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A KDE-based DVB TV viewer and hard disk recorder for GNU/Linux.

Klear is a KDE-based TV viewer for DVB. It includes internal tuners for DVB-S, -T, and -C. It is also able to record video streams in live- and scheduled-mode as MPEG TS and MPEG PS. It shows OSD information, takes snapshots, deinterlaces the video stream, and more. Features include:

  • DVB Playback
  • Internal (and player-independant) Tuner for DVB-T, DVB-C and DVB-S
  • Timeshifting with 'save-back capability'
  • full featured scheduled recording
  • live-recording system
  • EPG
  • OSD system
  • nifty GUI with fullscreen and minimal mode
  • screenshot capability with different formats
  • integrated deinterlacing filters
  • Audio-muting and integrated soft-mixer
  • complete graphical configuration system
  • KDE kicker integration
  • recording formats: MPEG TS (raw) and MPEG PES (realtime conversion)
  • free keybindings for hotkeys



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Ted Teah

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26 October 2005

Leaders and contributors

Marco Kraus Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
HelpMailing List Info/Archivehttp://tr0ll.net/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/klear-user
DeveloperVCS Repository Webviewhttp://freshmeat.net/redir/klear/54513/url_cvs/
Bug TrackingHomepagehttp://freshmeat.net/redir/klear/54513/url_bugtracker/
DeveloperMailing List Info/Archivehttp://tr0ll.net/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/klear-devel
Ruby (Ref)https://rubygems.org/gems/klear

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