Record in one place, watch on every TV & iOS device in your house.
Browse or search through 21 days worth of guide data that updates daily.
Pick your favorite shows or teams, and choose to record all or just their new airings.
Never run out of space. Let Channels DVR manage your recordings.
Schedule a recording from your phone while you're away from home.
Watch your favorite shows or teams while you're away from home. Live or recorded.
Use as many HDHomeRuns as you want. Or even prioritize them.
Watch the same channel on every device, only use 1 tuner.
Let Channels DVR tell you what to watch next.
Search by show, movie, team, or sport.
Watch your shows while they're currently recording. Don't wait for them to finish.
Recordings get their commercials indexed, so you can skip them with a click of a button.
Pause in one room and resume in another. Or on your iPhone or iPad.
Hardware accelerated transcoding for remote access on any platform utilizing Intel Quick Sync technology.
Start a recording, create a Series Pass, or delete recordings...right from Channels.
1:1 feature parity on every version of Channels
Channels DVR can be run anywhere. Windows, macOS, Linux, FreeBSD, and most popular NAS devices.
Channels DVR won't get disconnected while recording when other apps try to use your HDHomeRun.
Channels DVR turns the Channels app into a full fledged DVR. Record what you're currently watching, search for your favorite show, and create a Series Pass to never miss an episode…all from the Channels app.
Pause in the living room and resume it in the kitchen on your iPad. Finish a show at the gym on your iPhone. It works everywhere.Learn about more Channels DVR features
Channels DVR runs in your home on Windows, macOS, Linux, FreeBSD, and almost all popular NAS systems. There's no cloud to worry about being down. Your recordings are always available.Learn more about Channels DVR requirements
Channels DVR is a separate application that runs in the background on your home computer and utilizes your network TV tuner to record your shows. It transforms Channels from just live TV to a multi-room DVR.
Your Channels app magically sees Channels DVR over your home network and instantly adds DVR features.
Channels DVR is very lightweight and you'll never notice it's running.
Browse, manage, and watch all of your recordings directly on all of the Channels apps.
Can't record enough shows at the same time? Just add another network tuner. Channels DVR lets you add as many as you want.
Watch the same thing in multiple rooms and only use a single tuner. Channels DVR will inteligently share tuners.
Channels DVR records directly to your hard drive, so your recording limits are limitless.
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“The best DVR is a smart one that you don't have to do a lot of manual tweaking on, and Channels DVR fits that bill.”— iMore
“It’s the best replacement for eyeTV, offering superior versions of similar features.”— Macworld
Love the app and DVR. This app made cutting the cord so easy.— Ricky Pease (@rj17) March 2, 2017
Set up @getchannels dvr last night. It’s great! Can finally put my windows media center to rest.— Zack Mahdavi (@zkmusa) January 11, 2017
The key is the Channels App on the AppleTV and the Channels DVR app/service running on my iMac (can also be run on many NASs)— Stephen B (@DrOct) February 6, 2017
Just signed up for the @getchannels DVR beta and am thoroughly impressed. Time to get rid of my STB DVR.— Bob (@bpost34) January 28, 2017
catching up when the toddlers let me. DVR ftw!!! pic.twitter.com/VLz8V2qMin— Jeremy Fisher (@jeremyFi) February 6, 2017