TV Catchup, the service which provides quality live streaming of multiple UK television channels, have just launched a stand alone desktop application to view their service.
TVCatchup started life as a fantastically useful on-line PVR but the fun ran out all too soon when legal hurdles forced the service to shut down.
Since starting up again as a streaming only service we’ve wondered if the recording capabilities would ever return. Well, while this hotly anticipated desktop player is still very much in beta, TVC have promised to bring a recording facility in a future version.
As an additional bonus the Desktop Player adds some new channels – up from the 18 currently delivered through the website to 24 in the standalone player (see channel list below).
Channels currently available – BBC One, BBC Two, ITV 1, Channel 4, FIVE, ITV 2, Five USA, E4, ITV 3, ITV 4, More 4, BBC Three, BBC Four, Dave, Fiver, Film 4, BBC News, CBBC, CITV, E4 +1, Dave Ja Vu, ITV2 +1, Yesterday, BBC Parliament