iTunes now streams podcasts from the cloud, and as far as I can tell no longer provides the capacity to download the mp3 podcast files onto my iMac. [more inside]
posted by elf27
on Nov 8, 2013 -
Actually, I'm kind of not loving anything in iOS 7. Perhaps it is the shock of the new. Or just realy ugly design. Anyway, that is not my problem. My specific issue is that iTunes is now apparently arranging my podcast feed at random, rather than alphabetically or any other sensible system. Looking at online forums, there doesn't seem to be a way to fix this. Is there? Or, failing that, is there another podcast app that would work better for me?
posted by GenjiandProust
on Sep 21, 2013 -
Better podcast handler/podcatcher wanted. My current setup is iPhone 4S 32GB / Windows 7 / iTunes - I have been using iTunes since my first iPhone and I'm ready to switch. I am an avid podcast listener and this is where iTunes and I have come to a parting of the ways. [more inside]
posted by clerestory
on Aug 25, 2013 -
I just got a new ipod(classic) today, all the music synced fine and most of my podcasts too. However, i have 18 that won't sync and it keeps saying it can't find them even though they're all right there on itunes as i just downloaded them. I made sure everything was up to date, and even restarted itunes but still nothing.
If it matters i'm using a mac(2007/08?), with itunes 11.0.3, snow leopard.
Is there anyway i can get them to sync?
posted by earthquakeglue
on May 19, 2013 -
Where can I find a good, clear explanation of the functions of iTunes and its offshoots (the App Store, Music, Podcasts, iTunesU, etc.) and how to use them correctly? [more inside]
posted by not.so.hip
on Feb 19, 2013 -
How do cable shows that offer free video podcasts on iTunes make money off of my watching them if no ads are inserted? [more inside]
posted by lea724
on Nov 6, 2012 -
My husband and I have gotten absolutely addicted to Yale history prof David Blight's course on the American civil war on iTunes U.
Help us find more courses like this, preferably in the humanities. What are your favorites?
posted by rubyshoes
on May 25, 2012 -
I've read that a podcast becomes more popular on iTunes the more people review it. Is that true? Why is that the case? Is it worth it to ask listeners of my podcast to review it to improve the podcast rank?
posted by to sir with millipedes
on Feb 22, 2012 -
In the last few weeks, I suddenly have *two* Podcasts categories in my iTunes - and when I try to update the original one, my iTunes crashes. My google fu would indicate this is a rather rare problem. Help? [more inside]
posted by Ash3000
on Nov 12, 2011 -
What's a decent iPhone app for downloading/listening to podcasts? I'm trying to avoid syncing it to iTunes every time I want to get new podcasts, so I'd like to use this app to subscribe to one and let me know when new episodes are available (that's the important part), listen to them, and delete them. Didn't find much of anything in the AskMeFi archives except a reference to Podcaster, but does anyone have any personal recommendations? Free or not-free. Thanks!
posted by jroybal
on Jan 7, 2011 -
iTunes will not download the latest podcasts from my subscriptions. Even if I unsubscribe and delete all my podcasts and then subscribe again, it won't download the latest ones. This happens for multiple podcasts. I've uninstall/reinstalled iTunes and the same thing. If I go to the podcast directly in the iTunes store, I can click on the specific episode and download it but it won't update in iTunes even if I try to manually update. Any ideas? It's driving me crazy and Apple won't help. My settings haven't changed. I have it set to check every hour and download the most recent one and to only keep unplayed podcasts.
posted by paulyballs
on Apr 14, 2010 -
How can I better organize my podcast subscriptions and access them from any computer and my iPhone? [more inside]
posted by lucyleaf
on Feb 24, 2010 -
Can I use iTunes to handle the music on my iPod Touch, but use another program (gPodder, Juice) to handle podcasts? [more inside]
posted by JoshTeeters
on Feb 9, 2010 -
I can't figure out how to get my ipod to sync an audiobook playlist, a podcast playlist and then fill up with music from another playlist. Can you help? [more inside]
posted by tonylord
on Nov 30, 2009 -
Is there software to automatically manage podcasts on my Rio Carbon Pearl? I'm looking for something that will function like iTunes for an iPod or Zune for a Zune -- keep only unplayed shows on my player, download new shows when I run the software, etc. Are there any iTunes alternatives which will handle this on my Rio Carbon? I'm running XP.
posted by YoungAmerican
on Apr 17, 2008 -
I added some new music tracks to iTunes, and for some reason it thought they were podcast episodes. So it doesn't show them under 'Music'. But it's not showing them in the 'Podcasts' library either. I've deleted the music files from the Finder, but how can I clear out the tracks from my iTunes library? [more inside]
posted by chrismear
on Jul 31, 2007 -
How do I keep patrons from editing the itunes library while still letting them download? [more inside]
posted by petsounds
on Mar 24, 2007 -
How can I download all episodes of a podcast in iTunes without clicking on each individual "Get" link? [more inside]
posted by antifuse
on Apr 28, 2006 -
My podcasts are in a horrific state of disarray. What tips and tricks do you use for organizing your podcasts? Do you use special playlists, third-party software, etc? I'm running the latest version of Tiger (10.4.6) and iTunes. [more inside]
posted by invisible ink
on Apr 11, 2006 -
iTunesFilter, part I: Why can't podcasts downloaded from the Music Store play in shuffled
playlists? Is there any way around this?
If I'm in a shuffled playlist mixed with podcasts and regular MP3's, it will only go from regular MP3's to regular MP3's and skip the podcasts downloaded from the MS altogether. Of course, if I go back to linear play mode, the podcasts play allright.
iTunesFilter, part II: Is there any way to make the podcasts always start at the beginning of the track (i.e., to remove the bookmark function)? [more inside]
posted by jchgf
on Oct 2, 2005 -