Overcast

Overcast

By Overcast Radio, LLC

  • Category: News
  • Release Date: 2014-07-16
  • Current Version: 5.0.3
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 13.27 MB
  • Developer: Overcast Radio, LLC
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 12.0 or later.
  • App Ratings:
    4.5/5 ( 23,800 Reviews)
  • Price:
    Free
Overcast App Ratings: 4.5
4.5
From 23,800 Reviews
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Overcast App 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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App Reviews

  • Best podcast player ever

    5
    By BubbaTheConqueror
    Overcast has all the features you want. Most important to me is the adaptive speed boost and silence trimming. Marco has done an amazing job!
  • So much better than apples podcast app

    5
    By user18765
    I love how easy it is to use, sort and listen to my favorite podcasts. I also never have issues with podcasts loading. Where my podcast app often freezes when updating with the newest episodes, overcast has never had any issue streaming or downloading the latest episodes. Love it.
  • Watch app somehow got less reliable with the update

    2
    By Zeyphersan
    5.0 was supposed to be this big update that included this awesome watch app, stand-alone playback, everything we wanted. It seems like it worked for some people, but it never worked for me, ever. Two of the screens that were supposed to show me playlists just never populated, and I never was able to get a podcast on the watch successfully. Each update failed to fix these issues. Finally 5.0.3 came along and got the playlists to fill, but still wouldn’t move any podcasts. To make matters worse, eventually the playlists disappeared again AND the watch app can no longer play/pause correctly, the button doesn’t function as it should. Play/pause is like the basics and the fact that it doesn’t work is baffling. This is after uninstalling and reinstalling both the watch app and the phone app in my troubleshooting. Doesn’t help that the developer’s email for feedback is a black hole. Several emails, not even a hint of a response, or even a “hey I know I’m working on it.” Plus one star because it’s still my favorite podcast app on the iPhone, but man the watch app seems to be missing and losing functionality each update. I finally had to uninstall it so I could play/pause correctly from the now playing screen. Will update if things ever get fixed.
  • Overcast

    5
    By scottsdalebubbe
    Sooo much better than Apple Podcasts. Very stable and easy to organize.
  • Glitchy

    3
    By Vulgar demos
    Love the app but recent releases, including the latest, have had some serious playback issues. Sometimes thinks it’s playing and it’s not. Sometimes just doesn’t play. Force quitting fixes it temporarily.
  • Search function=perfection

    5
    By RethinkD
    The only thing I didn’t like about this app (which behaves far, far better and is organized in a much more logical way than apple podcasts) was that there was no search function for episodes. Now, praise be, there is, and I can try to figure out if My Favorite Murder did a certain serial killer, or if SYSK covered this one topic I vaguely remember. Get this app for your podcasts.
  • APP NO LONGER COMPATIBLE WITH APPLE WATCH

    1
    By Hegetsthegirl
    After the update, the app no longer appears on Apple Watch. Not in list of compatible apps. PLEASE FIX!!!
  • App crashes when launched

    1
    By lanestew
    Unfortunately, I paid to watch an app crash
  • Ap

    5
    By MrBlue222
    Thanks to the latest update, Apple Watch stand-alone playback works perfectly: I can finally take my watch by itself on a run. Awesome! And even if you don’t have an Apple Watch, Overcast is still the best podcast app there is. Smart Speed has no equivalent anywhere else.
  • Getting buggier, no more attention to quality

    3
    By phototrek
    Is this still the best podcast app,and I contribute with the optional subscription to keep the development going. Unfortunately, like so many things today, the quality is dropping and the developer doesn't seem to care even though bugs get reported. Podcasts get sorted randomly, every time I get into the car a random podcast starts to play, and so on. All of these things are reported with detailed steps to reproduce and it's only getting worse, the bugs just keep coming.

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