iCatcher! Podcast Player by Joeisanerd.com (Universal)
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Released: Mar 15, 2011
Version: 6.3.1
Size: 40 MB
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iCatcher! Podcast Player

Joeisanerd.com
Download, listen, watch and enjoy your favorite podcasts.

FEATURES
• Subscribe to your favorite podcasts in the app and manage them in the app
• Download episodes over WiFi or Cellular (on devices that have cellular).
• Support for Password Protected feeds
• Background Refresh
• Download in the background
• Sync subscriptions, episode playback positions and playlists between your devices with iCloud
• Universal App (iPhone/iPad)
• Search in all views to find that podcast or episode you are looking for
• Custom playlists with filtering options by podcast, episodes and more.
• Support for continuous playback (toggle it on now playing screen just below time elapsed).
• All device orientations supported with configurable option in the settings
• You can unsubscribe to podcasts and still have them on your device. Use that for those less than stellar podcasts!

PLAYBACK
• Variable playback speed
• Playback speed remembered per podcast
• Support for podcasts with chapters and chapter images (MP3 and M4A)
• Use your headset controls including Bluetooth car controls (when paired) to play/pause, jump forward or back 30 seconds
• Sleep timer
• Beautifully rendered show notes
• Onscreen controls for skipping ahead and skipping back
• Gesture Support on the now playing screen (when the podcast logo is showing) to aid in hands free use
• Double-tap to play/pause
• Swipe up to toggle playback speed
• Swipe left/right to rewind/fast-forward
• Home of the L gesture for the 2 minute Leo jump.
• See Settings and Gestures for more and for customizing rewind/fast-forward gestures
• Support for AirPlay, watch or listen to those podcasts on your big screen
• Support for external display of videos for devices that support an external display (get the Apple HDMI adapter)
• Watch or listen to your favorite podcasts with a familiar layout

FIND NEW PODCASTS QUICK
• Find your podcasts by title, keyword or by author
• Browse the top podcasts by category
• Manually add podcasts with a URL
• Support for Password Protected feeds
• Option to download a single episode
• Browse the web in the app to find podcasts to add. Browser will prompt if you tap a link that is podcast feed.
• Import Podcast subscriptions for episodes that are already in your device from iTunes
• Import your OPML file from iTunes or other iOS podcast app
• Import media by using iTunes File Sharing feature
• Add your existing audiobooks (non-password protected ones) using iTunes File Sharing feature
• Add previously downloaded podcasts from your computer using iTunes file sharing feature (see settings and import media for details).

MORE
• Completely customizable to meet your podcasts needs.
• Swipe across a podcast or episode to access additional options
• Podcast settings allow you to set the days the podcast typically comes out or the number of days between.
• Specify the number of episodes to download when new ones are available
• Share the podcast information via email with your friends

CONTACT
Email: tap Help tab and tap Email Support
Twitter: @Joeisanerd

PLEASE NOTE: The app does NOT sync with iTunes. Like other podcast apps it is standalone app meant to subscribe and download on the device.

* If a feed doesn't work, then let me know so I can take a look at it

Requires iOS 12.1 or higher.

What's new in version 6.3.1
6.3.1
+Bug fix for Apple Watch UI
+Bug fix for refresh within a playlist

6.3
+Updates to the Apple Watch. Consolidated to one now playing view with the volume control linked to the digital crown.
+Updates to the experimental media toolbar now shows a progress for the currently playing item.
+Podcasts that have multiple language support (separate audio tracks) will now have option to select the language. Now playing screen, right of the continuous playback button.
+Modified the sort within a playlist and within a podcast to be case-insensitive.
+Episodes that are downloaded will now show their embedded artwork when viewing in a list if they have it. This only applies to the downloads tab and within a playlist.
+2 new shortcuts you can use in the shortcuts app. Subscribe to podcast and Get Podcasts. See Shortcuts under help tab and help topics.

+Bug fix for renamed episodes and their notifications when episode downloads
+Bug fix for newly found streaming episodes displaying the wrong notification
+Bug fix for year/season drop-down within a podcast
+Bug fix for Auto Sleep Timer when it is set to 5 minutes
+Bug fix for chapter artwork not showing the right artwork for some podcasts
+Bug fix for displaying the apple watch transfer in progress when the show file size toggle is off in the Appearance settings.
+Bug fix for audio jumping back after an interruption like map directions.

View the Help tab, What's New to view past updates for 6.0 and up

if you enjoy iCatcher! and want to show your support there is a Tip Jar in the app. Thank you.

Follow me on twitter @joeisanerd
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Our verdict: Good
  • + iCatcher! Podcast Player is a highly rated app (4.5-star).
  • + It is currently 25% off its regular price.
  • + The app is also at the lowest price we've seen.
  • + iCatcher! Podcast Player is currently ranked #21 in paid News apps for iPhone, as well as #18 in paid News apps for iPad.
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