Podcasts from Apple offers you a convenient way to play and subscribe to your favorite podcasts. With this app you can browse literally thousands of podcasts for free, or you can head over to the Top Charts and check out what people are watching and listening to.
Podcasts isn’t just a basic app as it lets you add your favorite stations so whenever new episodes air you’ll never be late. You can sync iTunes playlists or make one on the fly so only the episodes you like are played. There’s also an iCloud feature that keeps your stations and subscriptions organized and sync them across all your devices.
With Podcasts you can browse thousands of free programs covering news, sports, business, music and many others. If you like one you just tap to subscribe and the new episodes come to you free. Because it supports video and audio, you don’t need to get another app, and you can download or stream. If you download the podcast you can listen to it offline, a nice touch.
Playback controls are easy, and you can go forward and back without any hassle. Podcasts also supports Siri and can several programs by name. The app also lets you adjust the playback speed, has a Sleep Timer and numerous organizational tools. Aside from subscriptions, you can make custom stations based on your favorite podcasts and choose when episodes should be downloaded. Podcasts has a lot of features, but fortunately it is very easy to use, which can’t be said of other podcast apps, making it an ideal download.