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« on: December 07, 2017, 04:05:19 pm »

How to kill commercials on your Mac DVR

Three ways to make your recorded TV commercial-free, from quick and lazy to time-consuming but precise.

Commercials: They're the worst. Sure, they help pay for your favorite TV shows, but they also eat up time and, in a Mac DVR app, hard drive space. Commercials must die. And you can destroy them.

Since I'm running a Plex DVR, I'll focus on three ways to crush commercials in that app, from the simplest to the most complex. Stay tuned to the end of this article to see how other Mac DVR apps can alleviate your ad aggravation.

Method 1: The 30-second skip

If you have plenty of hard drive space, watch shows soon after you record them, and delete them promptly afterward, just click the 30-second fast-forward button in Plex's viewing controls whenever ads begin. Jump too far ahead? Try the 10-second back button.

This takes a few clicks per commercial break, but it's the fastest, easiest way to ignore ads.

Method 2: The automatic annihilation

Plex can now remove commercials from yo...

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