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GBPVR HTPC Media Center Review

The advent of TV systems such as Sky+ means that television viewer have become used to the concept of pausing and rewinding live TV as well as recording programmes at the push of a button. GB-PVR is a media centre program for Windows which transforms your computer into a PVR.

With a compatible TV tuner installed, the program can be used to record broadcasts on a schedule, pause live programmes and perform the other tasks you have come to associated with set-top boxes. In additional to television programming, GB-PVR can also be used to listen to a wide range of online radio staions.

There is support for DVB subtitling as well as the playback of video files in a number of popular formats. GB-PVR can also be used to browse your photo collection and listen to music and if you have a remote control for your TV tuner, it can also be used to navigate the program.

The program is compatible with a large number of TV tuners includes those produced by ATI, Hauppauge, K-World and Conexant including both analogue and digital models. There are a range of plugins available for GB-PVR which can be used to extend the capabilities of the software – this includes plugins for creating DVDs from recorded programmes, TV listings and much more.
 

Verdict

With timeshifting and more, GB-PVR is the program your TV tuner has been waiting for.

 

 

Current Version: 1.4.7

Home Page: www.gbpvr.com

 

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