Downcast - Podcast client (Podcatcher) app for iOS devices

Discussion in 'iOS Apps' started by ptackbar, Mar 6, 2011.

  1. ptackbar, Mar 6, 2011
    Last edited: Mar 14, 2011

    ptackbar macrumors member

    Sep 8, 2008
    Download and listen to your favorite podcasts directly from your iOS device without the need to sync with iTunes.

    Get Downcast for free with one of the promo codes listed here:

    With the latest update (v1.6.2) Downcast added the following features:
    - Sleep timer
    - Performance improvements
    - Sound indicators for download completion and sleep timer
    - Screen-lock prevention to allow download completion

    All Features
    + Search, subscribe to and download audio and video podcasts of any size
    + Manually subscribe to podcasts via URL
    + Download podcasts automatically (including resuming downloads)
    + Download podcasts in the background (for supported devices)
    + Browse and download older podcast episodes
    + Auto-update podcasts on open
    + Settings for auto-download and episode retention (globally and per-podcast)
    + Backup and import podcast feeds via OMPL
    + Support for password-protected feeds
    + Play audio in the background (for supported devices)
    + 2x speed playback
    + Stream episodes without downloading
    + Control audio with Bluetooth or other headphone remote controls
    + Create and edit "smart" playlists
    + View podcast details and episode show notes
    + View embedded images in podcast episodes
    + Rename podcasts with long or unwieldy names
    + Gesture support
    -- Double tap (one or two fingers) toggles play/pause
    -- Two finger swipe left/right for forward/backward
    -- One finger left/right swipe skips forward or backward 30 seconds
    + Sleep timer

    Check out Downcast on the App Store

    Official site:

    Attached Files:

  2. ptackbar thread starter macrumors member

    Sep 8, 2008
    Apple has fixed the promo code issue so head over to the Code Sharing forum and try Downcast!

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