Questions tagged [podcasts]

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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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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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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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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Double-speed playback for iTunes?

The iPod app on the iPhone (and presumably the iPod Touch) supports playback at 2x the recorded speed. This is great for listening to talk-radio podcasts when I'm driving, as I can get about twice the ...
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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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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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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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Synchronize Podcasts across multiple computers with iTunes (on Windows)

I find myself frustrated with the following scenario, which is driving me nuts: I use iTunes to subscribe to podcast X on computer A and sync the episodes to my iPod. During my day, I discover ...
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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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Where did the “Get” button go for downloading podcast episodes in iTunes?

I opened up iTunes and the "Get" button is gone for downloading podcast episodes. This is strange because I haven't changed any configuration settings. Economist Audio Edition: BBC Global News ...
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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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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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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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Is there a way to get iTunes to automatically play all items in a podcast?

iTunes always stops at the end of each track in a podcast, forcing you to manually queue up the next one by hand. This is all well and good for longer podcasts like the stackoverflow one, but for the ...
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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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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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How does an iPhone know which mp3s are podcasts?

I recently got an iPhone, and quickly found I would rather use the Zune software instead of iTunes. So I turned on the manual syncing, and I can just drag the mp3 files I want over to the iPhone in ...
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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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How can I create my own private RSS feed of selected podcasts?

I would like to be able to browse the Internet and "drag" available MP3 files of various podcast episodes into my own private RSS feed. I would like to then subscribe to this RSS feed with iTunes. ...
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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 can I delete a podcast episode from my iPhone?

I have an iPhone and an iPod. I'm subscribed to one podcast. My iPod is set up to download the 10 most recent unplayed, and the iPhone is set to download the 10 least recent unplayed. One night, I ...
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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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Songbird + Podcasts not working?

Using Songbird 1.2.0 but cannot figure out how to get Podcasts to work with it. From what I understand that is what they call subscriptions, which I have added but nothing downloads?
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Is there a good podcast app for Windows Media Center?

I would love to easily watch podcasts on my media center machine. Is there a service or application I can run in the background which will automatically get the latest podcasts and integrate them ...
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How do I update podcasts on my iPhone that are not listed in the iTunes directory?

I listen to a number of podcasts that are not listed in the iTunes directory (and never will be) -- is it possible to update these podcasts from the iPhone to get the latest episodes while I'm on-the-...
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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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Podcast - tools for creating feeds [closed]

I want to change from a streaming server to the Podcast way of distributing our messages. We are a world wide net of churches with 2 and more messages per week and church to be uploaded. I need some ...
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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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How to choose my own filename format for subscribed podcast files?

I subscribe to several podcasts where the filenames of the downloaded mp3 files have no particular pattern to them. When I copy the directory of accumulated mp3 files into my mp3 player, the files ...
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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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Podcasting: Pipe internet audio to conference calls

I have a podcast and we use Skype and Audio Hijack to record all of us. How would I go about piping audio so the other people on the Skype conference call can hear it real time? I would like a ...
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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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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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Download all Stack Overflow podcasts onto my iPhone

I want to copy all of the Stack Overflow podcasts onto my iPhone. Unfortunately, iTunes will only let me get the last 10. Nik suggested a method of importing MP3s into iTunes, but it appears that this ...
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Looking for a software / something to automate some simple audio processing

I'm looking for a way to take a 1-hour podcast MP3 file and split it into several several 2-minute MP3s. Along the way, I'd like to also do a few things like Amplify the volume. The problem I'm ...
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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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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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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 to move a downloaded track into the Podcast section of the iTunes Library?

Pretty much the exact opposite of this question. I subscribe to a podcast, and I recently found a bunch of old episodes available for download on the publisher's website. When I add these manually-...
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How to sync podcasts between two computers?

I want to share only podcasts between two computers, without music and videos, is there any solution of sharing iTunes podcasts?
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App / protocol to tune into live audio and video based on schedule or subscription

Many of us have embraced the podcasting revolution enabled by rss feeds and podcatchers. Alot of sites now broadcast live streams of what is eventually edited into a podcast. In most cases ...
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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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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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Podcatcher/Podplayer that syncs position across machines and devices?

I have multiple computers that I am on in a given day. Macbook in the morning, Macbook Pro at work, iPhone when out and about and an iMac in the evening. I listen to a range of podcasts through the ...
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How to delete a podcast from an iPod and not have it reappear after syncing with iTunes?

Say I have subscribe to a single podcast and I have Episode 1 and Episode 2 on my iPod. Each episode is 30 minutes long. I listen to the entirety of Episode 1 and just the first 15 minutes of ...
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Restrict iTunes smart playlist to audio only

I have a smart playlist of my favorite podcasts which I use for commuting -- it's mostly a simple collection of "Album contains This Week in Tech" or "Album contains Croncast", etc. The feed from The ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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.