The SlingBox is a TV streaming device that allows you to watch television on a computer or other device through the use of SlingPlayer software. It works on both PC and Mac computers and on many smart phones, including Android phones, the iPhone and iPad.
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Although the SlingBox and SlingPlayer software do not offer recording options, through the use of a DVR or third-party software, you can record live TV and save it to your PC or Mac computer.
Sign in to SlingPlayer software on PC, Mac or Phone.
Press "DVR" for a list of all DVR options, including recording options.
Press "Record" on the digital remote as an alternative. A list of options should appear, including length of time you would like to record and the channel.
Download the third-party recording software. A few popular options include AtLarge Recorder, Slinger SLR and mReplay. The prices range from $0 to $50. mReplay records using a web browser.
Open SlingPlayer and launch the downloaded software. Options appear on screen for recording.
Sign up for an account with mReplay, log in, and add a SlingBox to your account by clicking "Add" on the mReplay SlingBoxes menu. Enter finder ID and password of SlingBox and click "Enter." Select the added SlingBox and click "Watch."