BBC Store brings the vast archives of the BBC in a digital catalogue to buy, download, and own forever. Available first on all Windows 10 devices.
BBC Store provides access to BBC video library on Windows 10
With digital media becoming the de-facto standard for watching video content, the BBC has launched a new product to market: the BBC Store. A replacement for the DVD and home video business of yesteryear as consumers expect a faster, more convenient way to own the content they love.

Custom download implementation re-assembles streaming videos
BBC Worldwide approached UI Centric to build a download and streaming app for the Windows 10 platform, to provide a rich and engaging experience on mobile, tablet and desktop, over and above the standard download manager component. As one of the leading digital agencies for Windows 10 development, UI Centric were able to deliver a fully featured, fluid playback and download experience within a pressing deadline, ready for launch first on Windows in parallel with the launch of BBC Store on November 5th 2015.
At a glance
Fully responsive Universal Windows app that scales to any screen size
Custom download implementation re-assembles streaming videos
Full DRM encryption support for downloaded videos
Offline mode with smart auto resume of downloads
Native app with customized video player
Full DRM encryption support
Building such a robust download manager capable of re-packaging Smooth Streaming content was critical to this project and is one of the most technically challenging problems UI Centric have solved in the media space. Combined with UI Centric’s design-first philosophy and proven record of quality in delivering Windows apps over the 5 years since the launch of Windows Phone 7; the result is an experience that showcases the best that Windows 10 has to offer, sure to delight customers of Microsoft’s platform.

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