Checking available modes before download

Alan Milewczyk alan at
Tue Jul 14 08:42:20 PDT 2015

On 14/07/2015 13:36, tellyaddict wrote:
>> 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.
Brill, thanks!


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