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

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Movies and Podcasts are not set as watched on the second generation Apple TV

I have a little problem with my new second generation Apple TV. TV episodes and podcasts remain unseen/unheard status even if I did watch/hear them. So the list of unwatched shows stays pretty much ...
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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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Force iTunes update overnight using cron

I was wondering if anyone knew a command line 'command' I could use in a cron to force the iTunes podcast updater to run overnight. I'm running 10.6
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How do I exclude video podcasts from my podcast smart playlist

I created a Smart Playlist to sync to my iPod Touch so I can listen to my podcasts one after the other while I'm on a long drive. I can't figure out how to leave Video Podcasts off that list, ...
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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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How do I read show notes while playing a podcast in the iOS Podcasts app?

I can’t figure out how to view show notes in the iOS Podcasts app. Previously, I could just tap on the album art in the now playing screen, and it would display the show notes just like lyrics to ...
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iTunes or other RSS/podcast reader that can retrieve whole podcast, I.E. transversing pages?

I listen to a podcast* which is in Atom RSS 2.0 format. I subscribed with iTunes, the feed presents 5 entries in each page, and pages are accessible by appending ?page=n, n being the page number. ...
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How can I mark a podcast as “Listened to” on my iPhone?

Is there a way to mark a podcast as "Listened to" on my iPhone/iPod? Occasionally I get podcasts that I've already heard, and I was hoping there was a quick way to mark them as played.
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Can I view the list of songs within a podcast while playing it?

When playing a podcast on my iPhone, can I view the names of the songs (or whatever show notes are embedded into the podcast metadata?
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Can I edit the “Release Date” field of podcasts in iTunes?

My workaround for iTunes automatically assigning hollow star ratings to new podcast episodes has an unfortunate side-effect: after dragging the podcast files back into iTunes, they not longer have ...
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How do I stop iTunes from automatically assigning a hollow star rating to podcasts?

I’m having a problem with podcasts in iTunes. Here’s how it seems to work: I listen to a few episodes of a podcast, rating them as I go. (I use the 2-star rating to mark podcasts for deletion once ...
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Make iTunes delete old listened podcasts (after a while)

I would like iTunes to automatically delete the downloaded file after I had listened to it. Ideally I would like to be able to keep them for a few days after I had listened to it but it's not ...
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Disable podcast chapters on iPhone?

I like to listen to podcasts on my iPhone, and there's one feature that really bugs me: when a podcast has chapters, it's impossible to see how far you are into the podcast, how much is left, or to ...
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Syncing podcasts between devices

I watch video podcasts on my iPad and listen to audio podcasts on my iPod. Both podcasts sync to each device. If I delete audio podcast from iPad, I lose it on the iPod as well and vice-versa. How ...
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How can I get iTunes on my new MacBook to acknowledge an existing Podcasts directory?

I'm setting up my new MacBook Pro and iTunes doesn't acknowledge an existing Podcasts directory that I have on a networked drive. This directory was created by iTunes running on my Windows laptop. ...
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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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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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Can I stream podcasts from my Apple TV rather than downloading them?

Apple TV lets me stream Podcasts, other devices (iPad, Mac, etc.) download them. Streaming saves on storage space, and Podcasts are "throw away" videos,so why store them... So is there any way I can ...
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Why are there ghost items in my podcast list that I cannot delete?

Check out the image below. I cannot finger swipe to the right to get rid of the top and bottom grayed out podcasts. They are not in iTunes on my local disk or listed in the podcast section of the ...
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Can I use iTunes Wi-Fi Sync to sync podcast positions?

It seems that iTunes Wi-Fi Sync only kicks in automatically (when plugged in) if there is new content, but not modified content. If I listen to a podcast on my Mac, the time remaining in the podcast ...
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iOS iTunes latest podcasts not showing up

On my iPod touch running iOS 4.1, the iTunes store app (purple note icon) lets me search for podcasts and download episodes. In my RSS feeds I often see a new podcast episode announced, so I load up ...
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Cocoa app to publish podcasts vs Mobile friendly site

I'm not sure of the legal implications of what I am trying to do, but here it goes. There is a radio show that I love listening to. It comes on everyday and the podcasts are uploaded to a website so ...
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iPhone podcast app for binge listening to large back catalog?

Can anyone help me find an iphone podcast app that has features that allow efficient browsing through podcasts with large back catalogs? Specifically I would like to be able to go through the list of ...
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Itunes does not play podcast

Yesterday I downloaded the 64 bit itunes for my PC in order to play a podcast. I am unable to hear any of the podcasts. After I click play nothing happens. No audio. nothing
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How do I automatically add podcast episodes to my iPod Touch 5 from my iTunes 12 instead of having to get them from the cloud?

I have subscribed to a podcast added several of the older episodes to iTunes 12 on my PC and downloaded them from the cloud. Before syncing my iPod Touch 5, I have selected the that podcast to be ...
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Synching progress in podcasts not synched correctly

I often listen to podcasts in my car via the dock connector and the cars stereo as well as via headphones (when I'm mowing the lawn, for example). However, I think ever since the Apple podcasts app ...
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How do I sync podcasts added in the iPhone's Podcasts app to iTunes on OS X?

I added some podcasts from the iTunes store to the iPhone Podcasts app version 1.2.3 on iOS 6.1.3. My iTunes 11.0.5 sync settings for this phone's podcasts is sync podcasts, and automatically include ...
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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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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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How can I remove errant podcast entries in iTunes?

I am using iTunes 10.6.3 on OS X 10.8 On my second generation AppleTV there are 8 podcasts showing that I have long since deleted. When I look in iTunes there is nothing there. I then created a smart ...
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Prevent iTunes from showing video preview frames

By default, iTunes video podcasts display their album art as preview frames, rather than the embedded album art that ships with the file. I have been manually replacing the image with each new ...
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Automatically convert video podcasts to “ipod or iphone version”

I'm downloading a regular video podcast for use on my ipod. I like that the podcasts download automatically, but the problem is that I have to manually select all the videos I want to sync and then ...
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subscribe to a podcast on iPhone [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What apps are available for subscribing to podcasts directly on the iPhone Does anyone have a clever hack to subscribe to podcasts on iOS? The important characteristics ...
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Why do these podcast episodes say they are temporarily unavailable even though they look like they have been downloaded?

I am having an issue where certain podcasts in a location with no internet access (see "no service" on the upper left). It looks like they have been downloaded based on the fact that: There is no ...
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Are links in Podcasts show notes supposed to be “live”?

Most podcasts have show notes that describe the individual episode. In iTunes, you can see these show notes by clicking on the episode, then clicking on the "i" at the right of the episode ...
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Can I tell itunes to download a specific podcast on Saturdays only?

So there is this one podcast I like but I only want to get the episodes published on Saturdays. Is it possible? They publish a podcast everyday but I am only interested in the ones that are on ...
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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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Want iTunes to stop synching podcasts FROM my iPhone

Basically, I don't know how to delete podcasts that I downloaded from my iPhone. I can delete them in iTunes obviously, but then when I sync, iTunes just takes them from my iPhone. Is there anyway ...
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iTunes: Can I show all of my podcasts in one view, so that I can sort by date?

I have a few podcasts that I just subscribed to that I would like to listen through in order by date. Is there a way to show all podcasts in one list view? If not, is there a way to sort my podcasts ...
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Can you auto subscribe to a podcast directly from an iphone?

Normally I subscribe to podcasts from my Mac and it downloads the latest ones automatically. I was told that I can now just download podcasts from my iphone directly. I didn't see any ability to ...
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Downloading Podcast on iPhone iOS 5.0 No Longer Shows Date In Music App

Since I upgraded to iOS 5 when I download podcasts from iTunes on my phone the date the podcast is published is no longer downloaded. See the below screenshot, notice how the last podcast has a ...
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Can't change media kind from music to podcast in iTunes 12

I've been downloading mp3s from a podcast's archives on their website (the archived episodes aren't available on iTunes). After adding these files to iTunes, I'm unable to do the logical thing, which ...
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Recording audio (book) and creating useable chapters to send via email using Garageband. Help!

My son has learning disabilities, he is in college, and there was no audiobook available for one of his textbooks. I have spent hours recording the book for him, creating chapters as I went along. I ...
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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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Are cheap cable remotes for the iPhone and iPad good for listening to podcasts

I like to listen to podcasts while driving - but I can't use the iPhone's touch interface to play/pause podcasts because it requires looking at the iPhone long enough to cause an accident. I'm ...
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H.264 encoded .mp4 not playable on iphone

i have a video podcast that i've synced to my iphone. when i browse the iphone through itunes, it shows that the podcast is on the phone. when i open the 'Music' app in my phone, the podcasts don't ...
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Where is the manual for the Apple iPhone Podcasts app?

I have the recently released Apple iPhone app "Podcasts", released June 2012. Is there somewhere that gives more than just a cursory explanation of how to use it? For example, when does it chose to ...
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How do I convince iTunes to play a podcast item I've manually replaced

I'm subscribed to a podcast which recently had two episodes listed with links to files which were only a few bytes big. I have no idea what went wrong on their end, but my copy of iTunes downloaded ...
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itunes commercial podcast piracy security

I'm just wondering how secure commercial podcasts on itunes are protected against piracy? Does it even matter for security if the podcast is provided over itunes or is it the content provider ...
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How do you view more than 20 podcasts in the iTunes app on the iPhone?

When viewing a podcasts on the iPod app on the iPhone, there's an option below to "Get more episodes". When you click on that, iTunes app is launched, and you're shown the latest 20 episodes. Is ...