Castro is a beautiful, full-featured podcast player that makes it easy to track and manage lots of podcasts at the same time. Only listen to the episodes you want and easily skip the rest, queue up hours of podcasts at a time and enjoy a seamless listening experience with carplay compatibility, chapter support, trim silence and much, much more!


1. New episodes land in the NEW tab. Read their descriptions, add episodes you like to your QUEUE, and clear the rest.

2. Press play to listen to episodes from your QUEUE in order. Queued episodes are downloaded automatically.

3. Re-order your QUEUE to plan your next few hours of listening at any time. Browse your LIBRARY to review the back catalogue, quickly access starred shows, and see your listening history.

Subscribing to a podcast is no longer a commitment to listen to every episode. You don’t have to manage a huge list of subscriptions or choose a few shows and miss the rest.


• Drag and drop podcasts to plan your listening with Castro’s unique queue
• An elegant dark mode and thoughtfully designed sleep timer offer the best in night time podcast listening.
• CarPlay support makes it easy to pick up where you left off while driving.
• Apple Watch app to control playback and select another episode from your queue.
• Episode notifications include a summary of the episode to help you decide if it interests you. Play, queue or clear the episode directly from the notification without opening the app.


Castro Plus is an optional paid subscription available for $18.99/year (includes a one-week trial). Plus unlocks a range of advanced features:

• Trim Silence — With this option on, the app will analyze audio as it plays to detect silent parts and accelerate those parts. Get through more episodes faster.
• Enhance Voices improves the listening experience for many podcasts and makes it easier to hear in loud environments. Under the hood, Enhance Voices applies a dynamic compressor to increase volume just where it’s needed.
• Sideloading: Import audio files directly, just by dropping them in iCloud Drive
• Mono-Mix — Mixes a stereo podcast to mono, which makes it easier to hear podcasts that pan some guests on left/right channels.
• Chapter Support: Artwork, Skipping & Pre-selection.
• Custom settings per-podcast: Episode Limit, Trim Silence, Enhance Voices, Mono Mix, Skip Intros, Playback Speed.


“Castro 3 is an incredible app.”
— The Sweet Setup

“Castro 3 is everything Castro already was, but better.”
— MacStories

Castro 3 Is a Great Modern Podcast App”
— Beautiful Pixels

“Unlike other podcatchers, Castro's primary virtue is its simplicity and ease of use. The app combines sleek visual design with crystal clear audio.”
— Tom’s Guide


Castro Plus costs $18.99 per year. Prices are in US dollars and may vary in countries other than the US.

Castro Plus is charged to your iTunes Account at confirmation of purchase. It will renew on the day before the current subscription period ends. You can cancel auto-renewal any time from the Castro settings screen.

You can switch between the two subscription periods after you pick one, but your trial period will end immediately if you do, so it's best to wait till your free week is over before changing.

Subscription automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period. Your account will be charged for renewal within 24-hours prior to the end of the current period. Subscriptions may be managed by the user and auto-renewal may be turned off by going to the user's Account Settings after purchase. Any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when the user purchases a subscription to that publication, where applicable.

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Version 2020.10

Feedback Integration Release

- Intra-chapter images are now supported! Mr. Thompson feel free to update that chart. Mr. Thompson feel free to update that chart.
- Ryan on Twitter asked for yellow versions of our app icons for Castro Plus users - and so we made them. Enjoy!
- Many of you asked for another app icon... and some things happened there... you'll have to ask Siri about it.
- We also improved support for opening timestamp links in the app.
- For those of you on a beta version of iOS experiencing crashes, this release should have a fix for that- but no guarantees- betas gonna beta.
- Chapter skip actions now show as expected in the Shortcuts app, instead of only being available through our Siri Guide.
- Get Now Playing Episode details no longer shows in suggested siri shortcuts, since it is only of use when chained with other actions in the Shortcuts app.

Accessing History, and other parts of the app, through Shortcuts will come later this year alongside the next version of iOS.

Notes et avis

4.6 sur 5
217 notes

217 notes

kofkof9 ,

Bonne ergonomie

Une appli très agréable. Comme elle est d'un usage quotidien, l'ergonomie est importante : c'est presque un sans-faute. On aimerait juste accéder plus directement au bouton on/off de lecture en continue ou d'arrêt automatique. Sinon, usage clair et bien organisé de toutes les fonctions.

vnoel ,

Un vrai plaisir

Castro est un vrai plaisir à utiliser. Plein de petits détails bien penses, tout très fluide. Facile a utiliser, ce qui n'est pas évident pour les apps podcasts dans lesquelles on se perd souvent.

Réponse du développeur ,

Merci! 🐙

Lesyeuxnoir ,

Enfin j’ai trouvé!

Je suis une grande grande fan et consommatrice de podcast. J’étais à la recherche de l’app parfaite (pour moi), avec différentes options. J’en ai essayé plein, il manquait toujours quelque chose....jusqu’à trouvé Castro! Qui regroupe absolument tour ce que je cherchais! J’ai donc pris l’app premium, vous dis un grand merci pour cette super appli.
Allez y les yeux fermés


Castro Plus
Annual access to advanced player features
Essai gratuit


Supertop Software
44.5 Mo

Nécessite iOS 13.0 et watchOS 5.2 ou version ultérieure. Compatible avec iPhone, iPad et iPod touch.



Achats intégrés
  1. Castro Plus 18,99 €
  2. Castro Plus 5,99 €
  3. Castro Plus 2,99 €

Prend en charge

  • Partage familial

    Jusqu’à six membres de la famille peuvent utiliser cette app lorsque le partage familial est activé.

  • Siri

    Utilisez votre voix pour tout faire avec cette app.

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