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  • 4.0 stars

    "Get past bug to address bug; simple!"

    July 23, 2009  |   By jorn

    Version: EyeTV 3.1.2

    Summary

    This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
    Oh, goody "Crashes while using the auto-update feature have been eliminated." That's great. Now, all I have to do is auto-update to get this fixed version.

    Hey, wait a minute... FAIL

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  • 4.0 stars

    "I Give Up"

    June 26, 2009  |   By sandifop

    Version: EyeTV 3.1.2

    Summary

    This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
    EyeTV is now dead to me since it requires $19.95 a year for the program guide in my area. Too bad since it is 4 stars otherwise.

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  • 4.0 stars

    "A very nice update"

    January 25, 2009  |   By VersionTrackerUserOpinion

    Version: EyeTV 3.1

    Summary

    This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
    So far EyeTV 3.1 has been golden for me.

    As I commented previously, the 3.0.4 release finally delivered a huge speed improvement in the editor. But exporting to AppleTV produced jumpy, unwatchable video, sending me back to the 2.5.3 release once again.

    With 3.1, everything looks great so far. The editor is still fast, and exporting both standard-definition and high-definition broadcasts to AppleTV works perfectly. (I record digital broadcasts from antenna using EyeTV 500.)

    I'm not crazy about starting to pay for TV Guide after the first free year. However, the $20 annual fee seems reasonable if the service turns out to be reliable. The TitanTV service has been a bit glitchy and not altogether accurate in my area. And TV Guide offers two weeks of advance programming where TitanTV offered only one, a big improvement.

    Elgato has really come through with this release.

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  • 1.0 stars

    "EyeTV 3.1 Problem"

    January 20, 2009  |   By rprince

    Version: EyeTV 3.1

    Summary

    This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
    After upgrading to version 3.1, the volume buttons on the remote control no longer work in any view other than full screen! Weird!

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  • 1.0 stars

    "AppleTV conversion broken"

    October 13, 2008  |   By VersionTrackerUserOpinion

    Version: EyeTV 3.0.4

    Summary

    This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
    Unfortunately, I have to change my review from a few days ago and give this version a failing grade. I've discovered to my horror that exporting a recorded file to AppleTV now produces a jittery video that is nearly unwatchable. I suppose I should have tested this earlier before deleting the recordings, but why would I suspect that this basic feature would be broken? I've now lost a week's worth of recordings, and once again I'm going back to version 2. Very sad.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Huge improvement in editor"

    October 8, 2008  |   By VersionTrackerUserOpinion

    Version: EyeTV 3.0.4

    Summary

    This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
    Wow. 3.0.4 brings a HUGE improvement to the editor.

    I bought the 3.0 upgrade when it was released but couldn't stand the cumbersome editor and reverted to 2.x. Now for the first time the editor is usable. In fact, it has finally regained the speed that it lost with the 2.3.3 release back in December 2006.

    Thank you, El Gato, for sticking with it and finally restoring smooth, speedy editing to a great product!

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  • 5.0 stars

    "YES."

    October 7, 2008  |   By macaholic

    Version: EyeTV 3.0.4

    Summary

    This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
    "EyeTV 3.0.4 features a redesigned Editor with many usability improvements"

    Yes. One of the best improvements.

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  • 1.0 stars

    "Lousy"

    August 1, 2008  |   By Digitol3

    Version: EyeTV 3.0.3

    Summary

    This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
    Very Poor Customer Support. Product support is huge, and Elgato Eye tv falls very short. Next if you are even remotely close to thinking this will replace a Tivo, think again. As a former Tivo owner I tried this product out as to avoid annoying tivo adds and monthly fees. Eye Tv falls short in many, many ways. For one if you are watching a show and you hit record, you only get from that point on. In addition Elgato Eye tv simply defaults to whatever recording time you set 3 hrs etc etc.. Tivo is intelligent, figures out that when the show ends so should the recording. It will also record 15-30 minutes behind just for good measure. Eye-tv? No. If you use satellite service, just plain forget it altogether, doesn't work, the schedules are pure chaos. Oh also if your using this on anything G4, forget it. Despite what the min requirements say, won't work. Dual G5's even have trouble. I do not recommend. blasko181@yahoo.com

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  • 5.0 stars

    "EyeTV 3 works for me"

    May 9, 2008  |   By ham1

    Version: EyeTV 3.0.1

    Summary

    This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.

    I've been a pleased user of EyeTV for over 17 months. It's running on a dual-core 1.83GHz Intel Mini with 1.25GB of RAM. The tuner, an EyeTV hybrid, is connected to an old RadioShack TV antenna in the attic. I've recorded hundreds of hours of HD material, most of it from the local PBS outlet (KLRU).

    I used EyeTV 2 for over a year before upgrading to EyeTV 3. The only problems I can recall in version 2 were (1) occasionally the displays of schedules and recordings would show everything in duplicate, and (2) when a recorded program was being played while the recording was in progress, the end of the recording process would switch the view to whatever the channel happened to be transmitting next. Problem (1) has not reappeared since I upgraded to EyeTV 3. Problem (2) persists in version 3, but it's easy enough to deal with once you recognize what's just happened.

    For my money the best improvement in version 3 is the new navigation bar in the play-recording screen. It makes navigating through a program so easy that I never bother with the "remote" controller any more.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "EyeTV 3 works for me"

    May 9, 2008  |   By ham1

    Version: EyeTV 3.0.1

    Summary

    This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.

    I've been a pleased user of EyeTV for over 17 months. It's running on a dual-core 1.83GHz Intel Mini with 1.25GB of RAM. The tuner, an EyeTV hybrid, is connected to an old RadioShack TV antenna in the attic. I've recorded hundreds of hours of HD material, most of it from the local PBS outlet (KLRU).

    I used EyeTV 2 for over a year before upgrading to EyeTV 3. The only problems I can recall in version 2 were (1) occasionally the displays of schedules and recordings would show everything in duplicate, and (2) when a recorded program was being played while the recording was in progress, the end of the recording process would switch the view to whatever the channel happened to be transmitting next. Problem (1) has not reappeared since I upgraded to EyeTV 3. Problem (2) persists in version 3, but it's easy enough to deal with once you recognize what's just happened.

    For my money the best improvement in version 3 is the new navigation bar in the play-recording screen. It makes navigating through a program so easy that I never bother with the "remote" controller any more.

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