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I tried to upload mine to yousendit.com, but it kept bombing out on me, so here are some pointers to getting your own high-definition divx file of the show to play on your computer. (you young tech heads just laugh and go read another thread..)

First, download a bittorrent client. If you want it simple, go here.
http://www.bittorrent.com/
then click on 'windows client', and download. If it goes slow, try the Arizona mirror.

Run the program to install bittorrent, it's a small java app that runs in your browser. As long as you download it from this site, it will be spyware and adware free.

After it is installed, go to http://tvtorrents.com and create a free account. After that is done, here is a link to the apprentice episode.

http://tvtorrents.com/loggedin/torrent.do?info_hash=d06e2a85b226a3bf3e10d55d308ce8b1ceca1391

just click on the 'download' link and it should pop up a bittorrent box showing the progress of your download. Mine came across in about 2 hours.

You will need to install 'Divx' to view the file. Here is a link
http://www.divx.com/divx/download/

If you want more 'tweakability' in your bittorrent client, go find one called 'Azureus'. That's the one I use.
 

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I have the Apprentice episode on my TiVo, I'm going to try to copy it off an encode is as DivX as well. Not sure how well it'll turn out if at all.
 

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I've used Tivo2go to make some mpeg-2's and converted to divx, but the problem is my tivo is recording off the analog signal. By the time you lose some quality converting, it's really pretty fuzzy.

If you have broadband, it's worth the time to get the divx avi's off of tvtorrents.com. They are converted direct from the digital broadcast, and look so sweet on your computer.
 

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AztekzRpurty said:
...here are some pointers to getting your own high-definition divx file of the show to play on your computer. (you young tech heads just laugh and go read another thread..)
:lol: Done and done.
 

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I prefer BitComet much less of a resource hog + loads of stats for you to look at :)
 

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I can pull my recording off of my DirecTiVo unit and encode it to Divx or anything else if people want it... it's not that big of a deal.

Since my TiVo unit is in my DirecTV unit I've got digital signal all the way... so I avoid the analog loss that the stand alone units have.

You can also download the files on TVTorrent (or many other places). usually those sources are from TV Capture cards in someone's computer and can vary greatly in quality.
 

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rlhammon said:
usually those sources are from TV Capture cards in someone's computer and can vary greatly in quality.
That's very true. This particular episode looks very good from tvtorrents. It apparently was captured off the digital broadcast because it's 16x9 and crystal clear.
 

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Yeah I recorded mine with a tivo as well, suggested a torrent client on another issue, but people didnt seem to go for it *shrugs*

Speaking of, my current client somehow requires me to go directly to where the torrent links are each time to start them up, anyone know of a good client that saves starts up all the torrents you have going automatically when you run it?
 

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Yeah I recorded mine with a tivo as well, suggested a torrent client on another issue, but people didnt seem to go for it *shrugs*

Speaking of, my current client somehow requires me to go directly to where the torrent links are each time to start them up, anyone know of a good client that saves starts up all the torrents you have going automatically when you run it?
http://azureus.sourceforge.net/

This one does that. I also plan on trying bitcomet, adrenaline's suggestion.
 
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