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Tap That App: Downcast: The best podcast app on iOS
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Tap That App: Downcast: The best podcast app on iOS

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We show you Downcast, the podcast app that puts Apple's built-in features to shame. Auto downloads, quick skipping, sleep mode, and iCloud integration -- it's all here.

-- -- -- guys looking to zap -- I'm Brian Tong and this is the place to find the hottest piece about. In the mobile space and this one's for IOS users and podcast listeners and it's called downcast. On -- -- devices you can download a podcast. Through the iTunes store by each individual episode but you can subscribe to the podcast. And have it automatically download on your mobile device. The only way to do that is if you use iTunes on your computer subscribe to the iTunes app and then sync your phone with your computer. What genius -- -- that -- they might fix an Iowa sixth. But downcast for a dollar and 99 cents allies and automatically download and listen to all of your podcast -- -- the need to sync with iTunes at all. They can add any of your favorite video or audio shows check out the top podcasts that people listen or watch there's a really good when I recommend called. The Apple -- You can also search for specific ones are manually add the feed link for the podcast. I like the ability to create specific playlist for your different podcasts so I'll break went out in a topics like sports -- and comedy and there's a variety of settings for each playlist that you may. Now during playback you'll be able to listen at different speeds and scrub through the episode like you -- -- islets -- media player -- one of my favorites. Is the quick skip buttons -- -- to jump forward or backwards through the podcast easily plus you can innocent a sleep timer on the podcast. They also get iCloud syncing so all of your podcast subscriptions and playlist will be sync up across multiple IOS devices but -- -- see there's really no competition and downcast is the best podcast player app on IOS that it never heard of so now that you guys have any other apps like at the tap send them to tap that app at cnet.com I'm Brad -- the budget we'll -- you guys next time. -- -- -- --

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