Apple launches Podcast app for iOS devices

A new Podcast app for iOS devices has been released by Apple today which lets you download and playback audio as well as video podcasts.


The app has a nice looking UI and is available on the App Store for iOS devices, including the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

The features of the new Podcast app include:
  • Enjoy all of your audio and video podcasts in a single app
  • Explore hundreds of thousands of podcasts including shows in over 40 languages
  • Try the innovative new Top Stations feature to find new podcast series in a variety of topics, including arts, business, comedy, music, news, sports, and more.
  • Browse by Audio or Video podcasts, or see what’s most popular in Top Charts
  • Tap subscribe for your favorites and automatically receive new episodes for free as they become available
  • Stream episodes or download to listen while offline
  • Skip forward and back using simple playback controls
  • Turn on Sleep Timer to automatically stop playing a podcast while listening in bed
  • Share your favorite episodes with friends using Twitter, Messages and Mail
  • Optionally sync your favorite episodes from iTunes on your Mac or PC
  • Sync your episode playback for seamless transition between devices
Remember, you should be running on iOS 5.1 and above if you want to enjoy the app. Download the app by hitting the thumb below.