Life on the bleeding edge 2 – get_iplayer


  • Downloads MP4 streams from BBC iPlayer site with better quality than Flash player streams
  • Downloads Flash AAC/MP3 and WMA streams for radio programmes
  • Allow multiple programmes to be downloaded using a single command
  • Indexing of all available iPlayer programs
  • Caching of Index (default 4h)
  • Regex search on programme ...
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Another release of beeb which takes it to even greater heights! :) And just as an experiment I’m “self-hosting” the ‘tar.gz’ file so that it can be downloaded from here.


This is the documentation for beeb [version 4.0] the all-singing, all-dancing, upgrade to get-iplayer!

The BBC has ...

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