Checking available modes before download

tellyaddict tellyaddict21 at
Tue Jul 14 05:36:48 PDT 2015

> I use the --tvmode=best switch to download the best available mode but 
> as mentioned in a previous post sometimes the 832x468 version is 
> downloaded in a series where 1280x720 is the norm.
> I keep an eye out for programme repeats to get the "full-fat" version 
> but I was wondering if it is possible to interrogate get_iplayer to 
> determine which modes are available prior to download?
> Thanks
> Alan

You can use --info on any programme to see what modes are available.

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