TiVo Community
TiVo Community
TiVo Community
Go Back   TiVo Community > Main TiVo Forums > TiVo Home Media Features & TiVoToGo
TiVo Community
Forum Jump
Thread Tools
Old 01-02-2015, 10:14 AM   #1
Registered User
Join Date: May 2005
Posts: 23

My head is about to explode!! I am getting a new tivo, I have not owned one for about 2 years. I used to use the tivo desktop but I am not even going to try that again, it never worked well for me. So, I have been exploring alternatives. So, far I have found

J. River Media
Galleon Tv

I know J. River costs and that does not bother me at all. What I am trying to find out what are the differences in these three options. What does one do that others don't? Is there one that simply works better then the others? I am so far leaning on J. River as it seems to be the easiest. But I am wanting to see what other people can tell me about these before I even download anything and try to set it up.



DFergATL is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-02-2015, 11:38 PM   #2
TiVoholic by the bay
ThAbtO's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2000
Location: SF Bay Area
Posts: 6,580
Never heard of J River Media.

I use PyTivo and KMTTG. PyTivo is also like a server similar to Tivo desktop, only better. It lets you get video to and from the TiVo.

Original S1 (Recycle Heaven)
Series 2 (PLS, sold)
TiVo HD (XL, PLS, "652")
Juliet Basic (4XL, PLS)


No Amazon Prime? Join
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
to start streaming on Roamio/Bolt!
ThAbtO is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-03-2015, 05:49 AM   #3
wmcbrine's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2003
Posts: 10,266
People used to talk about J River a lot. I guess it still works? but all the info I can find on it seems old (Series 2 era). It appears that, with TiVo, it only does Music and Photos. (?)

Galleon is also a bit dated at this point, but certainly an interesting project.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
wmcbrine is offline   Reply With Quote
Forum Jump

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


TiVo Community
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
vBulletin Skins by: Relivo Media

(C) 2016 DBNet - All Rights Reserved. No information may be posted elsewhere without written permission.
TiVoŽ is a registered trademark of TiVo Inc. This site is not owned or operated by TiVo Inc.
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:37 AM.
Page generated in 0.11695600 seconds (45.98% PHP - 54.02% MySQL) with 18 queries