Software Update: TVTool 7.2.5

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People who have tried to watch a divx movie on their television via the TV-out found on their video card will have noticed that there was still a lot of room for improvement in the field of computer images on TV screens. TVTool jumped in and brought the requested improvement. Today, TVTool still basically does that, but the collection of features and possibilities of the software has grown considerably:

This includes the adjustment of the picture size and simultaneous output to TV and monitor. Also important parameters like color, contrast and flickerfilter can be set to obtain best picture quality. It is also possible to turn off the Macrovision signal and to use a number of comfortable features like saving the position of the desktop icons, automatic adjustment of sound parameters, a zoom window and a number of hotkeys.[break]TVTool’s development has now reached version 7.2.5. In this new version a number of bugs are fixed and a number of features are improved or changed. Unfortunately, the program still only supports TNT and GeForce cards up to and including GF4. The changes in the new version are summarized on the website as follows:[/break]The main purpose of the update is to fix some bugs, especially an incompatibility with Win98/Me and a possible blackscreen after turning off TV mode on some systems. Besides that it has some new features, especially the sound options have been renewed and support SPDIF now.[break]The complete changelog shows that that is not all:[/break]

  • ‘Play on TV’ context menu option is multi monitor capable.
  • Zoom function is multi-monitor capable. Zoom factors 0.5x and 1x have been added.
  • Automatic initialization of the special resolutions 768×576 and 720×480. No more need for modified *.inf files!
  • The soundcard settings got a LED to show quickly which one is active.
  • HUE control added for BT868/869 and all Philips chips.
  • Negative H-Sync added for Chrontel chips.
  • Resize function has been made multi monitor capable.
  • Curtain mode is multi monitor capable now.
  • Function ‘Direct overlay’ is active in clone mode only anymore.
  • Display detection is improved for multi monitor support.
  • Card detection has been improved. TVTool finds the card with TV-out if multiple nVidia cards are installed.
  • TVTool controls the TV mode in nView mode only, when the green button was pressed.
  • The resolution radio buttons now always reflect the currently active TV mode resolution.
  • Sound balance bug fixed.
  • Dot Crawl reduction was not active, fixed.
  • No color bar option was not saved, fixed.
  • Adaptation to large fonts improved.
  • Several smaller bugs have been fixed!
  • This version has no expiry date anymore.

[break]You can download the new version of TVTool here to pick up. Keep in mind that the version is a beta.

Version number 7.2.5
Operating systems Windows 9x, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP
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License type Shareware
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