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    Ways to watch TV on your computer for free

    Did you know that you can watch live TV and pre-recorded programs on your computer for free without the need to pay subscription cable or satellite television? This includes access to most major television networks. There are a number of ways that you can watch TV on your computer. Some are totally free while others require you to purchase special equipment and subscribe to TV providers.

    Watch TV on your computer with your Internet browser

    With this method, you only need access to dial-up Internet, high speed Internet or broadband. The quality of your viewing experience will depend on the speed of your Internet connection and the power of your computer. Those computer models later, and broadband Internet access to get a much better picture than those on dial-up. The channels available through the Web-based TV are very diverse and can include popular sites such as CNN, TSN, ABC, HBO and many others. You may also be able to watch TV on your computer from other countries and in different languages. To watch live TV or prerecorded programs just visit the website of the television channel that interests you and you will find instructions on their website on how to watch TV on their website. Some vendors require that you have Windows Media Player or Real Player on your computer to watch their TV programs
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    Re: Ways to watch TV on your computer for free

    Watch TV on your computer by installing a TV tuner card

    PC tuner card allows television signals to be received by a PC or a computer. Some tuner cards for PCs can also be used as video capture cards so you can record TV and save to your hard drive. TV tuner cards that support digital television broadcasts are also available and some of them can display HDTV (high definition) images on your computer screen. There are many companies that manufacture TV tuner cards. A TV tuner lets you watch high quality TV on your computer. You do not even need an internet connection because most of them only need to connect a TV antenna. Normally, you can access all the channels that are available on your local television network. With a subscription you can access the cable and satellite TV using these cards. Instructions on how to install the card are included when you buy the tuner card. Some cards are autonomous (external adapter), but others must be installed inside your PC (internal card).

    Watch TV on your computer using a software

    This is one of the most popular. It gives you free access to thousands of television channels, including local television and digital television channels by satellite. The viewing experience will depend on the software and also the quality of TV signal that is heard by the television. You need a basic computer with Internet access to be able to watch TV channels on your computer for free. You will be able to watch news, sports, movies, documentaries and many other types of television programs. The biggest advantage of this method is that there is no TV tuner card or special equipment necessary for you to start watching TV on your computer. You only need the software that can be downloaded from the Internet.
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    Re: Ways to watch TV on your computer for free

    Your ISP allows it or not, software and sites, every day more and more stable, allow viewing a large number of channels on your PC for free (TV online). : ADSL TV, Cybersky, Democracy Player or Media Player Web. This software can also do the following things :
    • To record TV on your PC (mpeg, ...)
    • To schedule recordings through a TV guide dynamic (program, updated continuously, scrolls and 1 click on your choice of emission registration is programmed)
    • Gade of TV in full screen and mosaic
    • Control the line (time-shifting) and the double line (Picture In Picture)
    • Take advantage of many sources other than TV channels (video, podcast, webcam, ...)

    Some are even compatible with remote controls and are updated regularly for new channels. You can also watch TV on the Internet via DSL in full screen or in a corner of the screen of your PC, find the Web Internet TV from around the world, listen to online radio, freeze emissions during the time shifting, shooting images you want, save your favorite TV shows or radio stations, program recordings from the integrated TV program guide, view a second channel TV PIP overlay to the first, at any time find the latest TV shows and radio podcast and many other things, a simple click on your PC and no TV tuner.

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    Re: Ways to watch TV on your computer for free

    Is it possible to send a signal from my PC to a TV so that I can watch this free TV on the larger screen of my TV? Some type of reverse TV tuner card, lol ?

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    Re: Ways to watch TV on your computer for free

    It is possible to do so by connecting the system using a DVI cable to the HDMI port and then check for the thing. You can switch to the AV mode of the TV and make it function then. Install the appropriate driver for the port. So do check out and work as needed. It will be helpful.

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