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How to Remove DRM from BBC iPlayer Programs

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:

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How to remove DRM from downloaded BBC iPlayer WMV videos

1 Add downloaded BBC iPlayer programmes

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.

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2 Choose output format

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.

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3 Start stripping DRM from BBC iPlayer programmes

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:

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Doesn''t work. Downloaded a VDO in BBC''s iPlayer downloader and added it to aimersoft choose AVI as output and started. Took but a few seconds but nothing in output folder. A piece of crap. Glad I never handed over money as it don''t do nothing.
Don''t bother with this rubbish, use Get iPlayer because it downloads hq mp4 files.
every tool I have tried gives an error message in attempting to convert bbc videos that have already been downloaded but now out of date and still protected, even aimersoft
most high quality bbc iplayer videos are mp4 or flv so conversion does not seem possible
Free trials that don''t tell you they are trials until after install = software that is immediately uninstalled and removed from the possible purchase list.
BBC iplayer uses ISMV files now.Are you able to add this file extension to your program?
So why is your article dated March 17th 2014 saying you can use this for converting iPlayer files when they don't play in WMP and are therefore not possible to convert using Aimersoft?
Download a MP4 downloader to WMP convertor
Hi,H. The program can only convert the files that are playable in Windows Media Player.
I've just downloaded an iplayer programme which comes down as an MP4. Windows Media Player displays the message 'Windows Media Player cannot play the file. The Player might not support the file type or might not support the codec that was used to compress the file.' Are you updating your software to address this issue?
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