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stefp
stefp

@adiabatic Thanks. I’ll give it another try.

adiabatic
adiabatic

@stefp I remember back before that bug existed. You may be happy to know it's been fixed.

cdevroe
cdevroe

@stefp I keep my podcatchers set to autodownload so perhaps that never bothered me.

cdevroe
cdevroe

@amit I am that to be true too.

cdevroe
cdevroe

@mikehaynes i miss Overcast's Playlist feature.

alice
alice

@amit I completely agree! I have tried tons and tons of free apps but then I caved and I purchased Pocket Casts and never looked back.

amit
amit

@stefp Exactly, assumption that a user either wants every episode from a podcast automatically downloaded or wants none is so misguided. The belief, it seems, is one would never decide whether to download an episode, manually only when it arrives. Well I do, for every episode.

mikedotfm
mikedotfm

@amit @cdevroe Especially if you're coming from GPM, it's no contest.

stefp
stefp

@amit @cdevroe The thing I like about Pocket Casts is that, unlike the more popular Overcast, it lets you download individual podcasts. I could never find a way to stop Overcast trying to download everything at once.

amit
amit

@kaa Yes, every now and then I keep going back to Overcast and Castro. Even though I like some features those 2 offer, for me personal I prefer the user experience with PocketCasts.

Regarding longer lists, yeah that’s a problem. Not experience wise, but in terms of time at hand - just not enough.

kaa
kaa

@amit I used to use it heavily, but as the list grew, Castro become my default podcatcher (are they even called that anymore?) of choice.

amit
amit

@cdevroe been a long time user of PocketCast, even on iOS where it has a lot of competition. But overall user experience & feature list wise, it has to be the best.

On Android, could never find any option that came close.

cdevroe
cdevroe

I’ve finally purchased and switched to Pocket Casts on my phone. In a week or two I’ll write up a comparison of it to Google Play Music for podcast listening but I’m pretty sure anything will be better than GPM.