Podcast Lounge

Podcast Lounge
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Download size

5 MB

Last updated

4/23/2014

Version

2.1.1.1

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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Access audio and video podcasts from all over the world from a library of over 90,000 podcasts.

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.

True unattended background sync of your favourite podcasts, meaning your latest episodes are ready for offline playback when you launch.  (OS 7.5,7.8, 8.0 + GDR2 update)

Full feature list:
- Audio and video podcast support
- Favourite podcast subscriptions
- Remembers playback position
- Full scrubbing support + pro menu
- 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
- Full integration with music + video hub
- BlueSmart – fixes Bluetooth phantom play
- OPML import/export/launch association
- Continuous playback and auto-delete
- Authenticated podcast support
- gPodder/OneDrive (WP8) import
- Live tiles with counter for new episodes
- Episode filter and sort options
- Backup and restore to OneDrive
- Sleep timer function

Version 2.1
Added pinning of Smart Playlists
Lots of improvements & fixes
Added sleep timer
Added episodes sort button

Version 2.0
Added Smart Playlists support
Lots of improvements & fixes
Backup/restore functionality
New player screen with scrubbing support
Revamped settings area
Added share status via Email
Support for HTML podcast show notes
Block auto-sync of specific favourites

Application contains content reproduced under licence from bbc.co.uk - © 2014 BBC
2.1.1 Service Release
- Fixed exception bug where the status line being empty caused a null reference exception (EpisodeStatusPanelStr)
- Added some additional helper text within the playlist editor interface to confirm that the limit routine is "and" not "or"
- IsoStorageSpace check was returning Kb instead of Mb
- Centralised the IsoSettings function so we can trap exceptions due to out-of-memory errors
- Addressed bug where advanced player controls wouldn't appear if the image hadn't loaded
- Fixed bug wtih EpisodeDetails indexoutofrange bug
- Fixed issue with minutes sometimes being presented as >60 in episodes view (Windows Weekly)
- Added function to present today/yesterday text in place of dates
- Added updated flurry analytics module
- Video player slide gesture still enabled in landscape mode
- Added IconicTiles with transparency for WP8 and WP8.1 for downloads, playlists and main programme tile + store icons (test)
- Added download counter to tile
- Addressed 8.1 exception (Coding4Fun Popup exception)
- The cut-over code dealing with duplicate titles now considers tokens, not just downloads
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Reviews

  • by Milad 4/24/2014
    Love the app. Has improved a lot and devs are very committed. Easily the star among all WP podcast apps.
  • by Dan 4/24/2014
    Best podcast app out there (and I've been through a few!)
  • by Andy 4/23/2014
    This podcast app is the only one in the store that is capable of keeping my podcast synced when I want them to be without tons of playback and download bugs everywhere. It had been great, and the 2.0 update puts it over the top. Really like being able to create a playlist of all downloaded episodes and pin it to my Start.
  • by Vlad 4/23/2014
    Best podcast app on Windows Phone
  • by Jarosław 4/23/2014
    Awesome app, developed by a great team!
  • by Patrick 4/23/2014
    It's better than nothing, but just doesn't work well for listening to podcasts while driving. It doesn't resume the last playlist if you launch using voice commands, you must look at the screen, find playlist, and click play. The buttons on my car radio don't work to scrub within a podcast or go to next in playlist. So much for hands free...
  • by Paul 4/23/2014
    Great podcast app. Probably the best on Windows Phone if not one of the best on any platform. There is some issues or missing features that keeps it from being truly perfect but don't let that dissuade you.
  • by Jerelle 4/23/2014
    Best podcast app, period.
  • by njoi 4/23/2014
    Really great podcast app. No negatives that I can think of except for lack of integration with Cortana. Please add that.
  • by Michael 4/23/2014
    Best podcast app, just added sleep timer under tools. Download in the background so ready to listen when you are ( or just stream without downloading). Jump to any part of podcast, also remembers where last left off, great app with great support