Overcast

Overcast

By Overcast Radio, LLC

  • Category: News
  • Release Date: 2014-07-16
  • Current Version: 4.0.4
  • Adult Rating: 17+
  • File Size: 11.87 MB
  • Developer: Overcast Radio, LLC
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 11.0 or later.
  • App Ratings:
    4.5/5 ( 18,325 App Reviews)
  • Price:
    Free
Overcast App Ratings: 4.5
4.5
Based on 18,325 App Reviews

Overcast App Details

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 the Season Pass 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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App Reviews

  • Thank you!

    5
    By nrlacanc
    To me listening to podcasts should be quick, easy and done without thought. Overcast is providing just that. You have all the functions you need in the free version and the adds are not intrusive. For me it was well worth the $10/yr to support the future development. Even though I consider myself an early adapter and enjoy changes to improve a product, I basically stopped listening to podcasts after the iOS update which changed the podcast app drastically. It is possible I am more forgiving to bumps in the development process when it is a small company or new product, neither of which describes Apple. With that said overcast does have some limitations that to me do not hinder the daily listening experience. The biggest I have noticed is searching for podcasts I am not always able to find what I’m looking for. An easy solution is to copy the url from Apple podcast app, use that in the search and there is no problem finding it. I also haven’t figured out a way to better organize all of my podcasts.
  • Corrupts long podcasts

    1
    By RickSpagna
    I’ve been using this podcast app since the beginning of time (I paid for it back when the paid version removed ads). For at least a year (conservative estimate) it’s been corrupting long podcasts, usually the ones I listen to that are 2+ hours. Basically, you pause the podcast and when you come back later to resume, you get a 10 seconds of garbled playback then it deletes the episode. Don’t know what the deal is but it’s pretty frustrating.
  • New episodes don't

    4
    By Vbbggdhbvgjvc
    The layout is visually fantastic, easy to comprehend what is played and what isn't. Well thought out UI overall. The sound quality blows away every other app. The only thing that is a negative, and seems so correctible, is the fact that new episodes do not download unless you click on downloads. This is at home on WiFi, with settings set to "download on WiFi." They sit in the queue and do nothing until you view them, and then they promptly download. It's kind of like the quantum measurement problem, an observer is required for no particular reason. Anyway sometimes I leave the house and hit the road only to find that all the new episodes are sitting there in the queue and will have to stream.
  • Best of the bunch!

    5
    By HepCaribou
    Audio quality is excellent, handling high speed, leveling of audio, and removing extra silence especially well. Interface strikes a good balance between rich features and easy to use. Developer is committed.
  • Much better the iPhone default podcast app

    4
    By coolrelaxed
    Functions better than most apps out there.
  • Great Interface and speed features

    5
    By T-Dray
    I love the smartspeed feature in overcast! It seamlessly reduces silences and dead spots in podcasts meaning I can binge through new shows more quickly. Also, the organization of the shows and episodes is far superior to the new version of apples podcast app.
  • Best audio podcast app, hands down

    5
    By mattip1
    Excellent app, stable and loaded with features. Keep up the great work!
  • The best podcast app– but this version has some bugs

    4
    By JTB193
    Title sums it up. Don’t get me wrong– you should absolutely get this app. But lots of design bugs in this version– random blue dots showing on the screen, weird blurred lines screen when I pull down an episode card, elements randomly appearing letterboxed on the sides, etc. Given the developer’s wont to call out buggy software– I feel okay writing this here!
  • Misleading

    3
    By Orbit724
    Downloaded this app because description says it supports play on Apple Watch, but that feature doesn’t seem to exist. Will try elsewhere. If Apple Watch functionality is not a dealbreaker for you, I’m sure this app is fine. As for me, I will be deleting this app.
  • a great and simple way to organize podcasts

    5
    By Llllllllllllpllllllpllllll
    great selection

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