Transcoding video for Topfield boxes

Andy Bircumshaw andy at
Wed Jan 5 10:31:30 EST 2011

On 5/1/2011, at 9:58am, Robin Bowes wrote:
> ...
> I have a couple of Topfield DTRs and I'd like to convert iPlayer content
> to a format suitable for playback on them.
> ...
> I was thinking, would it be possible to have get_iplayer do the
> transcoding? Does it current support that sort of thing? If not, I can
> look into a patch.

As per yesterday's discussion "Mp3 from Radio", use either:

   get_iplayer --command 'ffmpeg -i "<filename>" --flags "<filename>.out"'


   get_iplayer --command ' "<filename>"'


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