Beeb Player Alternative

Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by superrhinos, May 25, 2010.

  1. superrhinos

    superrhinos New Member
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    Now that Beeb player has been discontinued does anyone know of a good alternative? Thanks
     

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  2. brykins

    brykins Well-Known Member
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    I don't understand why the developer has stopped. He claims that 2.2 will be bringing Flash and that therefore, as iPlayer works on Flash, his app won't be needed. But what about the thousands and thousands of devices out there that will never get 2.2?

    I can understand stopping development, but removing it from the market alltogether sounds a little strange.
     
  3. bluenova

    bluenova OK Computer
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    As his post states he is very sorry to have to stop so I don
     
  4. Martin L

    Martin L Well-Known Member
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    Download the beebplayer.apk and install it manually ;)
    Do a search on google, there are several sites to download it for free.
     
  5. mpw

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    This was one of the most dissapointing apps I tried, I found it never worked properly.

    An app for the iPlayer (and apps for the other TV catch-up services like Channel 4's, Five's and ITV's(although less so for ITV's!)) would be something I'd happily pay for, I can't believe that the BBC couldn't produce such an app, ideally one that let me download the show to watch on the tube.
     
  6. puppy

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    I'm having problems finding this app, anyone got a link please?
     
  7. lekky

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  8. mpw

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    The developer has chosen to withdrawn the app.
     
  9. azz

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    the app is ok, it works, but feezes at times during a clip, and you have to restart the clip.
     

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