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

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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

December 17, 2014 Price Decrease: $3.99 -> $2.99
December 02, 2014 Price Decrease: $2.99 -> $1.99
November 27, 2014 Price Decrease: $2.99 -> $0.99
November 21, 2014 New version 2.8.26
October 01, 2010 Initial Release

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