InstaTV by XIU FENG WANG (Universal)
Released: Sep 30, 2011
Version: 2.2
Size: 13 MB
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Watch live broadcasting Digital TV on iPhone/iPad with InstaTV!

NOTE: This DOES NOT stream directly from HDHomeRun

InstaTV requires InstaTV Server on a Windows PC with a digital TV tuner. Get InstaTV Server at

InstaTV features:
- Automatically discover InstaTV Server
- Automatically matched TV logo for most US/Canada TV channels. New channel logos are constantly being added.
- Watch same or different TV channel simultaneously on multiple iOS devices
- Multiple streaming profile for different network condition.
- A beautiful OSD menu
- A fluid TV guide

InstaTV Server features:
- Direct AppleTV streaming: discover and stream live TV to AppleTV, without using iPhone/iPad
- Multi-tuner streaming: stream live TV to multiple deivces using multiple tuners simultaneously.
- Support HDHomeRun Prime CableCard tuner with unprotected channels.
- Support any Windows compatible ATSC/QAM/CableCard/DVB TV tuner: Diamond/ATI, Hauppauge, AVerMedia, SiliconDust HDHomeRun, KWorld, DVico, EasyCap, and Geniatech.
- Up to 1080 video playback

- Windows Media Center may require a separate purchase on Windows 8+
- TV logos are updated constantly
- TV guide requires configuration with Windows 7+ Media Center and/or online TV guide source.
- Ceton InifiTV CableCard tuner is not supported

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What's new in version 2.2
- New: Automatically discover InstaTV Server
- New: A channel lock button to prevent accidental click
- New: Full HD streaming is now available as an In-App Purchase
- New: Automatically match TV logo using online service
- New: XMLTV TV Guide download support
- New: overlay design
- New: multi-tuner support
- New: HDHomeRun Prime streaming support
- Fix: numerous bug fixes
Our verdict: Meh!
  • InstaTV is a poorly rated app (2.5-star).
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