SageTV Alternatives

    SageTV is described as 'PVR (personal video recorder) application for your PC' and is an app in the Video & Movies category. There are more than 10 alternatives to SageTV for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and Fire TV. The best alternative is Kodi, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like SageTV are Channels - Live TV and DVR (Paid), MediaPortal (Free, Open Source), Android TV (Free, Open Source) and PseudoTV (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 23, 2021

    1. Kodi, formerly XBMC, is a free and open source media player and entertainment center for Linux, Mac OS X, Windows, XBox, and iOS.
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    2. Watch and record your favorite programs on every TV and device, from the living room, hotel room, or even on your commute. Channels delivers a unified experience across all your TVs, devices, and streaming platforms.
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    3. 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.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Android
      Android TV is a version of Android made for TV's.
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    4. PseudoTV Live is channel-surfing for your media center. Never again will you have to actually pick what you want to watch. Use an Electronic Program Guide (EPG) to view what's on or select a show to watch.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      MythTV is a free, open source media center and digital video recorder (DVR) distributed under the terms of the GNU GPL.
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    5. 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.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Enna is a Media Center application. Featuring a simple user interface, Enna is based on the powerful Enlightenment Foundations Libraries (EFL) as for its graphical user interface and GeeXboX libraries as for multimedia playback and information retrieval.

      Discontinued

      The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, v0.4.0, released in February 2010, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Freevo is an open source HTPC media centre software integrating PVR / DVR funtionality along with music, video, gaming, home automation and more. It is written in python and uses existing popular software such as mplayer, xine and vlc.

      Discontinued

      The project seems to be no longer maintained. Last stable version, 1.9.2 Beta, released in March 2011, can be still downloaded from GitHub.

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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      GB-PVR is a robust, full-featured Personal Video Recorder (PVR) or Media Center, which can record and playback several types of audio-visual (AV) media.
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