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

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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.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Can no longer download podcasts to iPhone

I normally get new podcasts by doing the following on my iPhone: Go to my list of podcasts Select the podcast I'm interested in getting an episode for (e.g this week in google TWiG) Select 'Get More ...
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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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On iPhone/iPad, can you view a PDF sync'd in iTunes?

A podcast I subscribe to has mp3 files and PDF files side-by-side. They all sync together into iTunes. On the Mac, in iTunes, I can double-click on either and hear (mp3) or read (PDF) what's inside. ...
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How can I see in iTunes how much time is left in audio books and podcasts?

When listening to audio books and podcasts iTunes and iPods/iPhones remember the last position. How can I see this piece of information in iTunes without playing the podcast? (It is displayed on my ...
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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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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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iTunes freeze when on podcasts tab

I have a problem with the latest itunes 10.2 When I hit itunes podcast tab it freezes. I found a workaround by creating new library, but it's annoying that every time I had to recreate my library to ...
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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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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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Ipod nano touch podcast sync issues (can't delete some podcasts)

As you can see in the photo, my iPod has several podcasts. But iTunes only displays one. It doesn't always show the subscribed podcasts, sometimes does, but not always. If I drag (copy) a podcast to ...
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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 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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What apps are available for subscribing to podcasts directly on the iPhone

I listen to a lot of podcasts - A lot of stuff from twit, cnet, smodcast and npr. I sync my phone about once every two weeks or so which for a lot of my daily podcasts is not good. For twit there's ...
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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 ...
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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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What does “plays” really count in iTunes?

iTunes displays the number of "plays" for each track. What exactly does this mean? For example, playing a little bit of a track does not seem to increment the number. But playing most, but not all, ...
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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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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 change the playback speed in iTunes?

On the iPhone I can speed up the playback of podcasts to 2x. Is there a way to do the same in iTunes?
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How can I download podcasts directly to my jailbroken iPhone?

With a jailbroken iPhone 4.x, is there a way to download podcasts (about 60-100megs in size via an rss feed -- they are not in the iTunes store) directly to the phone without syncing? Ideally, I'd ...
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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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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 ...