Sage TV Media Center V.7


SageTV lets you enjoy your favorite TV shows and online videowhen you want, wherever you want on any TV, PC or Mac! Browse, search and watch all the latest online video from Google Video from the comfort of your couch with SageTV Media Center V7. Enjoy the most popular online videos, news, movie trailers, TV shows, comedy, music videos and more at the push of a button on your remote control.

With DVR integration, SageTV allows you to record cable or over-the-air TV to your home PC, pause live TV, or automatically skip commercials.

SageTV Media Center is available to purchase here.


  • New for V7 - Redesigned User Interface
  • New for V7 - Automated Plugin System makes installing SageTV customizations simple
  • New for V7 - Seamless playback transitions from one show to the next
  • New for V7 - Automatic conversion of your Favorite recordings to other formats such as iPod, iPhone or H.264 MKVs
  • New for V7 - Advanced photo slideshow transitions using pans, zooms and fades
  • New for V7 - Support for BDMV folder (BluRay) playback on Windows (requires BluRay codecs to be installed)
  • OSD
    Browse, search and watch all the latest online video from Google Video including movie trailers, TV shows, music videos and more.
  • Never miss your favorite TV shows and record multiple shows at the same time. (now in HD!)
  • Watch your TV when you want, not when it's on.
  • Skip through commercials in the blink of an eye.
  • Record in High Quality MPEG-2, H.264, MPEG-4 or DivX*.
  • Use your PC without realizing it's recording TV while gaming, playing music, surfing the Internet or more.
  • Record new shows automatically based on what you watch and record.
  • Watch shows on your TV, PC or both.
  • Music
    Access live or recorded TV, music and photos from anywhere with SageTV Placeshifter and a high speed internet connection .
  • Stream High Quality Live and recorded TV across your network with SageTV on any PC.
  • Access your Music collection quickly by Album, Artist or Playlists.
  • Customize SageTV with SageTV Studio.

Detailed Features of SageTV Media Center and SageTV Client
  • Timeshift television in MPEG-2, H.264, MPEG-4 or DivX
    • Format of recordings varies depending upon capture devices used.
  • Pause live TV
  • Instant Replay
  • Instantly skip through commercials
  • Personalized Intelligent Recording and Scheduling
    • A SageTV exclusive that utilizes proprietary algorithms to determine your interests based on past viewing habits and automatically records programs for you.
  • Fully integrated programming guide
    • Up to two weeks of programming data updated daily from the SageTV server allows you to view all your channels and shows. There's no need for a web browser to obtain this data, as with other providers. ( U.S., Canadian and European TV listings only)
    • Currently, SageTV provides electronic programming guide service (the "EPG Service") to End Users in the U.S. and Canada at no charge. SageTV reserves the right to discontinue provision of the EPG Service or to separately charge End Users for provision of the EPG Service.
  • One-Touch Recording
    • Find your favorite show and hit record. It's that easy!
  • SageTV Studio Development Kit (learn more)
    • Lets you customize or develop new applications for SageTV .
  • Multiple Tuner Support
    • Record two or more shows at the same time! No limits to the number of tuners allowed.
  • HD Over-The-Air Tuner support.
  • Support for multiple formats across multiple tuners (can mix MPEG-2, H.264 and MPEG-4/DivX hardware encoders)
  • Favorites Manager
    • Never miss your favorite shows whether it's first runs, re-runs, or all episodes.
  • Add Favorites by Title, Actor, Category and Keyword and link Favorites to specific channels
  • Search by actor, title or description and preview the results as you search
  • Browse upcoming shows by Category
  • Local DVD Playback
  • Library to organize your recorded TV, Music and other Video files
  • Browse your Music collection by Album, Artist or Song
  • Support for Album Art where songs are tagged appropriately
  • Playlist functionality for Music and Visualizations
  • Expanded support for music file types and playlists
  • Picture Library and Slideshow support
  • Integrated Weather reports
  • User Interface and OSD support for the TV-out of the PVR-350
  • Stream High Quality Live and recorded TV anywhere across your network
  • Simple "VCR-like" interface for time-based recordings
  • Full screen interface supports sitting on a couch using a remote control or mouse and keyboard, to select programs, change channels, and adjust the volume
  • Extensive Parental Controls
  • Power Management to support Standby and Hibernate modes with automatic wakeup for recordings
  • Works with any antenna, cable, or satellite provider
  • Infrared or serial control of your cable or satellite set-top box
  • View TV full screen on your PC monitor or watch a mini screen while you work
  • Connect directly to your TV with a video card with TV out or use the TV-out of the WinTV-PVR-350 card
  • Widescreen (16:9) TV support
    • Zoom options, screen shifting, background overlay
  • Step-by-step Setup Wizard makes setup and configuration simple
  • Record your favorite TV shows and movies with DVD quality to your PC hard drive
  • Recorded video is fully DVD/CVD/SVCD compliant and ready to burn with your third-party software.

System Requirements

  • For SageTV Media Center for Windows - PC Operating System: Microsoft Windows 2000, XP, Windows Home Server, Vista or Windows 7Minimum 128Mb RAM and a Recommended 256Mb RAM
  • For SageTV Media Center for Mac: Mac OS 10.4 or later. Mac computers with PowerPC G4 (500Mhz or faster), G5 or Intel processors. Minimum system requirements are 256MB RAM, recommended 512MB RAM
  • For SageTV Media Center for Linux: 256MB RAM, Ubuntu operating system recommended. Other Linux distros should work fine as well; additional setup information is available here.
  • For Hardware Encoding: Intel Pentium III, Celeron or AMD Athlon at 600 MHz or VIA 800MHz or faster
  • For Software Encoding: Intel Pentium 4, Celeron or AMD Athlon 1.5 Ghz and above
  • For Placeshifting Server: Intel Pentium 4, Celeron or AMD Athlon 1.5 Ghz and above
  • For HDTV Playback: 3Ghz processor or higher or a slower processor in combination with a video card utilizing DXVA support and using a decoder which supports DXVA