Dec 15

by 3599 users
Download and listen to your favorite podcasts directly from your iOS device without the need to sync with iTunes.

"Downcast: Probably The Best Podcast Downloader for iPad and iPhone" - Wired Gadget Lab

Subscription Features
• Search, subscribe to and download audio and video podcasts of any size
• Manually subscribe to podcasts via URL
• Download podcasts automatically
• Continue podcast downloads in the background*
• Browse and download older podcast episodes
• Auto-refresh podcast feeds
• Settings for auto-download and episode retention
• Import and export podcast feeds via OPML
• Import supported audio/video media files
• Support for password-protected podcasts
• Create and edit "smart" playlists
• View podcast details and episode show notes
• Rename podcast titles

iCloud Syncing with other iOS devices or Macs**
• Podcast subscriptions
• Playlists
• Settings
• Episode information

Playback Features
• Video and audio AirPlay support
• .5x, 1x, 1.25x, 1.5x, 2x, and 3x speed playback
• Chapters support for enhanced podcasts
• Stream episodes without downloading
• Playback control from external devices
• Bluetooth devices
• Headphone remote controls
• Devices connected via Lightning/dock connector
• View embedded images in podcast episodes
• Gesture support
• Sleep timer
• Google Cast™ Ready

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* Per iOS restrictions

** iCloud syncing with Macs requires Downcast for Mac, which is a separate purchase from the Mac App Store

Release Notes

• Fixes issue with control center/lock screen icons for skip back/forward
• Fixes crash when episode reaches end while using Google Cast
• Fixes issues with Airplay
• Fixes issue with skip back/forward buttons on control center & lock screen
• Fixes crash when finishing playback when using Google Cast
• Fixes crash after playback of a list completes
• Improved handling of non-http(s) URL schemes from show notes
• Links in show notes detected as links to Apps Store are now opened directly in the App Store app.
• Global swipe to pop gesture now works on the player view if you have Downcast's gestures disabled.
• Fixes Voice Over labels for Downloads/Settings/Add/Refresh buttons on iPad
• Fixes issue with continuous play setting being ignored when disabled
• Fixes issue with skipping back a few seconds when switching the active playlist.
• Video playback is now paused when tapping the 'Done' button (matches past behavior prior to 2.9.3)
• Restores social media links and stats area on the iPad settings popover
• Fixes layout issues during feed refreshes
• Time remaining label updates while scrubbing
• Fixes label for mark as played/unplayed on the large gesture view on iPad

App Details

  • Version 2.9.4
  • Created & Sold by Jamawkinaw Enterprises LLC
  • Released on October 1, 2010
  • File Size: 17 MB
  • $2.99
  • universal This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Age Rating: 4+
  • Categories: News & Entertainment

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Supported Devices

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