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Freevo release 1.9.0 is out

Freevo is a Linux application that turns a PC with a TV capture card and/or TV-out into a standalone multimedia jukebox/VCR/PVR/HTPC. It uses MPlayer or Xine to play and record audio and video. It is optimized for use with a TV+remote.

http://www.freevo.org/

Lots of changes this time, some new features and some updates and some fixes.

Hope you enjoy the latest of Freevo.

Posted by Duncan Webb 2009-05-26

Freevo release 1.8.2 is out

Freevo is a Linux application that turns a PC with a TV capture card and/or TV-out into a standalone multimedia jukebox/VCR/PVR/HTPC. It uses MPlayer or Xine to play and record audio and video. It is optimized for use with a TV+remote.

http://www.freevo.org/

Quite a few changes, fixes, and a couple of translations in this release, more enhancements for DVB, an auto-start macro plug-in and new sensors and LCD plug-ins, ... read more

Posted by Duncan Webb 2008-08-25

Freevo release 1.7.9 is out

Freevo is a Linux application that turns a PC with a TV capture card and/or TV-out into a standalone multimedia jukebox/VCR/PVR/HTPC. It uses MPlayer or Xine to play and record audio and video. It is optimized for use with a TV+remote.

http://www.freevo.org/

Quite a few changes in this release, hope you enjoy the latest of Freevo

Posted by Duncan Webb 2008-08-25

Freevo release 1.8.1 is out

Freevo is a Linux application that turns a PC with a TV capture card and/or TV-out into a standalone multimedia jukebox/VCR/PVR/HTPC. It uses MPlayer or Xine to play and record audio and video. It is optimized for use with a TV+remote.

http://www.freevo.org/

Quite a few changes, fixes, and a couple of translations in this release, more enhancements for DVB, an auto-start macro plug-in and new sensors and LCD plug-ins, ... read more

Posted by Duncan Webb 2008-05-26

Freevo release 1.7.8 is out

Freevo is a Linux application that turns a PC with a TV capture card and/or TV-out into a standalone multimedia jukebox/VCR/PVR/HTPC. It uses MPlayer or Xine to play and record audio and video. It is optimized for use with a TV+remote.

http://www.freevo.org/

Quite a few changes in this release, hope you enjoy the latest of Freevo

Posted by Duncan Webb 2008-05-26

Freevo releases 1.7.7 and 1.8.0 are out

Freevo is a Linux application that turns a PC with a TV capture card and/or TV-out into a standalone multimedia jukebox/VCR/PVR/HTPC. It uses MPlayer or Xine to play and record audio and video. It is optimized for use with a TV+remote.

http://www.freevo.org/

Freevo version 1.7.7 and version 1.8.0 have been released.

For release 1.7.7 you can still use the existing kaa modules that are available on SourceForge. ... read more

Posted by Duncan Webb 2008-03-23

Freevo release 1.7.6 and 1.8.0rc2 are out

Freevo is a Linux application that turns a PC with a TV capture card and/or TV-out into a standalone multimedia jukebox/VCR/PVR/HTPC. It uses MPlayer or Xine to play and record audio and video. It is optimized for use with a TV+remote.

http://www.freevo.org/

Freevo version 1.7.6 and 1.8.0rc2 have been released.

For release 1.7.6 you can still use the existing kaa modules that are available on SourceForge.... read more

Posted by Duncan Webb 2008-02-03

Freevo release 1.7.4 is out

Freevo version 1.7.4 has been released.

This release contains some new (Afrikaans and Romanian) and updated translations. DVB streamer, new web configuration tool, audio and video podcast plug-ins just scratch the surface of what is new in this release. So if you get bored of just watching TV and videos, listening to music or looking at pictures these is still plenty for everyone.

Freevo is a Linux application that turns a PC with a TV capture card and/or TV-out into a standalone multimedia jukebox/VCR/PVR/HTPC. It uses MPlayer or Xine to play and record audio and video. It is optimized for use with a TV+remote. ... read more

Posted by Duncan Webb 2007-11-15

Freevo release 1.7.3 is out

Freevo version 1.7.3 has been released. Freevo is a Linux application that turns a PC with a TV capture card and/or TV-out into a standalone multimedia jukebox/VCR/PVR/HTPC. It uses MPlayer or Xine to play and record audio and video. It is optimized for use with a TV+remote.

This release contains some new (Greek and Chinese) and updated translations. An audio scrobbler plug-in. Scrollable descriptions for various menus. Plus lots more, see the home page for details:
http://freevo.sourceforge.net/

Posted by Duncan Webb 2007-08-02

Freevo release 1.7.2 is out

Freevo version 1.7.2 has been released. Freevo is a Linux application that turns a PC with a TV capture card and/or TV-out into a standalone multimedia jukebox/VCR/PVR/HTPC. It uses MPlayer or Xine to play and record audio and video. It is optimized for use with a TV+remote.

This release contains mainly bug fixes and one nice addition for the WAF (wife acceptance factor), a reminder plug-in so you don't forget that anniversary or to record their favourite program :)

Posted by Duncan Webb 2007-05-26

Freevo release 1.7.1 is out

Freevo version 1.7.1 has been released. Freevo is a Linux application that turns a PC with a TV capture card and/or TV-out into a standalone multimedia jukebox/VCR/PVR/HTPC. It uses MPlayer or Xine to play and record audio and video. It is optimized for use with a TV+remote.

In fact it does not need a TV capture card to be a useful tool, you can use it to view movies, listen to music, look at pictures, check the news and see a weather forecast are just some of the possibilities.... read more

Posted by Duncan Webb 2007-05-01

Freevo release 1.7.0

Freevo is a Linux application that turns a PC with a TV capture card and/or TV-out into a standalone multimedia jukebox/VCR/PVR/HTPC. It uses MPlayer or Xine to play and record audio and video. It is optimized for use with a TV+remote.

Freevo 1.7.0 release contains quite a few major new features. Including a great web interface to the media on your freevo machine, a web remote, an encodeserver to compress recordings in the background, an rss feedserver so you can download your favourite podcasts in the background, support for Linux event devices, support anamorphic skins and colour in the tv guide to show overlapping recording, currently showing and already shown, a commercial detection and duplicate recording additions to the record server. ... read more

Posted by Duncan Webb 2007-02-26

Freevo version 1.6.3 is out

Freevo 1.6.3 release contains a number of bug fixes for Freevo 1.6.2.

sitecustomize.py has been added, which fixes a number of Unicode display problems.

One translation have been updated, Catalan

Posted by Duncan Webb 2007-02-18

Freevo pre-release 1.7.0-rc2 is out

Freevo 1.7.0 release candidate 2 contains quite a few major new features. Including a great web interface to the media on your freevo machine, a web remote, an encodeserver to compress recordings in the background, an rss feedserver so you can download your favourite podcasts in the background, support for Linux event devices, support anamorphic skins and colour in the tv guide to show overlapping recording, currently showing and already shown.... read more

Posted by Duncan Webb 2007-01-02

Freevo version 1.6.2 is out

Freevo 1.6.2 release contains a number of bug fixes for Freevo 1.6.1.

Two translations have been changed, Spanish and Russian

Posted by Duncan Webb 2006-12-21

Freevo version 1.7.0-rc1 is out

Freevo 1.7.0 release candidate 1 contains quite a few major new features. Including a great web interface to the media on your freevo machine, an encodeserver to compress recordings in the background, an rss feedserver so you can download your favourite podcasts in the background, support for Linux events.

The full list of changes and fixes see the ChangeLog at http://freevo.sourceforge.net/cgi-bin/doc/ChangeLog and http://freevo.sourceforge.net/cgi-bin/doc/SVN_ChangeLogs.... read more

Posted by Duncan Webb 2006-11-27

Freevo version 1.6.1 is out

Freevo 1.6.1 release contains a number of bug fixes for Freevo 1.6.0 and some fixes for older bugs.

Posted by Duncan Webb 2006-11-27

Freevo version 1.6.0 is out

Freevo 1.6.0 release contains a large number of changes and fixes. The most notable of these is multi-tuner support allowing watching and recording at the same time. This release also includes the ivtv_xine_tv plug-in for IVTV cards, that allows pausing live TV broadcasts.

The full list of changes and fixes is in the ChangeLog.

Also an update to mmpython-0.4.10 is required, it is available from:
http://sourceforge.net/projects/mmpython/.

Posted by Duncan Webb 2006-10-29

Freevo 1.5.4 Bugfix release

Sorry, I always forget the sf news page. So the latest release is 1.5.4 based on 1.5.3 and only adds Python 2.4 support

Posted by Dirk Meyer 2005-11-30

1.5.1 is out

Sorry, the news feed for freevo wasn't updated for a long time. So 1.5.1 is out now, have fun. Chack the homepage for details.

Posted by Dirk Meyer 2004-09-19

Freevo version 1.3.4 bugfix release

I forgot the news feet. 1.3.3 had some bad bugs, so 1.3.4 is out since Aug-03

Posted by Dirk Meyer 2003-08-05

Freevo version 1.3.3 is out

This release includes many new features, one important feature is Xine support to have DVD navigation (optional). Freevo is a Linux application that turns a PC with a TV capture card and/or TV-out into a standalone multimedia jukebox/VCR/PVR/HTPC. It uses MPlayer (included) to play and record audio+video. It is optimized for use with a TV+remote.

Because of legal issues, the binary release doesn't contain Mplayer anymore (and not Xine). Please download Mplayer from http://www.mplayerhq.hu/homepage/design6/dload.html and Xine from http://xinehq.de/index.php/releases. To have full Xine support in Freevo, you need xine-ui > 0.9.21. Until Xine releases a new version, you need a daily snapshot.

Posted by Dirk Meyer 2003-08-04

Freevo version 1.3.2-pre4 released

This development release includes GUI improvements, the ability to play music in the background, CD playing (with CDDB support), a new plugin interface, a Web recording interface, and many bugfixes. The binary runtime was updated, and MPlayer 0.90 is now used. Freevo is a Linux application that turns a PC with a TV capture card and/or TV-out into a standalone multimedia jukebox/VCR/PVR/HTPC. It uses MPlayer (included) to play and record audio+video. It is optimized for use with a TV+remote.

Posted by Dirk Meyer 2003-04-29

Freevo version 1.3.2-pre2 released

Freevo is a Linux application that turns a PC with a TV capture card and/or TV-out into a standalone multimedia jukebox/VCR/PVR/HTPC/DVR/set top box. It uses MPlayer (included) to play and record audio+video. It is optimized for use with a TV+remote.

There is a new binary pre-release (1.3.2-pre2) available on SourceForge.net's download page. It contains an important bugfix in the runtime for network access. This fixes problems with imdb and makelogos. It also adds CD playing capabilities submitted by Thomas Schueppel including CDBB album info retrieval, as well as improved display modes for images, movies and music.... read more

Posted by Krister Lagerström 2003-02-24

Freevo version 1.3.2-pre1 released

Freevo is a Linux application that turns a PC with a TV capture card and/or TV-out into a standalone multimedia jukebox/VCR/PVR/HTPC/DVR/set top box. It uses MPlayer to play and record audio+video. It is optimized for use with a TV+remote. There is a new binary pre-release (1.3.2-pre1) available on SourceForge.net's download page. It fixes a number of bugs in the 1.3.1 release, e.g. CD/DVD autodetection, new XMLTV format, MP3 time, etc.... read more

Posted by Krister Lagerström 2003-02-16