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'fftv' is a TV viewer for use with TV cards and Video for Linux. It also features a radio user interface. It can support recording of various formats and codecs including MPEG, AVI, and Ogg. It supports remote control if LIRC is installed. It supports scheduled power-on/off recording/reminding if tcron is installed.


Download version 0.8.2 (beta)
released on 11 February 2005


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LGPLv2orlaterJanet Casey3 December 2003

Leaders and contributors

Fabrice Bellard Maintainer

Resources and communication

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Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to use GTK 2.0 or later
Required to use tcron
Weak prerequisite ogg vorbis (for audio recording)
Weak prerequisite tcron 0.4.3 or later (for scheduled power-on/off recording)
Weak prerequisite LIRC (linux infrared remote control)
Required to use hardware overlay *or* XVideo

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 11 February 2005.


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