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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, all features become available. 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
-ChromeCast support
-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

1.2.4072/1.2.3068
Hide the chromecast icon when we're not on a network with a chromecast device
"Rate us" should show the market app used to install the app (amazon/google)

1.2.4071/1.2.3067
UI style improvements

1.2.4070/1.2.3066
Improvements:
Improve style of tabs
Lighten text for feed titles on feed thumbnails before thumbnails are loaded
When feed thumbnails are loading, display a blue background
Improve app icon resolution for xhdpi devices


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

    by Ernest Doe on 15/09/2014

    This app shares your personal info with others.

  • (64 stars)

    by Andrew Tomas on 15/09/2014

    Interface not a intuitive as it could be

  • (64 stars)

    by Daniel Marshall on 14/09/2014

    Pretty good, but an unintuitive interface.

  • (64 stars)

    by Rodney Foley on 12/09/2014

    This is one of the better podcast app, however it has issues many have which is something that shouldn't hard to fix which is remembering your podcast and the location within it you where at. Sometime you pause a podcast exit the app come back later and hit play to start it up again and it just starts from the beginning. Also can't seem to show the progress unless its playing almost always. Howeve

  • (64 stars)

    by Michael Rawson on 09/09/2014

    Just love the power of this app. I've tried quite a few and this is what I settled on. If there's 1 criticism it's that it can be a challenge to find exactly the right command that you want. However that's kind of the point of an app like this one. It aims at the "power user" (for want of a better term) end of the scale and does so very well indeed.

  • (64 stars)

    by Jimmy lynch, jr on 03/09/2014

    Keeps playing same podcasts on Bluetooth. Over and over. Can not stop it.

  • (64 stars)

    by Venky Gopalan on 03/09/2014

    I listen to the economist audio edition and after repeatedly trying to get a Playlist to play in the order I want, I quit. I even used the in app purchase to get the full version. Complete waste if $3. The fact that episodes won't play in the order you see them on your Playlist seems ridiculous and unnecessarily complicated. I am not going to spend 30 minutes reading an online manual to figure it