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WinTV v7 is here!

How do we make the world’s best and most reliable TV tuner hardware for PC’s even better? By giving it brilliant new software.

Announcing our new WinTV v7 application, featuring:

  • A new, clear and intuitive interface
  • Digital parental control (North America)
  • Digital closed captions (North America)
  • Single configuration and scanning pop up menu
  • High Definition TV and video support (selected models)
  • Integrated TV recording scheduler
  • Instant time shift and recording
  • Multiple tuner support
  • Built-in video player, which supports a wide variety of video formats
  • Logical channel numbers
  • Signal strength monitor

WinTV v7 currently supports the following products:
All WinTV-HVR digital TV tuners for North America, plus the WinTV-NOVA and WinTV-MiniStick products in Europe and Asia.

Support for additional products will be added in the near future.

If you currently own one of the supported products you can download the new application from our support section here.

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TV mode buttons

Playback mode buttons


Basic control of WinTV v7:

  • To remove the TV tools (called "No Title mode"), double click your LEFT mouse button in the live TV
  • Window, to Watch TV full screen double click again, to exit full screen hit the ESC key. You can also change the viewing modes from a drop down menu by a right click in the live TV window..
  • Changing TV channels: Click Channel Up or Channel down. Or RIGHT click in the live TV window to the drop down menu and go to channels which will display the current TV channel list for fast channel changing. You can also change channels by using the numbers on the keyboard or by pressing the letter on the keyboard for the channel name that you want to view.
  • Record TV: click the red Record button to start recording.. When you are finished recording, click the stop button then click the TV button to return to live TV. You can automatically schedule a recording by using the Hauppauge WinTV Scheduler and Guide.
  • Playback: Click the folder button to open your video folder to select the file for playback.
  • Audio setting: RIGHT click the mouse button on the "audio stream" you can change the available audio language settings of the current TV program that you are watching.
  • Control menu: RIGHT click the mouse button in the TV window, the control options are displayed.

In order to re-size the window, move the mouse pointer to the edge of the TV window. This changes the mouse pointer into a double arrow. Press and hold the left hand mouse button and drag the window into the desired size, releasing the left mouse button when finished.

Works with multiple WinTV devices


Parental Control for digital TV

Monitor the signal you are receiving to allow you to improve antenna placement or correct signal problems on the fly!

Support for multiple file playback formats

Works with multiple WinTV devices:

WinTV v7 lets you control more than one WinTV device in your system.

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WinTV v7 lets you display subtitles from your digital TV program on top of the TV window.

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Digital Parental Control

WinTV v7allows you to enable Parental Control on digital TV programs.
To enable Parental Control, click the Parental Control tab in the settings menu. Once you set a password in 'Unlock Code' and click on 'Enable Parental Control', you can set the ratings allowed for watching and recording TV.
Note: you cannot watch or record a TV program unless you have the correct Parental Control level.

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Monitor the signal you are receiving to allow you to improve aerial placement or correct signal problems on the fly!

Support for multiple file formats.

Play back different types of files through our WinTV v7 application, now not only can you play back the files you have recorded but you can open and watch other video files on your system making WinTV v7 a multi purpose application!