Overcast

Overcast

By Overcast Radio, LLC

  • Category: News
  • Release Date: 2014-07-16
  • Current Version: 2019.5
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 13.58 MB
  • Developer: Overcast Radio, LLC
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 12.0 or later.
Score: 4.5
4.5
From 28,917 Ratings

Description

A powerful yet simple podcast player, with Smart Speed, Voice Boost, and Smart Playlists to help you listen to more podcasts in more places, try new shows, and completely control your experience. Overcast is a modern, fully featured audio podcast player with many useful features in a simple, intuitive interface: - Download podcasts for playing anytime, even when offline. - Search and browse for new podcasts, plus get recommendations from Twitter. - Create custom Playlists with smart filters and per-podcast priorities, and rearrange the list whenever you want. - Receive optional push notifications when new episodes arrive. - Subscribe to a podcast, or just add an episode: try new shows without committing. - Download podcasts over cellular, set a sleep timer, or use Voice Boost to enhance and normalize speech volume. - Adjust playback speed, and use Smart Speed to shrink silences and pick up extra speed without distorting the conversation. - 3D Touch support - Rich notifications - Apple Watch app with standalone podcast playback - CarPlay support Overcast is ad-supported. If you choose to purchase Overcast Premium to remove ads, payment will be charged to your iTunes account, and your account will be charged for renewal 24 hours prior to the end of the current period. Auto-renewal may be turned off at any time by going to your settings in the iTunes Store after purchase. Current price for Overcast Premium is $9.99 USD per year, and may vary from country to country. Overcast's privacy policy: https://overcast.fm/privacy

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  • This developer cares

    5
    By Evan Lewis
    More importantly than the fact that this app is the best, Marco cares greatly about his customers and doing the right thing for the podcasting medium. You get more than you pay for in the app itself, but you also support a great developer and encourage the progress of kind, ethical business practices.
  • Pretty solid and less horrible than most podcasting apps.

    4
    By webslog
    I’m pretty impressed so far.
  • Great app

    5
    By breadtk1337
    X.
  • Great app!

    5
    By Vwebster87
    I’ve tried several podcast apps, this is by far my favorite. Very user friendly and customizable. I would definitely recommend to anyone who loves podcasts.
  • Podcast Organization at its best

    5
    By Ca wine luvr
    Love this App. Finally a way to organize Podcasts into manageable lists! Customize List Names. Plus it has a cool App name.
  • Great app! I love Smart Speed!

    5
    By Pittgoose
    I love the Smart Speed feature so much. Listening to two 30-minute podcast episodes on my 45 minute commute to work is amazing! The one feature I would say I’m missing is the ability to create a playlist with just the most recent, or oldest episode of podcasts instead of taking all episodes. This way I can get a bit more of a rotation going automatically. But still, 5 stars for sure.
  • Best Podcast App

    5
    By Drawde99
    This is still the greatest podcast app. I have tried multiple podcast apps. Overcast is by far the best. I enjoy the interface. The Smart Speed feature is really nice. I previously paid to unlock all the features and now happily became a patron.
  • Love this app, easy to use

    5
    By Alex Scout
    This is fantastic. It is much easier then other apps I have used. Grateful.
  • So much better than apple podcasts

    5
    By jimmie salsa
    My new favorite podcast app. Fantastic job, Marco! I’m a huge fan!
  • Gold standard for app development

    5
    By SVesely
    There’s just no reason not to use Overcast. It’s what every app should be: a well-considered set of sensible defaults augmented by a ridiculous amount of customization. The voice rate compression is so insanely good you don’t even notice it... until you hear a podcast you listen to being played at the same speed on the native Podcasts app because your wife refuses to listen to reason and just install Overcast for car trips. To me, this is a pretty powerful confirmation of the app’s strengths: they’re seamless enough that you think you’re just hearing a well produced audio track until you’re exposed to what it would sound like without Marco’s magic. It’s by far my favorite Podcast app, and I devoutly wish its strengths could be incorporated into audiobook players as well.

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