What's New

Version 6.9.3 Fixes layout issues with iOS 10 and the podcast and now playing pages.

In case you missed it, version 6.9.2:
- Added episode details to the Apple Watch app so you can read about an episode before playing it (or force touch to star, mark as played, play next or play last).
- Apple Watch app now shows playback progress.
- Added force touch chapter buttons to the Apple Watch Now Playing page. You're welcome.
- There's a phone which we're not allowed to name launching, and in theory this version supports that phone. We have no further comment at this time.
- Fixes a Google Cast crash when casting to a group of audio devices.
- Podcast images now load faster than ever before. As part of this change the app will need to clear out your current artwork. It will only do that once, and should reload it when it needs it.
- Various other enhancements and fixes.

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.

iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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Apple Watch Screenshots

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App Changes

  • October 12, 2011 New version 3.0
  • October 20, 2011 New version 3.1
  • October 21, 2011 New version 3.1.1
  • October 25, 2011 New version 3.1.2
  • November 18, 2011 New version 3.2
  • December 09, 2011 New version 3.2.1
  • February 18, 2012 New version 3.3
  • February 25, 2012 New version 3.3.1
  • April 04, 2012 New version 3.4
  • April 14, 2012 New version 3.4.1
  • September 20, 2012 New version 3.5
  • September 29, 2012 New version 3.5.1
  • October 12, 2012 New version 3.6
  • November 07, 2012 New version 3.6.1
  • September 16, 2013 Price increase: $1.99 -> $3.99
  • September 18, 2013 New version 4.0
  • October 06, 2013 New version 4.1
  • October 08, 2013 New version 4.1.1
  • October 28, 2013 New version 4.2
  • November 05, 2013 New version 4.2.1
  • November 11, 2013 New version 4.2.2
  • November 25, 2013 New version 4.2.3
  • January 24, 2014 New version 4.3
  • January 28, 2014 New version 4.3.1
  • February 07, 2014 New version 4.3.2
  • February 18, 2014 New version 4.3.3
  • February 24, 2014 New version 4.4
  • March 30, 2014 New version 4.4.1
  • May 11, 2014 New version 4.5
  • August 01, 2014 New version 4.6
  • August 04, 2014 New version 4.6.1
  • August 07, 2014 New version 4.6.2
  • August 28, 2014 New version 4.6.3
  • November 07, 2014 New version 5.0
  • November 12, 2014 New version 5.0.1
  • July 29, 2016 New version 6.0
  • August 05, 2016 New version 6.0.1
  • August 18, 2016 New version 6.1
  • November 08, 2016 New version 6.2
  • November 09, 2016 New version 6.2.1
  • December 02, 2016 New version 6.3
  • December 12, 2016 New version 6.3.1
  • December 20, 2016 New version 6.4
  • October 25, 2017 New version 6.9.1
  • November 04, 2017 New version 6.9.3

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