Configuration.ChannelLogos History

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Logos are available on the Internet from a number of websites including:

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Members of the community have made logo packs available here for use by other NextPVR users.

Logos are also available on the Internet from a number of websites including:

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Some skins (including the default skin) display channel logos on screens such as the TV Guide to help with identification.

NOTE: You will NOT see channel logos in the TV Guide if you have selected 4:3 as the "TV Shape" in the "General Settings" tab. This is by design, due to the lack of screen space on a 4:3 (SD) TV screen.

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Some skins (including the default widescreen skin) display channel logos on screens such as the TV Guide to help with identification.

Note that the default 4:3 TV Guide skin (used when 4:3 is set as the TV Shape) does not show channel logos. This is by design, due to the lack of screen space on a 4:3 (SD) TV screen.

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NextPVR looks for image files in a Media\Channels\ directory under the data directory with the same name as the channels. Note that the file name must EXACTLY match the name as it is displayed on the channels tab of the settings dialog. ( Be sure that you use the channel names from the channels tab of the settings dialog. The channel names displayed in the TV Guide may be cutoff if they contain too many characters. ) Images with .png, .jpg and .gif extensions are recognized.

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NextPVR looks for image files in a Media\Channels\ directory under the data directory with the same name as the channels. Note that the file name must EXACTLY match the name as it is displayed on the channels tab of the settings dialog. It's recommended not to rely on the name shown in the TV Guide as these names may be cutoff if they are too long. Images with .png, .jpg and .gif extensions are recognized.

January 23, 2012, at 06:44 PM by HarryH3 - Added clarity for 4:3 ratio and channel name matching.
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NOTE: You will NOT see channel logos in the TV Guide if you have selected 4:3 as the "TV Shape" in the "General Settings" tab. This is by design, due to the lack of screen space on a 4:3 (SD) TV screen.

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NextPVR looks for image files in a Media\Channels\ directory under the data directory with the same name as the channels. Note that the file name must exactly match the name as it is displayed on the channels tab of the settings dialog. Images with .png, .jpg and .gif extensions are recognized.

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NextPVR looks for image files in a Media\Channels\ directory under the data directory with the same name as the channels. Note that the file name must EXACTLY match the name as it is displayed on the channels tab of the settings dialog. ( Be sure that you use the channel names from the channels tab of the settings dialog. The channel names displayed in the TV Guide may be cutoff if they contain too many characters. ) Images with .png, .jpg and .gif extensions are recognized.

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Most skins are optimized for square channel icons.

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Most skins are optimized for the most common, nearly-square channel icons.

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  • deviantart user4574 - High quality custom logo pack for UK Freeview.
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  • deviantart user4574 - High quality custom logo pack for UK Freeview.

What image size to look for

Most skins are optimized for square channel icons.

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Some skins (including the default skin) add the ability for the TV Guide to display Channel Logos to help you identify them in the grid.

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Some skins (including the default skin) display channel logos on screens such as the TV Guide to help with identification.

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The NextPVR TV Guide looks for image files in a Media\Channels\ directory under the data directory with the same name as the channels. Note that the file name must exactly match the name as it is displayed on the channels tab of the settings dialog. Images with .png, .jpg and .gif extensions are recognized.

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NextPVR looks for image files in a Media\Channels\ directory under the data directory with the same name as the channels. Note that the file name must exactly match the name as it is displayed on the channels tab of the settings dialog. Images with .png, .jpg and .gif extensions are recognized.

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The NextPVR TV Guide looks for image files in a Media\Channels\ directory under the data directory with the same name as the channels. Note that the file name must exactly match the name as it is displayed on the channels tab of the settings dialog. Images with .png, .jpg and .gif extensions are recognized.

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The NextPVR TV Guide looks for image files in a Media\Channels\ directory under the data directory with the same name as the channels. Note that the file name must exactly match the name as it is displayed on the channels tab of the settings dialog. Images with .png, .jpg and .gif extensions are recognized.

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The NextPVR TV Guide looks for image files in a Media\Channels\ directory under the data directory with the same name as the channels. Note that the file name must exactly match the name as it is displayed on the channels tab of the settings dialog. Images with .png, .jpg and .gif extensions are recognized

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The NextPVR TV Guide looks for image files in a Media\Channels\ directory under the data directory with the same name as the channels. Note that the file name must exactly match the name as it is displayed on the channels tab of the settings dialog. Images with .png, .jpg and .gif extensions are recognized.

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Some skins add the ability for the TV Guide to display Channel Logos to help you identify them in the grid.

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Some skins (including the default skin) add the ability for the TV Guide to display Channel Logos to help you identify them in the grid.

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The NextPVR TV Guide looks for image files in a Media\Channels\ directory under the data directory with the same name as the channels. Note that the file name must exactly match the name as it is displayed on the channels tab of the settings dialog.

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The NextPVR TV Guide looks for image files in a Media\Channels\ directory under the data directory with the same name as the channels. Note that the file name must exactly match the name as it is displayed on the channels tab of the settings dialog. Images with .png, .jpg and .gif extensions are recognized

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  • hack7mc.com - High quality logo packs for UK, US and Canada.
  • LyngSat - has a complete set of logos for each country.
  • freeview.co.uk - UK freeview logos.
  • My Channel Logos - designed for Windows Media Centre MCE but still useful to download images.
  • iconharmony.com - Enter a country in the search box to get nice, high-quality logos.
  • Media Portal forums lots of logos including TV channel ones.
  • deviantart user4574 - High quality custom logo pack for UK Freeview.
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  • hack7mc.com - High quality logo packs for UK, US and Canada.
  • LyngSat - has a complete set of logos for each country.
  • freeview.co.uk - UK freeview logos.
  • My Channel Logos - designed for Windows Media Centre MCE but still useful to download images.
  • iconharmony.com - Enter a country in the search box to get nice, high-quality logos.
  • Media Portal forums lots of logos including TV channel ones.
  • deviantart user4574 - High quality custom logo pack for UK Freeview.
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  • theme7mc.com - High quality logo packs for UK, US and Canada.
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  • hack7mc.com - High quality logo packs for UK, US and Canada.
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  • Media Portal forums lots of logos including TV channel ones.
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  • Media Portal forums lots of logos including TV channel ones.
  • deviantart user4574 - High quality custom logo pack for UK Freeview.
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  • iconharmony.com - Enter a country in the search box to get nice, high-quality logos.
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  • iconharmony.com - Enter a country in the search box to get nice, high-quality logos.
  • Media Portal forums lots of logos including TV channel ones.
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The NextPVR TV Guide looks for image files in a Media\Channels\ directory under the data directory with the same name as the channels. Note that the file name must exactly match the name as it is displayed on the channels tab of the settings dialog.

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The NextPVR TV Guide looks for image files in a Media\Channels\ directory under the data directory with the same name as the channels. Note that the file name must exactly match the name as it is displayed on the channels tab of the settings dialog.

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The N-PVR TV Guide looks for image files in a Media\Channels\ directory under the data directory with the same name as the channels. Note that the file name must exactly match the name as it is displayed on the channels tab of the settings dialog.

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The NextPVR TV Guide looks for image files in a Media\Channels\ directory under the data directory with the same name as the channels. Note that the file name must exactly match the name as it is displayed on the channels tab of the settings dialog.

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  • [http://www.iconharmony.com/icons/watchtv/category/harmony1100/wicket:pageMapName/wicket-1/|iconharmony.com]] - Enter a country in the search box to get nice, high-quality logos.
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  • iconharmony.com - Enter a country in the search box to get nice, high-quality logos.
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  • My Channel Logos - designed for Windows Media Centre MCE but still useful to download images.
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  • My Channel Logos - designed for Windows Media Centre MCE but still useful to download images.
  • [http://www.iconharmony.com/icons/watchtv/category/harmony1100/wicket:pageMapName/wicket-1/|iconharmony.com]] - Enter a country in the search box to get nice, high-quality logos.
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(:thumb ConfigurationTVGuideChannelLogos1.jpg width=400 :)

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(:thumb ConfigurationTVGuideChannelLogos1.jpg width=400 :)

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Some N-PVR skin's add the ability for the TV Guide to display Channel Logos to help you identify them in the grid.

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Some skins add the ability for the TV Guide to display Channel Logos to help you identify them in the grid.

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Some N-PVR skin's add the ability for the TV Guide to display Channel Logos to help you identify them in the grid.

Where to put them

The N-PVR TV Guide looks for image files in a Media\Channels\ directory under the data directory with the same name as the channels. Note that the file name must exactly match the name as it is displayed on the channels tab of the settings dialog.

Where to find them

Logos are available on the Internet from a number of websites including:

  • theme7mc.com - High quality logo packs for UK, US and Canada.
  • LyngSat - has a complete set of logos for each country.
  • freeview.co.uk - UK freeview logos.
  • My Channel Logos - designed for Windows Media Centre MCE but still useful to download images.

Page last modified on October 19, 2013, at 08:31 AM