get_iplayer and Windows batch files

Jonathan Wiltshire jmw at
Tue Jan 17 05:15:02 EST 2012

On 2012-01-15 23:14, dinkypumpkin wrote:
> On 15/01/2012 21:26, Jonathan Wiltshire wrote:
>> On Sun, Jan 15, 2012 at 05:55:08PM +0000, Clive wrote:
>>> I use get_iplayer at the prompt in both Windows and Linux. In
>>> Windows, I have tried using batch files in the past - when I wamt a
>>> number of d/l and want to automate them. I have found that it does
>>> not work. The batch file runs get_iplayer and the first item is 
>>> duly
>>> d/l but then I am returned to the command prompt and the second and
>>> subsequent batch lines never run. Is there a way to use get_iplayer
>>> from batch files (or from the Linux equivalent) for multiple items?
>> Why don't you use the special 'once' pvr search? From memory:
>>    get_iplayer --pvr-add once terms
>>    get_iplayer --pvr-add once otherterms
>>    get_iplayer --pvr
> I think you might be thinking of --pvr-queue:

Yes, sorry. --pvr-queue adds things to the magic 'once' search, they're 
not added directly.

Jonathan Wiltshire                                      jmw at
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