Yeah, BBC iPlayer is a great place to watch TV shows. However, downloaded BBC iPlayer programmes are protected by Microsoft's DRM system. Generally speaking, BBC iPlayer desktop downloads playback can only last for 7 days and can't play on non-supported players like iPhone, iPad, iPod, etc. If you want to keep BBC iPlayer programmes forever and play them anywhere you like, you need to remove DRM from BBC iPlayer programmes and convert them to a preferred format.
Here Aimersoft Remove DRM which runs well in Windows (Windows 8) is highly recommended to strip DRM from BBC iPlayer. With it, you can fast crack DRM protection from BBC iPlayer WMV videos and convert them to MP4, MOV, MKV, FLV, AVI, WMV, etc. for playing on iPhone, iPad, iPod, HTC, Nokia, Samsung, Sony, Motorola, BlackBerry, etc. Now download the program and follow the guide below to convert BBC iPlayer programmes to DRM-free video files. Note that if you want to burn the downloaded BBC iPlayer programs to DVD, you can refer to Burn BBC iPlayer to DVD.
Download BBC iPlayer DRM Removal:
Install and launch the DRM converter as what you usually do with other application software. To load BBC iPlayer Downloaded DRM WMV files, you can click "Add.." on the left top of the interface, or just drag and drop the files you want to convert directly into the main display window of this program.
Then click "Video files to" and select an output format you prefer. As you can see, almost all popular output formats are supported. In addition, if you want to play your BBC iPlayer programmes on portable devices like iPhone, iPad, iPod, etc., you can just find the icon and select it to get videos with optimized settings for a certain device. If necessary, you can click the low-right "Setting" button to customize the output audio & video properties like resolution, bit rate, frame rate, aspect ratio, etc.
When all settings are finished, simply click "Start" to begin the conversion. You will get the converted files at a few minutes. When the conversion completes, you can click "Find Target" to locate the converted DRM-free files directly and play them anywhere you like!
Below is a video tutorial on how to remove DRM from BBC iPlayer programs: