HDHomeRun is especially designed for those who own a HDHomeRun TV tuner and want to use it in order to redirect the television signal to the computer. The application is capable of connecting to the TV tuner and sending the signal to a media player, allowing you to watch TV channels on the PC screen.
The application is intuitive enough to allow beginner users configure it without encountering any problems. One of its most important advantages is related to the variate range of media players that it is compatible with.
Some of the titles are MediaPortal, NextPVR, Windows Media Center, XBMC Media Center, BeyondTV, For the Record, J. River Media Center and the list does not end here. As for the previewing program, HDHomeRun can use the HDHomeRun QuickTv (an application that comes bundled within the package), VideoLAN VLC or Windows Media Player.
The configuration procedure is simple and shouldn’t take too much time to complete. At first launch, the program automatically scans for finding available TV tuners, displaying their name, the source type and their status.
HDHomeRun features dynamic tuner allocation, which means that it is capable of automatically selecting a device from the available tuners. It can be set to exchange information with the Silicondust lineup server and remove the channels that are not found during the scan process.
HDHomeRun TV tuners allow content streaming within a network and across various devices. The HDHomeRun application is required for sending the signal to the computer.
With the help of this application, you can stream live TV to one of the installed media players, provided you have a HDHomeRun TV tuner. It allows PC-based playback of TV channels, helping you turn the PC into a television set.