Digital Video Broadcasting

Software for watching digital TV and listening to radio channels

Software and Hardware requirements

Since ProgDVB was written for x86/x64 systems this software will only work with the following Operating Systems:

  • Windows 8
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows XP

Software which you will need installed before using ProgDVB:

  • ProgDVB requires Microsoft .NET Framework Version 2.0 or higher, you can download it here
  • ProgTV requires full Microsoft .NET Framework Version 4.0, you can download it here.
  • DirectX v.8.0 or higher.
  • MPEG-2 Video DirectShow codec (ProgDVB installer includes the Elecard shareware codec)
  • H.264/AVC codec if you want to watch DVB-S2 or HD channels.

Your PC must have sufficient hardware resources to be able to run ProgDVB. Minimum hardware requirements are:

  • Intel Pentium III Processor 500 MHz or better for SD channels.
  • Intel Pentium 4 Processor 4.0 GHz or better for HD channels.
  • 512 MB memory on board.
  • 50 MB of disk space (plus the space required for Video&Audio Recording).
  • SVGA Videocard Adapter with 32 MB onboard memory.
  • SoundBlaster compatible sound card.
  • Network adapter (100 Mb) for broadcasting

Naturally, you will require one of the ProgDVB compatible DVB cards and a satellite dish of sufficient size installed and tuned to the required satellite for receiving the DVB-S/DVB-S2 broadcast.