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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
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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
• Dynamic Type now supported throughout the app
• Publication date and episode summary now appears a single label on the podcast list rows. This allows for a more flexible layout that.
better supports Dynamic Type.
• Some of the labels on the player view ignore Dynamic Type due to the size constraints in this view.
• A new global setting was added called 'Font Size' that allows you to match the font size configured in the Settings app or to specify
the specific size category you'd like to use.
• The largest two accessibility font sizes are ignored by the app.
• The 'Info' button was removed from the download queue's rows. You can now use haptic/3D/force touch to get to the details view, or swipe right to reveal a leading action that will present the details view.
• Adds 1.75x playback speed option.
• Please note that this change prevents syncing playback speed with versions of Downcast *prior* to
• Accessibility label for episode rows now includes the full episode description.
• Show notes now allow optional loading of images
• Performance improvement related to maintenance of podcast/playlist episode statistics.
• Minimum supported iOS version is now iOS 12.4
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