By Overcast Radio, LLC

  • Category: News
  • Release Date: 2014-07-16
  • Current Version: 2022.11
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 14.34 MB
  • Developer: Overcast Radio, LLC
  • Compatibility: iOS 15.0+
Score: 4.71
From 34,146 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. 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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Good pod player, buggy app

The apps feature set is the best around (smart speed, remove silence, etc.) but the apps are buggy. iPhone app has issues connecting to AirPods and get confused. The Watch app is nearly useless. Never syncs properly, doesn’t update with current episodes; and download mostly doesn’t work or dial-up slow. So frustrating cause when it works it’s the best. It just doesn’t always work as it should.
By jmac1252

Buggy lately

For the past few months the app has been locking up. Sometimes when starting a pod, and sometimes in the first 5 minutes or so, the app will freeze, start counting from zero again with no audio, or get caught in refresh like it’s trying to buffer. The only way I’ve found to fix is close app (sometimes more than once) It’s a far superior app to the native apple…but im finding myself migrating back because of this nuisance
By Newpod42

I love this app!

I wish I could use this on everything spoken word that I listen to. I love the natural pause reductions. I love the very customizable playback speed. I love the interface and how smooth it works. I love this one podcast app. Keep it awesome!
By ExcessRope

Great app

Awesome podcast app, simple interface and easy to use. I love that I can set custom playback speeds for different podcasts. You can set notifications when your favorite podcast drops a new episode.
By super64

Fabulous easy to use podcast app

Have used Overcast for years. Never an issue. Solid app with easy to understand controls.
By MrOrangeCrocs

Great features

I love the layout and intuitive interface for searching and adding new podcasts
By IamNotGoodatChess

Excellent app, trim, and non intrusive.

This is just a good app all around with all the things you would expect from a good podcast player. My favorite is the customizable skip for intro and outros. Also really like the Apple Watch app, works great.
By Jeremy Sag

Annoying auto play

I don’t want podcast to start playing every time I open the app. Please let me turn this off! Also my iPhone is Bluetooth connected to home stereo and, even though the stereo is off, phone is dormant, and Overcast is not even running in the background, a podcast will start playing over the stereo. This app is doing things in the background even when turned off.
By asdfdas

Optimized podcast app

Overcast stands above the rest with the simplicity of adding new, building a playlist, and smart speed for each podcast.
By Hungry360

Best podcast player out there!

Way better than Apple Podcasts! Smart Speed has saved me a lot of time over the years! 261 hours, in fact!
By Alanriggs

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