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    Copy Sky+ content

    This is a discussion on Copy Sky+ content within the Sky+ forums, part of the Sky & Sky+ TV category; I know it is possible to copy a Sky+ recorded programme using the 'copy' feature but this must be done ...

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      Copy Sky+ content

      I know it is possible to copy a Sky+ recorded programme using the 'copy' feature but this must be done in real time - i.e a two hour movie will take two hours to record onto a DVD recorder.

      Is it possible to copy the recorded programme file from Sky+ directly to a PC or MP4 player in a native file format (MP4?) which should then only take a minute or two to copy over. If so, would it playback on on something like Windows Media Player?

      thanks


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      Re: Copy Sky+ content

      Plainly and simply - NO.

      Someone has claimed to be able to do it, but you need to buy some very specific and expensive equipment.

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      Re: Copy Sky+ content

      Quote Originally Posted by billybob View Post
      I know it is possible to copy a Sky+ recorded programme using the 'copy' feature but this must be done in real time - i.e a two hour movie will take two hours to record onto a DVD recorder.

      Is it possible to copy the recorded programme file from Sky+ directly to a PC or MP4 player in a native file format (MP4?) which should then only take a minute or two to copy over. If so, would it playback on on something like Windows Media Player?

      thanks
      Sky+ recordings on the internal disk are straight dumps of the broadcast data streams and, as such, are still encrypted. The Sky+ STB uses it's smartcard to decrypt the data while it is doing the copy. Basically NO to your question!

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      Re: Copy Sky+ content

      To "copy" do I just need to connect a VCR then press copy on a saved programme?

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      Re: Copy Sky+ content

      Yes simply

     

     

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