Downcast by Jamawkinaw Enterprises LLC (Universal)
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Released: Oct 1, 2010
Version: 2.9.9
Size: 18 MB
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Downcast

Jamawkinaw Enterprises LLC
A powerful, complete, and easy to use podcast player that will help you manage and listen to podcasts the way you want to.

Now with CarPlay support!

"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, 2.25x, 2.5x 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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For support, please search our support site at http://support.downcastapp.com or email us at support@downcastapp.com!

For the latest information about Downcast, please follow @downcastapp on Twitter!

* Per iOS restrictions

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

What's new in version 2.9.9
Enhancements
• CarPlay support! (More info: http://downcastapp.com/2016/01/21/CarPlay.html)
• Play position scrubber usability improvements
• VoiceOver - Double tap play position scrubber to jump to a specific time
• VoiceOver - Improved announcement for play position scrubber
• Improves resuming of downloads
• Performance & battery consumption improvements

Bug Fixes
• Fixes iCloud Syncing issues leading to deletion of local episodes
• Fixes iCloud Syncing deadlock issue when first enabling
• VoiceOver - Fixes magic tap gesture
• Fixes random disabling of play/pause command and other remote commands
• Fixes continuous play issues
• Fixes issue causing video not to display on externally connected screens
• Fixes issue where transitioning to video episode could cause Downcast to pause
• Fixes issue where now playing info wasn't cleared from lock screen/control center
• Fixes a few layout issues on player view
• Fixes issue causing sleep timer to reset to 1min
• Improves interactivity of URL textfield on the Import UI
• Import UI now remembers your last destination podcast choice
Screenshot #1 (iPhone)
Our verdict: Great!
  • ➜ Downcast is a highly rated app (4.5-star).
  • ➜ Downcast is currently ranked #6 in paid News apps for iPhone, as well as #30 in paid News apps for iPad.
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