NextPVR is a popular free personal video recorder application for Microsoft Windows, making it easy to watch or record live tv, and provides great features like series recordings, web scheduling, playing music, video and image files, Kodi/Emby integration etc.
NextPVR supports a wide range of digital tuners, analog tuners, specialist component/HDMI capture devices, and CableCard devices
NextPVR's interface is presented as a "10 foot UI", designed to be driven by a remote control, providing a great home theatre experience.
NextPVR provides rich integration services, providing it's own UI on other devices, like Samsung and LG smart devices, and providing backend TV services to other applications like Kodi/XBMC and MediaBrowser.
NextPVR supports a wide range of capture devices. Supported digital tuners include DVB-S/S2, SAT>IP, DVB-T/T2, DVB-C, DMB-T, ATSC and ClearQAM.
NextPVR also supports specialist component/HDMI capture devices (like the Hauppauge HDPVR, HDPVR2 and Colossus), and Copy-Freely devices (like the Hauppauge DCR-2650 and HDHomeRun Prime).
Old-school analog and FM capture devices are also supported, if SoftPVR components are available on your PC.
NextPVR's user interface is designed to be easy to use for the entire family.
NextPVR's interface provides a TV Guide for scheduling recording, Recordings screen for watching/managing your recordings and schedule, and Library screens for watching movies, listening to music, and viewing photos.
NextPVR enables you to view it's user interface out to devices like Samsung TV and Blu-Ray players, and LG TVs. You can also use the great X-NEWA to access NextPVR's interface on any platform able to run Kodi/XBMC
If it better suits your needs, you can also use the built-in addons in Kodi/XBMC, or MediaBrowser3, to use the backend television services provided by NextPVR