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 ( 2,787 App Reviews)
  • Price:
    $3.99
Pocket Casts App Ratings: 4.5
4.5
Based on 2,787 App Reviews
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Pocket Casts App Details

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

  • Great app - CarPlay spotty in iOS 12

    3
    By aquaosx
    I love the app, but I often get a blank screen with no selectable podcasts in CarPlay running iOS 12 on a 2017 Audi A4.
  • Best app best value

    4
    By sdh0407
    This podcast app has excellent features including a great way to find and add new podcasts. Not overpriced like other apps. Has a great interface with very useful settings. The only big drawback is no search function within the podcast. This feature is on most of the other apps out there.
  • Perfect mix of customizable and usable

    5
    By Mortified_dipthong
    I prefer the “workflow” of this app to Overcast. Seems much easier to manually manage a queue when you want, but also allows for lots of auto lists.
  • Best Podcast App!

    5
    By Prpolo
    Love the app. All you need is support for Siri Shortcuts and the app would be perfect. Great job all around!
  • Best podcast app on IOS

    4
    By Starbuck011
    This is by far top two best podcast apps in the App Store! It blows away Apple's own app. The “vocal boost” along with the “skip silence” is awesome. My only problem with the app is it does not currently offer password support for podcast like Apple Podcasts and Overcast, if they added that this would easily be a 5 star app. I would like to see the ability to download podcasts to Apple Watch so I don’t have to take my phone with me when I workout.
  • Keep deleting my queue

    3
    By FlyingGS
    My queue is dear to me, it takes me a lot of time to fill it and curate it and every so often my queue is simply wiped out. Previously reported, still happening, don’t seem to care?
  • BEWARE! No support for paid podcasts!!!!!!

    1
    By malekohi
    This may not affect many people, but I couldn’t believe it. I loved the look and features of this app and paid for it, but was unaware of this lack of what I would consider basic functionality for a paid app.
  • Not enough features

    2
    By SharifshshakHdghaha
    I’ve been searching for a podcast app that holds a candle to Podcast Addict after moving from Android. Nothing on the App Store comes even remotely close, but this app is the closest for a fair price. Unfortunately, there’s no way to shuffle play podcasts, or delete a podcast from player view, which means you have to go into the in progress filter to delete it. I’m not a huge fan of the filter system; it makes the app more complicated than necessary. The app attempts to make the UI simple, but ends up oversimplifying it and burying options. It’s a good rudimentary podcast player, but really isn’t nearly as good as offerings on Android, which is really disappointing because I love listening to podcasts.
  • Syncing with web broken

    2
    By BaltimoreSeattle
    Please fix and I’ll amend review
  • One of the Best

    5
    By davidreview
    I added “for now” because I wouldn’t be surprised if in the future this app changes in a big way. Time will tell if those changes are all positive. Pros A lot. Although I don’t use the video player often for video podcasts I like how it opens the door for those video podcasts I do want to watch. Although this doesn’t have the Android version ability to stream audio effects (without downloading first) I like how it has those effects. The volume boost and audio skip are huge pros. They even have chapter selection which is a nice touch (for those podcasts that offer it). All this and more and you pay a few dollars. Well worth it if you listen to podcasts. Most podcasts offer these features but put it behind a subscription. I wouldn’t be surprised if this changes. I hope I’m wrong on that happening. Limiting Ad Tracking if and when possible is something I hope this and others apps do. Ability to change the icon and change the theme. But I will say the dark theme doesn’t look as good as it should on Amoled displays due to the screen not turning black. It just turns dark gray. Compared to some apps that completely turn dark you can see the difference when comparing dark theme in this app and dark theme in others.

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