Pocket Casts

Pocket Casts

By Podcast Media LLC

  • Category: News
  • Release Date: 2011-01-26
  • Current Version: 7.2.3
  • Adult Rating: 9+
  • File Size: 46.98 MB
  • Developer: Podcast Media LLC
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 11.0 or later.
  • App Ratings:
    3.5/5 ( 4,426 Reviews)
  • Price:
    $3.99
Pocket Casts App Ratings: 3.5
3.5
Total 4,426 Reviews

Pocket Casts App Description

Pocket Casts is the world's most powerful podcast platform. 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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Pocket Casts App Reviews

  • Always Improving

    5
    By dordr
    Lots of changes in recent months, but I think all for the better. Very good podcast client.
  • Good bye PC

    1
    By Avrun
    Used to love this app but every update was a set back. I get gaps in playbacks and crashes. I’ve been patient but I’ve had enough. Basic operations should be easy. Glad to have known you but it was just dating, no ring.
  • Change isn't always good

    2
    By Crunchy-Frog
    Pocket Cast is another example of a five star app that has been ruined by change. Once a reliable and spot on podcast player for years, recent changes to the Dev and updates thereafter have left this app in shambles. I used to login and let Pocket Casts do its thing reliably downloading and trimming my podcast selections. As updates have evolved in the last year, the player started acting strange but I ignored it as long as I could. Recently the app quit working at all and had become so unreliable I had to delete it and move on.
  • Why all the hate?

    5
    By Fokx
    This is a fantastic app for a low fee. I constantly use the “trim silence” feature, the sleep feature where it’ll go to sleep after an episode or in some other increment of time, and everything is very easy to find. I have more than 40 Podcasts and the app never crashes. I never have any of the issues the other reviews are talking about. I’m sure their complaints are valid in some way, but on my iPhone XR with maybe 100 apps or more it works amazingly. It’s my favorite podcast player.
  • Works great for me!

    5
    By Sabelrose
    It’s been a few months. No crashes, no problems. I love that I can drag to organize, make my lists, and customize my settings. They have every podcast I want. (Some podcasters wont use stitcher because they are undercutting folks, so you can’t get all the shows there. Pocketcast has them all so far.) Totally worth the few dollars.
  • Went from best to worst

    1
    By Chimy28
    There is no logical explanation as to why they would destroy a top level app and make it a shadow of what it once was. In the history of apps this ranks at the top of one of the great tragedies. And they got arrogant and stopped responding.
  • Not gr8 but better than apple’s

    4
    By Cap3000
    I don’t like the updates to this app after many years of use. I thought I’d try the apple podcast app. Well, I’m back to casts after the apple app restarted the podcast every time I plugged my phone in.
  • This used to be a great app

    3
    By Mojo_Belmar
    I have enjoyed this app for several years but now I see it is time to find a new app. Each update (much like my experience with Apple iTunes Player) takes away functionality that made the app an enjoyable experience. The filter function used to be meaningful, flexible and helpful. Now it is useless. I use this app in 2 instances: driving and walking the dog. In the Chevy, it is a struggle to get this app to play through the Bluetooth or USB cord (I would take either if it worked reliably but they constantly drop and has been getting progressively worse in the last year - I reboot the phone, tried different cords, etc etc). In the Ford it is slightly better with Sync but still problematic. When walking the dog, I will say that the iWatch app works (and has gotten better over time), I can easily pause and rewind when my neighbor starts talking to me. I gave it 3 stars because if you are new to this app, it might work well for you. If you have used this app for a while, it is disappointing to see how it has changed over time.
  • Used for years. Now despise the app.

    1
    By Bill aka Bill
    I’m not sure who ok’d the 7.0 redesign but they should never have touched the app. They took a well designed intuitive app and trashed it. Many of us loved it prior. I even gifted the app to several people.
  • Well designed, beautiful podcast app

    5
    By JKoepke
    I’ve tried just about all of the iOS podcast apps, and I keep coming back to Pocket Casts. It has a simplicity of design that is really pleasurable to use, its functionality with lists as transformed the way I listen to things. It’s silent streaming it is first of its kind, and save me a literally days time. On top of the door, the web app makes listening to apps on mobile and on the desktop flawless. If you’re looking for Agreat app to use, I highly recommend Pocket Casts.

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