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    Mar 29, 2010
    Hooking up HDTV to macbook pro
    I would like to hook up my mac to my TV and play what's on the TV on my MAC. Ultimately, I want to do video capture of programming I recored on my DVR to post on youtube. I figured this would be the easiest down and dirty way to do it. maybe I'm wrong.

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    Member Since
    Feb 25, 2009
    Late 2013 rMBP, i7, 750m gpu, OSX versions 10.9.3, 10.10
    You can get a video capture card, but know you may not be allowed to post to youtube - the reason is broadcast tv many times is not necessarily permitted on youtube unless uploaded by the content providers (ie: NBC, ABC, etc.)

    But, you can get an Elgato EyeTV capture device like:

    Overview EyeTV Hybrid


    Elgato Video Capture

    and record tv.
    My Macs: Late 2013 rMBP w/ 750m, 16Gig ram; 2013 Mac Pro 6 core w/ D700, 16Gig Ram; Mac mini G4, 1.25 GHz, 512m ram (server); Late 2011 11" MBA, 1.8GHz i7, 4Gig Ram, 256Gig SSD, HD3000; Powerbook 12" G4 1.33GHz running Linux; Apple TV (1080p version)

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