148Apps Review Summary

Our Rating: ★★★★½ :: UPLIFTING :: Read Our Full Review >>

Despite its name, Downcast can make your iOS device VERY happy.

What's New

• Improvement to iCloud syncing

App Description

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

"Downcast: Probably The Best Podcast Downloader for iPad and iPhone" - Wired Gadget Lab

Subscription Features
• 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
• Playlists
• Settings
• Episode information

Playback Features
• Video and audio AirPlay support
• .5x, 1x, 1.25x, 1.5x, 2x, 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

If you encounter a bug or have a feature request, please send an email to support@downcastapp.com or contact us on Twitter @DowncastApp. Thanks!

* Per iOS restrictions

** iCloud syncing with Macs requires Downcast for Mac, which is a separate purchase from the Mac App Store

App Screen Shots

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App Changes

November 27, 2014 Price Decrease: $2.99 -> $0.99
November 21, 2014 New version 2.8.26
November 07, 2014 New version 2.8.25
November 05, 2014 New version 2.8.24
October 26, 2014 New version 2.8.23
October 16, 2014 New version 2.8.22
October 01, 2010 Initial Release

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