Posts tagged ‘downcast’

Casting about

A few months ago, I got tired of the constant “media file error” messages Downcast was sending me and began looking for another iOS podcatcher. There are certain features I find essential in a podcatcher: Download control. Of the podcasts I subscribe to, some I listen to every episode of and others I listen to…


Downcast All Played playlist

I like to delete podcast episodes from Downcast manually instead of setting up a rule for when to delete them. I do this because I often listen to podcasts late at night and fall asleep while they’re playing. I don’t want Downcast to delete an episode that it thinks I’ve listened to just because it…


Why Downcast

At some point in the 53 hours of podcasts Merlin Mann was on over the past week or so, he mentioned Downcast, the iOS podcast player/manager, and likened it to Emacs—powerful, but probably not appropriate for most people because of all its options. It’d be a shame if people pass up Downcast because of Merlin’s…