get_iPlayer cache files
#1
Hello,

To keep most of get-iPlayer working almost as before the BBC made their changes I have been making my own "tv.cache" files as get-iPlayer is not able to update the cache files at the moment.

The file should be renamed as “tv.cache” and copied & pasted into the correct location which is “C:\Users\”my USERNAME”\.get_iplayer\” on this Windows PC. If you are not sure of the location then you can open a DOS prompt (command prompt) and type “set” then hit enter, then look for “USERPROFILE” and next to this will be the correct location for the “tv.cache” file on your machine (if you add the “\.getiplayer\” part).

I don’t know if any of this is clear or explained properly, I am not a computer guy! LOL!! I hope that others with more experience can help to edit the files so that they can be used by more people who need them. I am not sure what has to be edited / deleted to make this file more compatible.

If I get time I may try to make a "radio.cache" file too...

Thank you everyone!

Tiiveni.
#2
Here is the "tv.cache" file for 2014 11 02 20:21

Many thanks!

Tiiveni.


Attached Files
.zip   tv.cache_.2014_11_02-20.21.zip (Size: 229.31 KB / Downloads: 583)
#3
Great work!
#4
Hello again,

I don't know if anyone needs these cache files any longer now that the new version of get_iPlayer has been released?? But, anyway here is a very recent copy of the tv.cache file.


INSTRUCTIONS

The file should be renamed as “tv.cache” and copied & pasted into the correct location which is “C:\Users\”my USERNAME”\.get_iplayer\” on this Windows PC. If you are not sure of the location then you can open a DOS prompt (command prompt) and type “set” then hit enter, then look for “USERPROFILE” and next to this will be the correct location for the “tv.cache” file on your machine (if you add the “\.getiplayer\” part).

Thank you all.

Tiiveni.


Attached Files
.zip   tv.cache_.2014_11_03_20.01.zip (Size: 232.26 KB / Downloads: 367)
#5
thanks for posting the cache file. For a while I couldn't figure out why I was getting the following error:

ERROR: Failed to get version pid metadata from iplayer site

pretty obvious now.


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