Maxemum TV-Guide 14.0.0

A free and multi-platform TV guide application for Linux and Windows operating systems
Maxemum TV-Guide is an open source, cross-platform and completely free software project designed from the ground up to provide users with a modern and portable TV-Guide applications that is low on resources and easy to use.

Features at a glance

Key features include an easy-to-use and modern graphical user interface, quick channel selection, support for descriptions, system tray area support, highlighting of your favourite TV shows, as well as real-time updates with colour encoded time.

In addition, the application supports automatic grabbing of TV listings, TV shows start time alerts, custom channel icons and names, real-time progress, custom channel icon size, category filter, and favourite TV show overview with the ability to be removed.

Another interesting thing is the built-in search function that allows the user to search and filter TV listing by title, actor or description. Also, it is possible to set an external command or application  alerts

Supports a wide range of countries

At the moment, the application can grab TV listing from a wide range of countries, including Canada, USA, UK, Germany, Austria, Finland, Spain, Netherlands, Hungary, Denmark, Japan, Sweden, France, Norway and Romania.

Under the hood, supported OSes and availability

While the program is written entirely in the C++ programming language, the graphical user interface has been written with the help of the cross-platform Qt GUI toolkit, which means that it will run well on both GNU/Linux and Microsoft Windows OSes.

On Linux, the application is available for download as a source archive, as well as a binary file for 64-bit Ubuntu- and Debian-based operating systems. However, it can be easily installed on many other Linux OSes from their default software repositories.

Bottom line

Summing up, Maxemum TV-Guide is a really great application if you are into TV shows and you don’t have time to monitor each and every one of them, as it will notify you when your favorite show is about to begin!

Reviewed by on June 25th, 2014


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last updated on:
June 25th, 2014, 14:00 GMT
price:
FREE!
developed by:
Robert Maxe
homepage:
mtvg.sourceforge.net
license type:
GPL (GNU General Public License) 
category:
ROOT \ Desktop Environment \ KDE

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Maxemum TV-Guide - The main window, where users can view TV listing in real time
What's New in This Release:
  • Complete rewrite of MTVG in Qt5! Now works in your favourite environment!
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Maxemum TV-Guide is a TV guide application that is open source, completely free and supported on Microsoft Windows and...

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