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

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iTunes Podcast Rejected by Apple

I am trying to submit a podcast to iTunes for the first time, and thought everything was going well, but I just got a rejection email: Dear podcast owner, The podcast located at the URL shown ...
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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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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 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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Cannot copy certain podcast episodes to iPhone

My iPhone (3GS, 5.1.1) has decided that certain new podcast episodes simply cannot be copied to the phone. When I move them from the iTunes Podcasts category in the library to the phone, nothing ...
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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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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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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 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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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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My download button has moved too far to the right for me to download podcasts directly to my phone

I used to download new podcast episodes by going to the podcast on my phone and pushing the "get more episodes" button. I have done this for years now and had no problems. Suddenly on June 14th the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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Is there a way to undo the “Show all available episodes” option for a podcast in iTunes?

To easily download the latest episode, I selected the "Show all available episodes" option for a podcast to which I haven't subscribed. The podcast listing now looks like this: Is there a way to ...
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How to save an iTunes Podcast to a USB stick?

I have downloaded WWDC 2010 podcast from iTunes. How can I find the Podcast file and save it to a USB Memory stick so people who doesn't have iTunes can play it using quicktime?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Where does iTunes store the Podcast subscription info and preferences?

I'm having iTunes 10.5 problems (crashes on Podcast refresh) and I've been unable to export the subscriptions (the .opml file generated is empty). Are there text-readable iTunes podcast preferences ...
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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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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 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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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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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.