Podcasts by Apple (Universal)
Released: Jun 26, 2012
Version: 2.5
Size: 780 KB
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Learn, laugh, and stay informed. Discover hundreds of thousands of downloadable podcasts, from thought-provoking stories to hilarious interviews to sports and politics. Search categories, subscribe to your favorites to get free updates, and see what’s rising to the top of the charts.



• Explore hundreds of thousands of free podcasts on a variety of topics, including arts, business, comedy, music, news, sports, and more.

• Subscribe to your favorites and automatically get new episodes for free as they become available.

• Browse audio or video podcasts, or see what's most popular in Top Charts.

• Keep up with the latest episodes from your favorite podcasts in the Unplayed tab.


• Enjoy all of your audio and video podcasts in a single app.

• Skip forward and back using simple playback controls.

• Adjust the playback speed of your audio or video podcasts.

• Control playback from anywhere in the app with the MiniPlayer.

• Turn on Sleep Timer to automatically stop playing a podcast while listening in bed.

• Stream episodes or download them to listen while offline.

• Ask Siri to play specific shows or stations by name, like “Play TEDTalks.”

• Take your podcasts on the road and listen through CarPlay.

• Experience your favorite podcasts on Apple TV using Podcasts for tvOS.

• Subscribe to podcasts that require authentication—just tap the + button in Unplayed or My Podcasts and select “Add Podcast.”


• Receive a notification when new episodes from podcasts you've subscribed to become available.

• Add new podcasts to the top of your queue without pausing the one you’re listening to. Just find a podcast you want and select Play Next, or tap Add to Up Next to put it at the bottom of your queue.

• Download new episodes automatically when they become available, even when the app is not open.

• Save your favorite episodes to keep them on your device.

• Share your favorite episodes with friends using AirDrop, Facebook, Twitter, Messages, and Mail.


• Easily pick up where you left off. iCloud remembers your place in an episode, your subscriptions, and your stations—and keeps them up-to-date on your devices, Mac, PC, and Apple TV.

• Optionally sync episodes and playlists from iTunes on your Mac or PC.

What's new in version 2.5
Bug fixes
Screenshot #1 (iPhone)
Our verdict: Good
  • ➜ Podcasts is a highly rated app (4.5-star).
  • ➜ The app is free.
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