View Full Version : VCR+ programming software
01-16-2003, 08:10 PM
Anyone know of a program that can make up vcr+ codes? Looking for one that will run on OSX or XP. Something simple where I can enter the channel and time and it will make the code. Just too much of a hassle to go on tvguide.com all the time especially when there is only dial up at home.
01-16-2003, 10:49 PM
Here's one for windows: VCRPlus (http://www.winsite.com/bin/Info?500000004681)
Note that the VCR Plus+ algorithm is secret and so far (AFAIK) has only been deciphered for channels 1-64 starting on the hour or on the half hour exactly and for lengths in multiples of 30 minutes.
Here's a paper on it: Decoding a VCR Controller Code (http://www.tinaja.com/third/vcrplus.pdf) (PDF)
01-17-2003, 10:45 AM
Yeah. . . I was afraid of it being encoded or soemthing. I found this sweet simple one for mac, but its only classic http://www.bleurose.com/captmid.html Maybe its time to start a home project. . . oy algorithms. . .
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