Get_Iplayer not recognising existence of HD

dinkypumpkin dinkypumpkin at
Tue Jul 10 10:06:48 EDT 2012

On 10/07/2012 14:56, Sara wrote:
> But Get_Iplayer:
> C:\PROGS\get_iplayer>get_iplayer --pid b01kkp65 --modes flashhd
> get_iplayer v2.79, Copyright (C) 2008-2010 Phil Lewis
>    This program comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY; for details use --warranty.
>    This is free software, and you are welcome to redistribute it under certain
>    conditions; use --conditions for details.
> INFO Trying to stream pid using type tv
> INFO: pid found in cache
> Matches:
> 369:    Holby City: Series 14 - 38. Stepping up to the Plate, BBC One, Audio Des
> cribed,Drama,Medical,Sign Zone,TV, default,audiodescribed,signed
> INFO: 1 Matching Programmes
> INFO: Checking existence of default version
> INFO: No specified modes (flashhd) available for this programme with version 'de
> fault' (try using --modes=flashhigh,flashlow,flashstd,flashvhigh,rtsphigh,rtsplo
> w,rtspstd,rtspvhigh,subtitles)
> ERROR: Failed to record 'Holby City: Series 14 - 38. Stepping up to the Plate (b
> 01kkp65)'
> Thanks for any help

You need to upgrade to latest get_iplayer (v2.82).  The BBC began 
pushing HD content with lower bit rates, so get_iplayer was changed in 
last release to accommodate.  Since you're on windows, grab the latest 
installer from  Upgrade all components during installation.

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