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

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

What's New

+ Bug fixes

App Description

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

"Downcast Is the Best Podcast Downloader and Player for iPhone" - Lifehacker

"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 (including resuming downloads)
+ Continue podcast downloads in background (per iOS restrictions)
+ Browse and download older podcast episodes
+ Auto-update podcast feeds based on schedule or location
+ Settings for auto-download and episode retention (globally and per-podcast)
+ Import and export podcast feeds via OMPL
+ Import supported audio/video media files
+ Support for password-protected feeds
+ Create and edit "smart" playlists
+ View podcast details and episode show notes
+ Rename podcasts with long or unwieldy names

iCloud Syncing
+ Sync podcast subscriptions, playlists, settings and episode information with other iOS devices via iCloud

Playback Features
+ Video and audio AirPlay support
+ Play audio in the background (for supported devices)
+ .5x, 1x, 1.25x, 1.5x, 2x and 3x speed playback*
+ Chapters support for enhanced podcasts
+ Stream episodes without downloading
+ Control audio with Bluetooth or other headphone remote controls
+ View embedded images in podcast episodes
+ Gesture support
+ Sleep timer
+ Google Castâ„¢ 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!

* See the following Help article for an explanation of play speeds: http://support.downcastapp.com/customer/portal/articles/476114-playback-speeds

App Screen Shots

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App Changes

July 22, 2014 New version 2.8.19
April 29, 2014 New version 2.8.18
April 09, 2014 Price Decrease: $2.99 -> $1.99
April 04, 2014 New version 2.8.17
March 31, 2014 New version 2.8.16
October 01, 2010 Initial Release

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