get_iplayer installation guides
COMPREHENSIVE GUIDES TO GET YOU STARTED QUICKLY
macOS Quick Install Guide
NOTE: Only macOS 10.10 (Yosemite) or higher is supported for get_iplayer. Users of earlier releases may attempt a manual installation of get_iplayer, but it is unsupported and get_iplayer may fail. See the "More Info?" section below for a link to instructions for manual installation.
Install with Homebrew
NOTE: macOS 10.10 (Yosemite) or higher is required to install get_iplayer with Homebrew.
Homebrew is a package management solution for macOS. It's very easy to install, just go to the Homebrew website and copy and paste the one line installation code into your terminal window.
Once you've installed Homebrew, it's just one more line to install get_iplayer:
brew install get_iplayer
Upgrade to future releases with:
brew update brew upgrade get_iplayer
Get started by reading the guides and release notes
There is loads of info in the guides section to get you downloading programmes in a snap. Make sure you read the whole guide to understand what's happening and why you need to do things a certain way.
Find the release notes in the wiki. Read at least the notes for the latest release. Things can change quite a lot between releases and you'll find explanations there as to why get_iplayer is working the way it is.
Web PVR Manager
Start the Web PVR Manager from your terminal window with:
get_iplayer.cgi --listen 127.0.0.1 --port 1935
Connect to the Web PVR Manager by opening the URL below in your web browser:
You can take a look at the macOS installation page in the wiki for a bit more info and for instructions on performing a manual installation.