Using the BBC iPlayer

Using the BBC iPlayer

  • If you missed your favourite BBC show, you can watch it using the BBC iPlayer
  • Which? guides you on how to stream and download programmes
  • Check if your PC is compatible with iPlayer
  • Using BBC iPlayer on an Apple Mac

What's in this guide

The BBC iPlayer

Forgetting to watch your favourite television programme or a one-off documentary is a thing of the past, thanks to the iPlayer

What else do I need?

Check that your computer setup is compatible with the iPlayer. Mac users won't be able to download and store BBC programmes to watch later

Viewing shows online

Here we explain how to view a streaming programme on the iPlayer website

Downloading shows

Here's an outline on how to download programmes to your computer for later viewing