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DVBViewer Alternatives

DVBViewer is described as 'allows you to experience Digital TV on your PC. With a proper DVB card you can enter the world of digital entertainment and experience high quality, incredibly sharp TV pictures and near CD quality radio!' and is an app in the video & movies category. There are more than 10 alternatives to DVBViewer for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Android, Mac and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is Kodi, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like DVBViewer are Emby, OSMC, MediaPortal and SmartDVB.

DVBViewer alternatives are mainly Media Centers but may also be Media Players or Media Servers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of DVBViewer.
This page was last updated Dec 28, 2021
  • Windows

DVBViewer allows you to experience Digital TV on your PC. With a proper DVB card you can enter the world of digital...

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  1. Kodi, formerly XBMC, is a free and open source media player and entertainment center for Linux, Mac OS X, Windows, XBox, and iOS.

    Kodi vs DVBViewer opinions
    Most users think Kodi is a great alternative to DVBViewer.

    Kodi can not access DVB devices on its own, it needs a plugin which interfaces it to DVBViewer or similar other apps.

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    Kodi does not work. DVBViewer works.

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  2. Emby

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • BSD
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    • Apple TV
    • Kindle Fire
    • Roku
    • Cloudron
    • Playstation
    • Xbox

    Emby, formerly Media Browser, is a media aggregator plugin for Media Center that takes your recorded, digital, or ripped media and presents it in a simple, easy to use interface. Emby prides itself on delivering a fast, intuitive, media rich experience for the whole family.



  3. OSMC (Open Source Media Center) is a free and open source media player based on Linux and founded in 2014 that lets you play back media from your local network, attached storage and the Internet.

  4. MediaPortal transforms your PC into a complete media solution. It runs on basic hardware, connects directly to your TV and displays your TV Series, Movies, Photos and Music in a much more dynamic way.

    MediaPortal vs DVBViewer opinions
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    Very versatile: handles all kinds of media. Has a lot of excellent add-ons/plug-ins. Good documentation and excellent community support.

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  5. SmartDVB

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    This is a fully functional DVB application which supports DVB-S/T/C and ATSC devices. Emphasis has been put on making the application as fast as possibile when changing channels and other dvb operations like scanning.

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  6. Android TV

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android

    Android TV is a Operating System made for the TV which has a custom launcher and custom apps to make it easier to navigate on the television.

  7. ProgDVB

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    ProgDVB - the universal and very power software for watching digital TV and listening to radio channels.

  8. SichboPVR

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    SichboPVR is free TV software that is designed to work with most DVB-S, DVB-T and ATSC tuners and provide a fun and exciting television viewing experience.

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    Free, intuitive, easy setup

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  9. Oblecto

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted

    Oblecto is a media server, similar to Plex, Emby, Netflix and others. It runs in the background on a home server to index your media such as movies and TV shows to make them searchable and streamable through a REST based interface.

  10. Playon

    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Blackberry
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Blackberry 10

    PlayOn is both browser and media server for your Windows PC which lets you magically stream your favorite shows, movies, even your personal media from your PC to your TV, smartphone or tablet.

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