Pocket Casts

Pocket Casts

By Podcast Media LLC

  • Category: News
  • Release Date: 2011-01-26
  • Current Version: 7.0.2
  • Adult Rating: 9+
  • File Size: 45.84 MB
  • Developer: Podcast Media LLC
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 11.0 or later.
  • App Ratings:
    3.5/5 ( 3,879 App Reviews)
  • Price:
    $3.99
Pocket Casts App Ratings: 3.5
3.5
Based on 3,879 App Reviews
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Pocket Casts App Details

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

  • Doesn't work

    1
    By Hankset
    I cannot even create an account to sync across devices. Deleted.
  • Would not recommend for assessability users

    1
    By McThinkBlue
    Used to love this app prior to the last update. If you’re visually impaired user who relies on accessibility invoice over this app has become useless. No longer does it read aloud any of the podcast names but instead reads aloud the title of each episode. Going to have to roll with Apple podcast app or Overcast app until and update correct this issue. Blind people beware!
  • Give me the old layout back

    3
    By adham06
    New update makes navigating something that should be intuitive, very convoluted and largely unnecessary.
  • Terrible UI Update

    1
    By hey_gos
    This app is almost unusable now. The UI update that was made was totally unnecessary and took away some of the functionality like swiping to mark read or even add to up next. They even changed some of the wording so I had to figure out they did... It also now does not sync with my Sonos app. I once contacted the developer to explain an issue I was having and was basically told my issue is not happening. I don’t think they’ll fix this issue either. I am looking for another app now. What a waste.
  • Removed one of the best features!

    2
    By charliebrown331
    I relied on the auto cleanup feature to keep the size of my library in check. I subscribe to a lot of podcasts that are current events-ish but can’t possibly listen to them all, so I relied on this feature to make sure the old ones were auto deleted.
  • Terrible update

    1
    By riarianicanosi
    I can no longer “play all” episodes in my search. I can only “play all” in the up next queue. So frustrating. I’ve used this app for years, guess it’s time to switch.
  • Can’t even log in

    1
    By Skippermark
    Tried to login. It said my password was invalid so I tried to reset it with the forgot password option, but it won’t even send me an email and says the server is too busy. Used to be a good app, but it’s not when you can’t even use it.
  • Sync is broken / website down / UI stinks

    1
    By rlieving
    The strength of PocketCasts has always been it's cross-platform syncing. I bought the Android, web and iOS versions. But the latest update has killed sync and the website was down today. First I couldn't see any podcasts, then I signed out and the site wouldn't let me sign in. If sync isn't working, then there are better podcast apps out there. I've been using PocketCasts for years. But now I question whether anyone should pay for it because the strengths of the platform are gone. Futhermore, the development team doesn't seem to have any quality control or testing. My previous ranking would be perfect 5 stars. Now it's zero (one because that is the minimum).
  • Latest update is a step backwards

    1
    By Salem Mom
    I’ve been using this app for several years with only a couple wishes for features it doesn’t have (nothing major). But this latest “upgrade” takes away things I liked and used. Another reviewer described this well so I won’t repeat it here. I’m looking for another podcast app at this point.
  • Useless.

    1
    By Zachm0914
    Unable to login to my account. From now on, I’ll be using Overcast. Such a shame as Pocket Casts was at one point the best podcasting app for iOS.

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