Features Discover• Explore hundreds of thousands of free podcasts on a variety of topics, including arts, business, comedy, music, news, sports, and more.• Subscribe to your favorites and automatically get new episodes for free as they become available.• Browse audio or video podcasts, or see what's most popular in Top Charts.• Keep up with the latest episodes from your favorite podcasts in the Unplayed tab.
Play• Enjoy all of your audio and video podcasts in a single app.• Skip forward and back using simple playback controls.• Adjust the playback speed of your audio or video podcasts.• Control playback from anywhere in the app with the Mini Player.• Turn on Sleep Timer to automatically stop playing a podcast while listening in bed.• Stream episodes or download them to listen while offline.• Ask Siri to play specific shows or stations by name, like “Play TEDTalks.”• Take your podcasts on the road and listen through Car Play.• Experience your favorite podcasts on Apple TV using Podcasts for tv OS.• Subscribe to podcasts that require authentication—just tap the button in Unplayed or My Podcasts and select “Add Podcast.”Organize• Receive a notification when new episodes from podcasts you've subscribed to become available.• Add new podcasts to the top of your queue without pausing the one you’re listening to.
After you turn on Automatic Downloads, any purchase that you make in the i Tunes Store, App Store, or i Books Store on your i Phone, i Pad, i Pod touch, or computer automatically downloads to all of your other devices.
If you don't want to turn on Automatic Downloads, you can download your past purchases from the i Tunes Store, App Store, or i Books Store.
i Tunes 11.3.1 addresses two separate podcast handling problems that caused the app to unexpectedly stop downloading new episodes of subscribed podcasts and freeze the program when browsing through podcast episodes in a list.
The latest version of Overcast has a great new feature: file uploads.
This is a great way to get audiobooks into Overcast from i Tunes whereby you can take advantage of Overcast’s playback effects, like smart speed and voice boost.
I have had this happen many times in the past few months.
I spend quite a bit of time downloading all the episodes of a podcast so I can listen to them in my own time.