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Description

Wether hundreds of subscriptions or just a quick listen, get your podcasts with Podest. With its familiar user interface and full-text search, it’s easy to find a good show. Podest updates your queue efficiently in the background, without draining your battery. If you love podcasts and look for a simple way to enjoy them, without sign up or tracking, try this streamlined podcast player.

TOP FEATURES

- Audio and video playback
- Powerful search
- Accessible from all your iOS devices
- Energy efficiency
- Landscape mode

AUDIO AND VIDEO PLAYBACK

Native audio and video playback of streaming and preloaded media.

POWERFUL SEARCH

Find podcasts and episodes with the combined iTunes and local full-text search. Import feeds by pasting their URLs into the search bar.

ACCESSIBLE FROM ALL YOUR iOS DEVICES

Queue and subscriptions are synchronized across all your iOS devices using iCloud. Resume playback where you left off.

ENERGY EFFICIENCY

Heavy lifting is offloaded to a shared backend, reducing network and compute time on your device. Podest updates all your favorite shows with a single network request.

LANDSCAPE MODE

Quickly access each episode with a clear master-detail interface in landscape mode.

OFFLINE FIRST

Built around strong caching, offline capability is built-in, allowing you to browse wherever you are.

BACKGROUND UPDATES

Subscribed shows are updated regularly in the background.

AUTOMATIC DOWNLOADS

Fresh episodes are downloaded automatically. Details can be configured with Settings.

NOW PLAYING CONTROLS

Control playback with external accessories, Apple Watch, and Control Center.

EPISODE FOCUSED BROWSING

Conceptually focusing the user interface on the episode offers a relaxed browsing experience. Roomy lists give you a quick overview of your listening pallete.

PRAGMATIC QUEUE

Automatic updates only keep the latest episode of a podcast in your queue. This prevents cluttering over time. Episodes that have been added by you are not removed automatically. Also played episodes are kept in the queue, giving you a chance to relisten. Remove an episode to dismiss it or simply wait until it’s replaced by an update.

OPEN SOURCE

Podest is open source. Find the source code on GitHub:

https://github.com/michaelnisi/podest

Follow me on Twitter: @michaelnisi

What’s New

Version 7.9.5

More generous layout, allowing larger images, increased spacing, and improved support for Dynamic Type. Smoother scrolling and animations.

The in-app store got a more flexible layout, looking better on iPad. Also, the store button has been relabelled and moved from right to left.

Background downloading has been further improved to work more reliably.

Information

Seller
Michael Nisi
Size
13.2 MB
Category
Entertainment
Compatibility
Requires iOS 11.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Languages
English
Age Rating
Rated 4+
Copyright
© 2018-2019 Michael Nisi
Price
Free
In-App Purchases
  1. Love $6.99
  2. Sponsor $13.99
  3. Help $4.99

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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