Castaway - Podcast Player by Philip Viso (iPhone)
Released: May 8, 2015
Version: 2.7.2
Size: 11 MB
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Castaway - Podcast Player

Philip Viso
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Castaway is a minimalist podcast app for playing and managing audio podcasts.

- Browse podcasts by what's popular, by podcast networks, or search for podcasts by name or author.
- Subscribe to your favorite podcasts or listen to individual episodes from the directory without the need to subscribe to the entire podcast.
- Supports streaming new episodes, as well as downloading episodes locally to your device.
- Utilizes background refresh to ensure that your podcasts are always up to date.
- Receive notifications when new episodes are available for listening.
- New episodes download automatically in the background for you. If you prefer to stream new episodes, you can disable automatic downloads.
- Save your favorite episodes, so that you'll always have them available for repeat listens.
- Adjustable playback rate that can be configured globally as well as per podcast.

What's new in version 2.7.2
- Added Siri shortcuts for showing Unplayed Episodes, showing Podcasts, and showing Discover
- Added support for grouped notifications
- Improved notifications on-boarding experience in iOS 12

- Added large titles visual style
- Discover section features larger podcast artwork

- Fixed an issue where downloaded episodes sometimes failed to be deleted after they’ve been played. Any leftover episodes that should have been deleted will be deleted the first time you launch the app with this update.
Our verdict: Great!
  • + Castaway - Podcast Player is a highly rated app (4.5-star).
  • + The app is currently free, instead of its regular price of $2.99.
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