Relevant Links
  • Technical Brief: NVIDIA ForceWare Multimedia Application

    Learn about the personal video recorder (PVR) technology of the ForceWare Multimedia application in the attached technical brief (410KB PDF).

  • ForceWare Multimedia Application FAQ
  • Watch, Control, and Record Live TV

    Forget about programming your VCR or dealing with analog tapes. Watch the shows you want, when you want. Record shows, pause live TV, advance frame–by–frame, or skip past commercials. With the NVIDIA Personal Cinema Personal Video Recorder (PVR) functionality, you never have to miss a moment of your favorite show. TV listings, show descriptions, and data grid are downloaded directly to your PC with the Gemstar GUIDE Plus+™ and G-GUIDE systems EPG, bundled free with the ForceWare Multimedia application. Finding programs is easier than ever before with custom searches that let you search by program title, actor, or genre.

ForceWare Multimedia Application

 

High-Quality Media Server

Screenshot of Forceware Multimedia ApplicationThe NVIDIA® ForceWare™ Multimedia application fully integrates all multimedia functionality into a simple-to-use interface. You can record live TV, watch DVDs, burn a favorite TV show to recordable media, listen to music, and even stream content to ForceWare Multimedia clients running on other PCs. Combined with the industry’s highest quality video and immersive surround sound for TV, DVD, music, and video playback, ForceWare Multimedia delivers the ultimate digital entertainment experience on NVIDIA Personal Cinema™ solutions and NVIDIA GPUs.

 

Key features of ForceWare Multimedia Application

 

TIME-SHIFTED TV

At the heart of the ForceWare Multimedia application is its next-generation TV capabilities. With support for playing, pausing, rewinding, and fast-forwarding live TV, ForceWare Multimedia ensures you will never have to miss your favorite show because of phone calls, door-bells, or other distractions.

PERSONAL VIDEO RECORDER (PVR)

ForceWare Multimedia makes sure you don’t miss your favorite show. If you won’t be home to watch the show, just use the PVR to set future recordings.

ELECTRONIC PROGRAM GUIDE (EPG)

Finding shows to watch just got easier with the Gemstar GUIDE Plus+™ system EPG, bundled for free with ForceWare Multimedia. 

NETWORKED TV VIEWING

Build a media server with an NVIDIA Personal Cinema and the ForceWare Multimedia application and watch live TV or recorded programs on other client PCs that are connected via a wired or wireless home network. 

AN INCREDIBLE DVD VIDEO AND AUDIO EXPERIENCE

Experience immersive Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS, or Dolby Pro Logic II* audio and the industry’s most advanced MPEG-2 decoder for crisp, smooth video playback of your favorite DVD movie. 

CREATE YOUR OWN TV LIBRARY WITH DVD/CD BURNING

If you have a CD or DVD burner, you can transfer recorded TV shows directly to DVD, SVCD, or VCD.  The burn engine links directly to the EPG data allowing you to quickly select by name the programs that you want to record. 

*Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS, and Dolby Pro Logic II are not available on all versions of the players.  Consult the manufacturer or documentation for a full list of supported audio modes.

Trademark

GUIDE Plus+, G-GUIDE and other related marks are trademarks of Gemstar Development Corporation and/or one of its related affiliates. In Europe, G-LINK is a trademark of Gemstar Development Corporation and/or one of its related affiliates. In Canada, TV GUIDE is a registered mark of Transcontinental Inc., and is used under license by Gemstar Development Corporation.


 
 
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