Article ID : 00092165 / Last Modified : 06/08/2014

BBC iPlayer and HD programmes

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Programmes made in HD are not available on the BBC iPlayer for the 2010 range of TV's. These TV's are running the 1st generation of iPlayer for TV and only have the option to view in higher quality which is not full HD.

The BBC have an explanation in the help section of the iPlayer, which states the following :

" HD Programmes are not available on this version of BBC iPlayer.
In certain circumstances, programmes may appear in BBC iPlayer labeled as being broadcast on BBC HD channel.  However the programme is not available to watch in high definition on BBC iPlayer".

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