Review from Aaron Smith
5 stars for actually bothering to properly fill out the 'what's new' section for each release.
I love the app. Love the extra dark theme two thumbs up. I prefer the visuals of this podcast app over the other popular one. I recently began trying to use this app again to get back into podcasts. I noticed when adding podcasts on one device, they are not being added across my devices (phone & tablet). Besides that one issue, I love the app. Keep up the excellent work. Update: The podcasts are syncing across devices. There seems to be a bit of lag syncing across devices after first sign-in.
The best podcast app I have ever used, and I've used almost all of the ones available on the play store. I bought it and it is still the most used app on my phone. Being an ardent podcast listener, I can assure you that you cannot go wrong with Pocket Casts. Only problem is, I can't seem to use the web version even though I bought the Android app. I tried emailing Shifty Jelly about it to no avail.
This app hasn't been working properly for a year. Downloads are hit and miss but when you check out the'help' page every answer just blames the individual podcast owners. I think this sums up the attitude of the devs. They're really just hoping you'll fork out another $10 for the web app. Guess what? I won't be.
This app *was* very good but seems to have got weirdly buggy. This may be a phone issue (OnePlus 3 in the UK on Three) but until recently was fine. Has now been playing podcasts at double speed (?!) and when lock the screen, it stops and starts until I turn on then off the screen again. Now become unusable so will have to change app.
Used to love it. But one of the latest updates ruined it for me. The auto cleanup function has stopped working where I set it to only keep 3 episodes. It's automatically keeping five. Also when an episode is playing, and I start playing another episode, the previously playing episode would be added to queue. That is no longer happening.
"We know a few of you freaked out when your bulk delete button disappeared." Condescension not appreciated. And virtually every recent review complained about the loss of the delete function. What problem were you trying to solve? You respond by allegedly restoring a delete button, which doesn't actually delete episodes but makes everything look as if it's unloaded and unplayed. Here's what you're not getting, programmers. People who start listening to a podcast that has 100 episodes want to know what they've listened to and what they haven't. With the recent update and the alleged fix, we cannot do this. Again, by getting rid of the delete function, what problem were you trying to fix? And what's the barrier to simply restoring the ability to delete episodes?
Version 6.4.6. I mean those numbers look great together, don't get me wrong, but real talk: I can't wait for 7.4.7. Anyway some new things for you to enjoy:
- New Extra Dark OLED theme for all you lovers of black pixels. They don't get much blacker than THE ONE TRUE black. The app no longer restarts when you switch themes either.
- Fixed some issues with download URLs not changing properly when the author updates them.
- Fixes for picture in picture and chromecasting.
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