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  1. It is not necessary to use EyeTV's built in EPG. There are 2 alternative EPGs: xmltvlistings.com (which I use, see next paragraph) and schedulesdirect.org. Both are proven to work well with EyeTV, both produce 2-week listings for the channel lineup of your choice, and at a lower cost than EyeTVEPGPremium. On screen they look just like TV Guide. It is not necessary to upgrade to EyeTV's latest build (#7528) to use them, they work perfectly with earlier builds. There has been a lot of discussion about them on various parts of this forum since TV Guide disappeared from EyeTV in the US in February. About 6 months ago I worked out and posted a step-by-step guide to installing the EPG for xmltvlistings.com. There have been a few suggestions for improvement, especially in the past 2 weeks, so I've updated it and the revised Guide is posted here. Most of this is other people's work, which I simply collated and organized for convenience; be sure to see the Credits at the end of the Guide. Since various threads here have discussed EPGs, I'll post this in a couple of other relevant threads as well. XMLTVListings EPG with EyeTV-Guide.pdf
  2. It is not necessary to use EyeTV's built in EPG. There are 2 alternative EPGs: xmltvlistings.com (which I use, see next paragraph) and schedulesdirect.org. Both are proven to work well with EyeTV, both produce 2-week listings for the channel lineup of your choice, and at a lower cost than EyeTVEPGPremium. On screen they look just like TV Guide. It is not necessary to upgrade to EyeTV's latest build (#7528) to use them, they work perfectly with earlier builds. There has been a lot of discussion about them on various parts of this forum since TV Guide disappeared from EyeTV in the US in February. About 6 months ago I worked out and posted a step-by-step guide to installing the EPG for xmltvlistings.com. There have been a few suggestions for improvement, especially in the past 2 weeks, so I've updated it and the revised Guide is posted here. Most of this is other people's work, which I simply collated and organized for convenience; be sure to see the Credits at the end of the Guide. Since various threads here have discussed EPGs, I'll post this in a couple of other relevant threads as well. XMLTVListings EPG with EyeTV-Guide.pdf
  3. It is not necessary to use EyeTV's built in EPG. There are 2 alternative EPGs: xmltvlistings.com (which I use, see next paragraph) and schedulesdirect.org. Both are proven to work well with EyeTV, both produce 2-week listings for the channel lineup of your choice, and at a lower cost than EyeTVEPGPremium. On screen they look just like TV Guide. It is not necessary to upgrade to EyeTV's latest build (#7528) to use them, they work perfectly with earlier builds. There has been a lot of discussion about them on various parts of this forum since TV Guide disappeared from EyeTV in the US in February. About 6 months ago I worked out and posted a step-by-step guide to installing the EPG for xmltvlistings.com. There have been a few suggestions for improvement, especially in the past 2 weeks, so I've updated it and the revised Guide is posted here. Most of this is other people's work, which I simply collated and organized for convenience; be sure to see the Credits at the end of the Guide. Since various threads here have discussed EPGs, I'll post this in a couple of other relevant threads as well. XMLTVListings EPG with EyeTV-Guide.pdf
  4. Many thanks for the useful updates! When I get time (a week?), I'll update the instructional PDF for using xmltvlistings.com as the EyeTV EPG source and repost it here.
  5. I've had no trouble posting to this forum, so not sure what your problem is. I have been using xmltvlistings.com since February without any problems. I've found the listings less complete than TV Guide in some respects (e.g., no season, original show date, or episode info) though more complete in some minor manners (a couple of shows in a series I watch on our state public TV network have titles that TV Guide never could provide). They aren't very complete about 'New' vs. "Repeat". The latter seems to be used for the 2nd and later in multiple showings of a new show (I watch mainly public television, where a given episode is shown multiple times during the week). I never use the record 'new' only option, so I'm sorry I cannot help.
  6. Also sometime within the last few days the number of programs listed under EyeTV Plus has exploded to an astronomical number (the number in the tiny circle to the right of the name). Not being a subscriber to it (still using 7524 and XMLTVListings) I don't know the reason. Let's hope one day soon their tinkering produces a 64-bit version. I'm about to buy a 2018 Mac Mini close to the time OS 10.15 comes out so I have 10.14 and the current EyeTV locked in for at least 2 or 3 years to give Geniatech time to catch up (replacing my 2010 Mini used as a media center).
  7. Apparently it got lost by build 7524 (which I've been running for quite a while now on El Capitan), though I'm now so careful I don't think I've tried to quit or put the computer to sleep during a recording in quite some time.
  8. Well that's impressive. And I learned something and stand corrected. Thanks for running this definitive test and reporting the results. Is this with build 7524 or 7528? We would need someone with more technical expertise than I have to explain how this happens, but I assume that EyeTV ties into the Mac OS in some way to accomplish this. With additional Apple security in the newer OS's (e.g., Mohave), I wonder if this feature will continue to work? In a related aspect, I do know that if you accidentally quit EyeTV during a recording, the recording immediately stops . . . there should be a warning dialog box, but isn't (that's a small bug in EyeTV), as I've found out the hard way.
  9. Briefly, the answer to your question is "no, not now or ever." I think you are probably referring to EyeTV waking the computer from sleep to record, which it does automatically and still should do. However, it cannot do anything if it isn't running (i.e., it will NOT auto record if you quit EyeTV). I don't think ANY software can boot a computer except internal within Apple's own OS. For EyeTV, the same would apply if the computer is running but you are logged out of your account. I am still using build 7524 (since my EPG needs were being met, I didn't need to upgrade to 7528), so I can't comment on features or problems with 7528.
  10. Suggestion: did you spend some time in EyeTV Preferences? Both of the problems you mention are controlled by a Preferences setting. It is possible the Preferences file survived your reinstall of EyeTV. For the ATSC problem, reset your source to the EyeTV Guide from ATSC. For recording start time, you can set EyeTV to start recording a set time before the program start, such as one minute ahead (which is what I do). It sounds like that is what's happening. Qualification: I am still using 7524; since I subscribed to XMLTVListings.com for the EPG, there was no need to update. So some of these things may have been broken in the transition to 7528.
  11. Of the two non EyeTV Plus commercially available EPG's, XMLTVListings (which I use) also lacks season and episode information but works just fine otherwise. Reportedly (from those on this Forum using it) schedulesdirect.com does have this info in its EPG..
  12. These old discussion threads are now quite long, making current topics hard to find. So I just started a new topic under Discussions "EyeTV 3 Version 7528 release Experiences" so we can focus discussion of the new version there and make it easier for people to find. Thank you.
  13. These old discussion threads are now quite long, making current topics hard to find. So I just started a new topic under Discussions "EyeTV 3 Version 7528 release Experiences" so we can focus discussion of the new version there and make it easier for people to find. Thank you.
  14. These old discussion threads are now quite long, making current topics hard to find. So I just started a new topic under Discussions "EyeTV 3 Version 7528 release Experiences" so we can focus discussion of the new version there and make it easier for people to find. Thank you.
  15. These old discussion threads are now quite long, making current topics hard to find. So I just started a new topic under Discussions "EyeTV 3 Version 7528 release Experiences" so we can focus discussion of the new version there and make it easier for people to find. Thank you.