This script is for Slackware 14.1 only and may be outdated.

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14.1 > Multimedia > get_iplayer (2.94)

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

The PVR compoment are included and placed in /usr/share/get_iplayer.
However, as the readme file puts it:

> The world's most insecure web-based PVR manager and streaming proxy
> for get_iplayer
> ** WARNING ** Never run this in an untrusted environment or facing
> the internet.

The original project was withdrawn by its creator.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

This requires: rtmpdump, ffmpeg, libwww-perl

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


Source Downloads:
get_iplayer-2.94.tar.gz (180883975710fa3548f1e3359e21d5e2)

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

(the SlackBuild does not include the source)

Individual Files:

Validated for Slackware 14.1

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