What is uPod?
uPod is a full featured podcast player for Android with a beautiful, cover art centric Android 5 design and an inbox concept for easily assorting new episodes. It provides everything you might expect from a podcast player these days including cross device synchronization, audio playback speed control and volume boost, Chromecast and Google Cast for audio support, automatic media handling (download and deletion) and a lot more.
uPod is available for free and as a paid premium version.
The free version comes without ads, spywhere or other nasty stuff. It’s fully featured and brings — among other things — the following:
Beatiful, coverart centric, podcast colored user interface Effective inbox workflow for assorting new episodes Audio playback with speed control (requires at least Android 4.1) Audio volume boost (requires at least Android 4.1) Video playback (including audio only option) Support for bluetooth headsets and headset controls Offline show notes Drag-and-drop playlist Automatic download list Resumable downloads Automatic media file cleanup Lock screen and notification playback controls Support for Android Wear (control playback from your watch) Podcast subscription management Discover/search new podcasts OPML import and export Responsive layout (looking great on phone and tablet support) Material design (Lollipop/Android 5) English and German translations
The paid version adds the following features:
Cloud backup and cross device sync of playback positions, playlist and episode states tied to your Google account Chromecast and Google Cast for audio support Automatic download (e.g. when connected via Wi-FI) Podcast specific settings (e.g. auto add to playlist, only keep only the x latest episodes) up to two specific sync times per day