Podcast Lounge

Podcast Lounge
$2.99
423 reviews
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Download size

4 MB

Last updated

3/8/2015

Version

2.5.5.1

Works with

  • Windows Phone 8.1
  • Windows Phone 8
  • Windows Phone 7.5

App requires

  • phone identity
  • owner identity
  • music library
  • media playback
  • data services
  • web browser component
  • HD720P (720x1280)
  • WVGA (480x800)
  • WXGA (768x1280)
  • photo, music, and video libraries
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Supported languages (2)

English English (United States)
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Access audio and video podcasts from all over the world from a library of over 90,000 podcasts.

Voted the best independent podcast app for Windows Phone by readers of WindowsCentral.com! 

Consistently selected as the best podcast app for Windows Phone by AllAboutWindowsPhone.com in their regular podcast app round-up.

Sumptuous user interface that enables you to browse, search, stream, download and enjoy your favourite podcasts effortlessly.

Featuring the most powerful podcast search available on Windows Phone; capable of finding even the most obscure podcasts.

Advanced play position algorithm means that returning to where you left off just works without fail.

True unattended background sync of your favourite podcasts, meaning your latest episodes are ready and downloaded when you launch.

Dedicated support team that truly listen and respond to your comments.

Full feature list:
- Audio and video podcast support
- Favourite podcast subscriptions
- Remembers playback position
- Full scrubbing support + pro controls
- Smart playlists suite with mixed audio/video
- Unattended-download sync service
- Social networking support
- Podcast download manager (paid)
- Podcast search facility
- List & filter podcasts by category
- Pin podcasts and playlists to start screen
- Ability to add podcast by RSS feed URL
- OPML import/export/launch association
- Continuous playback and auto-delete
- Authenticated podcast support
- gPodder/OneDrive import
- Live tiles with counter for new episodes
- Episode filter and sort options
- Backup and restore to OneDrive
- Sleep timer function
- Podcast specific sync controls
- Support for PodLove links

Application contains content reproduced under licence from bbc.co.uk - © 2015 BBC

EN_US
2.5.5/4/3/2/1 Updates
- Bug fixes

2.5 Update
- Added support for language translations (US & UK English current)
- Load speed optimisations
- Added ability to turn off background image
- Improved background sync reliability/debug
- Revised OneDrive credential requirement
- Numerous fixes and optimisations

2.4.5 Update
- Playback status more accurately reflected in episode lists
- Deletion on podcast completion now shows in UI properly

2.4.4 Update
- Bug fix

2.4.3 Update
- Bug fix

2.4.2 Update
- Bug fixes and optimisation

2.4.1 Update
- Bug fixes and optimisation

2.4 Update
- Added ability to setup individual podcast sync configurations
- Background sync agent optimisations for extra reliability
- Added shortcuts to playlist and sleep timer from the player screen
- Added ability to share podcast from program page
- Moved player controls lower down the player screen
- Favourites view counters refresh correctly
- Many more fixes and optimisations
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Reviews

  • by Michael 5/24/2015
    This is the only worthwhile podcast app in the store. I've tried many and not only does this app work very well, it offers some great playlist and backup features. Excellent interface and support. It is clear the developers take pride in this app. Worth every penny. I wish it were a universal app, but this version will do nicely.
  • by Omar 5/22/2015
    Runs nicely, stable, etc.. But the UI is very basic (and not even intuitive). Lets just say pivot control without knowing what are the side pivots are in general a bad design. Consider using pivots like in OneDrive or Facebook? Also UI too stretched in 1080p screens. Finally, get rid of the weird menu you get when doing a long press. They're are better menus...
  • by Andrew 5/19/2015
    Love it. No hiccups, no goofy controls.
  • by Bryle 5/10/2015
    No longer the best podcast app on Windows Phone. Pros: Intuitive and clean user interface. Robust Settings and Features. Excellent Live Tiles. Finds more podcasts than many other apps. Cons: Auto downloads mostly require external power. The app doesn't run as quickly or smoothly as it could. Skip didn't work.
  • by Vincent 5/7/2015
    Most stable podcast app out there. Two issues; user interface should be simpler and the biggest; no 1.5x 2x speed playback. For this reason alone I use another app. Please add this!
  • by Jeremy 5/5/2015
    Great replacement for the lackluster built-in Podcasts app. Worth every penny.
  • by Mong 5/4/2015
    It's greatest in wp store,I think. But some podcast can't be played, the publisher said it's about the license, https or something. Could u take a look?
  • by Matt 4/29/2015
    Taken me the better part of a day to download a handful of podcasts. Seems I need to start a download and stay on the screen or the download will stop, same if my screen goes to sleep. Also, after downloading and exiting, going back into the app some of the episodes I just downloaded are no longer available for offline listening...now I need to download them again! Default windows podcast app also has issues downloading podcasts, but this app I worse. Gave it two stars instead of one for the available selection of podcasts.
  • by David 4/23/2015
    Best podcast app on WP so far, certainly the most reliable. Two suggestions for features seen in castcenter (which had a great interface but is not reliable): Variable playback speed, and drag-and-drop reordering of podcasts within lists. With these two additions, podcast lounge will be near perfect for me.
  • by Alix 4/21/2015
    I'm a big fan but having lots of issues with playback; half the time the podcast won't play. Would be 5 stars if it was consistent!