TV Recording Powerhouse

Channels puts all of your media in one place.

Get the friendliest DVR.

Channels isn't just a simple DVR. It's your family's favorite way to watch TV.





Smart Recording

Record specific episodes or create a Series Pass to get every new episode that airs.

Search Your Favorites

Did you just hear about a great new show? Search for it right in Channels.

Watch While Recording

Watch a recording that's currently in progress, or choose to watch it live.

Team Pass

Search for your favorite team, create a Team Pass, and never miss a game again.

Up Next

Channels will suggest which shows to watch next based on your history.

Automatic Commercial Skipping

Recordings get their commercials indexed, so commercials are automatically skipped.

Auto Play

Automatically starts playing the next episode after you finish watching.

Shuffle

Start watching episodes of a show in a random order.

Kids Section

Organize your content to show in the Kids section, your main library, or both.


With all the pro features.

Who says friendly can't be powerful? Get a modern DVR with all the bells and whistles.


Whole Home DVR

Record in one place, watch on every device in your house.

Auto Prune

Never run out of space. Let Channels manage your recordings.

Flat Files

Your recordings are available as simple video files right on your hardrive.

Tuner Sharing

Watch the same channel on every device, only use 1 tuner.

Hardware Transcoding

Hardware accelerated transcoding for fast remote streaming.

Multiple Tuner Support

Use as many HDHomeRuns as you want, or even prioritize them.


Record Anything

Easily record your favorite shows, sports, and movies.


Smart Recording

Record specific episodes or create a Series Pass to get every new episode that airs.

Team Pass

Search for your favorite team, create a Team Pass, and never miss a game again.

Search or Discover

Record right from the guide or search for your favorites.


Your Shows

Catch up on your shows fast, easy, and organized.


Watch State

Channels keeps track of what you've watched, and what you haven't.

Up Next

Up Next suggests which shows to watch next based on your history.

Shuffle

Start watching episodes of a show in a random order.


Your Movies

Build out your catalog of movies and browse in style.


Explore your Movies

Browse your movie libary by new releases, genre, decade, and more.

Fill out your Library

Imported content appears in your library just like the rest of your recordings.

4K HDR

Channels supports the playback of all major video and audio formats, including 4K, HDR, and Dolby Atmos.


Offline Downloads

Take your shows and movies with you.


Download to your Device

Download anything in your library right to your device.

Watch Offline

Watch in Airplane Mode or at places without Internet.

Stay in Sync

Your watch history will automatically sync with your library.


Local Content

Import your existing recordings into your Channels library.


Import Movies, TV Shows, and Home Videos

Select your movie, TV, or videos folder and Channels will add them to your library.

Fill out your Library

Imported content appears in your library just like the rest of your recordings.

4K HDR

Channels supports the playback of all major video and audio formats, including 4K, HDR, and Dolby Atmos.


Virtual Channels

Create your own personal TV channels using your own personal content.


Your Content

Create your own channels using movies and shows from your DVR library.

Customize

Give your channel its own name and network logo.

Create Family Favorites

Build channels for the kids, Mom, and everyone else in the family.


Library Collections

Curate your movies or shows into their own related groups.


Find it Fast

Use collections to find your favorite movies or shows faster.

Create Family Favorites

Build a collection of Mom's favorite shows or all the kids' Lego movies.

Have Fun!

Enjoy curating your library into fun unique collections.


Get more content into your library.

Along with Local Content, there are even more fun ways to add things to your Channels library.

Stream Links

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Stream Links let you add movies and TV shows from streaming services right into your Channels library. Add Netflix shows, Disney+ movies, or Hulu documentaries. They all show in your unified Channels library and open in the corresponding streaming app when you watch them.

Learn about Stream Links

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PlayOn Cloud

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Link your PlayOn Cloud account to watch its recordings right in Channels. PlayOn Cloud can record from your subscribed streaming services. Channels will automatically add these recordings to your library.

Learn about PlayOn Cloud

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Ready to record?


First 30 days free

$8 per month or $80 a year

Monthly


$8.00 USD

after free one-month trial

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Yearly


$80.00 USD

after free one-month trial

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Learn more about live TV

Channels is the best way to record and watch your favorite TV. Link Channels with your source or provider and start watching live TV with a familiar guide.

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