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Apple Podcasts

Built in podcast handler in iPod and iPhone.

  • Mac
  • iPhone
  • iPad
  • Apple Watch
  • Apple TV
  • Amazon Echo (Alexa Voice Service)
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What is Apple Podcasts?

Podcasts is an amazing way to discover, subscribe to, and play your favorite podcasts. Explore hundreds of thousands of free audio and video podcasts in the Featured tab, or browse Top Charts to see what's hot right now. Add your favorite podcasts to personal stations that stay up to date when new episodes become available. You can sync playlists from iTunes, or create an On-The-Go playlist to play just the episodes you want. iCloud keeps your subscriptions, stations, and play position in-sync across all your devices, computers, and Apple TV.

Discover • Explore hundreds of thousands of free podcasts on a variety of topics, including arts, business, comedy, music, news, sports, and more • Tap Subscribe for your favorites and automatically get new episodes for free as they become available • Browse by audio or video podcasts, or see what's most popular in Top Charts

Play • Enjoy all of your audio and video podcasts in a single app • Stream episodes or download to listen while offline • Skip forward and back using simple playback controls • Ask Siri to play specific shows or stations by name, like “play TEDTalks” • Adjust the playback speed of your audio or video podcasts • Sleep Timer • Enjoy your favorite podcasts on your TV with AirPlay and Apple TV

Organize • Create custom stations of your favorite podcasts that update automatically when new episodes become available • Use the On-The-Go playlist to play just the episodes you want • Choose to download new episodes automatically when they become available, even when the app is not open • Save your favorite episodes to keep them on your device • Subscribe to podcasts that require authentication — just enter the podcast URL into Search in My Podcasts

Sync • Optionally sync episodes and playlists from iTunes on your Mac or PC • iCloud remembers your place in an episode, your subscriptions, and your stations and keeps them up-to-date on your devices, Mac, PC, and Apple TV.

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Apple Podcasts Features

  1.  Works OfflineApple Podcasts can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
  2.  AirPlay SupportApple Podcasts can stream or share content to your Mac, Apple TV, or compatible smart TV.

Apple Podcasts information

  • Developed byApple Inc.
  • LicensingProprietary and Free product.
  • Alternatives98 alternatives listed

Supported Languages

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Catalan; Valencian
  • Croatian
  • Czech
  • Danish
  • Dutch
  • Finnish
  • French
  • German
  • Greek
  • Hebrew
  • Hindi
  • Hungarian
  • Indonesian
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Malay
  • Norwegian Bokmål
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Romanian
  • Russian
  • Chinese
  • Slovak
  • Spanish
  • Swedish
  • Thai
  • Turkish
  • Ukrainian
  • Vietnamese

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Apple Podcasts does not show my Amazon Echo in the device selector, but Spotify does.

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Apple Podcasts platform details


Starting with macOS Catalina (10.15)


Included application on iPhone, iPod and iPad


Included application on iPhone, iPod and iPad

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