By Overcast Radio, LLC

  • Category: News
  • Release Date: 2014-07-16
  • Current Version: 2021.2
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 9.29 MB
  • Developer: Overcast Radio, LLC
  • Compatibility: iOS 13.4+
Score: 4.72
From 26,294 Ratings


A powerful, simple, award-winning podcast player. Featured by the App Store as Editor's Choice and critically acclaimed by The Verge, TechCrunch, 9to5Mac, AppAdvice, and more. And there's no big company or VC funding here — Overcast is the only major podcast app written by a single person. The Verge: “The best podcast app for the iPhone” 9to5Mac: "Overcast is the best podcast app that I’ve ever used” AppAdvice: "Our favorite podcast client" Six Colors: "My podcast player of choice" The Sweet Setup: “Overcast is our favorite” Cult of Mac: “It’s the best podcast app out there” TIME: “Overcast lives up to its lofty claims” iMore: "My personal favorite" TechCrunch: “There is no reason why you should still be using the Podcasts app over Overcast” Overcast is a modern, fully featured audio podcast app with many useful features in a simple, intuitive interface: - Smart Speed saves time without distorting the audio or sounding unnatural. - Voice Boost makes every podcast the same volume with a broadcast-quality remastering engine. - Download podcasts for playing anytime, even offline. - Search and browse for new podcasts, plus get personalized recommendations. - Create custom Playlists with smart filters and per-podcast priorities, and rearrange the list whenever you want. - Receive optional notifications when new episodes arrive. - Subscribe to a podcast, or just add an episode: try new shows without committing. - Sleep timer automatically stops playback after any time interval you set. - Apple Watch app with standalone playback and cellular streaming. - CarPlay support. And Overcast has world-class privacy, with no third-party analytics, ad services, or tracking code. Overcast is funded by ads that promote other podcasts. If you choose to purchase Overcast Premium to hide these 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. Privacy policy: https://overcast.fm/privacy Terms of use: https://overcast.fm/terms Proudly made in New York.


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Sharp decline

Used for a while because I like the interface compared to other apps. But with recently has had repeated unexplained instances of episodes not playing or downloading at all even after waiting several minutes, even when I’m somewhere with internet connection good enough for HD video streaming. Think this may be an issue related to recent OS updates but not sure. Regardless, 2-5 min waiting for episodes to play is pretty absurd.
By NotaBearinaHumanSuit

Love it !

I have used this podcast app for a while. To me, there is nothing better. Lots of options and control.
By stacking dollars

Recent stability issues

I hate to write this because I LOVE overcast.. the features are so smart, everything you want and nothing you don’t with a great sense of humor too :) (love the “nitpicky details”) But... recently the app has been crashing when I try to play an episode, download speeds are super slow when I’m on WiFi but have poor cell reception (weird!), if I start an episode and leave the app it stops playing and loses my progress? These problems really need to be fixed. Anyway, I just became a premium subscriber to better support the dev team. Hope y’all can get the basic playback problems fixed in the next update :)
By 92892

Overcast watch app is now finally broken and useless

When it's not filling up my entire phone with previously downloaded podcasts - now - the watch app is Useless as it says nothing is playing when I start the podcast on Overcast on my iPhone. Apple's 'Now Playing' app shows it playing. So the Overcast watch app is Less than Useless - it makes it Harder to get to Apple's 'Now Playing' app. And they also removed the ability to move to the Next podcast from the watch app. Basic functionality. So ... I'm REMOVING Overcast and looking for a better app - as the developer does not seem do do much testing of new versions or use sanity checks to avoid Filling up my phone with previously listened to and downloaded podcasts.
By MacAppJunkie

One key feature broken

In general the app works. One now, IMO, major issue is with continuous play downloading an episode on cell data DESPITE my current setting of “only download on wi-fi “. Extremely annoying as this is a huge stealth data eater. Needs to be fixed ASAP as this was not the case in previous versions.
By Waste of time90210

Love love love

Most user friendly experience. Love the custom setting versatility.
By customer revuew

Used to be great!

I’ve used this app for a long time and it’s been flawless until recently. It no longer separates played podcasts from podcasts I am following or subscribed to. Super annoying when looking for something downloaded to listen to. Please fix!
By Riderundead

Love it

Love it
By bighike

Solid Podcast App

It does what a Podcast App should do. And it does it well.
By It's-ah-me-green-ah-mario

Way better than the other guy

Best podcast app there is!
By fantanna1


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