Overcast

Overcast

By Overcast Radio, LLC

  • Category: News
  • Release Date: 2014-07-16
  • Current Version: 5.0.1
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 13.11 MB
  • Developer: Overcast Radio, LLC
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 12.0 or later.
Score: 4.5
4.5
From 22,781 Ratings

Overcast 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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User Reviews

  • Best podcast app just keeps getting better

    5
    By toromei
    Overcast has saved me over 350 hours with Smart Speed since I started using it when it first came out. The care that goes into this app really shows. I’ve never had a better audio experience anywhere else, from quality to features to convenience. <3
  • Latest ‘upgrade’ has good ideas, but POOR execution

    3
    By JaredC55555
    Positive aspects of the latest release: (v5) * The app displays how frequently podcasts’ episodes are released (if released regularly) * You can now search the podcasts you have downloaded * Seems to freeze less frequently after the app has been idle for a while Blunders of the latest release: * The ‘Unplayed’ episodes list also shows all of the episodes you’ve listened to completely and are marked ‘played’. You can see how this would be frustrating when you have podcasts that have a few hundred episodes and you’re trying to find just the episodes you haven’t listened to yet. I’ve reached out to the developer about this (last year, and again recently), but no response. * Just plain POOR use of screen space: - A generously sized search bar is ALWAYS present, not just when you scroll up (like in other apps) - The area for viewing show notes has been cut down significantly. Lots and lots of scrolling! - The spacing of in the episodes list is awkward. It only fits about 4.5 episodes on the episode list at any given time. It’s like I’m reading a large print book.
  • Podcasts on the watch ushers in a new era

    5
    By Sigrid710
    Gorgeous new playing screen and the setup for transfer to watch is the best thing this side of cellular streaming (which even Apple hasn’t pulled off). Best podcast app, worth the subscription price
  • Everyday Use For Years And Love It.

    5
    By kjpatten13
    Everyday to and from work for 3 years now and I have nothing bad to say once so ever about he app. I have never had a single issue. Great app, thank you!
  • Always Great and Now Even Better

    5
    By mikemilzz
    Overcast has been great for a long time but with the most recent update it just got even better. The new design is fresh, and the offline Watch playback is a huge addition. There are many podcast players out there but none made by someone as passionate about podcasts and audio quality.
  • Pausing every 30 sec when phone is locked

    2
    By GaretBo
    Love the refreshed look of the app for iOS 12 and watchos5. But I have to keep my phone unlocked when connected to my cars Bluetooth so the app doesn't stop playing. Everytime I lock my phone the podcast stops playing after like 30 sec ☹️
  • Please bring back swipe back to close

    5
    By ILikeApps333
    Swipe from left should dismiss as it used to. Thanks!
  • Really Overcast? I mean, come on..

    4
    By Sac59345934
    Why would someone plan to remove a feature loved by many? They have to be insane to do that. Where is the progress bar above the collapsible audio player? Please bring it back.
  • Simply a wonderful app

    5
    By K. James McClure
    Love this app. I’ve used it for years, and this update makes it much better in many ways. This is of the apps I recommend to people the most.
  • Good, but lacking

    3
    By llr415
    Missing the option to add all episodes of a newly subscribed to podcast which was available on previous versions

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