List of podcatchers

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A podcatcher, or podcast client, is a computer program used to download various media via an RSS or XML feed.wikipedia
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Podcast

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While podcatchers are most known for downloading podcasts (generally audio files in MP3 format), many are also capable of downloading video, newsfeeds, text, and pictures.
The listener or viewer uses special client application software on a computer or media player, known as a podcatcher, which accesses this web feed, checks it for updates, and downloads any new files in the series.

Miro (software)

Miro
Miro integrates an RSS news aggregator and podcatcher, a BitTorrent client (based on libtorrent), and a media player (VLC media player under Windows, QuickTime under macOS, and xine media player or GStreamer under Linux and FreeBSD).

RSS

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A podcatcher, or podcast client, is a computer program used to download various media via an RSS or XML feed.

XML

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A podcatcher, or podcast client, is a computer program used to download various media via an RSS or XML feed.

MP3

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While podcatchers are most known for downloading podcasts (generally audio files in MP3 format), many are also capable of downloading video, newsfeeds, text, and pictures.

News aggregator

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While podcatchers are most known for downloading podcasts (generally audio files in MP3 format), many are also capable of downloading video, newsfeeds, text, and pictures.

Portable media player

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Some podcatchers can also automate the transfer of received audio files to a portable media player.

URL

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Although many include a directory of high-profile podcasts, they generally allow users to manually subscribe directly to a feed by providing the URL.

History of podcasting

earliest popularizers of podcastinghad been developing since 2000
The core concepts had been developing since 2000, the first commercial podcast client software was developed in 2001, and podcasting became popular in 2004.

Apple Inc.

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When Apple added podcatching to its iTunes software in June 2005, it almost immediately became the most popular client.

ITunes

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When Apple added podcatching to its iTunes software in June 2005, it almost immediately became the most popular client.