BBC iPlayer For iOS Gets Retina Visuals For New iPad, Better Video Playback & More


BBC iPlayer is finally Retina-ready for the new iPad.
BBC iPlayer is finally Retina-ready for the new iPad.

The BBC has updated its iOS today, finally delivering high-resolutions visuals for the third-generation iPad. It also introduces “improved video performance,” better accessibility with VoiceOver controls, and more.

The app’s release notes detail the complete list of changes:

We’ve had some great feedback from all the passionate BBC iPlayer users out there and have made some updates.

– You asked for better playback so we’ve improved the video performance

– Better accessibility, including more Voice Over controls to make it even easier to enjoy BBC iPlayer’s fantastic content

– Beautiful retina graphics for the new iPad

– Bug fixes and general tidying, so you’ll notice even smoother performance

You’ll find BBC iPlayer version 1.3.2 in the App Store now.

Source: App Store


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  • Alfred2612

    AWESOME!! :))

  • Jim Delahay

    Can’t seem to find it by your link or app store search.

  • DantePD

    *sigh* So, is the BBC’s plan to release the international version of the iPlayer app everywhwere BUT the US? *grumble*