This script is for Slackware 13.37 and may be outdated.

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13.37 > Multimedia > get_iplayer (2.78)

get_iplayer allows you to search, index and record/stream:

* BBC iPlayer TV - up to 3200 kbps HD 720p H.264 / Quicktime / MP4
* BBC Live TV - 500 kbps H.264 / MP4
* BBC iPlayer Radio - up to 192 kbps MP3 / AAC and Realaudio
* BBC Live Radio - up to 192 kbps MP3 / AAC, WMA and Realaudio
* BBC Podcasts - up to 192 kbps MP3 / AAC
* BBC iPlayer TV subtitles - SubRip / srt

Requires perl-html-parser, libwww-perl, rtmpdump and ffmpeg, all of which
are available at

This build does not include to PVR components (yet).

The original project was withdrawn by its creator. This is the fork from

Maintained by: Pierre Cazenave
Keywords: BBC,iPlayer,television,radio,podcast,tv,stream,flash
ChangeLog: get_iplayer


Source Downloads:
get_iplayer-2.78.tar.gz (387670912f2c821f834b1c5b562a65ab)

Download SlackBuild:
get_iplayer.tar.gz.asc (FAQ)

(the SlackBuild does not include the source)

Validated for Slackware 13.37

See our HOWTO for instructions on how to use the contents of this repository.

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