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Version 6.60
  • Release Date: Oct 24, 2018
    • Improved support for Windows 10.
    • Small fixes and improvements.
Version 6.55
  • Release Date: Jun 15, 2018
    • Improved support for Windows 10.
    • Small fixes and improvements.
Version 6.50
  • Release Date: Nov 22, 2017
    • Improved support for Windows 10.
    • Small fixes and improvements.
Version 6.45
  • Release Date: Jun 22, 2017
    • Improved support for Windows 10.
    • Small fixes and improvements.
Version 6.40
  • Release Date: Nov 22, 2016
    • Improved support for Windows 8.1 and 10.
    • Small fixes and improvements.
Version 6.30
  • Release Date: Oct 27, 2015
    • Improved support for Windows 10.
    • Small fixes and improvements.
Version 6.10
  • Release Date: Nov 21, 2014
    • Improved support for Windows 8.1 update 1.
    • Fixed frequency tunning issues on Windows 8.1 for some TV cards.
    • Small fixes and improvements.
Version 6.00
  • Release Date: Apr 12, 2014
  • Added support for Windows 8.1 update 1.
  • Improved the recording, scheduler and timeshift features on Windows 8.
  • Fixed frequency tunning issues on Windows 7 and Windows 8 for some TV cards.
  • Fixed sound initialization on Windows 8 x64.
  • Small fixes and improvements.
Version 5.80
  • Release Date: Nov 15, 2013
  • Improved support for Windows 8.1.
  • Fixed problems that appeared on some systems for users without admin rights.
  • Other small fixes and improvements.
Version 5.75
  • Release Date: Apr 19, 2013
  • Improved support for Windows 8.
  • Minor improvements and optimization in the scheduler module.
  • Other small fixes and improvements.
Version 5.70
  • Release Date: Nov 13, 2012
  • Added support for Windows 8 RTM.
  • Improved channel automatic scan for some TV cards.
  • Minor improvements and optimization in the scheduler module.
  • Improved support for Windows 7.
  • Other small fixes and improvements.
Version 5.65
  • Release Date: Apr 13, 2012
  • Added support for Windows 8 Consumer Preview.
  • Fixed timeshift bug under Windows Vista and Windows XP.
  • Improved support for Windows 7.
  • Other small fixes and improvements
Version 5.64
  • Release Date: Nov 19, 2011
  • Small fixes and improvements.
Version 5.63
  • Release Date: Jun 4, 2011
  • Small fixes and improvements.
Version 5.62
  • Release Date: Feb 25, 2011
  • Small fixes and improvements.
Version 5.61
  • Release Date: Dec 8, 2010
  • Small fixes and improvements.
Version 5.60
  • Release Date: Oct 22, 2010
  • Small fixes and improvements for Windows 7 and Windows Vista.
Version 5.55
  • Release Date: Jun 25, 2010
  • Improved the Timeshift buffering engine for some capture devices.
  • Improved broadcast feature support for some capture devices.
  • Improved support for Windows 7 and Windows Vista.
  • Other small fixes and improvements.
Version 5.51
  • Release Date: Mar 18, 2010
  • Small fixes and improvements for Windows 7 and Windows Vista.
Version 5.50
  • Release Date: Dec 24, 2009
  • Added support for Enhanced Video Renderer (EVR) for better performance and image quality under Windows 7 and Windows Vista.
  • Added Timeshift support for Windows 7.
  • Fixed image default settings problems under Windows 7 and Windows Vista.
  • Improved the Timeshift buffering engine for some capture devices.
  • Fixed zoom settings load issue that appeared in some cases.
  • Minor improvements and optimization in the scheduler module.
  • Other small fixes and improvements.
Version 5.41
  • Release Date: Oct 24, 2009
  • Small fixes and improvements.
Version 5.40
  • Release Date: Aug 11, 2009
  • Improved support for Microsoft Windows 7 RC.
  • Improved FFDShow support for MPEG Hardware Encoding TV cards with Live Preview mode enabled.
  • Improved sound mode settings for Hauppauge PVR cards.
  • Other small fixes and improvements.
Version 5.35
  • Release Date: May 15, 2009
  • Improved support for Microsoft Windows 7 RC.
  • Fixed zoom settings load issue that appeared in some cases under Windows Vista and Windows 7.
  • Minor optimization in the scheduler module.
  • Fixed trayicon minimize bug.
  • Other small fixes and improvements.
Version 5.30
  • Release Date: Feb 13, 2009
  • Added support for Microsoft Windows 7 beta.
  • Fixed background recording channel change issue for some software encoding TV cards.
  • Improved broadcast feature support for some capture devices without a TV tuner.
  • Fixed sound initialization for some tv cards when using normal video renderer.
  • Fixed some recording settings option for Hauppauge PVR 250 and Hauppauge PVR 350.
  • Other small fixes and improvements.
Version 5.25
  • Release Date: Nov 20, 2008
  • Improved the Timeshift engine for some capture devices.
  • Improved the Broadcast feature for TV cards without MPEG hardware encoder.
  • Minor optimization in the scheduler module.
  • Fixed video rendering problems for some TV cards.
  • Other small fixes and improvements.
Version 5.20
  • Release Date: Apr 25, 2008
  • We have improved support for Microsoft Windows Vista and Microsoft Windows Vista with Service Pack 1.
  • Fixed FFDShow settings load on ChrisTV launch.
  • Improved channel automatic scan for some TV cards.
  • Fixed zoom settings load issue that appeared in some cases under Windows Vista.
  • Minor optimization in the scheduler module.
  • Fixed sound initialization for some tv cards when using normal video renderer.
  • Other small fixes and improvements.
Version 5.15
  • Release Date: Feb 15, 2008
  • We have added a new feature to make recordings while the timeshift feature is used. For more details please read this page.
  • Improved and optimized ChrisTV Scheduler and ChrisTV Agent.
  • Some minor fixes and optimizations in the AVI recording and background recording modules.
  • Fixed some recording settings for Hauppauge PVR 500 and Hauppauge PVR 1300.
  • Improved the Timeshift buffering engine for some capture devices.
  • Fixed sound mode detection when using Composite or S-Video inputs.
  • Other small fixes and improvements.
Version 5.10
  • Release Date: Oct 18, 2007
  • We have added a new major feature to the recording module :
    Set Recording Length (shortcut key ALT-C)
    This feature is very useful when you manually start a recording and you can not stay near your computer till your favorite show ends, so just set the desired recording duration and ChrisTV PVR will take care of your recording. You can also use the adjust recording duration feature for scheduled task that already run. Please note that this feature is not supported for background recording mode.
  • ChrisTV Sleep Timer feature has been improved, now you can configure the sleep timer to :
    • Close ChrisTV
    • Shutdown the Computer
    • Activate Standby Mode
    • Activate Hibernate Mode.
  • Added the option to activate the TimeShift mode on ChrisTV PVR start.
  • Added support for TitanTV - TV Listings. You will be able to add scheduled recordings directly from TitanTV website, for more details about the configuration steps, please read this page : http://forum.chris-tv.com/index.php?showtopic=4958.
  • Improved Zoom feature and fixed zoom settings load issue that appeared in some cases.
  • Fixed background recording initialization problems that appear on some TV cards with MPEG Hardware Encoder.
  • ChrisTV PVR launch time has been optimized.
  • Improved the recording filename validation for tasks added from TV-Browser and TVgenial.
  • Confirmation balloon hint will be displayed after a recording scheduled task from TV-Browser, TitanTV or TVgenial has been successfully added.
  • Minor improvements and optimization in the scheduler module.
  • Other small fixes and improvements.
Version 5.05
  • Release Date: Jun 27, 2007
  • Fixed background recording initialization problem when "Use advanced rendering mode" was enabled.
  • In some cases AVI and Radio recording settings did not load properly for scheduled recordings with preview.
  • ChrisTV Agent checks more frequently for the next task, to prevent recording failure when the first scheduled task takes place in more than 20 hours.
  • Optimized ChrisTV PVR launch time.
  • Improved and optimized the Timeshift buffering engine for some capture devices.
  • Fixed some recording settings for some MPEG hardware encoding TV cards.
  • Other small fixes and improvements.
Version 5.01
  • Release Date: Mar 27, 2007
  • Fixed background recording initialization problem for TV cards with ATI Theater 550 chipset.
  • Fixed background recording channel change problem for TV cards using alternative channel frequency setting.
  • The recording settings were not loaded properly for some TV cards with MPEG Hardware Encoder.
  • You can choose the default capture device that should be used by TV-Browser and TVgenial.
  • Added the "Capture Device" column in Scheduler List Window which contains the name of the capture device used for the scheduled task.
  • Improved sound settings detection for playback input.
  • Fixed TV-Browser and TVgenial support activation.
  • Fixed minimize bug in ChrisTV Lite.
  • Other small fixes and improvements.
Version 5.00
  • Release Date: Mar 10, 2007
  • Background/Silent recording
    ChrisTV PVR will record your favorite TV show in background with no video/sound preview, minimized in systray. Feature available for Hardware MPEG Recording, Software MPEG Recording and AVI Recording.
  • Timeshift Quality presets.
    You will be able to choose your favorite Timeshift Quality settings to save diskspace or have best quality from 4 presets :
    • Best (video bitrate 9600 KBits/sec),
    • Good (video bitrate 6400 KBits/sec),
    • Normal (video bitrate 4800 KBits/sec)
    • Low (video bitrate 3000 KBits/sec).
  • Trayicon feature
    Have instant access to your channels list and main settings by a simple mouse click on ChrisTV trayicon. Also you can minimize ChrisTV to the systemtray next to your clock.
  • Improved support for Microsoft Windows Vista.
  • Sound Settings Window lets you configure easily what sound mixer should ChrisTV use and you can choose the playback and recording sound settings.
  • ChrisTV PVR Scheduler has been improved and optimized to work better and detect conflicting scheduled tasks.
  • PVR Recording settings have been reorganized. You will be able to access the recording settings and create/customize recording profiles from ChrisTV PVR main application and ChrisTV PVR Scheduler window.
  • ChrisTV Agent has been optimized to work with more than one TV card.
  • ChrisTV PVR Wizard has been improved so you can configure easily your TV card or other video capture device.
  • You can add LivePreview Mode support in your ChrisTV Lite by activating the "Add-On Plus 3" Package. This option is available for TV cards with MPEG Hardware Encoder : Hauppauge PVR 150/500, Hauppauge HVR 1300, ATI Theater 550 PRO and others. For more details please click here.
  • Improved detection of TV cards and video capture devices.
  • Added the option to hide the recording information red label displayed on TV window while recording.
  • Fixed Timeshift and recording problems for some USB2 TV cards.
  • Added the shortcut ALT+S to change the Aspect Ratio Mode. Please check the complete list of Keyboard Shortcuts.
  • Fixed problems that appeared on some systems for users without administration rights.
  • Fixed automatic launch of ChrisTV Agent on some systems.
  • Hauppage remote control settings file has been added under "Remote Control Files" folder. For information how to configure your remote control please visit our support forum.
  • German, Dutch and Romanian language files have been updated.
  • Other small fixes and improvements.
Version 4.99
  • Release Date: Oct 13, 2006
  • Added support for HP USB PVR card and other compatible Emuzed PVR capture devices.
  • Added the option to fix timeshift and recording problems when using USB capture devices which have audio rendering devices as audio capture source.
  • Fixed sound volume setting issue when using DirectX audio interface for some TV cards.
  • Fixed no sound problems while using TimeShift for some software encoding TV cards.
  • Some minor fixes and optimizations in the AVI recording module.
  • Fixed video rendering problems for capture devices that do not have video preview pin.
  • Fixed ChrisTV Agent launch issues for some configurations with Windows Millenium and Windows 2000.
  • Fixed some issues with Blackbird denoise filter settings.
  • Other small fixes and improvements.
Version 4.95
  • Release Date: Jul 13, 2006
  • Added the option to create a new scheduled task (duplicate) using the information from a previous defined task.
  • When setting a scheduler task only the favorite channels will be displayed in the channels list.
  • For a better usage you can set date and duration for scheduled task using the mouse wheel.
  • Fixed image quality and video standard setting for some capture devices which were caused by a wrong country setting.
  • Fixed sound muting issues on ChrisTV start on systems with more than one sound card.
  • Fixed image capture shortcut to work with Composite and S-video input, not only TV.
  • Improved FFDShow support for MPEG Hardware Encoding TV cards with Live Preview mode enabled.
  • Improved sound mode settings for Hauppauge PVR cards.
  • Other small fixes and improvements.
Version 4.90
  • Release Date: Mar 9, 2006
  • We have added full support for Hauppauge HVR 900 (analog), HVR 1100 (analog) and HVR 1300 (analog) TV cards.
  • ChrisTV Configuration Wizard has been improved and optimized in order to help you configure ChrisTV easier and faster to work smoothly with your capture device. Just select the appropriate capture device from the list and you'll be ready to enjoy ChrisTV PVR.
  • Updated support for ATI Theater 550 PRO latest driver and fixed frame size setting bug for recording mode.
  • Added support for TV-Browser - TV guide software, so you can add/delete scheduled recordings directly from TV-Browser, for more details about the configuration steps, please check our forum.
  • Added Closed Captions feature and improved european teletext support.
  • Better video quality for TimeShifting feature and Preview mode when TV Card MPEG Hardware Encoder is used.
  • MPEG Hardware Encoder detection has been improved for systems that have more than one TV card with MPEG Hardware Encoder.
  • Support for USB capture devices has been improved : Pinnacle PCTV USB2, PCTV 100e, TerraTec Cinergy 200/250 USB, Cinergy Hybrid T USB XS (analog), Prodigy Hybrid TV USB (analog), Hercules Smart TV USB2, GoodWay USB 2.0 CuteBox.
  • Support for FFDShow has been improved and also you can set which FFDShow filter preset should be applied to the video preview.
  • Optimized video and audio initialization on ChrisTV launch.
  • Fixed AVI recording and MPEG recording problems for some software TV cards.
  • Fixed video rendering problems for capture devices that have only video capture pin.
  • Fixed some recording settings option for Hauppauge PVR 150 and Hauppauge PVR 500.
  • Improved and optimized force country change according to video standard feature.
  • Added the option to fix sound quality for preview mode (if sound is choppy) when using audio renderering device.
  • Some improvements in scheduler settings window.
  • Other small fixes and improvements.

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