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A podcast is a series of digital media files (audio and/or video) that usually have a specific theme or type of topic and are subscribed to or downloaded from the internet.

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Combining RSS Feeds for Podcasting

Hi Super User Community, I am producing several podcasts and I'd like to take the RSS feeds from each to create one feed for our collective audience. That way the listeners of show "A" and ...
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How can I set a custom menu shortcut for Mark as Played in the macOS Podcasts app?

I did find the documentation at: https://support.apple.com/guide/mac-help/create-keyboard-shortcuts-for-apps-mchlp2271/mac and was able to set a menu shortcut for the menu option. However, the ...
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Can you send mp3 record found on a website straight to a podcast app such as "Podcast Player"?

I have recently found a great tool on Product Hunt called Send as a Podcast it's a chrome extension that allows you to select a text found on any website and then send it straight to your preferred ...
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How can I add a release date of a podcast to the filename or file metadata?

I use gPodder to download podcasts. For example, I have downloaded the podcasts for EconTalk and this is the first podcast: gPodder tells me that this podcast was “Released” on “2006-03-16.” How do I ...
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Setting an environment variable in Windows 10: gPodder

I have just installed the podcast client gPodder (https://gpodder.github.io/). I am trying to change the default download directory, and the manual indicates that you set the environment variable ...
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ffmpeg produces M4A that iTunes can not stream as a podcast (iOS Podcasts app can)

iTunes can play such M4A only after downloading. I found another podcast with M4A and iTunes stream those episodes correctly. My command is ffmpeg -i input.ogg output.m4a Result: ffmpeg version 3....
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Can I share an updating podcast archive via torrent file?

Given the case I produce podcasts, and my followers want to have the full collection on local storage: I would create a torrent file for the folder with all the audio files. Now can I add new ...
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How can I record part of an HLS-streamed audio and upload it to YouTube as an audio podcast

I will be posting a how-to guide as an answer to this question. It will demonstrate how to accomplish the above task, while meeting five requirements that at first seemed difficult to achieve: I ...
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Status "Deleted" on Podcast Connect - what to do?

I am a novice in publishing podcasts, and recently noticed the status of my podcast on iTunes' Podcasts Connect is set to "Deleted". Nothing has been published from my podcast since September, despite ...
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How to consilidate/merge Podcasts in MediaMonkey

I recently moved from iTunes to MediaMonkey as my media manager and podcatcher. Now I have the problem that MediaMonkey shows me a lot of dublicted podcast subscriptions as you can see in the ...
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What kind of server specs are needed for streaming audio from a web server? [closed]

I am working on a podcast website right now and am wondering if someone can help me out with some numbers for server load. Right now I have a cheap server from Digital Ocean: 512MBMemory 1 ...
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iTunes 12: How to export podcast subscriptions

With the release of iTunes 12 for Mac the option to export my podcast subscriptions (via an opml file) seems to be killed. Is there a possibility to create an Applescript that performs this job?
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Change output directory for gPodder

I'd like to change directory gPodder downloads podcasts to. Default output directory in Ubuntu is ~/gPodder/Downloads/. I cannot find output directory in config. How I can change output directory for ...
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Plex - Video Podcast Metadata Agent

Is anyone aware of the ability to have Plex read video podcast metadata so that Plex will show a video podcast similarly to a TV Show or Movie, where the title, description, and poster art are ...
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How to configure Apple's podcast app to limit clutter & centralize control in iTunes

I would like to know how to set up the Apple podcast app to remove clutter (on the phone) and centralize all controls on the computer's iTunes client. Basically I am trying to replicate the workflow I ...
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Deleted podcasts in error [closed]

I've deleted ALL my unplayed Podcasts in error. I immediately went to the Recycle bin and restored them but I can't find them. Please could you assist?
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Resume playlist playback

I'm trying to make my machine wake me up in the morning by resuming playback of my playlist of podcasts. What I've tried: Getting a mediaplayer that resumes playlist playback when you start it: ...
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Why episodes of my podcast are not visible on iTunes?

I had created my podcasts's feed with Podcastgen and I've added the feed to iTunes. The episodes are not visible in iTunes: the episodes are also not visible on iTunes webpage: However, after I've ...
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What software can I use to manager my video lessons? [closed]

I have a lot of different MIT lectures downloaded from youtube. I have also an account on lynda.com. I would like to find a software to manage all the data, like a podcast software. Maybe there is ...
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How do I download podcasts and put them on in WMP format, so I can transfer them to my non-ipod mp3 player?

I have a Sansa Disk MP3 Player. Is there a way to get the files from iTunes onto Windows Media Player?
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How do I download iTunes podcasts to my iPod?

I'm going on holiday tomorrow and I won't have Internet, so I downloaded 40 podcasts from iTunes. I've plugged in my iPod and booted up iTunes, but it won't sync them. It's synched my newest music, ...
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How to fix Itunes having changed podcast name to "Podcast Error"

I am using Itunes 11.0.2.26 on a Dell Latitude D531 laptop running Windows XP Home. In the middle of a session using Itunes a few days ago I noticed that in my Itunes library the NPR Fresh Air ...
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Downloading older podcasts in iTunes [closed]

I subscribe to a number of BBC podcasts. iTunes only lists the 10 most recent, but I want to go back further. How can I see older podcasts? Is this possible in iTunes?
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How can I prevent dead podcast links on our server being crawled by iTunes

Our work server was previously used to host a popular podcast link. The podcast is removed from iTunes but users are still trying to access the podcast link on our server. The user-agent strings in ...
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GPodder cannot download podcasts for some feeds

I try to use GPodder to download podcasts. For some feeds I cannot downloads any podcasts with error messages like: The text in gpodder log-file for this error is: 2013-01-23 18:54:41,322 [gpodder....
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Subscribing to a podcast in iTunes 11 from the URL

In previous versions of iTunes, you could go to Advanced » Subscribe to Podcast and then enter the URL. I used this all the time. In iTunes 11 I can't find anything comparable.
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Tool to bulk speed up/convert an audio file

I want to listen to certain podcasts on my phone but I have two common problems: The audio is in some weird format (some don't play on my phone). The audio is slow. I want to use something like sox ...
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How do I get a backlog of podcasts into a cloud-based stream for my iPhone?

I have a large ~30Gb backlog of podcast episodes that I am slowly working my way through. Currently these are stored in iTunes and I occasionally sync an old iPod Classic to get new episodes and ...
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Windows 8 Xbox Music Support Podcasts?

Does anyone know if the new Xbox Music app on Windows 8 (that is supposed to replace the Zune software) support podcast subscriptions and downloads?
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Why is iTunes using so much data?

I've been told by my ISP I'm using too much bandwidth so after using Activity Monitor to see that I'm using ~2GB a day I've used the nettop command line utility to work out where. Turns out it's ...
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Duplicate iTunes podcast folder – which one is correct?

Recently a extra podcast "tab" (for lack of a better word) appeared in iTunes after I subscribed to a couple of podcasts via RSS. Only the new podcasts show in that new tab (I'll call it Tab 2). All ...
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Simple Atom application that downloads everything

I'm looking for a simple desktop application that downloads everything linked in an Atom feed. This isn't for reading blogs or listening to podcasts - simply using the feed as a notification service ...
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Moving Podcasts to different folders

I downloaded some video podcast language lessons, all of which played on iTunes (9.2.x). But three of them were not copied to my iPod (5th gen) because they "couldn't be played on this iPod". I looked,...
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Listen to a ITunes podcast without using ITunes? [duplicate]

How do I listen to / download the files from a (free) ITunes podcast? The following question How to download a podcast without iTunes? suggests that I open the RSS feed to get the audio links. The ...
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Absolute easiest, dead-simple way to setup podcast from a bunch of mp3 files?

I have some friends who work at a non-profit institute which hosts a lot of guest speakers. They typically record those programs and then make them available on their website. The problem is that they'...
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Small app to automatically download podcasts

Is there a small utility/app that will download podcasts automatically for me? I don't want to run iTunes all the time, since it takes up a lot of memory and I have an old laptop. I just tried Juice (...
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How can I record a podcast?

There are a couple of podcasts I have heard that I would like to record. How can I do this? I have Audacity, will this help? I am using Windows XP The solution I found uses the Stereo Mix option: ...
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Running podcasts on Ubuntu without iTunes [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Linux Podcast Playback with Resume Capability Hi I am trying to view the podcasts on http://itunes.apple.com/itunes-u/programming-massively-parallel/id384233322#ls=1 Is there ...
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Will a sound card help the quality of audio recordings?

Some people also seem to use external devices too for podcasting and the like. What are they for? Just some kind of equalizer?
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Zune software and Podcast management

Is there anyone out there that has played enough with Zune software to know how it manages podcasts? In particular, how do get the Zune software to delete podcasts that have been listened to? What I'...
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Sync iPod with iTunes

I recently bought a new computer. I installed iTunes on it and subscribed to all my favourite podcasts. When I plug in my iPod, iTunes tells me that an iPod can only be synced with a single iTunes ...
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Podcast aggregator downloading old podcasts

I'm using Juice as a podcast aggregator, every now and again (quite rarely) it suddenly goes crazy and starts downloading old podcasts which I've already heard. I don't think this is a problem with ...
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podcast syncing and playing from multiple computers [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Synchronize Podcasts across multiple computers with iTunes (on Windows) I listen to a lot of podcasts and I would like to be able to build a single playlist and access it ...
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2 Macs and a Dell, not seeing the internet the same

My house has a 2006 Macbook Pro with Snow Leopard, a 2005 Macbook with Leopard and a 2010 Dell laptop with Windows 7. My wife uses the Macs as her computers, she loves listening to This American Life ...
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Linux Podcast Playback with Resume Capability

I'm asking a question similar to but distinct from this one Is there a Linux player that can resume playback of a podcast episode where it was last left off? This is the default behavior of iTunes ...
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How do I subscribe to the Stack Exchange podcast using the Zune software?

The Stack Exchange podcast is hosted by SoundCloud. The title says the rest.
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Is there any podcast player that supports bookmarks?

Is there any podcast player that supports bookmarks? By bookmark I mean during the podcast playback you can create bookmarks that you can go to later. It would be great if you also could make notes ...
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How can I get iTunes to check for new podcast episodes more often?

I would like for iTunes to check for new podcast episodes more often than it does, without having to click “Refresh” manually. Is this possible?
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Create RSS feed (a Podcast) from a folder in IIS 7.5

I have Windows 7 with IIS7.5 installed, PHP working, and IIS Media Services. I would like to set up a watched folder, where I will be putting mp3s recorded daily from another utility, so that when it ...
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can't listen to tips on bill Jelen podcast disc

Am using Windows 7-64 bit--have the bill Jelen disc with his podcasts on it. Can open the disc, select the podcast I want to listen to -it shows up on my screen but there seems to be no place to ...
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