AAC audio: MP3 transcoding as backup option

2011-03-16 Thread dinkypumpkin
/dinkypumpkin/get_iplayer/blob/aactomp3/get_iplayer If anyone would like to test it, please have a go. To force MP3 transcoding, add '--aactomp3' to the command line or 'aactomp3 1' to the options file. YMMV, no guarantees, no refunds. I know transcoding is not a great option given that it reduces

AAC to M4A: OSX ffmpeg builds

2011-03-16 Thread dinkypumpkin
Some follow-on from recent threads on AAC audio - Below are a few tidbits for Mac users who would like to use Nick Ludlam's get_iplayer version with AAC-M4A remuxing (https://github.com/nickludlam/get_iplayer), and find that their current version of ffmpeg will not produce M4A files that can

Re: Fast(er) transcoding from aac to mp3.

2011-03-18 Thread dinkypumpkin
Not really comparing like-for-like, but with 2010 Macbook Pro (2.66 Ghz Core i7, 8Gb) and ffmpeg HEAD, transcoding a 3-hour program gives these numbers: real5m7.197s user4m56.078s sys 0m6.127s Just for kicks, in a 32-bit 1-CPU Ubuntu 10.10 VM (via VMWare Fusion) on the same machine

Re: any way to download this?

2011-03-23 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 23 Mar 2011, at 15:09, ZULU wrote: - Original Message - From: Holger Rabbach hrabb...@fablemail.com To: get_iplayer@lists.infradead.org Sent: Wednesday, March 23, 2011 2:24 PM Subject: any way to download this? Hi, I'm trying to get get_iplayer to download the embedded

Re: any way to download this?

2011-03-23 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 23 Mar 2011, at 16:13, dinkypumpkin wrote: On 23 Mar 2011, at 15:09, ZULU wrote: - Original Message - From: Holger Rabbach hrabb...@fablemail.com To: get_iplayer@lists.infradead.org Sent: Wednesday, March 23, 2011 2:24 PM Subject: any way to download this? Hi, I'm

Re: any way to download this?

2011-03-24 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 24 Mar 2011, at 16:57, Nick Ludlam wrote: [snip] If any maintainers read this, I should point out that there seems to be a genuine bug in bounds checking of dates. Only the year was being changed to reflect the limit of 32-bit unix time, but unix time runs on out 2038-01-19. In this

Re: any way to download this?

2011-03-24 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 24 Mar 2011, at 17:38, Jon Davies wrote: On 24 March 2011 16:57, Nick Ludlam n...@recoil.org wrote: Dinky, is there a more long term fix you can think of for this? I'm sure this isn't the only time that dates will rear their heads, and it would be great to have a solution for the issue.

Re: any way to download this?

2011-03-24 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 24 Mar 2011, at 18:33, dinkypumpkin wrote: On 24 Mar 2011, at 17:38, Jon Davies wrote: On 24 March 2011 16:57, Nick Ludlam n...@recoil.org wrote: Dinky, is there a more long term fix you can think of for this? I'm sure this isn't the only time that dates will rear their heads

Re: [PATCH] Output AAC as M4A for iTunes with metadata tags

2011-03-27 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 27 Mar 2011, at 17:48, richard wrote: Shevek wrote: Which version of ffmpeg are you using? I'm using the same version as bat guano on Ubuntu Hardy 8.04:- FFmpeg version UNKNOWN, Copyright (c) 2000-2011 the FFmpeg developers built on Mar 17 2011 21:35:57 with gcc 4.2.4 (Ubuntu

Re: [PATCH] Output AAC as M4A for iTunes with metadata tags

2011-03-27 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 27 Mar 2011, at 23:12, richard wrote: dinkypumpkin wrote: FWIW, you can go to the git repo where you cloned ffmpeg and run: git describe --tags --match N which gives something like: N-28671-g3ea031b The address of the repository is:- git://git.videolan.org/ffmpeg.git

Re: M4A / AAC changes

2011-03-31 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 31 Mar 2011, at 13:01, Shevek wrote: All, Quick question on how to handle the AAC / M4A issue Should M4A be the default container for AAC audio or should it default to raw AAC and only use M4A if a new --m4a switch is set? +1 for M4A as the default. Although they work in VLC,

Re: M4A / AAC changes

2011-03-31 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 31 Mar 2011, at 15:39, FJuniper wrote: Changing the subject slightly - I installed get_iplayer_setup_4.2.exe from http://www.infradead.org/get_iplayer_win/ I also have an idea that this is all based on v2.79 of something (this naming convention confuses me!). Is there ever likely to

Re: M4A / AAC changes

2011-03-31 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 31 Mar 2011, at 16:07, FJuniper wrote: OK, thanks. So does --update get a new .pl and any newer versions of FFMPEG and the other components? Actually I just took a look at http://linuxcentre.net/getiplayer/documentation#Updating%20get_iplayer and --update seems to be for Linux etc -

Re: [PATCH] Output AAC as M4A for iTunes with metadata tags (Shevek)

2011-03-31 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 31 Mar 2011, at 16:01, Shevek wrote: This is possibly a stupid question, but can ffmpeg pipe to itself to do both things separately but in one command? This worked for me: ffmpeg -i test.flv -vn -acodec copy -f adts - | ffmpeg -i - -vn -acodec copy -absf aac_adtstoasc -y test.m4a I

Re: [PATCH] Output AAC as M4A for iTunes with metadata tags (Shevek)

2011-03-31 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 31 Mar 2011, at 20:33, Roger Burton West wrote: On Thu, Mar 31, 2011 at 08:22:26PM +0100, Shevek wrote: What am I doing wrong? You can't use shell functions (such as pipe) with the list-form invocation of system(). Sorry, Shevek - I should have warned you about that beforehand.

Re: [PATCH] Output AAC as M4A for iTunes with metadata tags (Shevek)

2011-03-31 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 31 Mar 2011, at 20:52, Shevek wrote: On 31 March 2011 20:49, dinkypumpkin dinkypump...@gmail.com wrote: Path to ffmpeg exe might have spaces, so should be quoted as well. good spot... it's odd, because up till now none of the paths have been quoted, but it has always worked

Re: [PATCH] Output AAC as M4A for iTunes with metadata tags (Shevek)

2011-03-31 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 31 Mar 2011, at 20:54, bat guano wrote: OK, this is what I came up with and it works: @cmd = ( $bin-{ffmpeg} . ' -i ' . $file_tmp . ' -vn -acodec copy -f adts - | ' . $bin-{ffmpeg} . ' -i - -vn -acodec copy -absf aac_adtstoasc -y ' . $prog-{filepart} . '', ); does anyone have any

Re: [PATCH] Output AAC as M4A with metadata tags

2011-03-31 Thread dinkypumpkin
://lists.infradead.org/pipermail/get_iplayer/2011-March/001103.html) I've applied Shevek's patch (with line breaks and whitespace fixup) to my get_iplayer repo at github: https://github.com/dinkypumpkin/get_iplayer Click history and look at the recent commits to see exactly what changed. The direct route

Re: [PATCH] Output AAC as M4A with metadata tags

2011-04-01 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 1 Apr 2011, at 09:13, Shevek wrote: dinkypumpkin - this affects your fork too Thanks - I didn't catch that error. Will remember to test with video next time. I've rolled back my github repo until this is sorted out. ___ get_iplayer mailing

Re: [PATCH] Output AAC as M4A with metadata tags

2011-04-01 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 1 Apr 2011, at 11:11, Roger Burton West wrote: I don't have scope to test this in place, but broadly speaking I would expect you could get away with something like this. Set up @cmd1 and @cmd2 to be the first and second system() calls, then: my $buffersize=1024*4096;

AAC-M4A/MP3 patches at github - one more time

2011-04-01 Thread dinkypumpkin
For anyone keeping score, I've reposted patched code at github for anyone who wishes to test AAC-M4A or AAC-MP3 conversion. I'm now tracking Shevek's code in its own branch: https://github.com/dinkypumpkin/get_iplayer/blob/aactom4a-shevek/get_iplayer This branch contains Shevek's FIRST patch

Re: 3rd go at M4A

2011-04-01 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 1 Apr 2011, at 15:03, Shevek wrote: Right, before I submit another patch it would be good to get some testing done on this: Ditto on BG's test results - works OK here. Updated on github: https://github.com/dinkypumpkin/get_iplayer/blob/aactom4a-shevek/get_iplayer https://github.com

Re: [PATCH] Re: atomicparsley tagging issue

2011-04-01 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 1 Apr 2011, at 23:04, Jon Davies wrote: On 9 February 2011 22:55, gr...@wolke7.net wrote: However, I wonder why does get_iplayer use the short description (descshort) field, rather that the long description (desc) for both the description and comment tag. Wouldn't it make more sense to

Re: [PATCH] Re: atomicparsley tagging issue

2011-04-02 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 2 Apr 2011, at 09:02, Jimmy Aitken wrote: There is a version of AtomicParsley which tags the 'longDescription' field. I have a modified version of AtomicParsley which allows this and have a small patch which allows this tag to be added if the version supports it. Here's the patch to

Re: [PATCH] Re: atomicparsley tagging issue

2011-04-02 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 2 Apr 2011, at 20:00, James Cook wrote: On Sat, 2 Apr 2011 16:38:53 +0100, you wrote: According to the docs AtomicParsley is clever about tagging so tagging an mp4 file with USLT shoud result in --lyrics being set. So you could just configure the id3v2 tag names and they'll be applied

Re: [PATCH] Re: atomicparsley tagging issue

2011-04-03 Thread dinkypumpkin
Jon Davies wrote: On 3 April 2011 00:12, Jimmy Aitkenjimmy.ait...@gmail.com wrote: I've actually patched my get_iplayer to use eyeD3. On 3 April 2011 11:45, Shevekshe...@shevek.co.uk wrote: I personally would prefer not to add any further dependencies to get_iplayer. Nor would I. I'd

Re: [PATCH] Re: atomicparsley tagging issue

2011-04-03 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 03/04/2011 09:06, James Cook wrote: A configuration mechanism is a good idea, but I think it will have be based a full mapping of get_iplayer fields - MP3 frames - MP4 atoms. I've done this for iTunes, and it's pretty straightforward. I don't think id3v2 can add artwork, but that

Re: mp3 unplayable problem

2011-04-04 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 04/04/2011 12:42, MCCG wrote: I found some (but not all - odd!) of my downloads today were aac, but called mp3. Which programme(s) caused this to happen? ___ get_iplayer mailing list get_iplayer@lists.infradead.org

Re: mp3 unplayable problem

2011-04-04 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 04/04/2011 15:59, MCCG wrote: This is what I downloaded today.. all are actually aac files (according to MediaInfo), with 4 calling themselves mp3 The_Devil_in_Amber_-_Episode_1_b00tvk9s_default.*mp3* We_Can_Remember_It_for_You_Wholesale_-_Episode_1_b007jpky_default.*mp3

Re: Patched versions available on github

2011-04-04 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 05/04/2011 01:14, Vangelis forthnet wrote: On Mon Apr 4 22:11:11 BST 2011, dinkypumpkin dinkypump...@gmail.com wrote: Versions available: 1. Only the patch from Jon Davies to add Radio 4 Extra to channels 2. All the above, plus patch from Shevek to make default remuxing of AAC audio

[PATCH] Use File::Spec-rel2abs to sanitise output directory

2011-04-06 Thread dinkypumpkin
script is here: https://github.com/dinkypumpkin/get_iplayer/raw/patched/get_iplayer Commit history here: https://github.com/dinkypumpkin/get_iplayer/commits/patched/ Patch follows - get_iplayer uses Cwd::abs_path() to sanitise the output directory, but this returns undef if the path doesn't exist

Re: Patched versions available on github

2011-04-06 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 06/04/2011 20:47, geoff.getiplayer_l...@alphaworks.co.uk wrote: Am I right in thinking that m4a tagging is still work in progress? For sure, though the current scheme works well enough, even if it's skimpy for MP3 files. First step for me would be to maximise what can be done with

Re: Patched versions available on github

2011-04-06 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 05/04/2011 08:57, richard wrote: Would these include the 2 patches suggested by Jon Davies? http://lists.infradead.org/pipermail/get_iplayer/2011-February/000803.html Now posted on separate thread. ___ get_iplayer mailing list

[PATCH] Ensure safe 32-bit date if timegm() fails

2011-04-07 Thread dinkypumpkin
couldn't let a bug remain unfixed if I could help it. I also hope to work in general support for downloading from embedded clip URLs, and this patch would be necessary for that. Updated get_iplayer script here: https://github.com/dinkypumpkin/get_iplayer/raw/patched/get_iplayer Commit history here

Re: every stream stopping after 20-40 sec

2011-04-08 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 08/04/2011 17:12, Michael wrote: Yes, you are right! I'm using a UK-proxy to access. The proxy is not the issue, I'm very certain I think it will be difficult to diagnose for anyone without your particular media player machine and UK proxy setup. It's worth noting that mplayer is not

Re: Patched versions available on github

2011-04-09 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 04/04/2011 22:11, dinkypumpkin wrote: Versions available: In a possibly vain attempt at simplification, I've rolled all extant patches into my master branch at github. I don't know how much longer this will be necessary, but going forward, this will be the one and only place to find my

Re: Confused

2011-04-09 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 09/04/2011 20:49, Jon Davies wrote: On 9 April 2011 18:29, Stevestartrek.st...@gmail.com wrote: I dont,know,about everyone else, but Im getting confused about all these different patches. Can we have some kind of version numbering system so we know what we're running and what we need to

Re: M4A tagging in Windows

2011-04-10 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 10/04/2011 01:15, dinkypumpkin wrote: On 09/04/2011 23:47, geoff.getiplayer_l...@alphaworks.co.uk wrote: Anyway, I've downloaded the patched version and I'm happily getting m4a output ready for iTunes and iPhone. I'm still not getting any tags though. I'm using the GUI under Windows XP. Any

Re: Logfile with errors

2011-04-12 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 12/04/2011 19:30, Steve wrote: Ok I do log Get_iplayer to my /tmp folder, I found the error msg its as follows: [snip] pipe:: could not find codec parameters INFO: Command exit code 1 (raw code = 256) WARNING: flv conversion failed - retaining flv file INFO: Recorded

Re: Workaround for broken(?) m4a files from ffmpeg, was Re: [PATCH] Output AAC as M4A for iTunes with metadata tags

2011-04-12 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 12/04/2011 21:40, richard wrote: I'm struggling to understand all this analysis of atoms etc. What software are you using to carry out your tests and determine what is going on? If you're on ubuntu and you have mp4tags, then you've probably installed the mpeg4ip-utils package (or similar -

Re: New Script to fix broken FLV's

2011-04-13 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 13/04/2011 19:17, Steve wrote: OK I've downloaded the latest script, did a test run with Afternoon reading, looks ok so far, no broken downloads. I'll keep you informed, log attached for your perusal. Steve PS Thanks! Looks OK now. Let's hope we can stick a fork it.

Re: Broken FLV's the Next Generation

2011-04-14 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 14/04/2011 08:05, Shevek wrote: You are using a very old version of ffmpeg which doesn't support the adtstoasc bitstream filter. On 14 Apr 2011, at 07:57, Stevestartrek.st...@gmail.com wrote: Ok, now its failing and leaving the source format as AAC! It looks like you're using a

Re: Updated FFmpeg

2011-04-14 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 14/04/2011 17:02, Steve wrote: This one (from the log of your successful downloads) appears to be OK: FFmpeg version git-8172b3f, Copyright (c) 2000-2009 Fabrice Bellard, et al. Just removed the old and installed this one from Medibuntu: FFmpeg version git-8172b3f, Copyright (c)

Re: Still saving in a corrupt AAC format

2011-04-14 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 14/04/2011 18:00, Steve wrote: FFmpeg version SVN-rUNKNOWN, Copyright (c) 2000-2007 Fabrice Bellard, et If you see the string above, you're back to a bad version of ffmpeg. 2007 is too old and version string (based on your previous logs) should start with git-... not SVN-rUNKNOWN. See

Re: Can watch iPLayer but not use get_iplayer?

2011-04-15 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 15/04/2011 15:22, dinkypumpkin wrote: It looks like the BBC has relocated the flash player file referenced in the URL above, but rtmpdump doesn't interpret the 301 response code to go the new location. I was hitting this last night, but it didn't kill downloads on radio programmes, just tv

Re: Can watch iPLayer but not use get_iplayer?

2011-04-16 Thread dinkypumpkin
patch makes it to the infradead git repo! (Once again, CHEERS dinkypumpkin!) I was seeing the problem with RTMPDump v2.3 as well (on OSX). The download would always kick off, but eventually rtmpdump would fail (on first connection drop/retry cycle) with a Client Verification error. I would guess

Re: Can watch iPLayer but not use get_iplayer?

2011-04-16 Thread dinkypumpkin
to download a copy of the script with just the swfvfy URL changed can temporarily find one here: https://github.com/dinkypumpkin/get_iplayer/blob/swfvfy/get_iplayer You can then just switch back and forth between versions of get_iplayer if you want HD TV and the downloads aren't working. Being quite

Re: Can watch iPLayer but not use get_iplayer?

2011-04-16 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 16/04/2011 21:24, richard wrote: I noticed the error when downloading radio tonight. Download completed OK. Yeah, radio and non-HD TV seem to work OK. What command do I use to write to log (text file)? For Linux/OSX/Windows you can use something like: $ get_iplayer --modes=flashhd

Re: M4A / AAC changes - Which ffmpeg version is required ?

2011-04-16 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 16/04/2011 23:22, Martin Williams wrote: My question is - with which version of ffmpeg will this useful 'trick' work ? It would be good to nail this. Nailing it down could be a big job. The 0.6 branch diverged from trunk a long time ago, and I couldn't bring myself to root through all the

Re: M4A / AAC changes - Which ffmpeg version is required ?

2011-04-18 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 17/04/2011 23:49, Martin Williams wrote: Many thanks to all for the input. I can confirm that the 'trick' is working with ffmpeg v0.6.1, specifically SVN-r25838. [snip] I obtained the source tarball from the Debian multimedia project. This particular version is their current stable package

[PATCH] updated URL for BBC flash player, added --swfurl

2011-04-24 Thread dinkypumpkin
affects HD TV programme downloads. Radio and non-HD TV programme downloads continue to work OK even though an error message is generated by rtmpdump. Reply to this thread if any problems. Updated get_iplayer script here: https://github.com/dinkypumpkin/get_iplayer/ Patch follows - BBC

Instructions for using patched get_iplayer script

2011-04-26 Thread dinkypumpkin
In response to off-list queries, I've written some instructions on how to use my patched get_iplayer script. The instructions can found in the github repo wiki at the link below: https://github.com/dinkypumpkin/get_iplayer/wiki/instructions I'll include this link in any future patch messages

Re: BBC News pages

2011-05-03 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 03/05/2011 21:19, Andy Bircumshaw wrote: Also get_iplayer has (since Phil gave up the project) dependencies on a number of non-core Perl modules. If you were to install from an RPM then these should be pulled in automatically, or they may already be installed on a RedHat system, but

Re: [PATCH] Option to mux video as MKV instead of MP4

2011-05-08 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 08/05/2011 21:20, Shevek wrote: I have recently been having audio/video sync issues on my Win 7 Media Centre box with the MP4 files output by get_iplayer so I thought I'd try MKV instead. This seems to have cleared up the sync problems for me so I thought I'd share this patch. I would

Re: [PATCH] Option to mux video as MKV instead of MP4

2011-05-09 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 09/05/2011 08:10, Shevek wrote: -Original Message- From: get_iplayer-boun...@lists.infradead.org [mailto:get_iplayer- boun...@lists.infradead.org] On Behalf Of dinkypumpkin Sent: 08 May 2011 23:33 To: get_iplayer@lists.infradead.org Subject: Re: [PATCH] Option to mux video as MKV

Re: radio downloads not working for me...

2011-05-16 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 16/05/2011 15:39, Matthew Tompsett wrote: Flashaudio is no longer available, use flashaacstd. That seems to be true for national stations like Radio 4 Extra, but regional stations (and a very few individual national programmes) still use flashaudio, I would suggest leaving flashaudio in

Re: M4A files (from YAMB) = slightly smaller filesize than original AACs?

2011-05-17 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 17/05/2011 17:21, Christopher Woods (CustomMade) wrote: I've been taking some previously downloaded raw AAC files (downloaded with get_iplayer) and wrapping them as M4As using YAMB. For e.g.: Randomfile.m4a = 111 MB (116,501,077 bytes) Randomfile.aac = 111 MB (117,371,538 bytes) I've

Re: M4A files (from YAMB) = slightly smaller filesize than originalAACs?

2011-05-17 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 17/05/2011 19:01, Christopher Woods (CustomMade) wrote: I've noticed this with MP4Box as well. I think it filters out ADTS frame headers when adding the AAC audio as a track to the MP4 file, which would account for most of the difference. I would guess YAMB does likewise. It seems to be

Re: radio downloads not working for me...

2011-05-17 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 17/05/2011 21:03, Jim Jackson wrote: Is there a simple solution for having get_iplayer automatically convert to mp3? Or do I do that after download of the m4a? Add --aactomp3 to command line. You'll get .mp3 file instead of .m4a file. Only works with latest patched version, which I

[PATCH] Exit after displaying options with --showoptions

2011-05-18 Thread dinkypumpkin
that. This change has been incorporated into my get_iplayer fork. Instructions here: https://github.com/dinkypumpkin/get_iplayer/wiki/instructions Commit message follows, patch is attached. With --showoptions on the command line, get_iplayer would proceed to perform a search instead of exiting

Re: Bug? --showoptions in current versions

2011-05-18 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 18/05/2011 04:41, Andy Bircumshaw wrote: `get_iplayer --showoptions` shows command-line options but then performs a search. I'm getting this on master@infradead and dinkypumpkin's branch. I think that it shouldn't run the search, but just exit instead. Typically, you want just to show the

Re: Bug? --showoptions in current versions

2011-05-18 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 18/05/2011 09:56, dinkypumpkin wrote: On 18/05/2011 04:41, Andy Bircumshaw wrote: `get_iplayer --showoptions` shows command-line options but then performs a search. I'm getting this on master@infradead and dinkypumpkin's branch. I think that it shouldn't run the search, but just exit

Re: [PATCH] Exit after displaying options with --showoptions

2011-05-18 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 18/05/2011 09:54, dinkypumpkin wrote: As reported by Andy Bircumshaw here: http://lists.infradead.org/pipermail/get_iplayer/2011-May/001564.html there was a missing call to exit() when processing --showoptions, so get_iplayer would go on to perform an unnecessary search after displaying

Re: [PATCH] new tagging implementation

2011-05-30 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 14/05/2011 17:09, dinkypumpkin wrote: I have implemented new tagging code in my fork of get_iplayer. This new code: If anyone happens to be using this along with iTunes: there was an error in tagging TV show names, now fixed. You can download my fork again, as described here: https

Re: [PATCH] new tagging implementation

2011-06-09 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 07/06/2011 22:43, Jon Davies wrote: my preference is to tag audio as a podcast, and video as either movie or tv depending on what it was. (fits with the way I use itunes). But I can't set --tag-podcast separately for tv and radio downloads. It would be nice if it was possible to use

Re: Difficulty saving a video

2011-07-18 Thread dinkypumpkin
those words. Patch is attached. Info on my fork here: https://github.com/dinkypumpkin/get_iplayer/wiki/instructions From 689f1382309dc75fefe86393711fae5059ae603c Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001 From: dinkypumpkin dinkypump...@gmail.com Date: Mon, 18 Jul 2011 18:50:00 +0100 Subject: [PATCH] Handle

Re: Converting files for iTunes

2011-07-25 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 25/07/2011 14:16, Arthur Dent wrote: So. Back to Mint, and write a short script to batch convert all the .aac files and now I'm done! If you use Windows for iTunes, it might be simpler to do the conversion there. Grab an up-to-date ffmpeg Windows build from:

Re: Remuxing Radio 4 aac/m4a to mp3

2011-07-25 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 25/07/2011 21:40, M2 wrote: So is there any way to get remuxed aac/m4a to mp3? 1. Update get_iplayer https://github.com/dinkypumpkin/get_iplayer/wiki/instructions 2. Add --aactomp3 to your get_iplayer command line or aactomp3 1 to your options file. This will create MP3 files *instead

Re: Remuxing Radio 4 aac/m4a to mp3

2011-07-26 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 26/07/2011 11:01, Shevek wrote: I note that MP3 files are not tagged - is this because of the lack of command line id3 on windows? Yep. However, see: http://lists.infradead.org/pipermail/get_iplayer/2011-March/001038.html The link there still works. Somebody here posted a more recent

Re: [PATCH] updated URL for BBC flash player, added --swfurl

2011-07-28 Thread dinkypumpkin
at the BBC end, the best way to be sure you have a working get_iplayer is to retrieve an up-to-date version from one of the available git repositories. See: https://github.com/dinkypumpkin/get_iplayer/wiki/instructions The infradead.org repository has the fix you (and everyone else) needs. My fork

Re: Unable to record

2011-07-30 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 30/07/2011 07:56, Daniel Phillips wrote: Hi, I am running through Tor as I am currently in France which is working ok through the website. Can anyone give me some pointers? It looks like you are trying to use Tor as an http proxy, which it isn't. It's SOCKS-only, which is at a lower

Re: Get Iplayer for Windows

2011-08-07 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 04/08/2011 20:21, David Woodhouse wrote: I would love for someone to step forward and maintain the Windows stuff. I won't volunteer to take over permanently because - like David - I don't use Windows much and prefer to keep it that way. However, I may be able to provide a bit of

Re: Get Iplayer for Windows

2011-08-13 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 08/08/2011 21:47, David Woodhouse wrote: On Mon, 2011-08-08 at 19:24 +0100, dinkypumpkin wrote: On 08/08/2011 11:47, David Woodhouse wrote: 1. It means the installer would always have to be built on Windows Why so? Doesn't it work in wine? Dunno - haven't touched Wine in aeons. Strictly

Re: Get Iplayer for Windows

2011-08-13 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 13/08/2011 13:22, Jon Davies wrote: I started to look at building a fresh install package for Windows, and started down the road of building the dependencies for windows first, hence the new build of AtomicParsley. Thanks again for that AP build. If definitely plugs a gap. MP3 tagging

Re: Get Iplayer for Windows

2011-08-13 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 13/08/2011 14:59, Nick Ludlam wrote: There's a port of Sparkle to Windows, which may be worth a look, as Sparkle is so lovely to implement on OS X. Yep, Sparkle is mighty handy for Mac apps. The get_iplayer installer already uses a simple update mechanism that isn't terribly dissimilar,

New Windows installer nearly ready

2011-08-21 Thread dinkypumpkin
://github.com/dinkypumpkin/get_iplayer/tree/installer The new code is in the windows folder. I've also moved the installer script (get_iplayer_setup.nsi) from windows\get_iplayer to windows in order to keep all the installer source together. Also in the windows folder is documentation in Markdown format

Re: [PATCH] Improve documentation of PVR options

2011-08-21 Thread dinkypumpkin
generation, and fixes some spelling mistakes. It looks like there was a misplaced quote in the new pvrscheduler item. I committed an edited version to my github repo: https://github.com/dinkypumpkin/get_iplayer/commit/78d846b2b486d2cd1c42fc52c63cc94287b58d41 I'll push it back to infradead

Re: Wot no tags?

2011-08-29 Thread dinkypumpkin
. For MP3 files, you'll need the MP3::Tag Perl module. The id3v2 utility won't do the trick. See: https://github.com/dinkypumpkin/get_iplayer/wiki/tagging Looking at this google-find: http://markbowers.org/home/itunes-podcast-fix#comment-5056 it seems that iTunes needs ITUNESPODCAST

[ANN} get_iplayer 2.80 and Windows installer version 4.3 released

2011-08-29 Thread dinkypumpkin
of developer documentation (also included in the Git repo) for the new installer can be found here: https://github.com/dinkypumpkin/get_iplayer/wiki/installer ___ get_iplayer mailing list get_iplayer@lists.infradead.org http://lists.infradead.org/mailman

Re: [ANN} get_iplayer 2.80 and Windows installer version 4.3 released

2011-08-29 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 29/08/2011 21:13, bat guano wrote: Hi The $ get_iplayer --update command hasn't worked properly for ages. It gives instructions to download a deb package... From http://linuxcentre.net/get_iplayer/packages/get-iplayer-current.deb; But the package that gets downloaded won't install. Maybe

Re: Get Iplayer upgrade Windows Problem

2011-08-30 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 30/08/2011 09:58, David Woodhouse wrote: On Tue, 2011-08-30 at 09:26 +0200, Alan Stevens wrote: Can't locate XML/LibXML/SAX.pm in @INC (@INC contains: C:/Program Files/get_iplayer/lib .) at (eval 46) line 1. I suspect the Windows installer was built with only the perl dependencies

[ANN} Windows installer version 4.4 released

2011-08-30 Thread dinkypumpkin
Apologies for releasing another installer so soon, but it was necessary to correct a packaging error. The resulting problem was reported here: http://lists.infradead.org/pipermail/get_iplayer/2011-August/001897.html The new installer package is version 4.4. Version 4.3 is no longer

Re: [ANN} Windows installer version 4.4 released

2011-08-30 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 30/08/2011 17:50, Mike Cooter wrote: In the command line window, I typed: get_iplayer --get xxx --vmode=flashhd1 I received the following: ERROR: last tag size must be greater/equal zero (prevTagSize=228127025) and smaller then filesize, corrupt file! INFO: Comand exit code 1 (raw code =

Re: [ANN} Windows installer version 4.4 released

2011-08-30 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 30/08/2011 17:43, Chris Marriott wrote: Thanks for this. If I have a stable, working, 2.79 Windows installation, do I have a reason to upgrade? What will the new version give me? If you like what you have, there is probably no reason at all to change. I would boil down the upgrades like

Re: Wot no tags?

2011-08-31 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 31/08/2011 10:24, Arthur Dent wrote: like the only way is to build it from source. I am not afraid of building from source, but a quick look at the download indicates that it is the Mac build code - not the usual ./configure make su -c make install incantation. The Sourceforge

Re: problem getting this TV program

2011-09-01 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 01/09/2011 05:46, Carl Fletcher wrote: http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b00xwnj2/sign/Antiques_Road_Trip_Series_2_Episode_14/ It turns up in the results from get_iplayer, along with 2 other episodes 12,13. None of them will fetch with get_iplayer --get ### or with --pid= Try with

Re: Unexpected size download.

2011-09-02 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 03/09/2011 00:51, Brian Penn wrote: So i am expecting a 2344MB download, but after Download it is only 869MB. Why the difference? I noticed this as well, for the same programme. For some reason the HD mode file wasn't encoded at the bit rate advertised in the programme's metadata, which

Re: get_iplayer hangs

2011-09-02 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 02/09/2011 09:35, John Rose wrote: WARNING: Stream does not start with requested FLV frame, ignoring data... ERROR: RTMP_ReadPacket, failed to read RTMP packet body. len: 74212 and get_iplayer hangs. Is this due to BBC's duff communication or a bug in get_iplayer? Not a problem with

Re: Windows version and audio output types

2011-09-06 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 06/09/2011 18:23, Chris Hartley wrote: So my question is two-part: a) by changing the audio output file type to the 128 kbps .m4a, has the quality been depleted? and if so..., b) is it possible for the novice windows user to change the audio output type back to .aac if desired? I don't see

Re: Windows version and audio output types

2011-09-06 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 06/09/2011 18:59, dinkypumpkin wrote: I think FFmpeg reports the latter (need to check), but other tools like iTunes report the former. I deserver an extra dollop of shame for not remembering this earlier, but there are some extra bits (frame headers for streaming) that are stripped out

Re: Windows version and audio output types

2011-09-06 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 06/09/2011 22:53, David Woodhouse wrote: On Tue, 2011-09-06 at 18:59 +0100, dinkypumpkin wrote: I think FFmpeg reports the latter (need to check), If it does, it's broken and should be fixed. The prefix 'k' means 1000. If it means 1024, it should use the prefix 'Ki'. I was wrong about

Re: FFmpeg DIY warning

2011-09-11 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 11/09/2011 12:44, bat guano wrote: Hi Vangelis Thanks for looking at this. As you said, the commit with the backward compatability change is cec92fe49a004a2e8b8b8bbba95d756e43cdd93e I've just re-compiled FFmpeg version N-32463-g3fec40b The problem is solved. :-) Vangelis - thanks for

Re: ffmpeg and libav fork - Ubuntu Debian users

2011-09-13 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 13/09/2011 22:08, richard_get_iplayer wrote: mean that I won't be able to use get_iplayer on Ubuntu if I upgrade to Natty+? You should be OK. The package still includes an ffmpeg binary, which is what get_iplayer needs. The Natty repo has version 0.6.2 built from the libav source tree,

Re: AtomicParsley (Windows) crashes when writing some descriptions

2011-09-20 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 20/09/2011 19:02, Kevin Reilly wrote: Hmm. Odder and odder. To the best of my knowledge I don't have that option Odd is the word. This was my experience: No problems on OSX and Ubuntu. I tested on 32-bit XP with latest episode of Spooks, using 3 versions of AtomicParsley with

Re: Get Iplayer for Windows

2011-09-22 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 21/09/2011 23:52, Christopher Woods (CustomMade) wrote: (I am pragmatic though, I understand the complexities of maintaing a win32 build.) When it boils down to the essentials, what's needed for an update? With the current installer, updating helper applications requires posting a small

Re: Get Iplayer for Windows

2011-09-26 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 25/09/2011 12:49, James Cook wrote: I suppose where I'm going with this is a VirtualBox holding only a CLI (command line - shell) Ubuntu/*nix being accessed on the command line from the host system where you do something like virtbox client shell get_iplayer --pid=w343rft and it writes mp4s

Re: Get Iplayer for Windows

2011-09-29 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 29/09/2011 00:19, Vangelis forthnet wrote: I went further and trimmed down the installation folder (C:\Program Files\get_iplayer) size by: 1. Leaving inside the rtmpdump/bin folder only the rtmpdump.exe binary. 2. Leaving inside the ffmpeg/bin folder only the ffmpeg.exe binary. 3. Deleting

Re: Get Iplayer for Windows

2011-09-29 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 30/09/2011 00:05, bat guano wrote: ... Though if we were designing the get_iplayer script now from scratch it might be worth considering FFmpeg metadata to reduce the dependencies and simplify the Windows installer. (Perhaps FFmpeg's tagging capability was introduced after get_iplayer was

Re: Possible solution to the Windows AtomicParsley crashes?

2011-10-02 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 01/10/2011 10:41, Shevek wrote: For the adventurous among you, give it a try! https://bitbucket.org/jonhedgerows/atomicparsley/downloads/AtomicParsley-0.9.4-hg83.814077d09d34.zip Two things here: 1. To anyone having trouble with AtomicParsley in Windows - at least tell us which programmes

Re: Quality Variation

2011-10-03 Thread dinkypumpkin
On 03/10/2011 16:22, Michael Ireland wrote: I have another overlapping program - Radiodownloader - and it produces files for all 5 days of 140-170MB and MediaInfo provides the following: It appears that Radio Downloader re-encoded the programmes to 320Kbps MP3, but the Mon and Wed source

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