Pocket Casts App for Android Review

| September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Pocket Casts app is one of the innovative applications which have already created ripples on the Android platform. Developed by shiftyjelly, the app has fetched an outstanding 4.7 out of 5 rating on the Google Play Store and honored with a title of Google Play Editor’s Choice March 2014. Pocket Casts for Android brings phenomenal features on the board to define the management of podcasts at the best.


Pocket Casts app for Android provides an idiosyncratic interface which is simple to use. It lets a user search for podcasts and subscribe to them and allows one to organize them, share and play. The app in-house a unique and powerful search tool to narrow down the direct search method of inputting a term and displaying the similar results, the same fashion Google Play Store works. The app unveils numerous splendid features like playing an audio file at a variable speed which range from 0.5x to 3.0x, playing the videos directly on the TV with a single tap, dark and light themes, toggle video podcasts to audio and many more. The app costs $3.99 and can be downloaded from the Google Play Store.

Pocket Casts App for Android Review

The uniqueness of Pocket Casts app is being able to sync and back-up is remarkable. The app permits a user to transfer subscriptions, playlists and podcasts to other Android devices, which is great if one upgrade to iOS platform or if lose the device. Apart from this, the downloaded episode can be stored at any location and lets a user share their favorite podcasts, episodes and position in the episode among the peers. The app neither supports any marketing ads nor does it have episode limits or pushy trials. The filters in the app work next to perfection as it filter the files on the basis of the format and organize them systematically which defines Pocket Casts. The key feature of Pocket Casts for Android is its server which monitors the podcasts and refreshes it automatically.


Pocket Casts app requires Android version 4.0 or higher and a mere 4.3 MB free space for the installation. The app is compatible with both tablets and Smartphone. It is a one-stop app for pretty much every podcast need one would have, creating a central location for all manner of compelling content. Grab a copy of Pocket Casts from the Play Store as this is the best gift to be presented to one’s Android gadget.

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