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MacTVision for Mac

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  • Date Added:
    Oct. 21, 2011
  • Price:
    Free to try (3 Day Free Trial); $39.95 to buy (Buy it now)
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Editors' Review


MacTVision is an app that allows you to stream television feeds to your Mac OS device. The trial copy of MacTVision can be download from a number of sites (although not from the App Store), while the full version will cost $39.95 as a one-time cost, with no monthly fees. MacTVision installs easily.

MacTVision is designed to allow you to stream television and radio feeds to your Mac, although you are limited to what the publisher offers. Fortunately, there's a huge variety of options, covering more than 1,000 channels in all, with the ability to actually create your own feeds, too. The MacTVision interface lists channels, programs, series, movies or whatever you select, and simply clicking on one of the items starts a stream feed to your Mac. You can rate shows through the interface and get feeds from Hulu, YouTube, and other services. The quality isn't HD, but it did seem better than the feed from Netflix, for example, in our testing.

Unfortunately, the free trial version of MacTVision lasts only three days, so evaluating the software before you decide to purchase means you have to be willing to dive in and spend some time with it. If you're looking for a cable-free television feed, MacTVision may be an alternative for you, although some will find it limiting. Having said that, there's no other app we know of that currently offers as broad a range of streaming services.

Editors' note: This is a review of the trial version of MacTVision for Mac

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User Reviews

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2 stars

"One half of my answer"

April 20, 2012  |  By jpostyn

 |  Version: MacTVision


free tv worked well


encrypted channels - really the only ones I watch were blocked


nice toy, but better solutions for not much money

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1 stars

"Pretty Useless"

February 04, 2012  |  By Blamance

 |  Version: MacTVision


Nice Icon, not much else


It basically looks up programming that requires you to watch tons of advertisements. Just like Hulu which is where many of the tv shows come from.


The majority of channels say "no videos found". The video tab just reveals a bunch of old cartoons. Not sure what is going on here. I don't find this app on MacUpdate. I find no forums that are dedicated to the uses of this app. The support page is pretty useless...It is pretty much money down the drain.

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Full Specifications

What's new in version
Extended 10.7 Support, New Season Shows, Minor Bug Repairs
Publisher MacTVision
Publisher web site http://www.onlinetvmac.com
Release Date October 24, 2011
Date Added October 21, 2011
Category Video Software
Subcategory Video Players
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.4 Intel/PPC, Mac OS X 10.5 Intel/PPC, Mac OS X 10.6/10.7
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 7.99MB
File Name MacTVisionHDOSX37.zip
Total Downloads 29,500
Downloads Last Week 2
License Model Free to try
Limitations 3 Day Free Trial
Price $39.95

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