Downloads of v 2.12.10:


Last Update:

06 Oct 2020

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • British Broadcasting Corporation


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BBC iPlayer

2.12.10 | Updated: 06 Oct 2020



Downloads of v 2.12.10:



Software Author(s):

  • British Broadcasting Corporation

BBC iPlayer 2.12.10

All Checks are Passing

2 Passing Test

Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Passed


To install BBC iPlayer, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade BBC iPlayer, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall BBC iPlayer, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


NOTE: This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Enter your internal repository url

(this should look similar to

4. Choose your deployment method:

choco upgrade bbc-iplayer -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade bbc-iplayer -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'"

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure bbc-iplayer installed
    name: bbc-iplayer
    state: present
    version: 2.12.10
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

Coming early 2020! Central Managment Reporting available now! More information...

chocolatey_package 'bbc-iplayer' do
  action    :install
  version  '2.12.10'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: bbc-iplayer,
    Version: 2.12.10,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller bbc-iplayer
   Name     = 'bbc-iplayer'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '2.12.10'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'bbc-iplayer':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '2.12.10',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install bbc-iplayer version="2.12.10" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

This package was approved as a trusted package on 06 Oct 2020.


Downloading allows you to enjoy your favourite BBC programmes without being connected to the Internet.

  • Watch while downloading
    Now there’s no need to wait for downloads to finish before you start watching.

  • Improved downloads library
    Want to sort by series? Or see which download expires first? Now you can.

  • In-app episode list
    Watching a series? Download episodes straight from the app. Much simpler.


$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
$toolsDir = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName   = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
  destination   = "$toolsDir"

  url           = ''
  checksum      = '9aea059df5a678ad4388333d6366338ea20141ae641da1124e55d80f3849b3fb'
  checksumType  = 'sha256'

Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName   = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
  destination   = "$toolsDir"

  file          = "$toolsDir\bbciplayerdownloads-2.12.10-full.nupkg" 

Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs
Remove-Item -Path $packageArgs.file

# Install start menu shortcut
$programs = [environment]::GetFolderPath([environment+specialfolder]::Programs)
$shortcutFilePath = Join-Path $programs "BBCiPlayerDownloads.lnk"
$targetPath = Join-Path $toolsDir "lib\net45\BBCiPlayerDownloads.exe"
Install-ChocolateyShortcut -RunAsAdmin -shortcutFilePath $shortcutFilePath -targetPath $targetPath
# Remove start menu shortcut
$programs = [environment]::GetFolderPath([environment+specialfolder]::Programs)
$shortcutFilePath = Join-Path $programs "BBCiPlayerDownloads.lnk"
if (Test-Path $shortcutFilePath) { Remove-Item $shortcutFilePath }

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In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

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Version Downloads Last Updated Status
BBC iPlayer 2.12.7 38 Tuesday, September 8, 2020 Approved
BBC iPlayer 2.12.4 82 Monday, June 1, 2020 Approved
BBC iPlayer 2.11.2 83 Monday, January 13, 2020 Approved
BBC iPlayer 2.10.2 62 Wednesday, October 30, 2019 Approved
BBC iPlayer 2.9.0 92 Saturday, August 10, 2019 Approved

This package has no dependencies.

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