Description

Pocket Casts is the world's most powerful podcast platform, an app by listeners, for listeners.Our podcast player provides next-level listening, search and discovery tools. Find your next obsession with our hand curated podcast recommendations for easy discovery, and seamlessly enjoy your favorite shows without the hassle of subscribing.

Here's what the press has to say:
Wired: "Pocket Casts Is the Podcast App Every iPhone User Needs"
iMore: "Pocket Casts is the best podcast app for iPhone"

With a unique set of simple yet powerful features and a limitless podcast database, you're sure to find something you love.

WE SWEAT THE DETAILS
Design: Easily listen to, manage and find new podcasts.
Themes: Whether you're a dark or light theme person we've got you covered. We even have you OLED lovers covered with our Extra Dark theme.
Universal: Custom but familiar iPad interface, supporting Slide Over, Split View and Picture in Picture.
Everywhere: CarPlay, AirPlay, Chromecast and Sonos. Listen to your podcasts in more places than ever before.

POWERFUL PLAYBACK
Up next: Automatically build a playback queue from your favorite shows. Sign in and have that Up Next queue sync to all your devices.
Trim silence: Cut silences from episodes so you finish them faster, saving hours.
Variable speed: Change the play speed from anywhere between 0.5 to 3x.
Volume boost: Increase the volume of voices, while decreasing background noise.
Stream: Play episodes on the fly.
Chapters: Jump between chapters easily, and enjoy embedded artwork that the author has added (we support MP3 and M4A chapter formats).
Audio & video: Play all of your favorite episodes, toggle video to audio.
Skip playback: Skip episode intros, jump through episodes with custom skip intervals.
Apple Watch: Control playback from our Apple Watch app, adjust the volume or change playback effects, all without ever touching your phone.
Sleep timer: We'll pause your episode so you can rest your weary head.
Airplay & Chromecast: Send episodes straight to your TV or speakers with a single tap.
Sonos: Browse and play your podcast collection directly from the Sonos app.
CarPlay: When you're in the car, so are we.

SMART TOOLS
Sync: Subscriptions, Up Next, listening history, playback and filters are all securely stored in the cloud. You can pick up where you left off on another device and even the web.
Refresh: Let our servers check for new episodes, so you can get on with your day.
Notifications: We'll let you know when new episodes arrive, if you like.
Auto download: Automatically download episodes for offline playback.
Filters: Custom filters will organize your episodes.
Storage: All the tools you need to keep your podcasts tamed.

ALL YOUR FAVORITES
Discover: Subscribe to any podcast in iTunes and more. Browse by charts, networks and categories.
Share: Spread the word with podcast and episode sharing.
OPML: Jump on board without any hassle with OPML import. Export your collection at any time.

There are many more powerful, straight-forward features that make Pocket Casts the perfect podcasting app for you. So what are you waiting for?

Visit pocketcasts.com for more info about the web and other platforms supported by Pocket Casts.

What’s New

Version 7.16

What has 4 letters, sometimes 9 letters, but never has 5 letters. And this is version 7.16, leeeettttsaa go!
- You can now configure the limit for items automatically added to Up Next and what happens when that limit is reached.
- For those of you that feel our app isn't fancy enough, we now have a Rosé theme. It's exactly as awesome as it sounds.
- We made some earmazing enhancements to our Volume Boost algorithm. It's now eartasticly eargasmic.
- Improved support for password filling and opening Pocket Casts share links.
- Fixed quite a few bugs, including some weird ones where your tab bar could disappear, never to be seen again.

Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

Gnaluiac ,

Great

Love the redesign, glad the app is still alive! Thanks

Pieter A. ,

‘Free’?

I literally just bought this app. Wasted money, as it turns out, because from now on it’s ‘free’. Which apparently means I have to pay again to have access to Pocket Casts Plus... Not very nice! 😩
The app itself is quite alright, hence 4 stars.

Jeremy Swinnen ,

One of the best podcast players on the App Store!

First of all, the UI of this app is one of the best in this category. Everything is logical and requires few taps to get around.

Apart from some QoL-changes, this’ll get a 5 from me.

Things I’d like to see improved upon:
- Make the Watch app a bit snappier and more in line with the iOS UI.
- Allow for a synced playlist to Apple Watch
- Make archiving an episode a bit quicker (a system like Castro would be perfect)
- Improve some of the transitions in the app (especially the one to view the queue)

App Privacy

The developer, Podcast Media LLC, has indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Identifiers
  • Usage Data
  • Diagnostics

Privacy practices may vary based on, for example, the features you use or your age. Learn More

Information

Provider
Podcast Media, LLC
Size
98 MB
Category
News
Compatibility

Requires iOS 12.0 and watchOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

Languages

English

Age Rating
9+
Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humour
Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
Copyright
Price
Free
In-App Purchases
  1. Plus Monthly 0,99 €
  2. Plus Yearly 10,99 €

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

  • Siri

    Get things done within this app using just your voice.

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