1. Introduction to the DVBViewer Pro®
This chapter presents the program with its most important features, describes the software and hardware requirements and informs how to purchase the full version. Before beginning to use this manual, you should have a working knowledge of your computer and its operating system. Make sure that you know how to use the mouse and standard menus and commands, and also how to open, save, and close files. If you need to review these techniques, see the printed or online documentation included with your Windows® OS.
About this Guide
This guide describes the handling of the DVBViewer Pro. The DVBViewer Pro offers numerous additional and extended functions with enhanced ease of use compared to the bundled DVBViewer TE (TechniSat Edition). It can be ordered for Euro 20 at http://www.dvbviewer.com/. The DVBViewer is subject to ongoing change due to progress in research and development. Therefore this guide may lack in actuality, although it is updated in regular intervals. An updated edition can be downloaded freely at http://www.dvbviewer.com/.
Besides the description of the functions and options this guide is designed to serve the following purposes:
- As documentation for potential customers, considering to purchase the SkyStar2 or the AirStar2 or the full version of the DVBViewer.
- As tutorial for new users, who would like to learn more about the DVBViewer.
- As assistance for all, who encounter problems using the DVBViewer.
- As reference book for advanced users.
Having trouble with the TV-card or the DVBViewer, you will find assistance in chapter 8 of this guide. Chapter 9 lists a collection of useful internet links concerning digital satellite reception and tools which proved to be useful in combination with the DVBViewer. A very informative place is the DVBViewer forum - for all, who are interested in brand new information about the DVBViewer, who are looking for help or simply want to join the community.