Overcast

Overcast

By Overcast Radio, LLC

  • Category: News
  • Release Date: 2014-07-16
  • Current Version: 4.2.2
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 11.26 MB
  • Developer: Overcast Radio, LLC
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 11.0 or later.
Score: 4.5
4.5
From 22,088 Ratings

Description

A powerful yet simple audio podcast player, with features such as Smart Speed, Voice Boost, and Smarter 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 pick up extra speed without distorting the conversation. - 3D Touch support - Rich notifications - Apple Watch app - 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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Reviews

  • Censorship much?

    1
    By chkur6
    This developer has decided to restrict access to certain shows based on his political beliefs. He actively removes shows from the feed. Also the UI, specifically the way podcasts are listed and organized, is clumsy and non-intuitive. I much prefer other players ways of handling podcasts. The others also value free speech. You can hear him talk about what a hero he is on his own podcast where he gushes about removing podcasts from the feed.
  • Poweranger

    5
    By poweranger 1964
    This app works great. It is easy to add and delete podcasts and to start and stop them unlike my previous player. Awesome app!
  • Suppression of Speech & Censorship

    1
    By ColinVsGravity
    The developer of this application has admitted that he bows to angry pressure from far-left leaning advocacy groups. The word he actually used was “bullied” when describing their tactics. Nobody should use this application for as long as the people running it are going to listen to angry keyboard warriors instead of telling them where to stuff it.
  • Best podcast app periods

    5
    By EconsCake
    If you’re still using apple podcast, come on what’s wrong with you. Overcast Has been my go to podcast app for quite some time now. I have tried other services like Castbox and I just didn’t care for it. But overcast it’s just so simple and basic and does what you need it doesn’t have any frills. Downloads your podcasts that you want to listen to and they are just there and there’s not a bunch of different windows it’s the it’s the best one
  • Hate speech

    1
    By leeboski
    The developer doesn’t have the right to determine what hate speech is and is nothing but a liberal bot with his banning of nratv and jones. The user has the SOLE RIGHT of determining what content THEY may wish to enjoy. I do not need the help of lame hilbots making decisions for me. That’s what fascism is. If I could give a zero I would. The stock apple app works fine except for the CEO pulling the same stuff. I wonder what Steve would say...
  • Great app

    5
    By cdog327
    Stop messing with he stupid apple podcasts app and get this great one!
  • Great podcast app!!!

    4
    By combst
    Overall great functionality and great access to my favorite podcasts. Only issues that I’ve had are with notifications coming through when new episodes are available. I won’t find out until I click into the app sometimes. Other than that I’ve really enjoyed Overcast!!
  • Disappointed

    2
    By mrwho609
    I like your podcast in general but when you start taking away peoples right to share a podcast just because you don’t like the person for political reasons I lose respect for you
  • This app censors your feeds

    1
    By Pixelnate
    I deleted this app because the developer has decided to block sites he doesn’t like. While I don’t listen to Alex Jones, I vehemently reject restrictions on free speech, and the act taken by this developer is akin censorship. I didn’t pay for this app to be told by him what I can and can’t listen to. If you believe in free speech you should also delete this app. There is no telling which sites he’ll be blocking next!
  • Easy to use

    5
    By Makieus
    Apple podcast is very lacking. This app has made it easy to select and continually update the various podcasts I listen to

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