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

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Podcast App Double Speed Missing?

Apple, in their infinite wisdom, has changed the Podcast app (again). Am I going crazy, or has double speed been removed?
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Does iTunes want us to delete podcasts from the list?

So after the Podcasts.app for iPhone got another update today, I once again got stuck with trying to manage my Podcasts, and once again it drives me crazy. Currently I am wondering this: In iTunes 11 ...
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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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How to modify existing podcast information?

I'm a podcaster and I already submitted a podcast. However, I want to change the "Podcast Website" link under the Links section. https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/insight-for-living-canada/...
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add a certain episode to Podcasts app

I am using the Apple Podcasts app and I have setup iTunes to sync the last 10 unplayed episodes of each podcast feed to my iPhone 5. Now I found an old episode that I want to listen to but that one ...
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Where has my Podcast playlist on my iPhone Gone?

Where have my podcasts gone from my playlists on my iPhone??? I used to be able to put my podcasts into a playlist in iTunes, but now they don't seem to go onto a playlist and can only be played via ...
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iTunes 11: Default Podcast settings

I would like to change the default settings for all podcasts. I know you can edit each one of them individually, but I would like to change the default for all to "Download All" and keep "All ...
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Why won't the iPad Podcasts app download my MP3s?

I'm developing a podcast for a website. iTunes on my Windows desktop works with the podcast feed fine — I can download and then listen to individual MP3s. I've subscribed to my podcast using ...
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Where is the error message for a failed podcast download?

I am running iTunes 11 on Mountain Lion, and I am subscribed to several podcasts. All of them work except one: With that one, new episodes are found, but every time I try to download one I get an ...
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Why is double time speed different on iPod vs iPhone?

I have a 6th gen iPod Nano (software version 1.2) and an iPhone 4S (iOS 6.0.1) . On the iPod, I have options to listen to podcasts at ½x, 1x, and 2x time. On the iPhone Podcasts app version 1.1.2 (209)...
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Can I get podcasts on my iphone and stop them on my mac?

Now that podcasts can get auto-downloaded directly to my iphone, i no longer need to sync with my mac but when i use itunes on my mac, i constantly see podcasts downloading. Given that i never listen ...
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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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In iTunes 11, how do I download all existing shows for a podcast?

Recently, I've started listening to more podcasts on my iPhone. I've found a few that I like and want to listen to past episodes. Ideally, I want to just download. I can't seem to figure out a way to ...
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How do I view podcasts in a tiled artwork view using iTunes?

I upgraded from iTunes 10 to 11 and the view for my podcasts has changed. Is it possible to bring back the old tile view of my podcasts? The only option appears to be the list view on the side and ...
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iTunes 11: Where are my podcasts?

Ok, unless I'm missing something, I can't see my podcasts anymore? The only place they appear is in a new "Podcasts" playlist, which isn't much use to me for keeping track of episodes and ...
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Unable to download podcast after iTunes previously crashed while downloading it

I subscribe to a podcast with weekly episodes. While downloading one episode of the podcast, iTunes crashed. Now I cannot download that episode anymore - if I try to, it errors with the (!) symbol ...
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How to get list of played pdocasts in Itunes so that I select which to delete?

In iTunes, I want to be able to pull up a list of played podcasts from time to time and select some for deletion. I don't want to auto-delete podcasts marked as played as a) I share the library with ...
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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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Deleting a podcast off of an iPod Touch

I downloaded a podcast directly to my iPod, decided I didn't want it, and now it will not go away. I can delete it from my iTunes library but the iPod just automatically copies it back in when I next ...
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Why isn't auto download working for the iphone Podcast app?

On my iphone, I use the Podcasts app and I have all of my podcasts set to auto subscribe and auto download. When I check the app in the morning, I see new podcasts showing up but there is a button ...
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iTunes is splitting one podcast into multiple podcasts. How do I fix it?

I did not have this problem, until today. A new episode of Cult of Mac came out (#39). It was put into a different podcast folder, even though the episodes before it, have the same metadata. I tried ...
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How to get iOS 6 podcast app to resume the last played podcast

Ever since upgrading to iOS 6 if I stop in the middle of listening to a podcast and a few hours later start playing using the lock screen buttons, the double-home-and-scroll-left buttons or a physical ...
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Set Specific Podcasts to Show as TV Shows in iTunes, using AppleScript

I'm using on online TV recorder to record TV shows. Those recordings are downloaded as a podcast to iTunes. My following Applescript should just grab those podcasts, update some info fields and ...
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How do I save podcasts to the new Apple podcasts app?

This seems like one of those dumb questions, where the answer is, "that happens automatically, silly!" But as far as I can tell, while my podcast subscription shows the last 10 or so episodes, ...
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Converting mp3 and video content so I can listen to it on my iphone

If I find a MP3 audio on the internet, or a MP3 video (or even YouTube), is it possible save this on my iPhone somehow so I can listen to it? Not sure but I believe iTunes has a special format.
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Podcasts app “disappearing” from background?

I'm trying to give the new podcasts app by Apple a go. Every morning I listen to a podcast and then pause it when I get to work. When I want to keep listening a few hours later and just press on play ...
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How to delete a podcast from new ios6 Podcast app?

The new ios 6 has Podcasts broken out into their own application. I've got a bunch of old podcasts there for some reason. I can figure out how to delete all the episodes, but I can't figure out how ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 -...