collections could cause a crash
fixed Some errors while loading the web guide
fixed Rotation of home movies when using the macOS hardware encoder
fixed Local content importer could get confused by filenames with backslashes and create new database entries on each scan
fixed Import scanner reads lower case s01e01
fixed Extra spaces at the end of xmltv url are ignored
fixed Smart ad detect was not working correctly on Custom Channels for Pluto
fixed Experimental HEVC transcoding was not working on linux with nvidia h/w encoder
fixed Transcoder sessions for remote streams could sometimes hang during cleanup

Version v2022.10.03.2116

new Live commercial detection will not block regular commercial detection from continuing
new Tailscale VPN is now built-in for easier Away from Home access
improved Advanced pass options are now available in the main Series Pass editor on the web UI
improved Backup will be made before upgrading to new version
improved Updated intel quick sync drivers for Linux and FreeBSD
improved TVE provider and channel updates
fixed Passes on web UI were being sorted case sensitively and including articles
fixed Editing start padding of a job from the Calendar view was delaying the recording
fixed Watching overtime sports recording would get marked as watched if still recording
fixed Smart rules for cast members were not working as expected
fixed Audio/video issues on tve streams for some users

Version 2022.09.14.2324

new You can now edit client names. Open their settings and click edit to rename them. When editing them on the server, the client themselves will adopt the ne name.
new Hourly placeholder guide entries are added automatically for channels where guide data is not mapped. These can be used to setup series passes or manual recordings on the guide
new Server Side setting to make clients match DVR's source priority
new Server Side setting to show/hide content based on labels (tvOS and iOS clients only)
new Server Side settings for Resume and Virtual Channel tuning
new Server Side settings to manage Timeline visibility while seeking
new Add Experimental setting for enabling HEVC transcoding (app playback only)
improved Manage a show's pass directly from the show page
improved QuickSync transcoding support
improved WMV/WMA audio/video codecs
improved Welcome page on new install has a bigger link to restore UI
improved Scheduled recordings now list channels in the priority order in which recording will be attempted
improved More sort options in the web UI on the Browse and Manage sections
improved Support MPPA and TV ratings from XMLTV guide data
improved Tuner Sharing buffer is more performant
improved TVE provider and channel updates
improved Local Content scanner will detect and reprocess files which have changed
improved Hardware transcoding detection can be triggered from the web UI, and debug information can be viewed directly instead of via the Log
improved Corrupted guide database is detected on boot and deleted to prevent crash
fixed Restoring from backup would leave HDHRs without guide data
fixed Unmatched movies that have had their metadata edited (specifically image or summary) will no longer show in Unmatched in the Manage view.
fixed Full Summary was not reloading during Refresh Metadata
fixed Removing Custom Channel source would not clean up all its settings
fixed Typing quickly into Collection name would lose characters
fixed Transcoder log files are cleaned up after a transcoded live stream finishes
fixed Playback time was not being saved correctly for strm imports without duration
fixed All bitrate options were not available for the Server Side Setting of Cellular Streaming
fixed Passes with delayed start padding could miss recordings
fixed Importer was not picking up season/episode information from some filenames

Version 2022.08.08.2006

new Support for MPAA and TV ratings
new Added Duration to Smart Rules for movies
improved TVE provider and channel updates
fixed On Later data causing crashes in the app
fixed Duplicate Sci Fi genre appearing in movie filters

Version 2022.08.04.1903

new Virtual Channels have a Mini Marathon sort option which will show three episodes of a show and then switch to the next show
new Support for audio only transcoding of live sources
improved Guide data in Europe will now download between 9-10am instead of midnight. This should improve guide accuracy for the upcoming day's recordings
improved Option to generate commercial editor previews automatically after each recording
improved Runtime enhancements to reduce CPU and memory usage
improved TVE provider and channel updates
improved Add support for Opus audio
improved Transcoder now has adjustable server buffer options from default of 1 hour to up to 4 hours
fixed Smart rules can now be used to search movies and shows by name or watched status
fixed Backups list on Restore screen was not sorted correctly in some cases
fixed Remote streaming would not work on some recordings with signal issues

Version 2022.06.20.0235

new Calendar view for scheduled recordings
new Season sort option on Virtual Channels will air one season at a time before switching to the next show
new Add a trailer for a movie with a URL with metadata editor
new Added client side settings for new Match Content settings for Trailers, Movie Virtual Channels, and TV Virtual Channels
new Import STRM files to play videos directly from a URL
new Imported episodes from two different shows that end up in the same place can now be fixed. On an imported show, select some episodes, then use Actions > Fix Show Match to move them to the correct place.
new Option to generate commercial editor thumbnails automatically after recording completes
improved Hardware transcoding performance on macOS
improved Generated XMLTV contains HDTV markers for better compatibility with Plex
improved Runtime optimizations for cpu and memory usage
improved TVE provider and channel updates
fixed Virtual Channels were not appearing in the list of options for Start Up Channel in server side settings
fixed Applying labels to some imported shows was not working
fixed Issues on some Custom Channel streams when transitioning to commercials

Version 2022.03.23.0209

new Videos section under Local Content can be used to import home videos, concerts, music videos and other internet videos without metadata matches
new Edit metadata of Movies, Shows, and Episodes, using new categories for music/home/internet videos
new Upload and manage custom artwork with your curated metadata
new Update metadata on multiple episodes at the same time with the batch editor
new Poster Picker - Easily update your Movie and Show posters by choosing from a list
new Update the poster of movies from the batch manager
new Quality Rating is available in Smart Rules
new Limit and ordering options on Virtual Channels
new Option to set default playback speed for a show
new Filter movies in the browse view by source: Recordings, Imports, PlayOn Cloud, Stream Links
new Sort Movie collections by duration
new Queue multiple recordings to reindex their commercials using the batch actions
new webp containers supported for imported content
new Web player has an "Audio Only" link in the watch now dropdown
improved Labels and favorites are available for individual episodes
improved Added the ability to remove a match from an incorrectly imported movie
improved TVE provider and channel updates
improved Generated m3u is compatible with more software including Xteve
improved Better compatibility with online m3u editors
improved Imported recordings that can’t get scanned in, will use their filename by default for their title
improved Copies of a randomly sorted virtual channel will all randomize differently
improved DVR Database Maintenance option lets you trash recordings which were already deleted off the disk
improved Surface errors in Custom Channels prompt when m3u url fails or has no channels
fixed Recordings marked live would not reliably get marked as watched when stopping close to the end
fixed Advanced series pass with season/episode number conditions was not working reliably
fixed Daily guide update could be missed in rare scenarios
fixed Advanced search for imported shows was not working
fixed Imported 720p videos were not being marked as HD
fixed Video thumbnails for PlayOn recordings were corrupted
fixed TV movies without a year would have (0) in the title
fixed Rare issue where two recordings for the same show at the same time (on different channels) could record into the same mpg file
fixed Commercial editor was not working for ATSC3 recordings
fixed Importing mp4 videos could use up unnecessary CPU during thumbnail generation
fixed Rare crash in some cases

Version 2022.02.09.0020

new Added Winter Olympics event browsing to On Later
improved Commercial detection on ATSC3 recordings
improved Sort virtual channels by number on the web UI
improved Faster performance in the macOS hardware transcoder
improved TVE provider and channel updates
fixed On Later buttons on mobile were collapsing and unusable

Version 2022.02.03.2057

new Added local ABC news and Fox weather to TVE
improved TVE provider and channel updates
improved Workarounds for SHIELD 9.0 release issues
improved Library search with partial show names
improved More reliable support for local channels over TVE
fixed Up next would not show the next episode for some shows
fixed Recording processing could get stuck in rare cases
fixed Issue where having multiple XMLTV sources caused them not to update their guide data at the requested refresh setting
fixed Rare crashes

Version 2022.01.13.2139

new Channel Collections can now have rules that pull in channels dynamically based on what’s currently on.
new Added Channel to Smart Rule editor - create collections for all those Hallmark movies!
new Server side setting for Signal Notifications
new Server side setting for showing Virtual Channel Logo during playback
new Server side settings for Buffer Protection, Buffer Protection Duration, and Jump to Last Channel
new Server side setting for Watch from Library Prompt
improved Major fixes to Up Next, which will now reliably show you the next episode to watch
improved Easier Channel Collection management
improved Closed caption passthrough in macOS and Windows hardware transcoders
improved XMLTV export for better compatibility with other media software
improved VideoReDo integration option generates .vprj files for your recordings
improved New settings for Auto Play: You can now use the option of Off to hide the Next Up card.
improved TVE provider and channel updates
fixed Some TVE recordings could have timestamp glitches
fixed Local Content scanner was not working with some QNAP shares
fixed Hardware video transcoding issues with latest Raspberry Pi kernels
fixed Issues with transcoded live streams when using network mount for DVR storage
fixed Better integration with Windows Defender firewall
fixed In rare cases the DVR could become stuck if connection to HDHR was lost while reloading channel list

Version 2021.10.25.1801

new Create and manage Library Collections
new Create and manage Virtual Channels
new Local Content officially out of beta.
new New and Improved On later
new Watch live TV and recordings in a full width video player with the new option in the watch modal
improved Web video player now has hot keys for controlling playback from the keyboard
improved TVE provider and channel updates
improved Filter on DVR > Manage web UI is now sticky
improved Toggle for SSH access for RPI OS
improved Hovering over client device info icon will show more detailed description of device, if available.
improved Audio track listing in View Details now displays the title of the track
improved Update programs database when deleted imported episode
fixed Software transcoding of HEVC (ATSC3) sources to H.264
fixed Fixed issue with incorrect episode counts after deleting all episodes of a show
fixed Issues with SSL certificates for remote access
fixed Fix for series pass limit not being enforced in some cases

Version 2021.08.12.0054

new Support for Locast in more cities
improved Better performance with large libraries
improved TVE channel and provider support

Version 2021.05.26.1807

new Advanced passes can use multiple CONTAINS/EXCLUDES conditions
new Advanced passes can use negative padding to stop recording early
new Advanced passes can set custom padding in seconds
new Advanced passes can limit the number of recordings created
new Support for Locast Tri-Cities
improved Performance improvements to the guide database
improved Better support for XMLTV
improved TVE channel and provider support
fixed Streaming issues on some HLS web streams
fixed Guide data would appear duplicated when combining HDHomeRun and Locast sources
fixed Rare crashes when recording OTA stream with heavy signal loss

Version 2021.03.30.0356

new Channel Collections - Curate your own custom sets of channels and replace the old filters in On Now and Guide
new Client Tracking - See all your Channels clients in one place
new Server Side Settings - Adjust the settings for all of your devices from the DVR server
new Support for Locast Portland
improved TVE channel and provider support
improved Support Additional Storage feature for PlayOn recordings
fixed Show settings for recordings from XMLTV sources would not save
fixed Backup restore on fresh Pi DVR installation was not working

Version 2021.03.16.1916

new Redesigned navigation and Library views on the DVR web UI
new Redesigned DVR web UI search can now find recorded shows and movies
new Batch management for your recordings
new Support for Locast Cleaveland
new Commercial detection settings
improved Better performance with large number of imported recordings
improved Metadata matching for PlayOn Cloud recordings
improved TVE channel and provider support
fixed New shows and seasons were not appearing in the UK
fixed DVR web UI Guide would not allow recording the same episode multiple times
fixed Padding updates on the DVR schedule could be overwritten after guide update
fixed Changing padding on an in-progress recording would cause an interruption in recorded file
fixed Guide and station images were not loading for some users

Version 2021.02.04.1931

new PlayOn Cloud integration
new Redesigned navigation on the DVR web UI
fixed Imported content would scan in twice on the Channels DVR Pi Image

Version 2021.02.02.2209

new Support for Stream Links
new Support for Locast in Charlotte and Orlando
improved Refreshed movie and TV show layouts on the DVR web UI
improved TVE channel and provider support
improved Support for ATSC3 in more cities
fixed Crash due to rare streaming error

Version 2021.01.15.1649

new Add Custom Channels to your DVR using M3U Playlists
new Support for streaming RTSP from cameras and SAT>IP servers
new Support for Locast in Madison, WI
new XMLTV API for integration into other media center software
improved Caching of images during internet outages
improved TVE channel and provider support
improved Support for hardware transcoding with 10th and 11th generation Intel CPUs
improved Support for hardware transcoding on FreeNAS

Version 2020.12.10.1836

fixed Excessive disk usage issue in last release
fixed Some videos would transcode unnecessarily when watching away from home

Version 2020.12.02.1531

new Support for Raspberry Pi 4 USB boot image
new Support for ATSC 3.0 broadcasts with the new HDHomeRun CONNECT 4K
new Support for Apple Silicon
improved Support for Locast in Scranton and Indianapolis
improved Support for refreshing XMLTV guide sources more than once a day
improved Refreshed styles, better performance and improved error handling on the web admin UI
improved Simpler web admin UI for managing your sources and guide data
improved Transcoder recovers from unexpected errors automatically
improved Web player restarts the transcoder on disconnects and reports transcoder speed more accurately
improved Support for more types of subtitles
improved TVE channel and provider support

Version 2020.09.14.2100

new Move old recordings to an additional storage path to make space on your main DVR drive
new Support for PBS live streams in some regions
improved Support for UNC windows shares for additional storage and imported content
improved TVE channel and provider support
fixed Up Next could get confused about the next episode on some shows

Version 2020.08.19.2205

improved Support for Locast in Minneapolis
improved Compatibility with XMLTV guide data formats
improved TVE channel and provider support
fixed Rare crashes on some platforms

Version 2020.06.16.1927

improved Support for Locast in Tampa
improved Support for TVE on more Android devices
fixed Failures during SSL certificate generation on some networks
fixed On Windows, some TVE recordings could show video loops
fixed TVE streams could sometimes transcode instead of remux when watching in browser

Version 2020.05.25.2131

new Mark shows in your recorded library as Kids Only
new Guide and station images are now loaded from tmsimg.fancybits.co for faster downloads
improved Support for new Locast regions
improved Support for AMD hardware transcoding on Windows and Ubuntu
improved Added support for DVB subtitles when viewing remotely
fixed Occasional error when starting remote Live TV stream
fixed Transcoder would sometimes activate when remuxing would be sufficient
fixed Enabling Remote Access would sometimes fail when generating certificate
fixed Spurious authentication errors from TVE channels
fixed Station logos and names would not refresh during manual guide update
fixed TVE setup could fail on Windows if Chrome was installed for single user only
fixed Commercial editor would fail to save if all blocks were marked as show
fixed Rare bug could cause new recordings to stop if Chrome was uninstalled
fixed Resource leak when running on SHIELD with TVE

Version 2020.03.27.1730

fixed Crashes on some macOS computers with older processors.

Version 2020.03.27.0200

new Troubleshooting page to help to identify common issues
new Submit Diagnostic Logs button to send DVR logs to support in one step
new Signal and network issues during recordings are reported
improved Tuner sharing will share tuners when different devices have different tuner priorities
improved TVE feed updates

Version 2020.02.26.0338

improved Default number of days for Trash changed to 1
improved Recordings in Trash will be deleted before the specified number of days if there is less than 20GB free
improved Added a button to Empty Trash in DVR
improved OTA guide data is preferred for UK
improved TVE and Locast channel updates
fixed Streaming Live TV remotely could fail prematurely

Version 2020.02.19.0306

new Deleted files now go into Trash for an optional number of days before being deleted from disk
new Remote streaming of Live TV now supports Adaptive Streaming
new XMLTV guide support for Australian guide data
new Signal quality statistics for HDHR are now listed in activity view
improved TVE channel updates
fixed Transient errors causing remote streaming to be interrupted on Windows
fixed Issue when remotely watching the same channel multiple times in a short time period

Version 2019.12.05.0128

fixed Hardware transcoder on macOS was not working correctly.

Version 2019.12.05.0014

improved Better Locast support.
improved Support for TVE on ARM64 based NAS.
improved Added some foreign language TVE stations.
improved Reduced CPU performance while recording TVE.
fixed Issues authenticating to TVE on some devices.
fixed Automatic remote port forwarding wasn't working with some UPNP routers.

Version 2019.11.19.2312

improved Support for automatic port forwarding on more router models.
improved Add support for Locast in Seattle.
improved HDHR tuner signal statistics are logged for every recording.
fixed DVR could crash during guide download on some Synology ARM models.
fixed Some sports stations were not working reliably.
fixed Some cable channels were not working after changing ownership.
fixed Remote access SSL certificate was not working on some DVRs.
fixed Some Locast sub-stations would not stream.
fixed Guide data was incorrect for some TVE stations.

Version 2019.10.29.0031

new Support for Locast.
improved Support for macOS Catalina.
improved Channels numbers on the DVR Schedule are listed in order of priority.
improved Creating or resuming Series Passes could be slow.
improved Series art will update automatically when new seasons air.
improved Better remote viewing of in-progress recording.
improved Sort movies and recorded shows by year.
improved Advanced Passes can match against keywords, directors and cast members.
improved Advanced Passes can use EXCLUDES and LESS THAN in conditions.
improved Option to force upgrade when DVR is waiting to upgrade to to activity.
improved DVR auto-updates are faster and use less bandwidth.
fixed Team Passes could record non-english airings of sports games.
fixed DVR will prefer recording from favorites channels first even if they are on lower priority tuners.
fixed TVE authentication issues with some OTT providers.
fixed Transcoder could fail to start on some newer Linux servers.
fixed Transcoding performance was slow on some NAS on fresh installations of the DVR.
fixed Remote access SSL certificates were not working on some systems.
fixed Disabling remote access would not remove automatic port mapping on some UPnP routers.
fixed TVE was not working on 32-bit Windows.
fixed Some rare crashes.

Version 2019.09.23.2227

new Hardware transcoding support on the Raspberry Pi 4.
new Adaptive streaming automatically adjusts bandwidth usage when watching recordings remotely.
improved Added more sports channels to TVE.
fixed TVE authentication issues with some cable and OTT providers.
fixed TVE setup issues on the Raspberry Pi.
fixed Tuner sharing was not working with the HDHR EXTEND.

Version 2019.08.15.2304

new Experimental settings can be toggled on the web UI.
improved Updated transcoder software with latest performance improvements and bug fixes.
fixed TVE feature was not working on Asustor NAS.
fixed Some TVE channels were not working on Frontier.
fixed Some TVE sports channels were not working reliably.
fixed Some TVE channel streams could fail during commercial breaks in the web player.
fixed Web UI Guide and On Now were missing channels without guide data.
fixed Remote and web streaming would not fall back to additional HDHomeRuns.
fixed Remote and web streaming could attempt to use hidden channels.
fixed Hardware transcoding was not working reliably on some Windows machines.
fixed Superflous error messages could appear after daily guide download.

Version 2019.08.03.0055

improved Support for closed captions in the Intel hardware transcoder on Linux.
improved Allow using USB-attached storage on Synology NAS for DVR recordings.
fixed Remote or browser viewing could stall after a few minutes.
fixed Commercial editor was not working.
fixed Channels app could crash when connecting to DVR with no tuners.
fixed Cancelled recordings would not finish processing.
fixed Some TVE channels were not working on Xfinity and Fubo.
fixed Rare crash while recording.

Version 2019.07.31.0021

fixed Skipped jobs would not auto-delete from the DVR Schedule.
fixed Intel hardware transcoding was not working on some Windows machines.
fixed TVE feature would not work on latest beta QNAP QTS.
fixed Some TVE channels would not scan correctly.

Version 2019.07.25.0349

new TV Everywhere Public Beta.
improved Guide maintenance options in web admin.
improved Recording failures are now recorded and presented in the web admin Schedule.
improved Support for Telly emulated HDHomeRuns.
improved Remote streaming performance when watching recordings at Original quality.
fixed Newly added HDHomeRuns could be missing some guide data.
fixed Commercial editor would not work on some programs.
fixed Per-show settings in the web admin were not saved correctly.
fixed Intel QuickSync was not working on some Linux systems.
fixed Web Player and remote viewing was not working on MyCloud Home NAS.
fixed Backup restore UI was not working reliably on Windows.
fixed NVidia hardware transcoder was using more bandwidth than requested.
fixed Initial setup in UK could fail for some postal codes.

Version 2019.04.22.2317

fixed Live TV would fail to play in the Web Player on many browsers.
fixed Some recordings could fail to stream remotely.
fixed DVR could crash during guide download on low RAM devices.
fixed Rare crashes in the DVR.

Version 2019.03.12.0544

improved HDHomeRun Premium TV guide data changes.
improved Reduce memory usage during guide import.
improved Passes can use advanced "Time CONTAINS AM" condition record morning shows only.
improved Commercial detection accuracy.
fixed Timeout errors corrupting Premium TV recordings.
fixed Advanced conditions on Series Passes were case sensitive.
fixed Wake from sleep on Windows to make recordings was not reliable.
fixed Javascript error when disabling DVR checkbox.
fixed Toggling remote access feature would not detect new router type.

Version 2018.11.20.2224

new Button to force database backup before moving DVR to another PC/NAS.
improved Use european style date/time formats in web UI for international users.
fixed Recordings could fail to start if there was exactly 3 minutes of padding overlap.
fixed Guide data for some HDHR Premium TV stations was incorrect.
fixed Season passes could be created twice from web UI.
fixed Removed logging of some harmless errors in the log.
fixed Some rare crashes.

Version 2018.10.08.2134

new On Later helps you discover upcoming movies and shows.
improved Bonjour discovery advertisements work more reliably with various clients.
fixed Issues fast-forwarding recordings stored on a Windows DVR.
fixed Better support for detecting sleep and firewall issues on Windows.
fixed ClearQAM users could see channels still listed as Unknown after mapping guide data.
fixed Legacy tuners could not mark channels as HD.
fixed Speedtest was not maxing out available bandwidth.
fixed Rare crashes on some platforms.

Version 2018.09.06.1912

new Premium TV demo channels can be hidden from the DVR.
improved Web player was not reliable on some devices.
fixed Restore from backup was not working.
fixed Premium TV recordings could not be played in web player or via remote streaming.
fixed Premium TV guide data could disappear on web UI when adding a legacy HDHR.
fixed In rare cases, bonjour could keep running even if unchecked on Settings page.

Version 2018.08.27.1927

new Support HDHomeRun Premium TV.
improved Lineup editor allows combining channels from different zipcodes.
fixed Remote DVR clients could get disconnected after 30 days.
fixed Hardware transcoding was not working in Linux with Intel Coffee Lake processors.

Version 2018.08.02.1754

new Support for 32-bit FreeBSD.
improved Better support for regions where cable companies have multiple guide options.
improved Advanced series passes can match on airing durations.
improved Add to Home Screen support on Android devices.

Version 2018.07.01.1750

new Support for 32-bit Windows.
fixed DVR web UI could fail to load on fresh installation.

Version 2018.06.28.1458

improved Better support for IPv6 networks.
improved DVR will automatically rescan for HDHRs once a minute until a tuner is found.
fixed Commercial detection could fail on some recordings.
fixed Automatic port forwarding for remote access was not working on SHIELD.
fixed Some parts of the Web UI would not work in Chrome on Android.
fixed Some clients could fail to connect to DVR's HTTPS server.
fixed Bonjour would not detect IP changes on FreeBSD.
fixed Remote streaming of live TV could use more temporary disk space than expected.
fixed Log would show repeated panic messages on some macOS systems.
fixed DVR could crash if configured with invalid custom lineup codes.

Version 2018.04.05.2059

new DVR will detect common issues like misconfigured firewall and sleep settings.
improved Bonjour reliability when IPs and networks change.
fixed Nvidia hardware transcoding was not working on Windows.
fixed Some shows with foreign language airings were being combined into a single series pass.
fixed Web UI would load slowly on Windows.
fixed Web Player was not working in Microsoft Edge.
fixed Some accessibility issues on the web UI.

Version 2018.03.21.2139

new Support for AMD hardware transcoding on Windows.
improved Updated versions of commercial detector and transcoder.
fixed Some UK channels could not be watched in Web Player or remotely.
fixed Some windows machines would fail to run commercial detection after recording completed.
fixed Multiple recordings paths advanced feature could not be used on Windows.
fixed Remote access HTTPS certificate was not being accepted by some clients.

Version 2018.01.30.0033

fixed Two clients trying to remote stream the same channel/recording would conflict.
fixed Multiple audio tracks were not available when remote streaming.
fixed Remote stream would fail to seek on recordings made with EXTEND transcoder.
fixed Some DVB channels would fail to remote stream.
fixed Legacy tuners could fail to work after a firmware upgrade.
fixed Some windows machines would fail to use Nvidia hardware transcoder.
improved Send hardware tuning errors to client in Tuner Sharing mode.
improved Upgraded Android SDK for Nvidia SHIELD build.
improved Added hardware transcoder debug API.

Version 2017.12.13.1901

fixed Watching an in-progress recording would sometimes not start from the beginning.
fixed Remote streaming of a recording with DVB teletext track would fail.

Version 2017.12.08.0017

improved Better video quality with hardware transcoder on Linux.
fixed In very rare circumstances, the DVR could keep recording after a program finished.
fixed Preview images for SD broadcasts were being stretched out.
fixed Watching a recording while it was in progress would not automatically mark as watched.
fixed Commercial detection was not working in Docker containers.
fixed Bonjour was not working in some Docker containers.
fixed Remote streaming of some 720p recordings would stutter during playback.
fixed DVR's View Details button on the web UI would incorrectly show 720p recordings as interlaced.
fixed DVR's Refresh button on web UI will reload an episode's title and description.

Version 2017.11.16.0140

fixed Entering full US zipcode during setup would not work.
fixed New UK lineups were not appearing during setup.
fixed Toggling automatic port forwarding after upgrading from NATPMP router to uPnP router would not work.
fixed DVR could fail to auto-upgrade on macOS.
fixed Advanced pass could not be created without any == conditions.
improved Recommend channel scan first if setting up DVR on HDHR with no channels.
improved Better mobile version of initial DVR welcome page.

Version 2017.11.03.0006

new Support for running the DVR as a Windows background Service.
improved Windows DVR system tray menu lets you enable/disable auto-run at login.
fixed DVR was not working under Windows Task Scheduler.
fixed Manual refresh of guide data was not refreshing channel data.

Version 2017.11.01.2252

new On Windows, the system tray icon menu has a Fix Ethernet Settings option shown when Flow Control has not been disabled.
improved Faster software transcoding performance on newer processors.
improved Commercial detection is disabled on underpowered ARM5 NAS.
fixed Increased comskip timeout to 8 hours.
fixed Ignore Hyper-V default switch for Bonjour.

Version 2017.10.24.2330

new DVR is now available in Denmark.
improved Commercial detection will time out after 30 minutes to avoid runaway processes.
improved Faster transcoding on Linux when Hardware deinterlace is enabled.
improved Reduced memory usage slightly.
fixed A rare bug would sometimes cause the DVR to fail auto-update on Windows.

Version 2017.10.20.2232

improved Much faster at starting playback of transcoded live tv.
improved Inactive transcoder streams will time out after 30s.
improved Better software transcoding performance.
fixed Web player was not working reliably on macOS Safari.
fixed Stopping live tv transcoder would print some errors to log and fail to delete some temporary files.
fixed Automatic port forwarding was not working with some uPnP routers.

Version 2017.10.19.0311

improved macOS menu dropdown will now let you install the Auto-Wake helper if needed.
improved Better software transcoder performance.
improved Reduced CPU usage on DVR when using web player from Chrome or Firefox.
fixed SSL certificate generation was failing for some users.
fixed SHIELD hardware transcoder would perform poorly at 720p or lower.
fixed Rare crash if DVR booted without any network connections.
fixed Port-forwarding errors were not being shown on the web UI.
fixed Speed test would max out at 30Mbit/s on some systems.

Version 2017.10.18.0607

fixed DVR would sometimes fail to restart after auto-update on macOS 10.13
improved Add web-based speedtest
improved Report transcoder capability to the Channels apps

Version 2017.10.17.1728

fixed Schedule tab was empty on my.channelsdvr.net for some users.
fixed SSL certificate generation could fail if DNS traffic was firewalled.
fixed DVR settings tab was not reporting RAM values correctly.
improved Support for favoriting and hiding channels on legacy TECH tuners.

Version 2017.10.14.2323

improved Better support for TECH3 tuners.
fixed DVR would not allow Windows to sleep when idle.
fixed DVR would hang on startup if hardware transcoding was broken on Windows 8.1
fixed Restore Tuner Sharing compatibility with older versions of Channels app.

Version 2017.10.13.2123

improved Show 6 hours of data on the web guide.
fixed Channels hidden only on a single HDHomeRun would sometimes not appear.

Version 2017.10.13.0017

new HTTPS support.
fixed Logout from my.channelsdvr.net was not working.

Version 2017.10.11.2339

fixed Hardware transcoder on Windows would often fail to start.

Version 2017.10.10.0006

improved New unRAID package.

Version 2017.10.06.1807

improved Use surround sound when remote streaming in original quality.

Version 2017.10.05.1806

improved Remote streaming performance
fixed DVR would keep display active on Mac.
fixed Recordings could be missed when waking up the Mac from sleep.
fixed Foreign language recordings could get mixed up with english versions of the same show.
fixed Bonjour was not working on Android.
fixed Backup restore directory picker was confusing.
fixed Tiny memory leak when streaming from legacy tuners.

Version 2017.10.02.1547

fixed Redirect loop when trying to access my.channelsdvr.net

Version 2017.10.02.0617

fixed Remote access was forcing HTTPs mode even if certificate was not generated.
fixed Sometimes recordings would be missed even after DVR woke up the Mac from sleep.
fixed Images could get out of sync between shows and recordings.
new Official macOS Installer.

Version 2017.09.30.0300

new Remote Access option with HTTPS auto-configuration.
fixed Web player would not work with reprocessed recordings.
fixed Web player was not working in iOS 11 Safari
fixed DVR would not record from prioritized tuner in some situations.
fixed Web guide could be missing some channels when multiple HDHRs were found.

Version 2017.09.01.0513

fixed Guide data was not downloading.

Version 2017.08.11.1703

fixed Foreign language show recordings were incorrectly being categorized as movies.

Version 2017.08.09.1634

fixed Deleting season pass could cause iOS app to crash.
improved Time CONTAINS advanced rule will now match "3pm" and "3:00pm"

Version 2017.08.06.1637

fixed Some UK channels would not stream remotely.
improved Support for remote streaming from tvOS app.

Version 2017.08.02.1643

improved Live TV streaming from web player starts much more quickly.
fixed DVR would transcode some h264 channels for remote streaming instead of remuxing.
fixed Rare crashes on boot related to guide data database.

Version 2017.07.29.2103

new Support for remote streaming with the iOS app.
fixed Commercial detection could not be enabled on some Raspberry Pi

Version 2017.07.27.2302

improved Combined all tuners into a single view on web UI On Now and Guide tabs.
improved Remember filter selection on web UI Guide tab.
fixed Guide data would process twice when adding multiple tuners during initial setup.
fixed DVR would re-create recordings directory when USB drive was unmounted, causing mount point to change on macOS.
improved Backend improvements for remote access authentication.

Version 2017.07.20.1616

new Experimental HTTPS support with self-signed certificates.
new Advanced pass editor on the web UI lets you enable "re-record deleted episodes", to force passes to always re-record episodes which were previously recorded and deleted.
fixed Sometimes Season Passes would fail to record episodes which got moved to a later time slot when guide data was updated on the day of the airing.
fixed Recordings could previously be automatically pruned while they were being watched.

Version 2017.07.17.0243

improved Series passes will no longer record foreign language versions of a show.
improved Experimental support for TECH3-US tuner.
fixed Guide data was duplicated in Roku/Android apps when multiple HDHRs were registered with the DVR.
fixed Hidden channels would appear in Android app.

Version 2017.07.13.0055

improved Recordings tab on Web UI now shows number of unwatched recordings per show (instead of total recordings)

Version 2017.07.09.0116

fixed Previous change to ignore "Local Area Connection" adapters on Windows broke some setups.

Version 2017.07.07.2149

fixed Deleting a show would not delete episodes from disk immediately.
fixed Local Area Connection adapters on Windows would confuse Bonjour discovery.
new ExtraPaths configuration allows moving some DVR recordings to a secondary disk.

Version 2017.06.29.2332

improved Prefer IP address for initial setup oauth to prevent "invalid redirect_uri" errors.
fixed For FireTV clients, force transcoding with Blend deinterlacer since FireTV does not handle 60fps well.

Version 2017.06.28.2127

fixed Rare crash on Windows.
improved Transcoder APIs for the experimental Roku and FireTV apps.

Version 2017.06.15.2014

improved Commercial detection could crash in rare circumstances.
fixed Recordings would sometimes not record the entire show if the guide data changed after initial scheduling.
fixed Directory picker now allows SHIELD to navigate to /storage/emulated/0 for recording to adopted storage.

Version 2017.06.09.2116

improved TV show filenames have been changed for better compatibility with Plex/Infuse/Kodi and other media managers.
improved Filenames will no longer contain characters invalid on windows, regardless of DVR platform. This makes it easier to move your DVR to a windows based platform in the future.
fixed Commercial detection would sometimes fail on the SHIELD.

Version 2017.06.07.0238

fixed Directory picker was not working on the SHIELD.
improved Download guide data in the UK between 12am-2am for better reliability.
fixed Do not prevent sleep is DVR is open in a browser via localhost.
improved Show buffer full warning at 99%
improved Retry up to 5 times on guide data download errors.
improved Report detailed tuner errors from upcoming HDHR firmware.

Version 2017.05.25.2249

fixed Commercial detection is now limited to one cpu core again.
improved New APIs for experimental Roku app.

Version 2017.05.25.1629

fixed Re-added 576p option on macOS
fixed Hardware transcoding was not working on some linux machines with multiple GPUs.
improved Commercial detection performance on mpeg2 recordings.

Version 2017.05.24.1509

fixed Removed 576p option when using macOS hardware transcoder, as it is not supported.

Version 2017.05.23.2138

improved Added 576p option for web player transcoding.
improved Increase transcoder buffer to 5 minutes.
fixed Some USB drives could not be selected for storage on the SHIELD.

Version 2017.05.22.2051

improved On multi-core systems, commercial detection will use half of all available cores.
improved Added (x) button to clear search input on web UI Search tab.
fixed NTFS mounts were not properly detected on the SHIELD.
fixed Time was reported incorrectly on SHIELD.
fixed Commercial detection was failing in some scenarios.

Version 2017.05.17.1932

new Support for Nvidia SHIELD.

Version 2017.05.16.0002

fixed Bonjour was showing IPv6 addresses on Settings page on macOS.
fixed Web UI would not load correctly if loaded immediately after DVR started.
fixed Some show images were low resolution.

Version 2017.05.12.0136

fixed Chromecast icon was not showing up in web player on Chrome for iOS
fixed Web player could show overlapping timestamps on mobile screens.

Version 2017.05.11.1727

fixed Play on Roku would say "video failed" on some DVRs.
fixed Watching a recording on Roku would not keep track of watched position reliably.

Version 2017.05.11.0158

new Added default keep option for new passes.
improved Click a pass to edit it quickly on the Passes view.
improved When setting up a new DVR with existing recordings directory, link to backup/restore wizard.
improved Retry any failed recordings immediately when an existing recording job is cancelled and tuner frees up.
improved Start recordings one at a time, to ensure that higher priority passes take precedence.
improved Directory picker scrolls to top after clicking into a folder.
improved Added "keep 1" retention options.
improved Added 10s padding options.
improved Web player for live TV now buffers up to one hour on the DVR server.
fixed Play on Roku was not working.

Version 2017.05.10.1814

new Support for "Play on Roku"

Version 2017.05.10.0304

new Search tab on web UI shows upcoming season and show premieres.
fixed Settings tab was not loading on FreeBSD.
fixed Commercial detection was not working on linux.

Version 2017.05.09.1717

fixed DVR would not detect some drives on Windows.

Version 2017.05.08.2150

fixed Commercial detection would crash on some recordings.

Version 2017.05.07.1905

fixed Hardware transcoder on macOS would generate broken output which could cause Safari to stall during web player playback.

Version 2017.05.06.0013

fixed Chromecast icon would only appear on first recording watched after a browser refresh.
fixed Casting a recording was slow to start.
fixed Chapter navigation would disappear while casting.
fixed Closed captions were not working in the web player.
fixed Hardware transcoder on macOS was not including closed captions.
fixed Poster was not showing in Safari while loading.

Version 2017.05.05.0112

new Support for Chromecast in Chrome.
new Buttons for Airplay and PIP in Safari.
new Buttons to skip back 10s and forward 30s in web player.
new Commercials markers on the web player timeline.
new Chapter picker and skip buttons on web player let you navigate commercials markers.
improved Larger default size for web player.
improved Show poster and spinner while transcoder is starting for web player.
fixed Scrub/seek was not working in Safari for live streams.
fixed Clicking outside the web player could accidentally dismiss it before clicking Stop.
fixed Click-and-drag to scrub on the player was unreliable.
fixed Hiding a show from Up Next would cause incorrect counts on web Recordings tab.
fixed Retry guide data downloads on 503 Service Unavailable errors.
fixed Spurious buffer warning when starting a recording on 32-bit platforms.
fixed On Synology NAS, the storage picker always showed /volume1 instead of the volume where the DVR is installed.

Version 2017.04.28.2317

improved Switch to native bonjour implementation on macOS.
improved When starting a recording, buffer up to 32MB (~15s) of video in RAM while waiting for the disk to wake up.
improved Prevent Windows and macOS from sleeping while web or ATV clients are active.
improved Guide data downloader will retry a few times when encountering timeout errors.
fixed Guide data would not download reliably for users with more than 200 channels.
experimental Support for waking up macOS automatically when DVR clients connect.

Version 2017.04.26.2040

new Initial setup wizard helps you configure your newly installed DVR.
improved Directory picker for DVR storage and backup restore is easier to use.
improved Real-time updates sent to ATV clients when number of unwatched episodes in a show changes.
improved Create and manage Series Passes directly from the Guide and On Now tabs on web UI.
improved UK guide data downloads now happen between 4-6am every day for better reliability.
improved On macOS, prevent the computer from going to sleep while the DVR is busy.
improved On Windows, prevent the computer from going to sleep or shutting down while DVR is busy.
improved For legacy HDHRs, show additional setup steps required during guide setup.
fixed Up Next items would sometimes move back and forth.
fixed Guide tab on the web UI would sometimes fail to show episodes as recording.
fixed On Now tab on web UI now shows the event title for sports games.
fixed On Windows, the tray icon menu was blurry.
fixed Moving a DVR database from Windows to Linux would cause recordings to fail playback.
fixed Some visual glitches on the web UI where elements would not line up exactly.
fixed In rare situations, loading the web UI right while the DVR was starting would break until refresh.
fixed Installing the DVR before subscribing could lead to confusing new user experience.
fixed Settings tab on web UI would flash multiple times while loading.
fixed Guide and On Now tabs on web UI on a new install would say "no favorites" instead of "no guide data downloaded".
experimental Support for waking up out of sleep automatically to make recordings on Windows and macOS.

Version 2017.04.20.2223

new Hardware deinterlacer option on Linux, which produces better quality video (but might use more resources).
fixed Hardware transcoder performance improved for Synology NAS w/ 2GB RAM.

Version 2017.04.20.0012

improved Quicker tuning times when watching live TV from web player.
improved Web player now says "Remux" when watching existing h.264 video without transcoding.
fixed Web playback of live interlaced h.264 channels would stutter.
fixed Web player would sometimes fail to play audio or video.
fixed Web player was not transcoding live h.264 channels to requested bitrate/resolution.
improved Increased number of old backups retained by 2x.
improved More debug logging when new jobs are created for a rule.
fixed Episodes would sometimes fail to record if they were moved to a different time slot in the guide data.
fixed Season passes would sometimes pick the second airing of an episode to record.
improved Added hidden toggle for better compatibility with Synology Cloud Sync filesystem restrictions.

Version 2017.04.19.0028

fixed Activity would show Idle while streaming a recording to Apple TV.
fixed On Synology, do not create directory names ending in "." for better compatibility with Cloud Station.
improved OS section of Settings tab will now show hardware manufacturer and model name.
improved Show transcode mode used in tuner sharing connections when streaming from EXTEND.
improved Increased initial HDHR connection timeout to 6s.

Version 2017.04.17.1856

improved Use recorder transcode setting for web playback with an EXTEND.
improved More logging on tuner sharing events.
improved Reduced HDHR communication timeouts from 5s to 3s.
improved Ignore p2p and tunnel network interfaces in bonjour.
fixed Remove broken 240p option when using mac hardware transcoder.
fixed Make DVR checkbox clickable during initial setup.
fixed Settings page would not load if bonjour could not find any IPs.

Version 2017.04.13.0150

improved Major rewrite of tuner sharing engine to reduce memory and CPU overhead.
improved Changed "Add to DVR" link to "Pick Guide Provider" button.
improved Guide picker is focused automatically after enabling DVR.
improved Directory picker for DVR storage will hide system folders on major NAS models.
improved Optimized disk I/O required for watching recordings that are still in progress.
improved Recordings have a "View Details" option in dropdown to view audio/video encoding details.
fixed Backup restore UI was not working on windows.
fixed Stopping DVR during guide download would not abort downloader.
fixed Guide picker hides non-HD/legacy cable provider options.
fixed Web playback of recordings using hardware transcoder on Linux could end early.
fixed Tuner sharing was not working with EXTENDs with transcoding disabled.
fixed Log was empty when DVR crashed on windows.
fixed DVR could rarely crash when trying to start web playback.
fixed Guide and On Now tabs could stop working if previously selected HDHR was not available.

Version 2017.04.06.0200

fixed Minor visual glitch when setting up a new HDHR with guide data.

Version 2017.04.04.0009

fixed Bonjour advertisements were not working on windows computers with Internet Connection Sharing enabled.
fixed VPN and VM network interfaces on windows were not being ignored.
improved Re-scan for HDHRs one minute after the DVR starts, in case the server is started before networking comes up.

Version 2017.03.31.2134

fixed Commercial detection, episode previews and transcoding were not working on macOS 10.10 and 10.11 since 3.28 release.

Version 2017.03.31.0308

fixed Tuner sharing was not working for EXTENDs with transcoding enabled.

Version 2017.03.28.1753

fixed Rare combination of bugs could cause guide data not to download.

Version 2017.03.27.2154

improved Better commercial detection on standard-definition recordings.
improved Automatically marked as watched when stopping playback during the final commercial in a recording.
improved Episode preview image would sometimes show commercials.

Version 2017.03.24.2223

fixed Activity section was incorrect when multiple ATVs were sharing a tuner.
improved Mark as watched automatically when you've viewed 95% of a program.
improved Preview thumbnails could be taken during commercials when a recording had padding at the start.
improved Web UI Guide now lets you access all 21 days of guide data.

Version 2017.03.21.0415

improved Up Next algorithm is smarter.
improved Performance enhancements due to runtime upgrade.
improved 21 days of guide data.
improved Tuner sharing allows overlapping episodes on the same channel to record from a single tuner.
improved Activity section on the DVR web UI will now update in real time.
improved Guide and On Now tabs in DVR web UI will remember selected HDHomeRun when multiple are available.
improved Better buffering of HDHomeRun video stream prevents any hiccups in the recorded file.
fixed DVR would sometimes crash after upgrading itself on FreeBSD.
fixed Commercial detection would sometimes crash on Windows.
fixed Deleting a recording in progress would still show episode as recording on the guide.

Version 2017.03.13.2338

fixed Adding padding to a recording already in progress was not working.
fixed Recording playback in Chrome on Windows could stall out after some time.
improved Initial loading speed of DVR web UI.
fixed Rare errors could prevent new DVR from being setup.

Version 2017.03.10.0234

fixed In very rare circumstances, a new episode could fail to record if it was rescheduled.
fixed Recordings stored in H264 format would not be transcoded to lower bitrate/resolution for web playback unless they were interlaced.
improved Upgraded compiler version used to build windows exes should fix some comskip bugs.
improved Updated version of web video player.

Version 2017.03.01.2225

improved Major upgrade to the guide database reduces memory/disk space used and speeds up access to the guide data.
fixed DVR could upgrade itself while someone was playing a recording on the Apple TV.
fixed Recordings from EXTEND tuners could be transcoded even if "none" was selected in the DVR.
fixed NTFS drives mounted with the ufsd driver could not record some shows.
fixed DVR will force upgrade itself if it has been waiting to upgrade for more than a day.

Version 2017.02.23.2046

fixed Memory usage had increased significantly since v2017.02.15.0045

Version 2017.02.22.1656

fixed Legacy HDHR tuners were not being released correctly after recordings completed on windows.

Version 2017.02.22.0443

fixed NTFS drives mounted on Linux would not record some shows.
fixed Hardware transcoding option was incorrectly showing up on Macs without Intel QuickSync.
fixed Some ARM processors would not report clock speed correctly.
fixed Guide data for next week would not download reliably.

Version 2017.02.15.0045

fixed Hardware transcoding was slow on Synology NAS with Intel CPUs.
fixed DVR could sometimes incorrectly display "subscription expired".
fixed Creating movie recordings from web UI would not set all channels on the schedule.

Version 2017.02.11.0312

new MCEBuddy integration with latest beta
fixed Bug during guide download could cause crash.
improved Change tuners to devices on Settings tab to avoid confusion.

Version 2017.02.10.0714

new Edit your guide data mappings to fix mismatched or missing channels.
new Button to force re-download of guide data.
improved Assign existing guide source to new tuner without having to re-enter zipcode.
improved Make directory picker more friendly and show errors when enable DVR fails.
improved Auto-match guide data based on channel name when number doesn't match any data.
fixed Bonjour server is started after DVR finishes booting.
fixed Some buttons on the web UI did not look like buttons in certain browsers.

Version 2017.02.08.1830

improved Guide database updates much faster and uses much less space on disk.
fixed Scheduled jobs would delete themselves if tuners were missing when DVR restarted.
fixed Searching for shows with numbers like "48 hours" was not working.
fixed Guide database could sometimes delete itself if there were network failures during the download.

Version 2017.02.07.0145

fixed Commercial detection could crash on windows.
fixed Hardware acceleration was not working on Asustor NAS.

Version 2017.02.03.0335

fixed Web admin UI was being slow and sometimes would not work reliably.
fixed Commercial detection did not work on windows with exFAT storage.
fixed Log directory on windows was larger than necessary.
improved Remove extra logging on windows.
changed Mac hardware transcoder closed caption passthrough was disabled.

Version 2017.02.02.2018

fixed Hardware transcoder option was missing on some Linux machines/NAS.

Version 2017.02.02.0208

fixed Recording playback via web was not working on windows.
fixed Recordings still in progress would not playback via web consistently.
fixed Recording playback via web would stall near the end of the recording.

Version 2017.02.01.2149

fixed Recordings database could become corrupted in rare circumstances.

Version 2017.02.01.0203

new Linux builds for armv6l
fixed Up next would not show correct episode if two new episodes aired on the same day.

Version 2017.01.31.2207

improved Upgraded intel hardware acceleration driver on linux with bug fixes.
improved Better hardware transcoder performance on linux with lower resolutions.
fixed Recording playback on web with hardware transcoder could cause stuttering during playback.

Version 2017.01.30.2232

new Transcoding bitrate selection for web playback.
new Create subdirectories when picking DVR recording path.
improved Wake up the DVR for maintenance once every three hours instead of every hour.
improved Guide data is downloaded between 9am-11am.
fixed Added logging of permissions errors that caused recordings to fail.
fixed Errors during commercial detection on windows would cause DVR to crash.
fixed Older generation Intel HD graphics on windows were not able to use Hardware transcoding.
fixed DVR could crash with "concurrent map writes" error.
fixed Bonjour on windows would not work if VirtualBox Host-Only network adapter was present.
fixed Web UI would slow down when DVR checkbox was unchecked.

Version 2017.01.28.0312

fixed Auto-upgrade on windows was causing firewall issues.

Version 2017.01.27.2325

new Support for 64-bit windows.

Version 2017.01.25.0441

fixed TVMA programs were not showing up in the Guide.
fixed Bonjour discovery was not reliable.

Version 2017.01.24.0315

fixed 32-bit linux builds were not working.

Version 2017.01.23.2004

fixed Recording playback on web using hardware transcoder on linux would cause stuttering.
fixed Fail and retry a recording job if cannot connect to HDHR within 5 seconds.
fixed HDHRs added manually would not be remembered across upgrades and restarts.
fixed Deleting an in-progress recording would not release the tuner.
fixed Recordings scheduled back-to-back could miss the first 30s of a program.
fixed DRM channels were not being hidden from the guide.
fixed Recordings would not get marked as watched automatically if they had a lot of padding.
improved Pruner runs every 3 hours now to delete watched/old recordings.
improved Better logging of transcoder status and options.
improved Ability to force bonjour to advertise on specific network interface.

Version 2017.01.21.0059

fixed Hardware transcoder on Linux/NAS was not working reliably.

Version 2017.01.20.1732

fixed New thumbnailer was using a lot of CPU and RAM.
improved Automatically mark recordings as watched when more than 95% is played back.

Version 2017.01.20.0217

fixed Guide data would not download after setting your location and lineup.
improved Increased logging when files are being processed.
fixed Skip thumbnail generation for corrupt recordings.

Version 2017.01.18.2126

new Hide channels directly from the DVR web admin.
new Support hiding channels on legacy tuners.
fixed Guide data would sometimes download multiple times between 8am-10am.

Version 2017.01.18.0910

new Admin UI to restore database from backup on a new installation.

Version 2017.01.18.0555

fixed Previous version would crash when accessing guide database.
new Switch to software transcoder on Settings tab.
new Show transcoder status under the video player.
improved Try not to generate recording thumbnails with commercials.

Version 2017.01.17.2332

new Builds for 32-bit Linux devices like Synology DS214Play
improved When recording matches multiple channels, prefer favorited channels.
improved Guide data will now download between 8am-10am for better reliability.
fixed Tuner priority was not working.
fixed Recording thumbnails would sometimes contain scene transitions.
fixed Search for "how to" would not find results.

Version 2017.01.14.0019

fixed Commercial detection would fail on some recordings.

Version 2017.01.13.2208

new DVR builds for arm64 devices.
improved Detect when legacy tuner recording stops responding and retry.
fixed On brand new installation, some channels did not have guide data until the next half hour.

Version 2017.01.13.0403

new Set transcoding profile DVR should use with your EXTEND.
new HDHomeRun DUAL users can mark channels as HD.
new "Add Tuner Manually" option.
fixed Prefer HD over SD channels when starting recordings.
fixed DVR lineup could not be set if any tuner had 0 channels.
fixed NAT discovery during startup could delay DVR engine boot.
improved Log database and recorder directory names during startup.

Version 2017.01.10.0517

new Support for legacy HDHR tuners.

Version 2017.01.07.2157

fixed Crash on armv5tel processors.

Version 2017.01.07.0313

new Added "Delete All Recordings" option to shows
fixed Prefer HD channels when making recordings.
improved Mark recording as watched when you finish watching it.
improved Reduced logging when processing lots of rules

Version 2017.01.05.2103

fixed Up Next Settings were not working.
fixed Canadian lineups not showing up.
fixed Hide repeating log messages about upnp and bonjour warnings.
fixed Show comskip errors in the log.

Version 2017.01.05.0709

new Shows can be hidden from Up Next.
new Shows can prefer newest episode instead of oldest for Up Next.
new Commercial detection can be disabled for specific shows.
improved Activity section on the Settings tab will now show transcoding status while browser streams are in progress.