Downcast by Jamawkinaw Enterprises LLC (Universal)
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Released: Oct 1, 2010
Version: 2.8.27
Size: 10 MB
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Downcast

Jamawkinaw Enterprises LLC
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

What's new in version 2.8.27
Enhancements
• Adds support for additional playback speeds: 2.25x, 2.5x, and 2.75x. The full list of supported speeds is 0.5x, 1.0x, 1.25x, 1.5x, 2x, 2.25x, 2.5x, 2.75x, and 3x.
• Adds new global & podcast specific setting for configuring the speeds available when cycling playback speeds by tapping the player's speed button.
• Help button on the More tab now shows options for viewing online help, submitting your log file, and updating your crash reporting preferences.
Screenshot #1 (iPhone)
Our verdict: Great!
  • ➜ Downcast is a highly rated app (4.5-star).
  • ➜ Downcast is currently ranked #8 in paid News apps for iPhone, as well as #12 in paid News apps for iPad.
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