Turn your iPad or iPhone into a portable television! Use this app with the Elgato’s Tivizen mobile TV tuner to enjoy live TV anywhere you go!

• Receive live TV on the iPad and iPhone anywhere you go
• No internet connection required
• Watch, pause, fast forward and rewind live TV
• Record your favourite shows directly on your iPad or iPhone – even when the Tivizen app is running in the background
• Use iTunes to transfer recorded shows to your Mac or PC
• Program guide for up to seven days with detailed show information and feature to share recommendations via email or Twitter
• Teletext (iPad)

About the Tivizen TV Tuner
This app requires an Elgato Tivizen device. The Tivizen mobile TV tuner has a small, extendable and extremely robust aerial that receives the television signal (DTT/DVB-T/TNT/Freeview). Tivizen transmits that TV signal over to your iPad, iPhone, iPod touch or computer. It sets up its own Wi-Fi hotspot or can be integrated into your home Wi-Fi network to be accessed by all computers and mobile devices. Tivizen does not require an internet connection and gives you unlimited TV without touching your data plan.
Elgato's Tivizen device also works great as a wireless TV tuner for a Mac or PC. Watch, record, edit and enjoy live TV on your computer, completely free from cables. Also, Tivizen can be connected directly with a Mac and PC via USB cable. Elgato's Tivizen mobile TV tuner comes with award-winning EyeTV software for Mac and THC software for Windows.

Important notes
• The availability and amount of program data varies by broadcaster.
• DTT/DVB-T/TNT/Freeview broadcasts vary in bitrate. Playback quality of high bitrate channels may be limited by 802.11g Wi-Fi network bandwidth.
• Elgato Tivizen supports MPEG-2 and MPEG-4/H.264 video in standard definition as well as DVB-T radio, if available. High definition channels, encrypted programs and/or DVB-T2 broadcasts are not supported.

• Elgato Tivizen
• iPad Air, iPad (iPad 2 or later), iPad mini, iPhone (iPhone 4 or later) or iPod touch (5th generation)
• iOS 7.0.4 or later
• DTT/DVB-T/TNT/Freeview coverage

What's New

Version 2.0.4

update for iOS 9.2

Ratings and Reviews

Great in theory, not in practice


I bought the Tivizen gadget, in order to watch Tv on the iPad and to be able to record programmes. It has a tiny built-in retractable antenna, and that is the problem. Amazingly simple to setup, but trying in three different houses, two it can find no channels at all, and in the third it says it can find 60+channels. The trouble is tuning into them produces glitchy results. On some of the weaker channels, (2 or 3 bars out of 5) such as BBC1 it doesn't work at all. On channels with stronger signal (4 bars out of 5) it works a lot of time but glitching (picture break up) every 30 seconds or so. And this is with the transmitter only three feet from the iPad.

Now if the device could accept a plug in a normal TV antenna, all of these problems might be solved, but it can't. So I can't recommend the device or software.

Works like a dream on my iPad1 :)))


Followed the v simple set up instructions. It says to find and connect to the Tivizen wi-fi on your iPad - wasn't sure if it had done it so thought I'd run through the set up by running the Tivizen app and see what happened. Worked 1st time!! I was sat in a room where we currently watch Freeview on our TV, so knew there was a signal. Literally took 5mins start to finish, inc downloading the app from the iTunes store. So far so good!! V impressed and hope it works as well when we go abroad later this year.
Top gadget (and I'm totally not a gadget person, so could have easily messed up the set-up if it wasn't super-simple!!)
5 stars! :)))))))))



My last review entitled help. Received no technical reply after emails to Elgato and supplier. Supplier did replace product. Small aerial a problem could not tune all channels. Got line of sight and 5 miles from transmitter and tuned all channels. Bought a telescopic aerial £6.00 from Maplin cut the end off and slipped over tivizen aerial. Even works all channels indoors now. extension aerial just 33cm collapses and fits in top pocket. Happy customer now.


41.4 MB
Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
English, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Swedish
Age Rating
You must be at least 17 years old to download this application.
Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity
Infrequent/Mild Simulated Gambling
Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humour
Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence
Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
Infrequent/Mild Horror/Fear Themes
Unrestricted Web Access
Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
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  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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