orb3000 · Apr 29, 2010 at 02:01 am

myPlayer – BBC iPlayer / Hulu / 5OD / MSN / SBS

For those who want to have access to BBC player among others without using flash player, this is a good option to watch videos and content. Member FryWalker presents his updated latest version: 1.280.

Originally posted by FryWalker
A light-weight application that provides access to BBC iPlayer, Hulu, Four On Demand, Five On Demand, MSN Video and SBS directly – eliminating the requirement for a (flash-enabled) mobile browser.

Requires a QVGA, VGA or WVGA device running Windows Mobile Professional (Pocket PC) 6.0 or higher.
Features:
> Choose your own media player – define how each stream is played (CorePlayer v1.3.6 is recommended‡)
> Full iPlayer integration – browse the Mobile content as you would from any other supported device (including the search feature)
> Browse BBC iPlayer by category (Comedy, Drama, Entertainment, Films, etc.)
> Download high quality BBC iPlayer episodes to your device for offline viewing
> Hulu – watch a selection of your favourite US shows (Family Guy, Scrubs, etc.)
> Watch all the latest football highlights from around Europe
> Five On Demand – catch up with the latest content from Channel Five
> MSN Video – a further selection of streaming content to watch
> SBS Australia – content from the Special Broadcasting Service*
> Live TV channels – watch the popular terrestrial channels live (BBC1, ESPN, Sky News, etc.)
> Extensive TV feed index – hundreds of live TV feeds from around the globe
> Live Radio stations – a selection of BBC broadcasts
> Custom TV / Radio stations – add your favourites
> Search History – tracks the most recent searches for easy access

* The SBS channel requires a Flash player, the Adobe Flash Lite application is recommended

Requirements:
> A media player that supports RTSP streaming and the mpeg4 codec (CorePlayer v1.3.6 is recommended‡)
> The .NET 2.0 Compact Framework (which is bundled with Windows Mobile Professional 6.0 and above)
> An internet connection that is UK based (or a connection via the myPlayer server)

‡ HTC’s bundled StreamingPlayer and Windows Media Player should also work for users with faster devices (for example the HTC HD2)

*** Whilst streaming video this application will use a considerable amount of bandwidth – please ensure you use it via an unlimited data policy ***

User feedback is always appreciated and should help to improve the usability of future releases.

All of the content streamed via this application is copyright of the BBC, Hulu, Channel Five, MSN and SBS respectively.

Disclaimer: you should only watch the BBC iPlayer content if you are owner of a TV licence within the UK.

Latest version: 1.280

For help regarding installation and use of the application please consult the dedicated myPlayer Support page.

Updates:
v1.280
> Added Four on Demand channel to Catch Up view
> GPRS data usage warning is now displayed
> Various other minor bug fixes

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