Pocket Cast was founded by Philip Simpson and Russell Ivanovic in 2010. The app is available for both android and IOS devices. The interface of this app is very easy to use and understand. Pocket casts is a podcast listening app that has over thousands of Podcast shows.
The app is competing against many big players like Google and Apple. The app has got around 1,000,000+ downloads on google play store and has ranked on the app store in the news category.
App Features and Capabilities
Below are the features that you will see while starting the app.
Podcasts: In this section, you will see all the podcasts you are subscribed too. You can change the layout of this section to a large grid, small grid, and list view. You can also add badges to your podcast which shows the percentage of all unfinished podcasts. In this section, you can share the podcast to anyone by clicking the three-dot menu button on the top right corner and then sharing option. You can also sort podcasts by name, release date, date added, and drag & drop.
Filters: in this section, you will find all the new release podcast of the channel that you have subscribed to. You can filter by new to old or old to new, you can also choose the last 2 weeks which will show you episodes that were released in this time frame.
Discover: in this section, you can discover and search a new podcast from your favourite host, you can search podcast by genre like art, business, comedy, education, fiction, government, health & fitness, history, kids & family and many more. You can also find some of the trending podcast in this section of the app
Profile: In this section, the first thing you will see is the login option where you can log in to your account and listen to your subscribed podcast. After this you will see details of a podcast like how many podcasts you have subscribed to, hours listened and seconds save. Next thing you will see is the stats that shows the hours and minutes of podcasts you have listened to.
Downloads: whenever you download any episode it will be saved in this section.
Appearance: In this section, you can change the look of the app UI and also the icon of the app. Some of themes and app icon on this section are paid.
Import and Export OPML: if you have a podcast subscription in another app or service, pocket cast can import them from an OPML file. You can also export the OPML file from this app.
The app is very user-friendly and is very easy to understand and use.
Audio quality is very good from the app.
You get the theming feature on this app which means you can change the overall look of the app and also you can change the icon of the app.
Wide range of podcast directory.
There is no social login on this app.
Other Information to Know
This is a freemium app which means you can download the app for free but there are some of the features that will be available from in app purchases. This app uses internet connectivity to listen and download podcast shows.