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

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What determines whether podcasts are played individually or sequentially on an iPod?

What determines whether podcasts are played individually or sequentially on an iPod? Basically, I have a lot of podcasts on my iPod. At one point, it would play just one podcast, and then stop. There ...
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How can I make the new Podcasts app update iTunes played status?

I currently have iTunes set to sync all unplayed episodes of all podcasts to my iPhone. (I'm a bit behind - there are nearly 70 of them.) Today I downloaded Apple's new Podcasts app, and was pleased ...
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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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Does the iphone podcasts app sync my subscriptions with my itunes subscriptions?

I just downloaded ios6 and the latest version of podcasts app. when i look at all of my podcasts, subscriptions is turned off. Is there anyway to keep my subscriptions in sync between itunes on my ...
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What is the difference between “all unplayed” and “all new” podcasts?

When configuring the syncing of podcasts between iTunes and a device, it's possible to automatically sync "all unplayed" and "all new" podcasts. It's not clear to me what the difference is between ...
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Ghost podcasts appearing on smart playlist

When I create a smart playlist that should only have podcasts, a "ghost" podcasts appear then disappears when I am updating my podcasts subscriptions. I've tried downloading the podcast again and then ...
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Can these 10 steps for creating a podcast episode be automated?

This is my first time trying to put together a recording of something which will become a podcast, and it seems like I have 10 "post processing" steps which I am currently doing manually. It's ...
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Can I make the Podcasts App play my unplayed podcasts in chronological order?

The new Podcasts app is pretty swell. I'm particularly fond of the 'Unplayed Episodes' button that generates a playlist of all my unplayed podcast episodes, on which I can just hit 'Play' and let a ...
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How do the sync processes for iTunes and Apple's Podcast app integrate?

It's unclear to me how to acquire and manage podcasts in Apple's Podcasts app, especially how the syncing of podcasts using iTunes works with that app. As others have reported elsewhere, the ...
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Can I publish a podcast at Apple for only one country

The subject says it all: Can I publish a podcast at Apple for only one country? Where can I find documents regarding this? Thanks.
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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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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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Can iTunes sync podcasts to an iPhone without removing unfinished podcasts?

I often find myself wanting to sync my iPhone with iTunes when I'm in the middle of listening to a podcast. Currently iTunes removes that podcast from the iPhone while syncing. Is it possible 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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How do I get podcasts downloaded directly to my iPhone and iPad to match the ones on my Mac?

Background I have a podcast subscription on my Mac. For example, Marketplace. It's a daily podcast, and I often get them by downloading them to the Mac (Snow Leopard 10.6.8) with iTunes (currently ...
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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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Add podcast-like chapters to audiobooks

I have a number of audiobooks that are very long (10 or more CDs). I don't like having them all in separate files because when you leave and come back, you're scrolling through hundreds of files to ...
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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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iOS iTunes Store app changed podcast page formatting

The podcast page format changed recently. I was getting a format that listed the episodes in order and at right would be "download" button to download that episode to the Music app. Now it's a down ...
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In iTunes, is there way to switch easily back and forth between tracks in two different playlists or library parts (say podcast and music)?

Use case: I often want to toggle between a podcast and a music playlist in iTunes. Say, while ironing I listen to a podcast, later when I do computer work I switch to music, then when unstacking the ...
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Can I make a podcast out of any flash video to listen to on my iPod?

Is it possible to make a podcast out of any flash video on the web that I can listen to on my iPod?
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Separating podcast mp3 files from music files?

I have some mp3 files on the computer of podcasts I want to hear. I can simply sync them to the iPhone (4, iOs 5.x) like any other music file but I wondered if there's a way to treat them differently ...
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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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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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Is there any way to view full podcast title on my iPhone running iOS 4?

Most of the time the podcast title is long and it is truncated with dots at the end. I think since iPhone OS 3.?, title font size has gotten smaller so I can see more of the title. However, I still ...
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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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Show and hide podcast art on iOS 5

As standard In the list of podcast episodes for a specific podcast in the music app, down the left hand side you can see a small preview of the cover image for the podcast. Somehow I've managed 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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Album art on my iOS device differs from Mac iTunes

Roughly 20% of the time now, the song or podcast currently playing on my iPhone 3GS will display some completely random album art from another title in my library of 9967 songs, 19 podcast ...
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Is there a good app for uploading podcasts to my website?

I have an old iPhone 2 (and an old 3GS, if necessary), that I'm planning to use at church for capturing sermons and uploading them to our website. I'd like something so simple that even our senior ...
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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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I want to play one podcast only on iPod Touch, but they play in series one after the other

I download multiple podcasts from one source, eg, five episodes of Naked Scientists. I want to listen to one only, but when the first finishes it automatically goes to the second, and third etc. I ...
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How can I “allow simultaneous downloads” but only for different podcast sources?

I have subscribed to some 40+ different podcasts. Occasionally, I am off-line for a few days, so some daily podcasts have several new episodes when I get back. If I select 'get all', iTunes tries to ...
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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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ITunes crashing when downloading podcasts

This has been happening for about two months now. I've got the latest version, uninstalled and reinstalled and turned off automatic downloads and yet it still crashes telling me it's had a fault and ...
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How do I make sure a download is paused even though the network is not available?

Say for instance I have 10 downloads (podcasts) queued in iTunes. I click "pause all" of them and shutdown the computer. Now I move to a place where internet is not available. It still tries to ...
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If I download podcasts on iTunes, should they download on my iOS5 3GS automatically, over the air?

I was under the impression this was a killer feature of iOS5. I'm running the latest versions of OSX, iTunes and iOS.
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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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How do I view the list of podcast chapters on an iPad using iOS 5?

I subscribe to Tiesto's Club Life Podcast, and the episodes are released as very superbly crafted AAC files. Aside from containing audio data, they also: Define Podcast "Chapters" marked at the ...
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How do I keep the iTunes Video Window from resizing

When watching videos or podcasts in a separate window in iTunes (10.4.1) OS X Snow Leopard, my preference is to place them at the bottom right of the screen. This is so I can keep browsing and working ...
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iPhone Music app is displaying a disabled podcast episode

After syncing my iPhone with iTunes, I now somehow have a "disabled" podcast episode: All of the text is grey and there's no artwork I can't play the episode even though it displays "19m left" I ...
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iPhone plays podcasts in seemingly random order

Does anyone know why my iPhone has (suddenly) started playing podcasts in seemingly random order? I want podcasts to be played in the order they were downloaded (in iTunes), chronologically. However, ...
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How do I easily reset the iPod database on my iPhone 3GS iOS 5.0.1?

Some of my podcasts (the parent entries) are showing up twice, and others not at all, but I just watched it sync them this morning so apparently the tracks are on the phone. Preferably I would be ...
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iTunes crashes when I press refresh on the podcast pane

I'm using Mac OS 10.6.8 and I guess I've updated iTunes recently to 10.5 (141). I pretty much only use iTunes to get my daily fix of podcasts and now it won't get new episodes and just crashes when I ...
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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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How does one a base a podcast playlist off of release date?

I'd like to be able to make a playlist that is all recently released podcasts. Unfortunately release date is not a field available for selection in a smart playlist in iTunes. Similar-ish dates like ...
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Podcast cover art missing since upgrading to iOS 5

Since upgrading my iPhone 3GS to iOS 5 some of my podcasts no longer display their custom cover art. They sync OK but use the default image. I'm still syncing over USB, no iCloud or Wi-Fi sync at 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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Streaming vs. downloading podcasts on iPhone

I know that on the iPhone, there's a 20 MB limit when downloading podcast episodes over 3G (if you try to download anything larger, it tells you to connect to a wifi network). However, when this ...
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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 ...