Pocket Casts

Pocket Casts

Designed & Published By ShiftyJelly PTY LTD

  • App Category: News
  • Release Date: 2011-01-26
  • Current Version: 6.9.3
  • Adult Rating: 9+
  • File Size: 49.84 MB
  • Developer: ShiftyJelly PTY LTD
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 10.0 or later.
  • App Ratings:
    4.5/5 ( 2,233 Reviews)
  • Price:
    $3.99
Pocket Casts App Ratings: 4.5
4.5
Based on 2,233 Reviews
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Pocket Casts App Description

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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App Reviews

  • Chromecast doesn't work

    1
    By rare_doggo
    Bought this app because apple podcasts doesn't support Chromecast. Even though this app does, it's basically useless. Notification controls disappear once you cast. It only plays one episode and stops, doesn't play the next ones you have queued up. It doesn't keep track of where you are in the episode. So if you take a break halfway, it plays from the beginning and doesn't show where you left off. The app itself is great if you're not planning on using the Chromecast feature.
  • Great

    4
    By psyclopps
    My go to podcast app on all platforms but I noticed my Chromecast option is missing in iOS devices as of late. Glitch?
  • The Best Podcast App

    5
    By Underhillbu
    Easy to use, takes up less storage. I use it on my iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch. So much better than the stock podcast app as well as all the others I’ve tried.
  • Pocketcast Nation!

    5
    By Royal Vasquez
    I love you all pocket team thank you for an awesome app it is my daily driver for everything, everyday, every second!!!!!! Now. iPhone X(10😒) may I?! Could we pleaseeeeeeee get a true black Dark theme ?!! Pretty please team ?!!! Muchas bateriassss se salvarian! 🤯🙏😘 Gracias ! -Royal
  • Best Podcast App

    5
    By TandSj
    Love everything about this app and have been using it for years. One request is to please make the dark mode background for iPhone X pure black rgb:0,0,0. Dark grey actually doesn’t look great on this phone, but pure black is awesome as it blends into the bezel of the phone (see Apples stock tracker app). Thanks!!!
  • Stop Suffering with Subpar Podcast Apps

    5
    By cdharrison
    Look, you could probably stick with Apple’s app if you only listen on a single device. It’s perfectly average. But after trying a ton of different alternatives, I can’t believe I ever settled for less than Pocket Casts. It’s got a great design, discovering & adding new feeds is easy. It’s worth the $3.99. My only regret is I didn’t start using it sooner.
  • Clunky and ugly

    1
    By Weatherglass
    I lasted about a minute before deleting this clunker of an app. Instead of just showing you a list of your show’s episodes, it shows you a short list and makes you click “load more” ad infinitum, giving you another couple with every click, working backwards chronologically. I wanted to listen to episode 1 in a show with over 500 episodes, so the hell with that.
  • Way better than apple podcast app.

    5
    By Briank24708
    Way better than podcast app
  • Lovely Interface and Features

    5
    By Qstaley921
    I recommend Pocket Casts, which is far superior to the dreadful Spotify podcasts experience, and is quite more refined than Apple’s bloated experience. Casts is all an application, especially a podcast application, needs to be. I am curious, however with skepticism, to see how willing the developers are to add even more features; for instance, I’ve always wished for the ability to add personal notes to my podcasts, but I’ve not found an app that can do that yet. Here’s to hoping 😬
  • This is the one!

    5
    By mwade82
    Once i switched to this player, i found i was listening to more of whatever i felt like at that moment, missing fewer episodes, almost never having to stream (vs download), and spending zero time managing storage space

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