Blackbox for Dreambox, Vu+, Xtrend and More

Blackbox plays live TV and recordings directly from your set-top-box on your iPad or iPhone.

Enjoy live TV and recordings directly on your iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch from your Dreambox, Vu+, Xtrend, Coolstream or any other compatible set-top-box.

Watch Live

Blackbox streams video right away from your set-top-box in best quality.

Watch Recordings

Play your favorite recorded shows and movies directly from your iOS device. Restrictions depending on your set-top-box may apply.

Watch Faster

Not sure what to watch? Just switch the channel with a swipe of your finger our use the innovative 3D channel navigator. pro

Watch Everywhere

Blackbox supports transcoding of live TV. Use your Vu+ Solo2, Vu+ Duo2, Xtrend ET10000 or computer. With transcoding Blackbox can be used worldwide via port forwarding. (Possible functional limitations, additional hardware and some expertise may required) pro

Watch With Your Setup

Blackbox supports with a wide range of set-top-boxes from many manufacturers like Dream Multimedia, Vu+, Xtrend and Coolstream. Check out the “Supported Set-Top-Boxes” section below.

Watch Localized

Blackbox supports audio track switching and can play a wide range of subtitles. Restrictions depending on your set-top-box and broadcaster are possible.

Features Enigma 2 Enigma 1 Neutrino (HD)
pro
TVHeadend
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Watch live TV directly from your set-top-box X X X X
Watch recordings directly from your set-top-box X X* - -
Bouquets X X X X
Provider Bouquets X X - -
Radio pro X X - -
Timer Management new pro X - - -
3D channel navigator pro X X X X
Multi EPG Program Guide new pro X X X X
Channel EPG advanced in pro X X X X
Full EPG pro X - - -
Transcoding via VLC pro X X X X
Transcoding via Vu+ Solo2/Duo2 or Xtrend ET10000 new pro X - - -
Wake On LAN for transcoding server pro X X X X
Sleeptimer pro X X X X
Background Audio Playback pro X X X X
Audio switching X X X X
Subchannel switching pro X - - -
Subtitle support X X - -
Custom sorting of channels and recordings new pro X X X X
Twin-Tuner Support X - - -
Native OpenWebif Support X - - -
Resume recordings at last position pro X - - -
Protect channels, bouquets, movies, provider, settings and the app start with a 4 digit passcode pro X X X X
Pixel perfect zoom X X X X
Automatic aspect-ratio recognition X X X X
Launch channels directly from your home screen pro X X X X
SSL Support pro X X X X
Fast and easy one step setup X X X X
Fast switching between multiple set-Top-boxes X X X X
Full 64bit support new X X X X
Lightning fast video engine X X X X
AirPlay and TVOut support X X X X
Landscape and portrait view X X X X
iPhone rotation lock pro X X X X
Retina and iPhone 5 ready X X X X

* No time jumping for recordings (technically not possible)

System Requirements
  • iPhone 4s or better*
  • iPad 2 or better*
  • iPod Touch with retina or better
  • iOS 6.0 or better
  • Fast connection between iOS device and set-top-box
  • 802.11n WiFi-connection recommended

* iPhone 5S, iPad Air, iPad Mini (Retina) or better required for HD streaming without transcoding.

iPad 1 is compatible with Blackbox version 2.7 or lower. iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS are not officially supported, older devices will not work.

Supported Set-Top-Boxes
  • Dream Multimedia Dreambox with Enigma 1 OS (e.g. DM7000, DM7020, DM7025, DM600 and DM500)
  • Dream Multimedia Dreambox with Enigma 2 OS (e.g. DM8000, DM7020HD, DM800HD, 800HDse, 500HD and DM7025)
  • All Vu+ set-top-boxes
  • All Xtrend set-top-boxes
  • Coolstream set-top-boxes with Neutrino HD OS (e.g. Neo, Zee, Neo2)
  • D-Box 2 with Neutrino OS (Nokia, Sagem and Phillips)

Other set-top-boxes running Enigma 2 OS may also work (e.g. Topfield 7700 HDPVR, Ipbox 900 and QBoxHD).

Please note that this app works as a streaming client only and cannot run without a compatible set-top-box! Read the system requirements carefully before buying or contact the support if you are unsure.