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November 06, 2004

SageTV 2.1 Released

Build Your Own PVR is reporting SageTV 2.1 has been released.

According to BYOPVR, the new features include:

  • Support for recording multiple formats across multiple tuners (can mix MPEG-2 and MPEG-4/DivX hardware encoders)

  • MPEG-4 & DivX hardware encoding support including timeshifting functionality through the Plextor ConvertX TV-402U/M402U and Provideo 358T

  • New Hardware support for Plextor ConvertX TV-402U/M402U, Provideo 358T USB, AverMedia UltraTV PCI 500/550 and Hauppauge WinTV PVR 150/500 cards

  • Enhanced Video Library - Folder based with support for thumbnail images

  • Browse by Category - View upcoming airings by Category

  • Keyword Favorites - Record shows based on Keywords in addition to Title, Actor and Category

  • Enhancements to Intelligent Recording - Improved file management

  • Plugin support for On-Screen Display, Inputs and MediaPlayer (Developer information available)

  • SageTV now runs as a Windows Service

  • Rearchitected capture & playback systems

  • Support for multiple IR transmitters

  • Power Management support - Standby/hibernate modes supported with automatic wakeup for recordings

  • Expanded Remote Control Support - AverMedia 500/550 Remote and MCE Remotes

  • Import feature for STV Modules

  • Numerous Bug Fixes and Performance Enhancements

Posted on November 06, 2004

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