Description

Castro lets you track lots of podcasts at once without getting overwhelmed. Here’s how it works:

1) New episodes land in the INBOX. Read the descriptions, queue the good ones and archive the rest.

2) The QUEUE is a central playlist for organizing your next few hours of listening. Queued episodes are downloaded automatically.

3) Press Play. Castro plays your queue in order from top to bottom. Reorder or archive queued episodes anytime.

4) In the ARCHIVE you can find the back catalogue of all shows you subscribe to, browse your listening history, and easily access your starred episodes.

This flow lets you expand your listening habits without getting overwhelmed. With Castro, subscribing to a podcast doesn’t mean making a commitment to listen to every episode. You don’t have to choose a few shows and miss the rest.

OTHER FEATURES
* Drag and drop support helps you triage and reorder your queue.
* Castro sports an elegant dark mode (requires Castro Plus) and well-thought out sleep timer, offering the best in night time podcast listening.
* Our servers constantly scan for new episodes across every podcast, so your phone doesn’t have to, saving battery life and data usage.
* Queued episodes are automatically downloaded, so you can focus on deciding what you want to hear and let Castro manage the details.
* Beautifully rendered full screen show notes.
* Episode notifications include a short summary of the episode to help you decide if it interests you. You can play, queue or archive the episode directly from the notification without opening the app.
* CarPlay support.
* Watch app to control playback and select another episode from your queue.
* Full play history.
* Star episodes to easily find your favorite episodes later.

CASTRO PLUS
Castro Plus is an optional subscription to unlock a range of advanced features. There are quarterly and yearly payment options, and both include a one week trial.
+ 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 and a peak limiter to increase volume just where it’s needed.
* Sideloading allows import of 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: Skipping & Pre-selection.
+ Chapter and episode artwork.
+ Episode Limit lets users specify what number of episodes of each podcast to keep.
+ Set a start position for episodes of each podcast.
+ Customize settings per-podcast: Episode Limit, Trim Silence, Enhance Voices, Mono Mix, Skip Intros, Playback Speed.

Castro Plus costs $8.99 per year or $2.99 per quarter. 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.

Privacy Policy & Terms of Use: http://supertop.co/castro/privacy

Nouveautés

Version 3.1.2

* Adds Siri shortcuts for “Play my Queue”, “Play and Sleep”, and “Star this episode” — see Castro settings to add these. (requires iOS 12)
* Support for new phone and watch sizes.
* Dragging an episode up the queue is no longer awkward.
* Brings back tabbed CarPlay interface.
* Reduces memory usage when loading artwork.
* Improves background fetch memory usage substantially.
* Improves performance and memory usage when getting new episode metadata.
* Fixes an issue where pressing play on an un-downloaded sideload could fail to load chapters / podcast artwork.
* Fixes an issue where dragging an episode to the top of the queue wouldn’t set it as the now playing episode.

Notes et avis

4.6 sur 5

89 notes

89 notes

Un vrai plaisir

vnoel

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! 🐙

Excellente app au quotidien

urbanbike

La nuit et dans les transports en commun. Permet d’organiser sa propre radio et, surtout, d’ordonner le passage des émissions dans l’ordre souhaité et à la vitesse souhaitée, en continu si on le veux !
Manque une version optimisée pour iPad et une traduction « in French » :-)

La meilleur pour les Podcasts

optica

C’est certainement la meilleur Application pour les podcasts 😉 une interface au design moderne, très fluide et claire.
Seul manque pour « les five stars » la traduction en Français !!!

Abonnements

Castro Plus

Annual access to advanced player features

Essai gratuit

Informations

Vendeur
Supertop Software
Taille
66.1 Mo
Catégorie
Actualités
Compatibilité
Nécessite iOS 10.3 ou une version ultérieure. Compatible avec l’iPhone, l’iPad et l’iPod touch.
Langues
Anglais
Âge
Vous devez avoir au moins 17 ans pour télécharger cette app.
Scènes fréquentes / intenses réservées aux adultes (suggestives)
Scènes rares / légères de consommation ou de référence à l’alcool, au tabac ou à la drogue
Scènes rares / légères à caractère sexuel et de nudité
Scènes rares / légères d’horreur et d’épouvante
Scènes fréquentes / intenses d’humour vulgaire ou blasphématoire
Copyright
© Supertop 2018
Prix
Gratuit
Achats intégrés
  1. Castro Plus 8,99 €
  2. 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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