Free TV for the Mac?

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  1. booblanco

    booblanco Active Member

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    Has anyone tried TVU on a PC? This free download enables you to watch TV programs from around the world that you can't get from local cable and satellite providers via broadband.

    I've watched the US versions of ESPN, ESPN2, Cartoon Network, HBO, Disney, etc. on my PC and I was hoping I could do the same on my Mac.

    Does anyone know of any TVU-like programs for the Mac?
     
  2. weirdohenrico

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    thats sounds great! anyone? that would be cool...
     
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    when you do a search i also made a thread about this. So far there is no program like the TVC on the mac
     
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    @zagu is tvc free? do you need a special hardware for it?
     
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    does this app timeshift or do we need to watch it as it is being broadcasted?
     
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    TVC is free. this app uses stream video thus we need to watch it as it is being broadcast :p
     
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    I have successfully used TVU with Parallels Desktop on the intel Mac and it works very well.
     
  8. tweek

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    do you get playboy?
     
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    hahaha. how come i'm not surprised someone asked this question.. so do you get playboy nga?
     
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    TVU is cool :) have it in my PC. tho they show US cable channels lang, wala yung mga solar sports and the like... but all the same cool!:)
     
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    Unfortunately none
     
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    ganun... guess there's no substitute to the timeshifting ability of torrents. are there pay-per-view or live content not necessarily in the same realm of playboy.

     
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    Actually the channels are straming live, and its not pay per view. Sometimes I see that the feed from the channels are from "Dream Tv"
     
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    can you post the link for tvc?
     
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    check out the first post.
     
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    oh i guess you guys were talking about that. i thought tvu is the mac version. i went to the sight and the player is for pc only.
     
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    Mods, please merge with Zagu's thread if possible. Thanks.
     
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    TV on a Mac?

    new iMac 24"

    ..instead of buying a flat panel TV, got to save for that upgrade on that spanking new iMac 24" to watch TV on a Mac!
     

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