Aww man, Podcasts are gone from the Music App

Discussion in 'iOS 7' started by filmfanatic24, Jun 12, 2013.

  1. macrumors 6502

    Now I'm going to have to download the horrible Apple Podcast App, aren't I?
  2. macrumors demi-god


    plenty of good podcasting apps out there.
  3. macrumors 6502

    Examples? Preferably free?

    I "manually" sync my phone every morning so I use iTunes to download all my podcasts. I really only needed the music app to organize them and play them.
  4. macrumors 68020

    Spend the few bucks on Downcast, worth every penny.
  5. macrumors 6502


    Even if I'm not managing/downloading podcasts in app?
  6. macrumors 68040


    Hasn't it been out for a long time?
  7. macrumors 6502


    Not if you didn't install the Apple Podcasts App. They were just hiding under "more."
  8. macrumors regular

    Yeah, podcasts in Music went the way of the dodo for iOS6 (or was it even 5). Anyhoo, Downcast is awesome. Doesn't sync with iTunes, but does sync with itself on your other devices via iCloud. So just set it up once on one device and enable iCloud syncing on the others.
  9. macrumors 65816


    I've heard great things about Downcast, but my personal vote is iCatcher. The developer is constantly responding to feature requests and it keeps getting better every day. Meanwhile, it was already the best podcast app two years ago, in my opinion. It's phenomenal.
  10. macrumors 6502


    I was just on 6.1.4 and listening to them in the Music App, so they were still there for sure.

    So can I download podcasts via a web based system or is a program I put on the Mac?

    I guess maybe I need to migrate from the ways of the stone age and give up iTunes for podcasts.
  11. macrumors 6502

    +1 on iCatcher.
  12. macrumors 6502

    Thanks guys, I'll give it a try.

    I guess I'll have to give up my morning ritual of plugging my phone into my computer.

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