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XMLTV is a few things with the same name.
- XMLTV is a very popular XML based file format for describing TV listings. see XMLTVFormat
- XMLTV is an interface contract between programs the emit guide data and programs that consume it. see HowtoWriteAGrabber and HowtoUseGrabbers
- XMLTV is a perl module that helps to create XMLTV formatted documents. see XMLTVModule
- XMLTV is a collection of tools to obtain, manipulate, and search TV Listings. see XMLTVProject
Most of this Wiki has to do with the XMLTVProject
XMLTV Project Status
(for more info see XMLTVProject)
The current release (0.6.1) was made on 2019-03-16 and is available at http://files.xmltv.org
Major Changes in this release (0.6.1)
tv_grab_eu_dotmedia and tv_grab_se_tvzon are deprecated and will be removed in the next release of XMLTV.
Please switch to the new tv_grab_eu_xmltvse grabber as soon as possible.
tv_grab_eu_xmltvse - new grabber for Europe tv_grab_pt_vodafone - new grabber for Portugal
tv_grab_es_laguiatv tv_grab_fr_kazer tv_grab_in_toi tv_grab_nl
include fanart URLs in output
add new ampparit and telsu sources
update grabber due to upstream changes
now only provides RUV channels
improvements to lineup management add support for TheTVDB metadata
new rules to improve episode numbering logging must now be enabled explicitly
mandatory command line options for files
migrate to new URL for archived IMDB data
And lots of other changes (see ChangeLog for details)
There are lots of applications that use XMLTV-formatted files., these include guide viewers and PVRs. There are also some grabbers not included in the XMLTV project distribution. See XmltvRelatedProjects.
The XmltvUnrelatedProjects are things which don't use the XMLTV format but are somehow connected to TV listings.