BBC iPlayer for Android and iOS updated

BBC iPlayer for Android and iOS updated

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The BBC have updated the Android and iOS versions of the iPlayer app with new accessibility options and promising to get rid of buffering on the Android app. The Android iPlayer app now automatically plays the video at the best quality for your connections so there is no buffering on playback.  For iOS and Android the update shows more programmes in the Most Popular section, more programmes have audio descriptions and there are various other bug fixes.

The Android app is free from the Google Play Store and the iOS version is available from the iTunes Store.

Android notes:

What’s New

What’s new in Version 4.4?

– New Audio Described category makes BBC iPlayer more accessible than ever.

– Most Popular has expanded to show 40 programmes, giving a greater selection of well-loved shows.

– A ban on buffering! Programmes now automatically play at the best video quality for your connection.

– Various other minor bugs have been exterminated (humanely, of course).

iOS Notes:

What’s New in Version 4.4.0

– New Audio Described category makes BBC iPlayer more accessible than ever.
– Most Popular has expanded to show 40 programmes, giving a greater selection of well-loved shows.
– Various other minor bugs have been exterminated (humanely, of course).

 

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