Watch TV from your Desk

Watch live or recorded broadcast TV, on any Windows PC, Mac, Chromebook, iPad, or Android tablet. Search by closed captioning, make TV clips, share to Facebook and Twitter and more.

Web Player Marquee

SnapStream's Web Player Interface

Web Player interface
Web browsers

Play TV from a Web Browser

Watch TV from Firefox, Internet Explorer, Chrome or Safari, on a Mac or PC.

Closed Captioning

Track Keyword Mentions

Search and play TV from the point of mention, based on the transcript.

Create and share TV clips

Create and Share TV Clips

Create unlimited, high-quality TV clips. Share clips to anyone, on any device.

Social TV integration

Share TV to Social Media

Share TV clips, images and GIFs to Twitter. Post TV clips and images to Facebook.

SmartChapter Commercial Detection

Commercial Detection

SmartChapters let you skip commercials in a TV show and search based on ads.

TV video tagging

Add Media Tags

Add media tags by time to a TV clip or recording to find a needle in a haystack.

Compress TV files

Run Actions on TV Recordings

Add TV to Playlists. Run ShowSqueeze, SmartChapters and Workflows.

Native HTML5 player

Native HTML5 player (H.264)

No plug-in to install for all your sources from the SnapStream Encoder or any other H.264 source.


commercial detection, ad verification

SmartChapters auto-detect commercial breaks, so you can easily skip between the program and the ads. It's the perfect tool for ad verification. Filter your search results to include or exclude commercials.

Example: Search for keyword "Swiffer" only within ads.

Make TV Playlists

SnapStream TV Playlists
  • Add TV recordings, clips and segments into a TV Playlist to view them all in sequence.
  • Run actions on Playlists like ShowSqueeze, SmartChapter, Workflows and share clips.
  • Merge the individual clips or segments within a Playlist to create a single file.

Play 4 TV Shows in Multi-View

SnapStream multi-viewer
  • Compare what’s airing at the exact same time, on up to 4 different networks.
  • Use Multi-View for competitive intel or to monitor your affiliate channels.
  • Create clips and share to social media from any of the 4 TV shows in view.
SnapStream tv recording software options

SnapStream TV Set-Top Box NEW

Working as an accessory to your SnapStream server, the SnapStream TV Set-Top Box lets you watch
live & recorded TV on any TV in the classroom, office, or conference room.


(plus 15% annual service and support contract)

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