Olympic torch relay footage

Dennis Smith m1dlguk at gmail.com
Thu Jul 12 19:49:31 EDT 2012

I now have a HD URL
And can't seem to get a particularly HD looking video. What do I need
to do to make the video download as HD if it's available as HD.

Dennis Smith

On 11 July 2012 22:02, Dennis Smith <m1dlguk at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have ended up with the whole of 6 hours worth squished in to a 2gb
> file, is there anything I can do to get a higher quality version? It's
> worse than YouTube 240p. Do I need to wait for a HD copy or is this
> the best there is and nothing else is likely to happen to improve it
> now?
> Dennis Smith
> On 11 July 2012 19:24, dinkypumpkin <dinkypumpkin at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 11/07/2012 18:13, Jimmy Aitken wrote:
>>> A bit more information.  Running on a Mac, latest Lion release.  The reason I'm using rtmpdump 2.2c was that 2.4 never worked for me.  It did, weirdly enough, work for get_flash_videos.
>> If you're willing to use Homebrew, you can keep all the get_iplayer helper apps up-to-date pretty easily, although with the exception of ffmpeg they don't change too often.  I've done that for a long time and the only problems stemmed from Apple's fiddling with Xcode. get_iplayer itself will soon join the Homebrew universe, FWIW.
>>> The upshot is that I re-downloaded the version from mplayerhq and built a new version from scratch just in case.
>> If you built from the tarball linked from their home page, then I presume you have v2.3.  That version has always worked very well for me on a Mac (Snow Leopard and Lion) with get_iplayer, as does v2.4. Version 2.4 seems to work better on Windows.
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