Main Features

Smart playlists with priority shows
Filter your podcasts by genre, or make a playlist out of your favorite podcasts.

Manual "On the Go" Playlist
Quickly pick the episodes you plan to listen to in your next listening session. On the Go playlist, reminescent of the one introduced by Apple on the original iPod, make it fast and easy to prepare a custom sequence of shows to listen on your next commute.

Automatic or manual playlist reordering
Sort your playlists by date, or arrange them in a custom sequence.

Program dependent automatic leveler
Increase audio level consistency between different parts/voices of each show, without altering original audio character.

Adaptive gap-zapper
Increase play speed without losing intellegibility by shortening silent parts. Available in three levels for maximum customization.

Streaming support
Spare network traffic downloading only the parts you want to play, when you want to play them. (Or automatically download the whole thing as soon as it is published).

Quickly jump to your favorite topics (available on podcasts that support ID3 chapter marks).

Apple Watch support:
Control play/pause, select next podcast to play, control audio effects and sleep timer directly from your watch.

Preview shownotes
Use 3D-touch to display shownotes without interrupting currently playing show (on older devices the same feature is available by long press).

iCloud sync for subscriptions and playhead position
Pick your subscribed shows on any of your iOS devices and resume playing from where your left.

AudioUnit API based custom player
Maximum performance and minimal battery drain.

Serverless design
Our studio can go out of business but Castamatic will keep on working until there are podcasts to listen to on planet Earth.