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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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Synchronize podcasts with Rhythmbox to an iPod

Is it possible to synchronize podcasts with Rhythmbox to an iPod? If not, is there another application in Ubuntu that can do it? By synchronizing podcasts I mean doing the same thing iTunes does. ...
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Way to get old podcasts in iTunes

When you subscribe to a podcast in iTunes it only lists the 10 most recent podcasts. Is there a way to get the older podcasts?
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Get RSS feed from iTunes podcast links

I'm using Gnome's Rhythmbox to listen to Podcasts. Some Podcasts don't provide an rss feed for downloading the episodes but only a itms:// link for iTunes. Now I'd like to download them via a "normal"...
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How to download a podcast without iTunes? [closed]

I just want the .mp3 file. I don't want any of the other crap that comes included. I intend to just listen to this on a burned audio cd in the car. http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/stuff-you-should-...
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How can I make wget rename downloaded files to not include the query string?

I'm downloading a site with wget and a lot of the links have queries attached to them, so when I do this: wget -nv -c -r -H -A mp3 -nd http://url.to.old.podcasts.com/ I end up with a lot of files ...
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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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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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Get the RSS/XML feed for an iTunes U Podcast to use in another podcatcher

There are numerous ways to get the podcast feed for standard iTunes podcasts like this or this, however, neither of these methods work on the podcast feeds in iTunes U. I don't want to use iTunes, ...
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How do you permanently stop a particular podcast episode downloading in iTunes?

Every time I fire up iTunes and it automatically starts to get the lastest podcasts from my subscriptions, there are always some episodes that I don't want to get which happen to be the latest ones ...
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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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Can I use Media Monkey to subscribe to an iTunes podcast?

How can I use something like Media Monkey to subscribe to this iTunes podcast. Also, can this be done without downloading iTunes in the first place...?
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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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Subscribing to Podcasts in Windows Media Player

I'm trying to subscribe to a podcast in Windows Media Player 10, but I did not find any options to do that. If Windows Media Player does not provide that option please suggest any other players (...
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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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Use YouTube channels as podcast in iTunes

Is there a way to subscribe to a YouTube channel and have it show up in iTunes as a podcast? I want iTunes to automatically download the videos in MP4 format or download them in FLV and convert them ...
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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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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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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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Podcast software with Cue Sheet support

I am looking for an all-in-one solution which can do at least the first 2, preferably all 3 of the following steps from my current manual process: Podcast download (currently using iTunes) Search for ...
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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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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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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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Obtaining podcasts without using iTunes, how?

Is it possible to search for podcasts without using iTunes? I’m running Fedora so I would prefer not to have to install iTunes in Wine. Is there an application or plugin to RhythmBox that allows you ...
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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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Which free video editing tool can I use in windows to slice an mp4 file? [closed]

I would like to cut a portion of a podcast which is a mp4 file and upload to youtube. Which is the easiest way to do it?
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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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What is the easiest way to create and publish podcasts?

I am a software engineer, and unfortunately people know it. So I get those inevitable computer questions. This time it is a relatively simple one I think, but one for which I have no experience. ...
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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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How to make iTunes download all podcast episodes irrespective of listened/not

I am a big iPod user (especially podcasts). I have used iPod touch, iPod classic and iPod nano. I noticed that iTunes stops downloading podcasts that you no longer listen to and stops downloading ...
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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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iTunes alternative for Windows with good podcast management? [closed]

Since iTunes is so dog-slow on Windows, I'm looking for a good alternative that manages podcasts well. Bonus for syncing play counts, ratings, etc. Edit: I'm not looking for a podcast-only app, I'm ...
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Transcript creator OR Speech to text [closed]

I listen to a daily podcast that is about 4 hours long. I think it would be a cool project if I could come with some way to generate transcripts of it automatically. Is there any software that will "...
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Transcribe audio file to text? i.e. speech-to-text [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Speech recognition - MP3 to text software Is there a piece of software that allows me to point it to e.g. an mp3 file of a podcast which it analyzes and creates a text file ...
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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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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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Online tool to publish aggregated podcast feed with enclosures?

I listen to many podcasts. I'd like to share the best among them with an audience via an RSS feed, but I want that feed to include the original enclosure. The idea is that the audience puts my ...
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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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Restoring hidden podcasts

I manually manage my music in iTunes (the checkbox on the device summary page). For podcasts, I download mp3 files and drag them onto Music. This worked fine until recently. I chose Get Info for ...
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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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Re-downloading accidentally deleted podcasts in iTunes

I deleted some previously downloaded podcast episodes in iTunes 9 and I'd like to re-download them. (I don't want to manually re-download them because then they won't show up in the podcast's list in ...
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Skype: How to record a podcast?

I am doing a podcast with some friends. We are planning to do this by getting onto a Skype conference call and discussing our topic. Is there a way to record this Skype conference conversation into a ...
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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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Good software for recording podcasts on the Mac (OSX) [closed]

I'm looking for a piece of simple software that'll allow me to easily : Record Audio Perform basic editing (cut out a section, increase the volume) Save to MP3. People talk about Audacity, but I ...
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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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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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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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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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Export podcasts from iTunes as OPML, or some other way?

I recently bought a new computer, and installed iTunes 9 on it, mainly to subscribe to podcasts. All my regular podcasts are saved as subscriptions in iTunes om my old computer. Is there any way to ...