Pocket Casts

Pocket Casts

By Podcast Media LLC

  • Category: News
  • Release Date: 2011-01-26
  • Current Version: 7.3.1
  • Adult Rating: 9+
  • File Size: 47.36 MB
  • Developer: Podcast Media LLC
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 11.0 or later.
  • App Ratings:
    3.5/5 ( 4,517 App Reviews)
  • Price:
    $3.99
Pocket Casts App Ratings: 3.5
3.5
Based on 4,517 App Reviews
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Pocket Casts App Details

Pocket Casts is the world's most powerful podcast platform, an app by listeners, for listeners.Our podcast player provides next-level listening, search and discovery tools. Find your next obsession with our hand curated podcast recommendations for easy discovery, and seamlessly enjoy your favorite shows without the hassle of subscribing. Here's what the press has to say: 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 you love. WE SWEAT THE DETAILS Design: Easily listen to, manage and find new podcasts. Themes: Whether you're a dark or light theme person we've got you covered. We even have you OLED lovers covered with our Extra Dark theme. 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. Sign in and have that Up Next queue sync to all your devices. 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, adjust the volume or change playback effects, 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 or speakers with a single tap. Sonos: Browse and play your podcast collection directly from the Sonos app. CarPlay: When you're in the car, so are we. SMART TOOLS Sync: Subscriptions, Up Next, listening history, 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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App Reviews

  • I love this app

    5
    By dancingrock
    I have been a PocketCasts user for many years. I love the UI and all of the stats the app tracks. The only request I have is offline apple watch support.
  • Love it but crashes sometimes

    4
    By TylerCorp925
    Overall, I love the app but it does crash a lot and I think it needs to be easier to add custom feeds to the app. The interface is great, has all the podcasts I listen to and syncs with my Echo, phone, and computer.
  • Garbage player after the update!

    1
    By rich_garc
    I've been really disappointed with this app. The layout was really great an intuitive when I first downloaded it, but the redesign a few months ago has left me frustrated. There's no filter to separate your downloaded episodes from the undownloaded in a particular feed, unless you archive all the episodes and then re-download specific episodes. Also, the app randomly crashes multiple times a day. The app developer changed their very popular app and doesn't seem to care that many are unhappy with it. It seems like I have to restart the app after every pause because it constantly freezes and will not respond. Do not download it!
  • Pauses playback randomnly

    1
    By ReeceMcD
    This app has done nothing but introduce bugs the last year. Pauses playback randomly even when the content is fully downloaded locally. Extremely frustrating.
  • Differences from 6.x to 7.3

    4
    By Pinball Lizard
    It’s now a better tool for episode cherry-pickers. The ability to sort by Downloaded status brings the 5 you’ve pulled down from a list of 500 to the fore. It’s strange that you cannot now, by default, tell a downloaded episode from an undownloaded one, but there’s a setting to fix that. I also appreciate the new option to delay the deletion of a completed episode for 24 hours. Combined with a new End Of Episode setting for the sleep timer, this removes the stress of falling asleep to an episode you might run off the end of. For my uses, the only downside, and a minor one at that, is reduced information density in the episode list. You can’t see as many on a screen anymore, and the new, omnipresent Search field (rarely useful) takes up additional vertical space, making a very small knothole indeed when combined with the miniplayer and bottom toolbar. I’d suggest making Search show only when pulling from the very top of the list, as is a convention in many other apps, or just let me scroll it off the page as the episode list scrolls.
  • Force Reset

    2
    By daltontini
    Any audio from another app that interrupts Pockets Cast causes you to be unable to resume your podcast without forcefully resetting the app. Tapping the pause/play button does nothing, the app becomes unresponsive. The newest update did not fix this issue.
  • The Best

    5
    By JacksonLesPaul
    I have tried pretty much every podcast player available for iOS over the past couple of years and pocket casts remains the best. Managing current as well as old episodes is about as simple as it gets. The latest update took a bit of getting used to but the archive system is intuitive and works great.
  • Great update

    5
    By theartwebreathe
    I've enjoyed using Pocket Casts for a long time, but had some frustrations (usability related) with their last major update. However, the most recent update addressed almost all of those frustrations! Glad to see that they are listening to their users!
  • Used to be great

    1
    By -Tom K-
    Now it doesn’t play the last few minutes of podcasts. I redownloaded the app and it still does it. It’s been a while but I actually paid for this app so this is disappointing, especially because it used to be so good. Now it cuts off just as the podcaster is ramping up to their final point and then you have to go find the episode in the archives if you want to hear the last 2-5 minutes.
  • Excellent best podcast app

    5
    By 86sd
    I’ve tried almost every podcast app and I find this to be the most clean and intuitive.

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