Can I Watch Tv From My Computer? Yes, You Can

January 22, 2012 § Leave a comment

Watch Tv From My Computer

Have you ever opinion to yourself “It sure would be nice to watch Tv from my computer” Well, it’s not the province of the super rich or ultra nerds anymore. In fact watching Tv on your computer is becoming more main stream all the time. Some, along with software giant Microsoft feel it is the wave of the future. They’ve absolutely staked part of their future on it. Their new Vista operating system has features designed specifically to enable this sort of functionality.

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That’s great, but where do you get the content? I mean, you just can’t have thousands of channels pumped into your computer level from the Internet, can you? Well, absolutely you can. There are absolutely a few ways to get Tv on your computer. You can buy a Tv tuner card. This basically turns your computer into a high tech Vcr or personal video recorder (Pvr – think TiVo) device. That’s pretty darn cool, but there are a merge of downsides to the approach. First of all, as was pointed out earlier, there is a content question. Where do you get it?

Can I Watch Tv From My Computer? Yes, You Can

With the Tv tuner card method, you’re petite to what is ready with a terrestrial antenna, or you can hook up basic cable Tv service. Anything beyond basic cable won’t work using this method, because the content is encrypted by your cable provider. You need their possession cable box to decode the absolutely cool channels, or pay per view events. So, while this recipe of watching Tv on your computer is pretty neat, there are undoubtedly limitations with it.

You can use a pay per download service of watching movies on your computer, such as or While they do offer a large number of downloadable content, it’s undoubtedly not live Tv. If you’re seeing for real live Tv, you’ll have to look elsewhere.

Another recipe is Iptv. Tv content streamed level over the internet to your computer or set top tuner box. There are two flavors of this. One is through a major service provider such as a cable, satellite or phone company. These are undoubtedly capable of delivering a large number of high potential content, but just because it’s streamed over the Internet doesn’t mean you’ll just be pluggn’ in the net level to your Pc and watching reruns of Sienfeld. You are basically duplicating the cable set top box approach, except the recipe of content delivery is using Ip packets instead of analog or other types of digital cable.

There’s still an additional one choice. You can watch streaming live Tv directly on your computer or to a Tv hooked up to your computer. Using one of any software based solutions, you can watch live Tv shows such as sports, prime time network programming, reality Tv, and moves. It’s live, and even better there are thousands of channels ready from all over the world. If you are seeing to keep up on world events, or want a dissimilar perspective on the news, this is a overwhelming resource.

The software streaming solutions absolutely excel for sports, though. You’ll find sporting events that are sparsely covered in the U.S., such as soccer, bike and bike racing. an additional one bonus is that you can get coverage of the same event form dissimilar networks. Want to see if the local announcers are a bit biased? You can do it. No matter the sport, if it’s on Tv anywhere in the world, you’ll be able to watch it.

So, there are great ways to watch live Tv on your computer. You just need to decide how you are going to do it, and grab a cold one!

Can I Watch Tv From My Computer? Yes, You Can



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