Available in iPlayer but can't download

marshall marshall at brooklandsand.co.uk
Mon Jul 30 09:25:30 EDT 2012

On 30/07/12 11:38, Clive wrote:
> The following url plays in iplayer but I can't download it with either 
> url or pid:
> http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/p00lfrb3/Alistair_Cookes_America_The_First_Impact/ 
> Both commands tell me what the program is, but neither will d/l and 
> I've also tried a range of mode settings but both commands exit, 
> telling me to try other modes. I generally have no problems with audio 
> or video.
> Is anyone able to enlighten me please?
> Thank you.
> Clive
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Substituting episode for playlist in the url works for me!

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INFO: Episode-only pid detected
INFO: Trying pid: p00lfrb3 using type: tv
INFO Trying to stream pid using type tv
INFO: pid not found in tv cache
INFO: Checking existence of default version
INFO: flashhigh1,flashhigh2 modes will be tried for version default
INFO: Trying flashhigh1 mode to record tv:  -
INFO: File name prefix = 
RTMPDump v2.4
(c) 2010 Andrej Stepanchuk, Howard Chu, The Flvstreamer Team; license: GPL
Connecting ...
INFO: Connected...
Starting download at: 0.000 kB
INFO: Metadata:
INFO:   duration              2993.72
INFO:   moovPosition          40.00
INFO:   width                 480.00
INFO:   height                360.00
INFO:   videocodecid          avc1
INFO:   audiocodecid          mp4a
INFO:   avcprofile            77.00
INFO:   avclevel              21.00
INFO:   aacaot                2.00
INFO:   videoframerate        25.00
INFO:   audiosamplerate       48000.00
INFO:   audiochannels         2.00
INFO: trackinfo:
INFO:   length                7484300.00
INFO:   timescale             2500.00
INFO: sampledescription:
INFO:   sampletype            avc1
INFO:   length                143696896.00
INFO:   timescale             48000.00
INFO: sampledescription:
INFO:   sampletype            mp4a
515.149 kB / 4.92 sec (0.1%)^C

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