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Watching TV

To watch content you will need a device connected to your local network (such as a smart TV, streaming box, PC, laptop, smart phone, tablet, etc) and one of the following options:


Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes4)
The official full featured HDHomeRun app for Android TV, Fire TV, Android, iOS, iPadOS, MacOS, Windows 10, and Xbox One.
Yes Yes No5) Yes No No
Roku devices running Roku software 9 or later can now view live TV and recordings from HDHomeRun products.
Yes No No Yes Yes Yes6)
HDHomeRun can integrate into the Android TV Live Channels app, along with other apps, for a unified streaming experience.
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Silicondust maintains an official HDHomeRun add-on for Kodi with nearly all of the same features as the HDHomeRun app.
Yes No No Yes Yes Sometimes7)
View HDHomeRun channels as a network source from devices that support the DLNA or UPnP AV protocols.
Yes No No Yes Yes No
This is the legacy app for use with Windows 7 and 8. This version of the HDHomeRun app is not maintained anymore due to Windows 7 going end-of-life in 2020. For users who can't upgrade to Windows 10, please use the HDHomeRun add-on for Kodi for better support.
HDHomeRun hardware will work in a number of other great software options, including Plex, Jellyfin, Emby, Channels, and more.


1) Watch existing recordings when using the HDHomeRun DVR service.
2) Set new recordings from the app/interface, when using the HDHomeRun DVR service.
3) DRM-restricted channel support when using US-based cable TV HDHomeRun products
4) DRM-restricted channel support depends on the specific platform. Please see the DRM page for details.
5) Recordings can be set from another device, such as a PC, tablet, or smartphone, when using the HDHomeRun app. Those recordings can then be viewed on the Roku channel
6) Must use the HDHomeRun input Live Channels source rather than the “network tuner” Live Channels source.
7) DRM-restricted channel support is limited to some DLNA clients, such as the Playstation 3 and some Samsung smart TVs.
  • Last modified: 2019/10/22 00:59