gTVG TV Guide news

.: 2007-09-24 :. gTVG version 0.3 released

Heavily delayed, mainly because of hardware troubles, a new version of the gTVG TV Guide is now ready. This version includes many new features including a program grid (in addition to the list) and PVR functionality.

  • Grid view
  • Edit favourite dialog
  • Custom reminders for different favourites
  • Matching of partial title for favourites
  • Reminder duration option
  • Option to play sound for reminders
  • Recording of favourites with possibility to prioritize or disable separate occasions, and suspend and wakeup
  • Nice formatting of program description text
  • Category editing - rename, group and colourise
  • Configurable start of day
  • Support for XMLTV audio properties
  • Support for --slow grabber command line option
  • Support for tv_grab_au and tv_grab_cz
  • Many minor enhancements and bug fixes.

.: 2007-07-24 :. gTVG version 0.2 released

  • Improved user interface.
  • French and Spanish translations.
  • Support for custom XMLTV command and new XMLTV grabbers.
  • Categories list (and filter).
  • Show time left in reminder.
  • Status icon tooltip with current and upcoming programs.
  • Channel customizations: rename, select icon and reorder.
  • Support for more program parameters and nicer display of star rating.
  • Improved speed and reliability by not using tv_sort.
  • Many bug fixes and minor enhancements.

.: 2007-07-06 :. First version of gTVG TV Guide version released

After little more than a week of hard work, gTVG is now available to the world. Get it here.

  • Nice clean GTK+ interface.
  • Display every program, hide past, show specific day, specific channel, or show only favourites.
  • Search in all data (title, description, categories, etc.) or for next occurrance of program or favourite.
  • Favourites - can be restricted to channel, time or one occassion. Distinctly displayed in the program list.
  • Reminders a configuarable time before favourite show starts.
  • Blacklist - hide annoying programs.
  • Tray icon.
  • XMLTV backend - easy configuration and updates, and monitoring of data changes (from cronjob, ontv, etc.). Display of all relevant data. Logo