Pocket Casts

Pocket Casts

By Podcast Media LLC

  • Category: News
  • Release Date: 2011-01-26
  • Current Version: 6.9.7
  • Adult Rating: 9+
  • File Size: 54.48 MB
  • Developer: Podcast Media LLC
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 10.0 or later.
Score: 4.5
4.5
From 2,675 Ratings

Description

Pocket Casts is a premium podcasting app for iPhone and iPad. Wired: "Pocket Casts Is the Podcast App Every iPhone User Needs" iMore: "Pocket Casts is the best podcast app for iPhone" With a unique set of simple, yet powerful features and a limitless podcast database, you're sure to find something for you: WE SWEAT THE DETAILS Design: Easily listen to, manage and find new podcasts. Themes: Whether you're a dark theme or light theme person we've got you covered. Universal: Custom but familiar iPad interface, supporting Slide Over, Split View and Picture in Picture. Everywhere: CarPlay, AirPlay, Chromecast and Sonos. Listen to your podcasts in more places than ever before. POWERFUL PLAYBACK Up next: Automatically build a playback queue from your favorite shows. Trim silence: Cut silences from episodes so you finish them faster, saving hours. Variable speed: Change the play speed from anywhere between 0.5 to 3x. Volume boost: Increase the volume of voices, while decreasing background noise. Stream: Play episodes on the fly. Chapters: Jump between chapters easily, and enjoy embedded artwork that the author has added (we support MP3 and M4A chapter formats). Audio & video: Play all of your favorite episodes, toggle video to audio. Skip playback: Skip episode intros, jump through episodes with custom skip intervals. Apple Watch: Control playback from our Apple Watch app or pick a different episode to play, all without ever touching your phone. Sleep timer: We'll pause your episode so you can rest your weary head. Airplay & Chromecast: Send episodes straight to your TV with a single tap. Sonos: Browse and play your podcast collection directly from the Sonos app (currently in beta). CarPlay: When you're in the car, so are we. SMART TOOLS Sync: Subscriptions, playback and filters are all securely stored in the cloud. You can pick up where you left off on another device and even the web. Refresh: Let our servers check for new episodes, so you can get on with your day. Notifications: We'll let you know when new episodes arrive, if you like. Auto download: Automatically download episodes for offline playback. Filters: Custom filters will organize your episodes. Storage: All the tools you need to keep your podcasts tamed. ALL YOUR FAVORITES Discover: Subscribe to any podcast in iTunes and more. Browse by charts, networks and categories. Share: Spread the word with podcast and episode sharing. OPML: Jump on board without any hassle with OPML import. Export your collection at any time. There are many more powerful, straight-forward features that make Pocket Casts the perfect podcasting app for you. So what are you waiting for? Visit pocketcasts.com for more info about the web and other platforms supported by Pocket Casts.

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Reviews

  • Almost Perfect

    4
    By dragon813gt
    Which is why it’s only four stars.
  • This app never refreshes properly

    1
    By Johnny651
    Sometimes it won’t refresh and I’m stuck without my podcasts.
  • Wasted my money. App is broken.

    1
    By Chevcast
    This app says it has no internet connection. You can’t discover new podcasts or create a new account. Tried it on two different iOS devices. The internet connection is fine on both devices and I have no problems with any other apps. Tried it with and without WiFi on both phones. My guess is they’ve turned off the servers for this app. Don’t waste your money. Should be pulled from the App Store.
  • King of Podcast Apps

    5
    By PabloFelixJr.
    Aesthetically pleasing (IMO) Dark mode & light mode So many options Simple search and share Three different album view modes Change icon color options Adjust skip forward and backwards Trim silence feature Sleep options Refresh album art And more these are just my favorites
  • Not reliable

    1
    By Strawberry96813
    I’m not sure if it’s the most recent update, but the app will not play when I hit the Play button. Happens on cellular connection and on WiFi.
  • Pretty Good App

    4
    By Riana1!
    I much prefer this app for podcasts, instead of the iTunes app. I gave it four stars because using RSS feeds can be a pain. It can take several tries before it’ll work. I’m still currently trying to get one feed to work but it tells me to check my internet connection (both the internet connection and RSS feed work).
  • Love the app, but experiencing a slight bug.

    5
    By Robtroxx
    Migrated to iOS from Android. Pocketcasts is my go to for podcasts. Although, the effects on my device such as volume boost and trim silence won’t toggle on. I even rebooted my device and uninstalled the app. Still doesn’t work. Please fix.
  • Sync Issue

    3
    By evrt
    Again there currently seems to be a sync issue with the website player. I love this podcast player and I have tried many. I mostly wanted the ability to play through the website as well and keep everything synced. Unfortunately that is not currently working for me
  • Tried ‘em all...still on Pocket Casts

    5
    By Starved Fool
    Fantastic features, regularly updated, simple to use. But the icing on the cake are the app update notes. :) I try other podcast apps every time there’s a major release just to see what’s out there but always keep coming back to this one. Once you’ve decided you’re a podcast listener it’s time to download Pocket Casts.
  • Getting Bloated

    2
    By Maijstral
    I have been using Pocket Casts pretty much as long as it’s been around. I first got it on either IPhone 3 or 4, stuck with it when I went to android, and it was the first app I installed when I got my iPhone X. So I’m definitely a fan. At this point though, I’m looking to move on. The bloat that has apparently built up over the years has it so that running the app in the background uses roughly the same amount of batter as running Facebook with the screen on (roughly 5% per hour). When I’m looking at my phone at the end of the day and over half of my batter has been used by a single background app, that’s a real problem.

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