WinTV v8

Watch, pause and record TV on your PC. Now with picture-in-picture!

WinTV v8

WinTV v8: The new TV application from Hauppauge

WinTV v8 features:

  • A new user interface for Windows 8 and Windows 10
  • Watch, pause, record and playback TV from Hauppauge TV tuners
  • Closed captions and Parental control (North America)
  • New layout with better controls for live TV pause and playback
  • Integrated TV recording scheduler
  • Multiple tuner support: Picture-in-picture, record multiple TV programs or multiple WinTV windows
  • Logical channel numbers (Europe)
  • Signal strength monitor for digital TV channels

WinTV v8 currently supports the following TV tuner products:

All WinTV-HVR digital TV tuners (such as the WinTV-HVR-955Q, the WinTV-HVR-2205 and HVR-2255, etc.), plus the WinTV-NOVA and WinTV-MiniStick products in Europe and Asia.
HD PVR, HD PVR 2 and Colossus are now supported with WinTV v8, plus the WinTV-DCR-2650 nows support WinTV v8 for all cable TV channels marked "copy freely".

Note: a WinTV v8 Activation Code will be required to install WinTV v8.5

If you do not have an Activation Code , but you have a WinTV v7 CD, you can install the WinTV v8 application (look in the WinTV 8 Download tab).

If you do not have either an Activation Code or your original WinTV v7 CD-ROM, you can purchase a new WinTV v8 Activation Code and CD-ROM on the Hauppauge webstore for $9.95 This can then be used to activate WinTV v8.5

WinTV v8.5 Download

WinTV v8.5 application and TV tuner driver download package

WinTV v8.5 is the latest version of the WinTV v8 application for Windows. This download is a complete WinTV v8.5 installation package, including drivers for supported WinTV products plus utilities.

Installation notes for WinTV v8.5:

If you have a Hauppauge WinTV-HVR-850, WinTV-HVR-950Q, Colossus (not Colossus 2) or HD PVR model 1212, you MUST use WinTV v8. WinTV v8.5 does not support these products.

A WinTV v8.5 Activation Code will be needed to install this WinTV v8.5 version.

If you do not have an Activation Code , but you have a WinTV v7 CD, you can install the WinTV v8 application (look in the WinTV 8 Download tab).

If you do not have either an Activation Code or your original WinTV v7 CD-ROM, you can purchase a new WinTV v8.5 Activation Code on the Hauppauge webstore for $9.95 or $11.95. This can then be used to activate WinTV v8.5 (or WinTV v8).

If you have a WinTV v8 Activation Code for Extend, the latest version of WinTV v8.5 with Extend will also be installed.

WinTV v8.5 installer
For Windows 10, 8, and 7

File name: wintv85setup_36277.exe |

Version: 36277 | File size: 118 MB | Date: August 15, 2018
Release notes | Backup download site

To install the WinTV v8.5 application

Note: You will need to have your WinTV v8.5 Activation Code to complete this installation. If you do not have a WinTV v8.5 Activation Code, you can either buy one on the Hauppauge webstore for $9.95, or if you have a WinTV v7 CD, you can download and install the latest version of WinTV v8.

  • Download the WinTV v8.5 installer. After downloading this file, it's normally saved in the Download directory on your PC
  • Run wintv85setup from the Download directory on your PC
  • At the Activation required screen, click on Enter Activation code and enter the activation code which was emailed to you, is printed on the WinTV v8 activation card or printed on your WinTV v8 CD. You do not need to enter the dashes, and you can use upper or lower case characters.
WinTV v8 brings FREE HD TV to your PC screen WinTV v8 brings FREE HD TV to your PC screen
You can see your channel list at all times, or not! You can see your channel list at all times, or not!
Schedule your TV recordings with the TitanTV program guide Schedule your TV recordings with the TitanTV program guide
Play back a TV recording directly in WinTV v8 Play back a TV recording directly in WinTV v8
WinTV-quadHD With the WinTV-quadHD, you can get 4 TV programs with four tuner PIP
WinTV-dualHD WinTV-dualHD can give you two TV programs on your PC screen at one time
Picture-in-picture Picture-in-picture
Easy to use controls Easy to use controls for record, pause, playback and skip back