File Extension Library

.EYETV File Extension

  • Developer by: Elgato
  • Category: Video Files
  • Format: Binary

What are .EYETV files and how to open them?

Can't open .EYETV file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .EYETV file.

What is a .EYETV file extension?

.EYETV file extension is created by Elgato. .EYETV has been classified as Video Files. The format of .EYETV file is Binary.

.EYETV is EyeTV Recording File

Recording created and used by EyeTV, a program that allows users to watch and record live TV directly on their computer; contains a video recording of a TV program and related metadata files.

The EYETV file is similar to a Mac OS X .PKG file. It contains a video file in MPEG format, most likely an .MPG file, and the metadata files, such as the .EYETVP file, associated with your TV recording. To view the contents of the EYETV recording file, right-click the file and select Show Package Contents.

The EYETV files, along with EYETVSCHED files and other setup information files, are located in the "EyeTV Archive" folder. You can move this folder to wherever you want but it must be named "EyeTV Archive" and you must specify in the application where the folder is located.

NOTE: The EyeTV software is only compatible with OS X and iOS although Elgato develops peripherals that are available for Windows and Android devices. Product availability depends on the country in which you reside.

List of all softwares that can open the EyeTV Recording File
Elgato EyeTV
Elgato EyeTV

How to fix problems with .EYETV files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .EYETV files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .EYETV file format
  2. You need to check the .EYETV file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)