What Is It?MythTV is a suite of programs that allows you to build a home media convergence box on your own. MythTV works on Linux and Mac OS X (PowerPC and Intel). It does not run on Windows. MythTV.org
The software consists of 2 main components -
- The Back End or Server
- The Front End or Playback Screen
What Do You Need?
- TV Capture card
- Storage - Big hard drive(s)
- Monitor, TV, Media center, etc.
- Sound Card
- The Nitty Gritty
- MySql Database
- Myth TV Suite
- Digital Video Recorder (VCR)
- Live TV (Pause, rewind, ff)
- Comercial detect and skip
- Supports multiple tuner cards and multiple simultaneous recordings
- Supports multiple recording and playback machines
- Tools to translate to other video formats
- Addition "modules" available for Weather, Web, SlideShows, DVD ripping, RSS, etc.