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A powerful, complete, and easy to use podcast player that will help you manage and listen to podcasts the way you want to.
Now with CarPlay support!
"Downcast: Probably The Best Podcast Downloader for iPad and iPhone" - Wired Gadget Lab
• 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
• Episode information
• Video and audio AirPlay support
• .5x, 1x, 1.25x, 1.5x, 2x, 2.25x, 2.5x 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
For support, please search our support site at http://support.downcastapp.com or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org!
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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
• Adds ability to control the amount of detail displayed in lists of episodes (new toolbar button).
• CarPlay UI switched to tabbed UI
• CarPlay UI now indicates which episodes are to be streamed
• Performance & battery life improvements for users with huge playlists and large numbers of podcasts.
• Fixes issue with certain media files being cut off early.
• Fixes issue preventing iPhone X home bar from being hidden automatically when playing videos
• Fixes issue preventing download of episodes from servers reporting incorrect `Content-Length`, within reason.
• Fixes several issues leading to crashes in the background
• Fixes several iCloud syncing related issues
• Fixes issue that could cause syncing to stop working until opening in the foreground.
• Fixes issue that could prevent CarPlay from launching Downcast while iPhone is locked.
• Fixes several issues that could have led to the now playing information not being updated on the lock screen
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