Instacast 4 - Podcast Client by Vemedio (Universal)
Released: Dec 10, 2012
Version: 5.0
Size: 7 MB
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Instacast 4 - Podcast Client

Instacast revolutionized podcast clients in 2011 and is still the best podcast app on the planet. It syncs seemlessly between iPhone, iPad and Mac.

What's new in 5.0?

* Redesigned media player
* Redesign lists
* Up Next playback queue: a dynamic playlist that allows you to queue episodes for sequential playback.
* Sharing functionality optimized for iOS 8
* Full-text search (optional In-App Purchase)
* Night-Mode automatically switches at sunset and sunrise (optional In-App Purchase)
* Full support of iPhone 6 and 6+

All the great features Instacast users are already familiar with:

* Detailed subscription management and customization
* Lists and Bookmarks
* An elegant and sophisticated audio and video player
* Offline playback of downloaded episodes
* Interact with episodes by reading show notes in an easy-to-read format, and share episodes via iOS 8 extensions
* Import your podcasts from iTunes or other podcast clients
* Seamless, instant synchronisation between other copies of Instacast on iOS and OS X via Instacast Cloud
* A universal app for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.

iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad on iOS 7 or higher required.

Localized in English, German

For more detailed information please see Instacast's product page on the Vemedio website:

What's new in version 5.0
- Full support of iPhone 6 and 6+
- Redesigned player
- Chapters, bookmarks and Up Next accessible directly from the player
- New video experience including new fullscreen landscape video playback
- Swipe down player to dismiss
- Night Mode: Shake to turn on and off or enable auto-activation based on sunrise and sunset times calculated using your location
- Redesigned now playing bar, play/pause without opening the player
- Added search in podcasts and episodes
- Redesigned episode playback progress indicator
- Completely redesigned smart lists
- Options for audio/video, unplayed/unfinshed/played, starred/not starred, downloaded/not downloaded
- Add keywords that episodes must contain
- Include specific podcasts
- Order by publish date, last played, last downloaded, duration, time left, ascending or descending and optionally grouped by podcast priority
- Enable/disable continuous playback
- Sync smart lists via Instacast Cloud
- Download manager has been moved into the main menu
- Sharing of feeds, episode show notes and website links now uses iOS 8 sharing sheet and fully supports iOS 8 extensions
- Removed custom Instapaper, Pocket and Readability support in favor of iOS 8 sharing extensions
- Resigned Instacast Cloud experience
- New on-boarding on first launch
- Sign in form support 1Password extension
- New account management view
- Buy and extend memberships from the account management view
- Adds In-App Purchase management for buying optional feature that are included for free with the membership
Screenshot #1 (iPhone)
Our verdict: Ok
  • ➜ Instacast 4 - Podcast Client has average ratings (2.5-star).
  • ➜ The app is currently free, instead of its regular price of $1.99.
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