Test Version for BBC iPlayer | Page 6

Discussion in 'OnlineVideos' started by offbyone, January 24, 2010.

  1. Peter2
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    Are there safe/working proxies because I have searched for them in the past, also for other country restricted content and could not get it working + how would you do this specifically for a site?


     
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    Not sure this is the place for that discussion...
     
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    On a slightly different subject,

    There was talk at one time that IPlayer support would include higher stream rate video than currently available through the online videos (including HD).

    Will this happen in the short term, or is it a way off?

    Thanks

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    Can anyone help me set up the proxy settings? I have BBC iPlayer working fine with IE via proxy, but in MP I always get the error "error getting url for video". I tried adding my proxy (127.0.0.1:8118) to the site settings, but this doesn't seem to make any difference. Has anyone managed to get this to work through a proxy?

    Edit: I updated from 0.20 to 0.22 and RC3 to RC5 and I get a different error message now. I can choose the bitrate and resolution of the video I want to watch, but after that, no matter which one I select, I get the following error: "Unable to play the video. No URL"

    Edit 2: Some 720p videos work after loading for a while. Anything else gives the error "No URL". Too bad that most of the content is not available in 720p :(
     
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    I've just installed Online Videos, and apart from needing to tinker with my codecs to get the likes of YouTube working it seems good. iPlayer though throws up the No URL message when I try to play any video. I'm in the UK so I shouldn't have to use a proxy (unless I need to for the plugin to work in which case how do I set that up?) and it works fine in firefox.

    I feel it's something fairly simple that I'm missing but I have no idea what or where to look. Any help gratefully received.
     
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    Hi Raveen,

    Several users have had a similar problem, have a quick read of this small thread, it may help.

    Other BBC iPlayer thread
     
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    Reading through the DL post (not all of it admittedly ;) ) I think my problem is that I'm running the old version of Online Videos as I haven't upgraded to 1.1 yet (another job for Mondays stripdown and rebuild I guess).

    Many thanks for the link though.
     
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    really great work! :D
     
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    I cannot get the plugin to work for iPlayer. It buffers up the episode, but then crashes MP. This happens whatever file I try and I've tried a number of different resolutions. Any ideas? log files attached. Other 'stations' that I've tried work fine.
     
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    Is the proxy setting only for acquiring the playback url, or does the proxy bandwidth need to support the stream bandwidth?

    Never mind, just tested and it seems to get the stream directly.
     
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