Pocket Casts

Pocket Casts

By Podcast Media LLC

  • Category: News
  • Release Date: 2011-01-26
  • Current Version: 6.9.8
  • Adult Rating: 9+
  • File Size: 59.38 MB
  • Developer: Podcast Media LLC
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 10.0 or later.
  • App Ratings:
    4.5/5 ( 2,721 Reviews)
  • Price:
    $3.99
Pocket Casts App Ratings: 4.5
4.5
Total 2,721 Reviews

Pocket Casts App 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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Pocket Casts App Reviews

  • Wonderful ✨

    4
    By Xisted
    Could use a true dark mode anf maybe some additional customization. Other than that, it is fundamentally the best podcast app for me. The almost seamless sync between devices is huge. 🖤
  • Can’t sync anymore

    2
    By Modous
    I switch between iPad and iPhone regularly. It used to sync fine, but now it is not. I am guessing it has to do with their new subscription platform on computers. On reddit people have complained that they can’t sync anymore, and it seems like the makers of this app no longer care. I am currently looking for another podcast app to use
  • Predatory pricing for multiple platforms

    1
    By holisticism
    I was excited to have the option to finally have a podcast app that syncs across all my different devices (iOS, Android, Windows, Browser). However, what was not made clear until I had purchased the app on my iPhone was that in order to use the app across the different devices I will have to PURCHASE it each time. So yes, $3.99 is reasonable for a one time download, but it’s $9.99 for web access, and another $3.99 for Android. I imagine the Mac OS will be another $9.99. This is blatantly false advertising because their main page that allows access to very little information says “If you like what you see, we’ll ask for you for $9. Just once.” They should really clarify that. I’ll be requesting a refund through the Apple store.
  • Works well enough

    3
    By jetserf
    I would like to be able to play patreon subscriptions through pocketcast.
  • Great podcast app

    5
    By kleej5
    Love this app Great interface Easy to play on Sonos 5 stars!
  • Waste of money.

    1
    By 44Y.O.inNJ
    Can’t create playlists. Poor interface.
  • Like the UI, but...

    3
    By Alchemist79
    One podcast I listen to is This Week In Photo and I get continuous clicking and popping. I tested it with the iOS app and I don’t have the same problem. Hope someone can look into this.
  • BYE APPLE PODCAST APP

    5
    By Ugh does this work?
    Since the Apple Podcast app update a year or whatever ago, I have hated it and was desperate for an alternative. App after app I finally found this and decided that a one-time fee of 3.99 would be nothing if i actually liked it. Purchased it and never looked back! Very easy to navigate and find new podcasts as well. The only negative thing I have to say is that I don’t like how you have to subscribe to listen to a podcast. It’s not a huge problem at all but would be nice if I could just check out an episode without having to
  • Simply the best

    5
    By Hdkdokscdhdhd
    Incredible app. Download now. Worth every penny. Just fantastic service.
  • Expect glitches when adding podcast feeds

    1
    By Bill102644
    This was my favorite app for a long time but the glitches make it unbearable. I use this app to listen to podcasts, and audiobooks & seminars by using a custom podcast feed. Sometimes the app accepts the custom feed URL on the 1st try, sometimes on the 2nd, but lately not at all. Instead it says some BS about my internet connection. I’ve tried importing the feed in OPML format to no avail. So far I’ve tried 6 other other podcast apps and each finds the podcast instantly. I’m not confident they will fix the issue because as of 8/7/18 there’s been no response to my support email. Hopefully they fix it or I find an alternative app that has the trim silence feature. Pocket Casts is a great choice if you’re just listening to podcasts listed in the Discover index, which is quite limited compared to other apps.

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