Wintv8 5

WinTV v8.5 currently supports the following products The WinTV-soloHD, WinTV-dualHD, WinTV-quadHD plus the WinTV-HVR-935C, WinTV-HVR-1975, WinTV-HVR-2205 and the WinTV-NOVA, WinTV-NOVA-S2 and WinTV-MiniStick products in Europe and Asia. HD PVR 2, Colossus 2 plus PCTV 292e and 461e are also supported with WinTV v8.5 WinTV v8 supports these products. Hauppauge WinTV 8.5. Hauppauge WinTV is a free download by Hauppauge. Online TV software which runs smoothly. Capture online video streams from DirectShow. A free community maintained Internet TV application.

WinTV v8 features:

  • A new user interface for Windows 8 and Windows 10
  • Watch, pause, record and playback TV from Hauppauge TV tuners
  • Closed captions and Parental control (North America)
  • New layout with better controls for live TV pause and playback
  • Integrated TV recording scheduler
  • Multiple tuner support: Picture-in-picture, record multiple TV programs or multiple WinTV windows
  • Logical channel numbers (Europe)
  • Signal strength monitor for digital TV channels
  • Live TV and recording playback controls: skip forward/back 30 secs and 1 minute
  • Fast skip on recording playback: 10%, 20%, 30%, etc from numbered remote control keys

WinTV v8 currently supports the following TV tuner products:

All WinTV-HVR digital TV tuners (such as the WinTV-HVR-955Q, the WinTV-HVR-2205 and HVR-2255, etc.), plus the WinTV-NOVA and WinTV-MiniStick products in Europe and Asia.
HD PVR, HD PVR 2 and Colossus are now supported with WinTV v8, plus the WinTV-DCR-2650 nows support WinTV v8 for all cable TV channels marked 'copy freely'.

Note: a WinTV v8 Activation Code will be required to install WinTV v8.5

If you do not have an Activation Code , but you have a WinTV v7 CD, you can install the WinTV v8 application (look in the WinTV 8 Download tab).

If you do not have either an Activation Code or your original WinTV v7 CD-ROM, you can purchase a new WinTV v8 Activation Code and CD-ROM on the Hauppauge webstore for $9.95 This can then be used to activate WinTV v8.5

New product installs:

If you have recently purchased a new WinTV product and your WinTV v8.5 Activation Code has never been used, you can install WinTV v10 with this code. This only applies to unused WinTV v8.5 Activation Codes.

Installation notes for WinTV v8.5:

If you have one of the following products: a Hauppauge WinTV-HVR-850, WinTV-HVR-950, the original Colossus or HD PVR model 1212, you must use WinTV v8 or WinTV v10. WinTV v8.5 does not support these products.

A WinTV v8.5 Activation Code will be needed to install this WinTV v8.5 version. If you do not have an Activation Code, but you have a WinTV v7 CD, you can install the WinTV v8 application.

Hauppauge Wintv 8.5 Activation Code

If you do not have an Activation Code: If you do not have a WinTV v8/8.5 Activation Code, you can purchase the new WinTV v10 Activation Code on the Hauppauge webstore for $12.95. This can be used with WinTV-HVR, WinTV-dual and WinTV-quad products, as well as the HD PVR series of HD recorders plus USB-Live2 and the ImpactVCBe.

Extend: If you have an Activation Code for WinTV v8 or v8.5 with Extend, the latest version of WinTV v8.5 with Extend will automatically be installed.

Installation on multiple computers: the WinTV application can be installed on as many PCs as needed as long as you use the same Hauppauge device. We link the serial number of your TV tuner (sometimes it's the MAC address) with the Activation code. So as long as you use the same Hauppauge device, you can install on more than one computer.

WinTV v8.5 application and Windows driver package

This download is a complete WinTV v8.5 application, including Windows drivers for supported WinTV products plus utilities.

WinTV v8.5 Installer
For Windows 10, 8, and 7

Version: 37352 | File size: 103 MB | Date: Dec. 25, 2019
Release notes | Backup download site | Previous version

To install the WinTV v8.5 application

  • Step 1: Download the WinTV v8.5 installer by clicking the download button above. The WinTV v8.5 Installer is normally saved in the Download folder on your PC
  • Step 2: Run wintv85setup from the Download folder on your PC. Halfway through the installation, a message will pop up asking for you to enter the Activation Code.
  • Step 3: At the Activation required screen, click on Enter Activation code and enter the activation code which was emailed to you, is printed on the WinTV v8 activation card or printed on your WinTV v8 CD. You do not need to enter the dashes, and you can use upper or lower case characters.
  • Step 4: When the installation is complete, you will find the WinTV icon on your Windows desktop. Double click on this icon and the WinTV application will run. On the first run of WinTV, it will automatically go through the TV source selection and will scan for channels.
You can see your channel list at all times, or not!
Schedule your TV recordings with the TitanTV program guide
With the WinTV-quadHD, you can get 4 TV programs with four tuner PIP
WinTV-dualHD can give you two TV programs on your PC screen at one time
Easy to use controls for record, pause, playback and skip back
The WinTV v8 Tools menu gives you access to all TV functions
The settings menu is where you can re-scan your channels

Note on new product installs:

If you have recently purchased a new WinTV product and it came with a WinTV v8.5 Activation code, you can install WinTV v10 with this code. This only applies to unused WinTV v8.5 Activation Codes.

Installation notes for WinTV v10:

If you do not have a WinTV v10 Activation Code, you can purchase a new WinTV v10 Activation Code on the Hauppauge webstore.

If you have purchased an Activation Code for WinTV v10 with Extend from the Hauppauge Webstore, the latest version of WinTV v10 with Extend will be installed.

Installation on multiple computers: the WinTV application can be installed on as many PCs as needed as long as you use the same Hauppauge device. We link the serial number of your TV tuner (sometimes it's the MAC address) with the Activation code. So as long as you use the same Hauppauge device, you can install on more than one computer.

WinTV v10

This download is a complete WinTV v10 application, including Windows drivers for supported WinTV products plus utilities.

WinTV v10 installer version 38321
For Windows 10, 8, and 7

Version: 38324 | File size: 137 MB | Date: Nov. 18, 2020
Release notes | Backup download site | Previous version 38066

WinTV v10 installation instructions

The WinTV v10 will install Windows drivers before installing the WinTV v10 application.

  • Step 1: Download the WinTV v10 installer by clicking the download button above. The WinTV v10 installer is normally saved in the Download folder on your PC
  • Step 2: Run wintv10setup from the Download folder on your PC. If you see the message 'Windows Protected Your PC, Windows Smartscreen prevented an unrecognized app ...', click 'More info' and 'Run anyway'. Windows Smartscreen is a new 'feature' in Windows 10 to prevent new updates from being installed automatically.
  • Step 3: Halfway through the installation, a message will pop up asking for you to enter the Activation Code.
  • Step 4: At the Activation required screen, click on Enter Activation code and enter the activation code which was emailed to you or is printed on the WinTV v10 activation card. You do not need to enter the dashes, and you can use upper or lower case characters.
  • Step 5: When the installation is complete, you will find the WinTV icon on your Windows desktop. Double click on this icon and the WinTV application will run. On the first run of WinTV, it will automatically go through the TV source selection and will scan for channels.

WinTV-HVR hybrid analog/digital TV series

WinTV-HVR-955Q, Xbox One TV tuner, WinTV-HVR-950Q, WinTV-HVR-950, WinTV-HVR-850

WinTV-HVR-935C, WinTV-HVR-930, WinTV-HVR-930C

WinTV-HVR-2255, WinTV-HVR-2250, WinTV-HVR-2200, WinTV-HVR-2205

WinTV-HVR-1265, WinTV-HVR-1260, WinTV-HVR-1250

WinTV-HVR-55xx, WinTV-HVR-44xx, WinTV-HVR-33xx

WinTV-HVR-1600, WinTV-HVR-1800

WinTV-HVR-1150, WinTV-HVR-1110, WinTV-HVR-1100

WinTV digital TV receivers

WinTV-dualHD, WinTV-quadHD, WinTV-soloHD

Starburst 2, Starburst

WinTV-NOVA-T, WinTV-NOVA-T-USB

WinTV-Aero (DVB-T)

WinTV-NOVA-T stick (DVB-T)

WinTV-MiniStick (DVB-T)

HD PVR series of high definition video recorders

HD PVR 2 (all models), Colossus 2, StreamEez-Pro, HD PVR model 1212, Colossus

Analog video products

USB-Live2

Wintv V8 Download

ImpactVCB-e

Digital cable receivers

WinTV-DCR-2650, WinTV-DCR-3250

Satellite TV receivers

WinTV-NOVA-S, WinTV-NOVA-S2, WinTV-NOVA

TV tuners with limited support

WinTV PVR-250: up to Windows 7, 32-bit only

WinTV PVR-350: up to Windows 7, 32-bit only

WinTV PVR-USB2 (29xxx model): up to Windows 7, 32-bit only

WinTV PVR-150: up to Windows 7, 32/64-bit, less than 4GB RAM

WinTV PVR-500: up to Windows 7, 32/64-bit, less than 4GB RAM

WinTV PVR-PVR-USB2 (24xxx model): up to Windows 7, 32/64-bit, less than 4GB RAM

PCTV Products

  • PCTV 340e/801e
  • PCTV 73e
  • PCTV HD TV Tuner Card (800i)
  • PCTV 290e
  • PCTV 77e
  • PCTV 79e
  • PCTV 78e
  • PCTV 291e
  • PCTV 292e
  • PCTV 461e
  • PCTV Pico Stick 74e

Note

If you do not see your Hauppauge product listed, please email us at: [email protected] and we will check compatibility.

How do I rescan channels?

Click on the setting button (Gear) in the lower left of the WinTV v10 application. Then click on the Devices tab and highlight your WinTV device and click

Wintv 850 Driver

850Tuner Setup (see the first picture below).

In the Device Setup Wizard, you will see a list of TV formats which your Hauppauge TV tuner can support. Depending upon which Hauppauge tuner you have, you will have a choice of analog, digital or external inputs (see the second picture below). You can also select all formats and let the WinTV application show you what it finds in each format (if anything).

Click Next and Next and let WinTV scan for channels. The results should look like picture 3 below.

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Settings -> Devices -> Tuner Setup

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Scan Complete

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My PC is not waking up for recordings. How can I fix this?

If recordings aren't happening at all, you need to make sure Wake Timers are enabled (see screenshot). You can find this setting in Power and sleep settings:
Power Options -> Change Advanced Power Settings -> Sleep -> Allow wake timers:
Control PanelAll Control Panel ItemsPower OptionsEdit Plan Settings
On my PC it was set to 'Important Wake Timers only' and the PC wouldn't wake up for recordings.
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WinTV v10 scheduling recordings with TitanTV
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Keyboard Control in WinTV

  • Next Channel: Plus (+)
  • Previous Channel: Minus (-)
  • Last channel (the channel you were tuned to previously): Alt P
  • Increase Audio Volume: 'Page Up'
  • Decrease Audio Volume: 'Page Down'
  • Mute: 'Ctrl + M'
  • Enter Preset Number: '0 - 9'
  • Show Channel List: 'Ctrl + L'
  • Make Snapshot: 'Space Bar'
  • Show Now/Next: 'Ctrl + O'
  • Display Stream Details: 'Ctrl + D'
  • Subtitles on / off: 'Ctrl + S'
  • Change Aspect Ratio: 'Ctrl + A'
  • Pause Live TV: 'Ctrl + Q'
  • Continue Live TV: 'Ctrl + P'
  • Record: 'Alt + R'
  • Stop recording: 'Alt + S'
  • Skip Ahead: 'Ctrl + F'
  • Skip Back: 'Ctrl + R'
  • Catch up to live TV: 'Ctrl + C'
  • Full Screen / TV-in-a-window: 'Ctrl + W'
  • Exit Full Screen: 'Esc'
  • Start TV: 'Alt + T'
  • Start Recording: 'Alt + R'
  • Stop Recording / Playback: 'Alt + S'
  • Open File menu for playback: 'Alt + F'
  • Open the Task Menu: 'Alt M'
  • Open WinTV Settings Dialog: 'Ctrl + I'
  • Exit Application: 'Alt + F4'