SlingPlayer for Mac OS X Beta

I think I’m gonna order the AV version off Amazon soon, waiting for some reviews to see if it actually works or not before I place the order… This thing would allow me to catch up with my TiVo when I’m in SF on weekends…

SlingPlayer for Mac OS X Public Beta Download

System (Mac OS) Requirements
PowerPC 600 MHz or Intel Core Duo 1 GHz
Mac OS X 10.4 (10.3 support coming soon)
256MB RAM (1 GB recommended)
100MB Free Hard Disk Space
1024×768, thousands of colors display (millions of colors recommended)
Ethernet Network Connectivity (wired, 802.11 a/b/g, or Powerline)

Features

SlingStream?is a proprietary streaming technology specifically designed to addressvarying network conditions while optimizing your video playbackexperience. SlingStream provides the best possible video experience bycontinuously monitoring the connection speed and dynamically adjustingthe video compression ratios to match your available network bandwidth.

SlingRemote?acts exactly like your real remote control, giving you full controlover your viewing experience. From changing channels to setting a DVRto record, you can do it using buttons right on your computer screen.Plus, you can create your own skins for the the SlingRemote so that itlooks just like the one at home – or maybe you can finally make yourmillion-button universal remote easy to use!

The Slingbox Directoryshows you all the Slingboxes that are on your network or that you haveset up remotely. This networking magic makes it easy to connect to yourbox without complications.

Three viewing modes give you flexibility in your viewing style:

SlingBar?– docks SlingPlayer on either the right or left of the desktop,allowing you to watch your television and work with other applicationssimultaneously

Resizable Window – move it around the desktop just like any other application, making it small or large

Full Screen – for a real break watch your shows as big as your screen can get

Extensive customizable settings allow you to fine-tune your viewing experience and view streaming statistics.

Manual Audio & Video Controls? You make subtle changes to your input signal with v1.0.5. You canadjust audio volume, as well as brightness, contrast, saturation, andhue for each input.

Favorites Bar?Now your favorite channels are only one click away! Place shortcuts toyour most frequently watched channels in the Favorites Bar along with acustom icon. You can use any picture on you computer! This is the firstof many planned features which allows Slingbox owners to create apersonalized SlingPlayer experience.

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