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Miglia Announces Moviegate plug-in for AlchemyTV DVR

Enables users to burn VCD, S-VCD and DVDs from DVR application (August 04, 2004)

Miglia Technology, a global technology solution provider that manufactures, markets and supports a range of own and licensed branded products, has today announced the availability of its second AlchemyTV DVR plug-in, based on MovieGate from

The third-party plug-in enables users to burn VCD, S-VCD and DVDs straight out of the DVR application. The plug-in also enables the creation of chapters on DVDs. MovieGate for AlchemyTV DVR is based on MovieGate, a free DVD mastering utility developed by

Christophe Ducommun, Ludovic Paquot and Jean-Bernard Jovelet of, developers of the plug-in, commented: "We were extremely impressed with the incredible versatility of the AlchemyTV DVR application. Miglia was very helpful when it came to creating a plug-in using the SDK released a few weeks ago. We hope that this plug-in will enhance the end user experience of the AlchemyTV DVR."

Miglia has made the SDK for the post-processing plug-ins available to third party developers and welcomes any person or organisation that wishes to enhance AlchemyTV DVR via a plug-in.

Eric Ferraz, Product Marketing Director, Miglia Technology, commented: "This is now the second plug-in developed since we made the AlchemyTV DVR SDK available. One of the reasons we did this was to encourage our existing customers and partners to integrate features, into the DVR application that they felt were useful to themselves and to others. We continue to receive outstanding suggestions, and the plug-ins once tested, will be made available on our website."

Technical Support:
The software development team can be reached via e-mail ( for questions concerning plug-in development. All other enquiries not relating to plug-in development should be sent to (general queries) or (technical support queries).

About AlchemyTV DVR
Featuring a high performance Philips tuner and full QuickTime support, AlchemyTV DVR lets you watch TV in full screen mode on your PowerMac.

AlchemyTV DVR features a scheduled recording functionality allowing you program the time and date for your recordings in a few easy steps. Your favourite TV program will be recorded onto your hard drive for later viewing or export to VCD or DVD.

With its TV/Antenna input, composite, S-Video inputs and stereo audio connector, AlchemyTV DVR can tune in to any TV station or record from your VCR. The Mac OS X compatible software allows you to select the supported QuickTime plug-in of your choice. This allows you to fine tune the level of video quality and size you desire. Fast PowerMacs can even capture straight to the new MPEG-4 codec!

-PowerMac G4 or G5 with free PCI slot
-PowerPC G4/400 processor and higher
-256 MB of RAM
-Mac OS X 10.2.4 and higher

Pricing and availability
The AlchemyTVT DVR is available now, from Miglia's distribution partners, refurb or online store, for a street retail price of 85, EU139, $159 ex VAT. All units carry a full 2 year RTB warranty. A list of distributors and resellers is available on Miglia's website:

About Miglia
Miglia Technology is a global technology solution provider that manufactures, markets and supports a range of own and licensed branded products. Miglia benefits from having a strong staff of experienced product specialists, engineers and marketers who have amassed many combined years in the industry. Miglia products are available through all fine retailers and resellers around the world.

For more information about where to buy our products please visit

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