Applying patches to get_iplayer

dinkypumpkin dinkypumpkin at
Mon Apr 18 09:32:18 EDT 2011

On 18/04/2011 10:50, Jon Davies wrote:
> On 18 April 2011 07:52, Hazel Jordan<hazelmjordan at>  wrote:
>> As a complete beginner to this  - how can I apply the patch to my (windows 7
>> installed) version of get_iplayer?
> Make a backup first...
> Grab a copy of the latest patched version of the get_iplayer script
> from the git repository here:
> and drop it in to replace
> If you need the latest ffmpeg (which fixes a couple of other small
> problems), then it's a little more complicated and I'll defer
> describing how to do this to someone who actually uses get_iplayer on
> windows...  but there are recent builds of ffmpeg here:
> pick either the 32 bit of 64 bit static (latest) version depending on
> whether your windows is 32bit or 64bit, and replace your existing
> ffmpeg.exe with the new one.

The ffmpeg application should be here:

C:\Program Files\get_iplayer\ffmpeg\bin\ffmpeg.exe

Back up that file and replace it with the new ffmpeg you downloaded from 
the site mentioned above.

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