On the other end of the spectrum from Castro is Downcast. While not a terrible looking app by any means, its clear that Downcast’s strength is its vast capabilities. If you like to tweak and fiddle with your podcast subscriptions, Downcast is up to the challenge. In fact, this app was our podcast app of choice for years before Pocket Casts and Overcast came along. Downcast is still a good pick and it goes on sale much more frequently than our other selections.
Downcast is just one of our favorite podcast apps for iPhone and iPad. We’ve collected all of our favorites here. And if you’d like to see more of our top app selections in different categories, just head on over to our Best Apps Series.
Here are a couple of our other picks of the best podcast apps for iPhone and iPad: