How Channels Works

Connect your sources to Channels and go.

Install Channels DVR Server on your computer at home.

Provide Channels DVR Server with a source of TV broadcasts. Use a TV tuner or sign in with your existing cable or streaming provider.

Install Channels on your streaming device to record and watch live TV or your personal media.

Provide Channels with a source.

Channels is not a streaming provider. Channels works with existing sources of live TV or personal media. Add live TV via your antenna or cable with a TV tuner. Sign in with your cable or streaming provider. Or even add your own live streaming channels. Mix and match to get as many channels as you can.

Install Channels DVR Server.

Our software runs on your computer or NAS device at home. There's no cloud to worry about. Your shows and movies will always be available.

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Installs on virtually any device.

Sign up for Channels

Our flexible subscription gives your family a media powerhouse. Add your personal media, record your favorite shows, watch while away from home, and watch on every device.

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Get features the whole family will love.

Whole Home DVR

Instantly set up a whole home DVR.

Streaming Premium Channels

Sign in with your existing provider to use its channels.

Remote Streaming

Watch TV on your device while away from home.

Personal Media

Add your existing movies and TV shows to your library.

Add your personal media.

Select your movie, TV, or videos folder on your computer and Channels will add their contents. Your personal media is automatically indexed with art and metadata and available right from your Channels library.

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Learn more about the Media Library

Channels is the best way to watch your TV shows and movies. Record or add your personal media and start watching TV your way at home or while away.

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