Step 1: zap2it
Register and setup for zap2it account, select zip/postal code and channel lineup.
Manage Favorite Channels
Select your favorite channels from the Available Channels and add them to My Favorite Channels.
Check Show six hour grid and Show only my favorite channels in the grid.
Step 2: Download zap2xml.exe
Obtain the latest copy and extract the file to folder of choice.
Step 3: Run zap2xml.exe (Windows)
Create a batch file (zap2xml.bat) to run the command (replace with your email and password):
zap2xml -u firstname.lastname@example.org -p MyPassword
Step 4: Test Run
Run the zap2xml.bat batch file. A xmltv.xml file should be generated when the program runs successfully.
Step 4: Channel Guide App
Download and extract the Channel Guide App (eg. C:\HDHRViewer\). Edit the app-config.yml file, configure xmlTvPath to configure to the path of your xmltv.xml (eg. C:\HDHRViewer\xmltv.xml). Change the http port if required.
Create a batch file (RunChannelGuide.bat):
java -jar channel-guide-app.jar server app-config.yml
Step 5: HDHR Viewer 2 Settings
Go to the HDHR Viewer 2 Settings, check Enable XMLTV, set XMLTV Mode to restapi and set XMLTV API URL. (eg. http://localhost:8998/programs)
Go to the HDHR Viewer 2 Settings, check Enable XMLTV, and set the XMLTV Location to location path of your file (eg. C:\HDHRViewer\xmltv.xml).
Test it out.
Step 6: Task Scheduler
Set the Task Scheduler to run the program daily
Start Task Scheduler. Create a new task, give it a name XMLTV
Add triggers for At log on, and Daily.
Add action to Start a program. Set it to point to the batch file, and remember to enter the folder name in Start in (optional):