iPlayer Downloader
iPlayer Downloader
4.2

2.9

iPlayer Downloader free download for Mac

iPlayer Downloader

4.2
18 May 2011

Downloader for the BBC iPlayer service.

Overview

BBC iPlayer Downloader... Brand new Web view, proxy support and finally simultaneous downloads! Yay! This application is for downloading programs from the BBC iPlayer site. It downloads H.264 files suitable for iPhone and iPod Touch and you can drag the files it creates straight into iTunes and/or Quicktime. It'll even download MP3 files of radio programmes!

What's new in iPlayer Downloader

Version 4.2: Release notes were unavailable when this listing was updated.

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Brennanmeister
22 March 2009

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Terrific stuff. Keep kicking Auntie. She deserves it! Donation in support on its way.
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Version 3.2
Derekcurrie
04 June 2013
iPlayer Downloader phones home to Google Analytics. The only reason to do so to my knowledge is to allow Google surveillance of my computer behavior. If your app is going to surveil my computer use, then ASK MY PERMISSION FIRST, DAMMIT. I have used my reverse firewall Little Snitch to deny iPlayer Downloader access to Google Analytics forever. I suggest other folks with reverse firewalls consider doing the same.
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Version 4.2
Lvwolfman
01 July 2011
When it worked... This and iPlayer Grabber both worked very well though I liked iPlayer Downloader a bit better. Grabber is now abandoned (though open source) and I get the same errors everyone else is reporting. :-( However, the "Get iPlayer Automator" someone else mentioned worked perfectly! If iPlayer Grabber gets updated and can again work with the BBC, I'll switch back as I like the interface better.
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Version 4.2
Beamy
26 June 2011
Mirror for iPlayer Downloader 4.2 http://ifile.it/k9mt4vg .
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Version 4.2
dlink
18 May 2011
I have been able to download Doctor Who episodes from season 6 using iPlayer, though it has not been without frustration. Downloads will occasionally completely fail, however, if I wait a couple days, the download will be successful. The quality of the downloads has varied from near HQ to very poor with many visual artifacts. I have simply tried again and been successful occasionally on downloading the second time. Though there are frustrations, I am in the USA, not the UK, so I will not complain much at all. I love being able to watch my favorite science fiction show, Doctor Who, without waiting for months to a year for them to become available here in the States. Thank you, iPlayer.
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Version 4.2
joe-exp
18 May 2011
Unfortunately it doesn't work anymore! Really liked it!
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Version 4.2
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Danco
18 May 2011
I'm not sure if it's a problem with Flash Player or with iPlayer Downloader. But it does not seem to be a BBC issue. I looked in Console and found the error message 18/05/2011 18:58:28 iPlayer Downloader[457] Error loading /Library/Internet Plug-Ins/Flash Player.plugin/Contents/MacOS/Flash Player: dlopen(/Library/Internet Plug-Ins/Flash Player.plugin/Contents/MacOS/Flash Player, 262): no suitable image found. Did find: /Library/Internet Plug-Ins/Flash Player.plugin/Contents/MacOS/Flash Player: GC capability mismatch
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rayj
09 May 2011
Only just downloaded this, but my initial impression is very positive. Downloaded an hour-long programme at the maximum speed our rural exchange can reach - much faster than iPlayer Desktop - and it the resulting mp4 file plays with no hiccup.
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Version 4.1
Perrycomo
03 May 2011
Just doesn't work any more. I'm guessing that the BBC have updated their security to stop this software from working. It used to work and I loved it, was a great bit of software. Meant I didn't have to rush to watch programs before they expire.
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Version 4.1
2of11
09 February 2011
Guys - I would really, really like to continue downloading Radio 4 programmes .... (don't judge me) - but this software just wont do it any more, or is it my operator error? Please advise - I have loved this app and want it to keep delivering, thanks
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Version 4.0
18days
01 February 2011
Really happy with this, but i just have one problem. I only use it to listen to radio shows. I have downloaded the .aac file, but i can not add the file to itunes. I changed the file to a .m4a and i still am unable to add the file to itunes. PLease help, am i doing something wrong?
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Version 4.0
aetc54
28 January 2011
This product is Great, with a few minor phobias. I have been using it for well over six month and it has gone from strength to strength. Some have found it now download FLV fils-yes but once downloaded they are coverted to MP4. It even now downloads higher quality files so it is almost HD download. Takes a while. The minor One majoe) hickup. It occasionally stops downloading for no obvious reason. You are left with the FLV files. I found that if you down load again it continues on from where it stopped and completes with the Mp4 file when complete. Two problems 1. I started a down load and it stopped and will not download again-DESERTS. 2. If yiou start too many conseq downloads it nearly always fails on some which require re-downloading...
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Version 4.0
Free

2.9

App requirements: 
  • Intel 32
  • Mac OS X 10.5.8 or later
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