BBC Radio Widget
BBC Radio Widget
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BBC Radio Widget free download for Mac

BBC Radio Widget for Mac4.7

27 February 2015

Widget for BBC radio feeds.

What is BBC Radio Widget for Mac

The Unofficial BBC Radio Widget plays all of the BBC radio feeds from your Dashboard, and puts schedule information at your fingertips.

What's new in BBC Radio Widget

Version 4.7:
  • Removed old urls, that the BBC had replaced with a recorded message
  • Added ability to change station list without updating the widget
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GianMarco.Tavazzani
GianMarco.Tavazzani
Oct 17 2018
4.7
5.0
Oct 17 2018
5.0
Version: 4.7
Simple, useful, unobtrusive, clear, complete! THANKS! :-)
Grumpy-Cat
Grumpy-Cat
Mar 11 2015
4.5
0.0
Mar 11 2015
0.0
Version: 4.5
Works nicely in the background here on Lion. Happy that the author keeps updating this widget to adapt to changes on the BBC side of net broadcasting. Current version is 4.7 from February 2015 and can be downloaded from the "Phantom Gorilla" blog of the author. If I was allowed one wish: an audio recording feature would be so cool...
anonymous-heron-1527
anonymous-heron-1527
Oct 19 2011
4.20
0.0
Oct 19 2011
0.0
Version: 4.20
Version 4.21 available from the developer's website.
Steeps-Patrick
Steeps-Patrick
Apr 5 2010
4.20
1.0
Apr 5 2010
1.0
Version: 4.20
This hogs and crashes my iMac. I really tried to get this to work because I need a BBC streamer. Sadly this isn't working for me.
Kohoutek
Kohoutek
Apr 1 2010
4.20
0.0
Apr 1 2010
0.0
Version: 4.20
I'm deleting this badly written app. It freezes my Dashboard and I get that pesky Adobe security warning (freezes also). Seems there are mixed results with this widget. For me, it's a Dashboard killer.
Nick-Collingridge
Nick-Collingridge
Dec 7 2009
4.11
0.0
Dec 7 2009
0.0
Version: 4.11
Seems to be something broken here. When I try and play a station the progress wheel spins round for a while and then just stops. If I switch to the Finder there is a window in the background with the title "Adobe Flash Player security", and some text in it referring to the widget but with no buttons or indeed any other way of interacting with the dialog. Needless to say I don't get to hear anything either!
Monkeyjunkey
Monkeyjunkey
Oct 8 2009
4.11
5.0
Oct 8 2009
5.0
Version: 4.11
RealPlayer v11.1 seems to be working fine with this widget. Until now, we had to use RealPlayer v10 because v11.0 produced audio-dropouts. But I tried 11.1 and had no issues so far. Maybe the developer can give a quick note to confirm this and update the "requirements" section.
Bluestar
Bluestar
Sep 29 2009
4.11
0.0
Sep 29 2009
0.0
Version: 4.11
Great widget, love the BBC. Since RealPlayer is pretty much dead. I can't see why they can't switch to Flash player or some other streaming audio format (mp3?) built into Quicktime/ Flash. I resent having to install stupid Realplayer just for this.
Guest
Guest
Aug 11 2009
4.03
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Aug 11 2009
0.0
Version: 4.03
Great for BBC fans. Easy set up.
Moogan
Moogan
Jun 16 2009
4.0
5.0
Jun 16 2009
5.0
Version: 4.0
Finally gets around the Realplayer limitation meaning you can close the Dashboard and continue to listen. Excellent little widget includes all the regional BBC radio stations and a mini browser showing the schedule for the playing station.
Monkeyjunkey
Monkeyjunkey
Mar 31 2009
3.4
5.0
Mar 31 2009
5.0
Version: 3.4
I really like this widget. Very quick and very simple. But am I the only one with some trouble? I can't connect to the World Service (I'm in germany, don't know if that matters). It worked this morning, than the stream suddenly stopped. Tried Rebooting but that didn't help. I use v3.4 on an MBPro OS 10.5.6, RealPlayer 10 is installed. All the other streams work. I can't figure what I'm doing wrong. Any suggestions?
login-2
login-2
Oct 31 2008
3.2
0.0
Oct 31 2008
0.0
Version: 3.2
Great, but doesn't work with Leopard. When hiding dashboard the music stops.
Izzat
Izzat
Sep 21 2006
2.2
5.0
Sep 21 2006
5.0
Version: 2.2
I'm quite pleased with this widget. Plenty of stations, both national, regional and local. A tad slow when changing the stations, but it might have to do with connecting servers. I can live with it though. It would also be nice if we could change the stations from the widgets front and maybe a quick pick of a few favorite stations. I'm also hoping for a widget for RTE ;-) Nice work Hawkman, thanks.
Iceland-gyrfalcon
Iceland-gyrfalcon
Sep 3 2006
2.1
0.0
Sep 3 2006
0.0
Version: 2.1
This is a great widget. It works smoothly on my MacBook running 10.4.6 One Problem: If a put more than one of this widget on the dashboard and set each to a different station, they all play the same station (The last station I set). I guess I'm stuck with changing the radio station in preference menu. Thanks for a great widget!
Flashvipe
Flashvipe
Jul 22 2006
2.0
5.0
Jul 22 2006
5.0
Version: 2.0
does what says on the box. nice and simple widget! well done!
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App requirements: 
  • Intel 32
  • PPC 32
  • Mac OS X 10.4.11 or later
  • PPC users will need RealPlayer 10 or later
  • Intel users need 10.1 or later
  • RealPlayer available here; follow the "Previous versions" link to get v10, which avoids the audio dropouts associated with v11
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