DoggCatcher Podcast Lite

DoggCatcher Podcast Lite

50,000 - 100,000 downloads

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Manage your podcasts and news feeds with the first Android Podcatcher.

Lite Version Details
-This is a 7 day full feature trial
-After 7 days it will become a lite version - some features will be disabled (auto-refreshing of feeds, refreshing all feeds at once, adding more than 10 feeds)
-After purchasing the premium upgrade, this app is identical in functionality to the paid version of DoggCatcher that has been in the market for over 4 years with a 4 1/2 star rating and has over 50,000 paid downloads.
-You will be able to upgrade to the premium version with in app purchase

Testimonials
-Lifehacker finds DoggCatcher to be "The Best Podcast Manager for Android"
-Android Central's Editors' Choice podcatcher of the year
-Android Central's Readers' Choice runner up podcatcher of the year

Highlights
-Easy to subscribe new podcasts/feeds
-Auto download and cleanup of media files
-Offline playback of audio and video
-Customizable audio playlists
-Supports devices of all sizes
-Highly configurable
-Build in variable speed playback
-Home screen widget for easy access to playback controls
-Feed categorization

Automation
-Automatically updates feeds on your schedule
-Automatically download new media
-Automatically deletes media

Add feeds by
-Browsing Top 100 DoggCatcher feeds
-Personalized reccomendations
-Searching podcast and news directories
-Importing from OPML

Integrated Audio/Video Player
-Plays downloaded audio/video
-Streams audio over network (wifi/cell)
-Remembers play position of media file
-Plays video formats supported by Android - http://developer.android.com/guide/appendix/media-formats.html

Playlists
-Audio playlist for continuous playback of new media
-Video/News playlists for easy navigation of new media

Community and support
-Frequently updated - http://mantis.doggcatcher.com/changelog_page.php
-Very active user community in forums - http://www.doggcatcher.com/forum
-Support via forums and email

Other
-Battery/data plan friendly - can limit downloads based on network/power connections
-Media download queue can be viewed and managed
-Bluetooth support (A2DP/AVRCP)
-Supports authenticated feeds (username/password)

For any questions about application permissions, please see http://www.doggcatcher.com/permissions

Community and support at doggcatcher.com

Tags: in app purchase of doggcatcher.

Recently changed in this version

1.2.4056/1.2.3052
ChromeCast support (beta - enable in Settings/Miscellaneous)

1.2.4055/1.2.3051
Fix: Downloads fail when feeds have filenames with [] in them
Fix: Crash in settings when pressing on Miscellaneous
Misc: More prep for ChromeCast, aiming to release to public beta next Friday

1.2.4054/1.2.3050
Fix: when using KitKat limited storage directories and feeds with URLs with query arguments, downloads fail


Comments and ratings for DoggCatcher Podcast Lite
  • (64 stars)

    by Sharlin Espinal on 06/04/2014

    I could only use this for a night before uninstalling. I just found the UI overly complicated and ugly. There are plenty of options for power users but finding them are not easy.

  • (64 stars)

    by Josh Moeller on 05/04/2014

    Can be a little confusing, but not awfully.

  • (64 stars)

    by Ken Kragh on 04/04/2014

    It's better than most. My issues are the relentless notifications that won't go away.

  • (64 stars)

    by Jon Eby on 30/03/2014

    Crazily bloated with controls and options. The ActionBar is jammed full of icons on a phone, an after a whole bunch of poking around in the app, I couldn't find a clear way to unsubscribe from all the subscriptions bundled with the app. Uninstalled, using

  • (64 stars)

    by megan plant on 27/03/2014

    It is really helping me with Spanish if you are stiffening I highly recommend thuds

  • (64 stars)

    by Alan Antinori on 21/03/2014

    Not user friendly @ all. Trying to subscribe to (just) The Tech Guy, & all I see is all the other TWIT stuff. Uninstalling fast

  • (64 stars)

    by Scott McMurtrey on 20/03/2014

    The best