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Select the List tab: Click on the disclosure arrow to expand the subscription (if it's not already expanded): Click on the download button at the top of the list: Click OK to start downloading all episodes:


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Apple covers this feature in their Making a Podcast page. Automatic Unsubscribe. iTunes automatically unsubscribes from a podcast if the following conditions are both met: The user has not played any episode downloaded in the past 5 updates (there may be more than one episode downloaded per update. More than 5 days have elapsed ...


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I believe that you just have to listen to the last few seconds of a song. You can skip all of the beginning part, and it will increment the Plays if you listen to the end.


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Right-Click on the file in iTunes, then select "Show in Finder" There you have your Podcast-File. You can copy it on your USB-Drive or wherever you want!


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From the Podcasts view (left tab), press the Edit button at the top left (you may need to scroll up to see it). Each podcast will have an (x) button in its top left corner. Hit that button (it's small and can be tricky, but it works) to remove the podcast. Use the Done button at the top left when you're finished editing.


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iOS 5 does not do automatic Podcast download or subscription. OTA downloads are available only for Music, Apps and Books under the Settings -> Store screen. For podcast management, you're still required to sync with iTunes. This might change in future versions, but it is not in the current version, nor can I find any references that it will be.


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You may need to recheck the Podcasts checkbox in the menu iTunes | Preferences... | General tab. OSX Daily suggests that it may be unchecked by default. Once checked, podcasts should appear under Library rather than as a playlist.


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This is not natively possible in the Mac version of iTunes (nor Windows for the matter). You don’t mention if you have OS X or Windows. If you have the former, you have two choices: 1) If the podcast is an MP3 file, you can convert the file to an AAC file in iTunes (with an extension of m4a.) and then change the extension to m4b; the file becomes an ...


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In iTunes it's possible to label items as Podcasts. To do so: Import your items into iTunes if not done already Select them all and choose Get Info from either the contextual menu or the File menu Go to the Options tab and set "Media Kind" to Podcast It will then appear in the Podcasts section using the Album name as a group


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The official answer is No. As of iOS 4, there is a simple workaround, however. You can just add a podcast to a playlist and speak "Play playlist PlaylistName".


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Right-click on any podcast and select Settings. Or if you are in list view, select the settings button in the lower-left corner: In the Settings for: drop-down list, select Podcast Defaults, then select Download all and All episodes: Make sure that all of your desired podcasts are using the new default settings by selecting each one from the ...


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You could try Podcaster which does over-the-air podcast streaming. Check out the features


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I can't add a simple comment as I don't have the rep, but I'd like to add something to this discussion: In 11.1 you can delete downloaded podcasts just like always. The difference is that, while the file will disappear from your HD, the listing for that file will still be presented to you in itunes. The listings are not deletable (currently). This is ...


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Open the Last.fm application. Menu item "Last.fm -> Preferences" In the Scrobbling page, edit the "Scrobble Directories" and make sure that your podcast directory is not selected. If you have your iTunes library in the standard location: Expand the directory tree to find /Users/you/Music/iTunes/iTunes Media and make sure that the directory Podcasts is not ...


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This is a known issue. You can try holding down the Play/Pause button and then selecting "Mark as watched". The Apple TV sometimes crashing when you select "Mark as watched" is also a known issue. Apple TV owners are awaiting a fix.


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In the behavior I have seen in the 5+ years of podcast listening. iTunes marks it as played based on a percentage listened. My guess is that would be about 98-99% listened. A 5 minute show would basically be the end. An hour and a half show would be just the last few seconds.


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Instacast let's you subscribe to podcasts, synchronize over wifi and 3G and allows you to cache (download) or stream episodes.


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I'm not much of an AppleScripter, so this is modified from some scripts at Doug's AppleScripts website, but it's GPLed, so derivative works are allowed as long as they're also GPLed. My idea was to make a script that could take the release date, which can't be used in smart playlists, and store it in the last skipped date, which can be used in smart ...


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Right-click on the Podcasts entry in the side bar Select "Export..." Select OPML format This gives you a short file listing all the subscribed podcasts including the URL.


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If you have three podcasts as follows: A - downloaded, synced and played B - downloaded, synced and not played C - newly downloaded, never synced, and not played When choosing "all unplayed", podcasts B & C will by synced. A will be removed from the iDevice When choosing "all new", only C will be synced. A & B will be removed from the iDevice


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For a good summary about how other people do it see How we do our home work which documents how the Home Work podcast gets recorded and post-processed: QuickTime for audio recording GarageBand for audio editing Levelator Sound Studio to adjust the sample rate, mix down to mono and add metadata Depending on your setup and your quality requirements you ...


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You could use sox to merge files sox intro.aif podcast.aif outro.aif output.aif lame or ffmpeg to convert them to mp3 lame input.aif -m mono -V 2 output.mp3 ffmpeg -i input.aif -c 1 -aq 2 output.mp3 and mid3v2 to add ID3 tags sudo easy_install pip sudo pip install mutagen mid3v2 --track 1 --song 'Podcast #1: Title' --album Podcast output.mp3


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Go to Settings, then scroll down and tap on Podcasts app icon: So I'm assuming you turned "Auto-Downloads" on... Then tap "Episodes to Keep" and specify which episodes you want to keep. (Depending on your listening habits, I'd not keep this setting on "All" because it can quickly eat up your available memory. Mine is set on "Last 3 Episodes" which gives ...


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You can use the following AppleScript: tell application "iTunes" set aList to every track of playlist "Podcasts" whose album is "podcast_name" repeat with aTrack in aList set aDate to release date of aTrack set aWeekday to weekday of aDate as string if aWeekday is equal to "Saturday" then updatePodcast aTrack ...


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MacBreak Weekly seems to fit the bill except it's, er, weekly. I don't know of any daily podcasts.


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(Assuming you have the latest iTunes version) If you don't already have the desired episode in your computer's iTunes library, download it from the iTunes store. Connect the iPhone (either via WiFi or USB cable) and go to the podcast in the iTunes library. Drag the episode toward the right side of the screen. A sidebar should pop up and your iPhone should ...


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Well I guess after accidentally stumbling onto the fix I'll explain what I found. iTunes is sometimes bad at managing feeds. One podcast for some reason it split up into 2 feeds even though they were really one, I deleted one and it got rid of both. My unplayed count went down, but there was still like 900+ unplayed count. Then I stumbled upon it. If you go ...


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You can use the following AppleScript to ask iTunes to update all your podcast feeds: tell application "iTunes" updateAllPodcasts end tell This AppleScript can be performed from the command line through osascript: osascript -e 'tell application "iTunes" to updateAllPodcasts' You can use a range of tools to schedule your AppleScript to run each ...



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