UPDATE 23/12/10: iPlayer Downloader has been updated, switching from iplayer-dl to get_iplayer, and now seems to work. Download link below…
Since December 10th, we’ve been receiving more and more reports of Beeb Downloader not working.
Until a solution is found, keep trying to use the latest version of Beeb Downloader, as failures seem to be intermittent (for now).
We know that Beeb Downloader is popular amongst those running older versions of OSX, like Tiger. But, for newer OSX versions, please try out these two alternatives built around get_iplayer:
iPlayer Downloader < added 23/12/10
Please feel free to get in touch if you have any questions, ideas or workarounds.December 13th, 2010