Podcasts are a series of media files that are released episodically.

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iTunes 11.1 won't let user delete podcast titles?

I got as far as this question where my issue came up only as a comment. I've heard and deleted the 9/6 and 9/13 episodes, but they appear in the list. A right-click (sorry yes I'm on a Mac but ...
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Why isn't auto download working for the iphone Podcast app?

On my iphone, I use the Podcasts app and I have all of my podcasts set to auto subscribe and auto download. When I check the app in the morning, I see new podcasts showing up but there is a button ...
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Podcasts keep disappearing

After updating to iTunes 11.1.1, my podcasts keep disappearing. I've downloaded all the episodes numerous times and each time I close out iTunes, they disappear. I'm only able to retain the most 5-7 ...
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How to obtain the direct link to a specific podcast episode in iOS iTunes Store?

My friend, on her iPhone, wants to email me an iTunes Music Store link directly to a specific episode of a podcast. She wants to do this without downloading any 3rd party apps. Problem is....at ...
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Podcasts accidentally deleted from Windows iTunes but still on device - recoverable?

As a result of this debacle I have irretrievably lost about a dozen episodes of BBC Friday Night Comedy, which I have not yet listened to, from iTunes. These episodes are available for download for ...
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Redirecting podcast on server versus using <itunes:new-feed-url>

The documentation says to use both. So I am using both. But I put in a 301 redirect for my old feed first, then I inserted the <itunes:new-feed-url> tag into the old feed. So does this mean ...
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How can I get the iPhone Podcast app to resume playback after extended stop?

I noticed a while ago that the music app didn't play podcasts any more and that a (new?) podcast app does that. The result is that when I now listen to a podcast and stop it with the button on the ...
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Download and view podcast

If I download a free podcast onto my iTunes and onto my iPhone does it still use data from my contract?
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How do I reset iCloud podcasts syncing?

So, since I updated iTunes to version 11.1, my podcasts library went a little crazy. Some episodes were deleted from my Mac and all episodes are now marked with the little blue pin (saying they're ...
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Apple TV and Podcasts

I have an Apple TV 2, the one with a max of 720p. If I decide to upgrade to an Apple TV 3 for its 1080p goodness (or an Apple TV 4 in the future if/when it's released), when I log in with my Apple ID, ...
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How can I prevent iTunes from automatically downloading podcasts?

I listen to podcasts, but almost always on my iPhone (by downloading them on the iPhone directly) and almost never on my computer through iTunes. I do sync my iPhone with iTunes. However, any time I ...
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Itunes doesn't want to dispose played podcasts

I have a Podcast settings: ‚Keep all unplayed episodes‘ but Itunes doesn't want to dispose those played ones. There are only 9 new unplayed episodes and 19 fully played episodes are fully to ...
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Podcast list missing all dates

I have one specific podcast (Reasonable Doubts Podcast) that used to work correctly in iOS5, but since the upgrade to iOS6 with the standalone Podcast app, all the episodes are missing their dates, ...
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iTunes is splitting one podcast into multiple podcasts. How do I fix it?

I did not have this problem, until today. A new episode of Cult of Mac came out (#39). It was put into a different podcast folder, even though the episodes before it, have the same metadata. I tried ...
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iOS: Other music app via dock connector

I have an iPhone connected to external audio equipment via the dock connector. The phone is equipped with three apps for playing audio: Apple Music, Apple Podcasts and Spotify. I would like to use ...
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Why is the symlink I created inside an application container to allow for external storage not working?

I was trying to get around Vemedio's Instacast limitation on storage location by symlinking (ln -s) the Episodes folder in ~Library/Containers/com.vemedio.osx.Instacast/Data/Documents/Instacast to ...
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Itunes: Edit RSS Podcast URL

I added a RSS feed to my favorite paying podcast. Recently I changed the password. Everytime I update the podcast it asks for user and pass. No mater how many times I enter it and select "Remember ...
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How to delete a podcast from new ios6 Podcast app?

The new ios 6 has Podcasts broken out into their own application. I've got a bunch of old podcasts there for some reason. I can figure out how to delete all the episodes, but I can't figure out how ...
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How can I assign an image to a podcast in iTunes?

In the podcasts list in iTunes, some podcasts don't show an image. Is there a way to assign one? Online help in iTunes suggests doing a Get Info and clicking the Artwork tab, but that tab is always ...
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podcast directory

all my podcasts used to download to Music\iTunes\iTunes Music\Podcasts. after clean installing windows 7 and latest version of itunes, all podcast downloads are directed to Music\iTunes\iTunes ...
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Can podcasts be grouped or organised in iTunes?

I have a lot of podcast subscriptions in iTunes that cause a long scrollbar. This is exacerbated when a subscription is expanded and available podcasts listed. It would be great if I could just group ...
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How can I view the raw XML of an RSS feed in Safari (or Reeder)?

I want to see the raw XML of an RSS feed for a podcast. In Safari, as of Lion formatted XML files is supported. But RSS feeds are not formatted that way and instead presented in Safari's RSS Reader ...
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iTunes app on iPhone won't download podcasts

If I browse podcasts in iTunes on my (iOS 5.1.1) iPhone 4, most listings of episodes don't even fully load, with the download buttons (or sometimes the entire listing) failing to render. The exact ...
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Podcasts app “disappearing” from background?

I'm trying to give the new podcasts app by Apple a go. Every morning I listen to a podcast and then pause it when I get to work. When I want to keep listening a few hours later and just press on play ...
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Can iTunes combine identical podcasts?

Somewhat similar to this question, but I don't just want to import. I have a bunch of This American Life podcasts that I downloaded using iTunes on another computer. I also have a This American Life ...
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Transfer podcasts

I just switched from iMac to Macbook Pro and I wanted to transfer all my podcasts to it without downloading them all over again. Copy/Pasting the podcasts folder won't list it in iTunes. A found a ...
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Converting mp3 and video content so I can listen to it on my iphone

If I find a MP3 audio on the internet, or a MP3 video (or even YouTube), is it possible save this on my iPhone somehow so I can listen to it? Not sure but I believe iTunes has a special format.
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Podcast Playlist Plays Wrong Track

I have a smart playlist like Media Kind is Podcast Rating is ***** Plays is 0 Let say, for example, that I have five episode in the playlist and I play the third one down on my iPhone 5. Once ...
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iTunes 11: Where are my podcasts?

Ok, unless I'm missing something, I can't see my podcasts anymore? The only place they appear is in a new "Podcasts" playlist, which isn't much use to me for keeping track of episodes and ...
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how to reset iTunes incorrect unplayed Podcast count

I have an odd question, but at some point after updating to iTunes 11 my unplayed podcast count suddenly went up to well over 1,000 despite only having a few unplayed episodes at any given time. The ...
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add a certain episode to Podcasts app

I am using the Apple Podcasts app and I have setup iTunes to sync the last 10 unplayed episodes of each podcast feed to my iPhone 5. Now I found an old episode that I want to listen to but that one ...
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How to modify existing podcast information?

I'm a podcaster and I already submitted a podcast. However, I want to change the "Podcast Website" link under the Links section. ...
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Where has my Podcast playlist on my iPhone Gone?

Where have my podcasts gone from my playlists on my iPhone??? I used to be able to put my podcasts into a playlist in iTunes, but now they don't seem to go onto a playlist and can only be played via ...
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Blue dot not showing on podcasts not listened to

I'm subscribed to several podcasts. When a new podcast has downloaded, it shows a blue dot signifying that it hasn't been listened to. Many of the podcasts do not show the dot, even though I haven't ...
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How to display more than 100 podast on the list?

Since I've downloaded iTunes 11, I noticed that when I click on list, its only display the last 100 podcasts download, they are still in my computer because when I click on podcast I can see the ...
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Is there a way of listening to your podcasts at a faster speed in itunes 10.5

I have a backlog of all my favourite podcasts and i was wondering if I could speed up the rate at which they play to say 1.5 or 2.0 of the normal speed
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What is a good Apple podcast to listen to on a daily basis?

If I have time to listen to just one podcast a day or every other day about Apple stuff, which one should I listen to? I know there's a lot of different specialized Apple podcasts out there (i.e. Mac ...
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Unable to download podcast after iTunes previously crashed while downloading it

I subscribe to a podcast with weekly episodes. While downloading one episode of the podcast, iTunes crashed. Now I cannot download that episode anymore - if I try to, it errors with the (!) symbol ...
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Podcasts that I have played or marked as played on my iPhone are not showing as played when I sync to iTunes and are not being removed

Recently (I'm not sure when it started) podcasts that are marked as played on my iPhone (4 hardware, 5.0.1 OS), when I plug into iTunes, the podcasts are still showing as unplayed on the iphone in ...
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Can you stream podcasts from the server to the iPad or iPhone?

So we are having a problem right now regarding the Lion Server and streaming podcast. We already did the steps on technical note TS4126 and now we can play the podcasts made from podcast producer on ...
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How to remove unsupported format podcasts from iTunes download queue on iPad/iPhone

I tried download some video podcast episodes a few days ago but the iPad displayed a message saying it can't download them because they were in a format it couldn't read. The problem is they are now ...
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Where is the error message for a failed podcast download?

I am running iTunes 11 on Mountain Lion, and I am subscribed to several podcasts. All of them work except one: With that one, new episodes are found, but every time I try to download one I get an ...
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Is there a fast way to export podcast URLs from iTunes?

Is there an easy way to export all my subscribed podcast URLs in iTunes? I am trying to subscribe to the same podcasts on a non-Apple device (Zune used instead of iPhone when running) but having to ...
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Can I get podcasts on my iphone and stop them on my mac?

Now that podcasts can get auto-downloaded directly to my iphone, i no longer need to sync with my mac but when i use itunes on my mac, i constantly see podcasts downloading. Given that i never listen ...
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Certain podcasts not syncing to iPhone when subscribed through iTunes

I subscribe to a lot of podcast both audio and video on iTunes. I rarely have an issue with the audio but the video ones sometimes will not sync certain podcasts. For example current the "Fast Lane ...
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Why is double time speed different on iPod vs iPhone?

I have a 6th gen iPod Nano (software version 1.2) and an iPhone 4S (iOS 6.0.1) . On the iPod, I have options to listen to podcasts at ½x, 1x, and 2x time. On the iPhone Podcasts app version 1.1.2 ...
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Where do I change the default iTunes U download settings?

I want to change the default settings for iTunes U in iTunes 11. I can not find anything however relating to podcasts or iTunes U in the preference window. Now I need to change the Episodes to keep ...
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How to get list of played pdocasts in Itunes so that I select which to delete?

In iTunes, I want to be able to pull up a list of played podcasts from time to time and select some for deletion. I don't want to auto-delete podcasts marked as played as a) I share the library with ...
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Deleting a podcast off of an iPod Touch

I downloaded a podcast directly to my iPod, decided I didn't want it, and now it will not go away. I can delete it from my iTunes library but the iPod just automatically copies it back in when I next ...
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Is there an iPhone podcatcher? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What apps are available for subscribing to podcasts directly on the iPhone I was glad to see that you can download podcasts directly from the iTunes app on the iPhone, ...