DoggCatcher Podcast Player Gets An Update, Version 1.2.219 Adds Playback Speed Altering And More

DoggCatcher, everyone’s favorite podcasting application for Android has just received an update.  The new update adds features like altering the playback speed using the app Presto ($3.99) via a 1X toggle switch on the player.  Want to hear that one hour long podcast in a half an hour?  Now you can, thanks to this highly anticipated feature.  There is a new Auto Play toggle switch that has been added to the player as well.

The addition now allows you to listen to several podcasts in a row as defined in your audio play list.  Another nice feature is the “Now Playing” slide up tab loaded with all of the info of the podcast you’re listening to along with a list of RSS feeds with a scrollable page and click-able links to the site’s feed.  Hit the break for some more pics of the app and to check out the developers full list of specs.  The app will run you $6.99 in the market, but if you ask anyone who’s ever used it, they’ll tell you it’s worth every cent.  The link to our database and QR code is after the break.  

Talk Android Apps Database Link & QR Code

Highlights
-Easy to find new podcasts/feeds
-Fully automated download and cleanup of media files
-Offline playback of audio and video
-Categories for feeds
-Updated frequently – 30+ updates during the past year
-Active user community – 5000+ forum posts
-Highly configurable
-Variable speed playback (this is at an EXPERIMENTAL stage and requires the purchase of a third party audio library named Presto)

Add feeds by
-Browsing Top 100 DoggCatcher feeds
-Getting recommendations based on your feed subscriptions
-Searching podcast and news directories
-Importing for Google Reader/Listen
-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

RSS/News feeds
-Supports RSS 1.0, 2.0, and ATOM
-Displays inline images

Automation
-Automatically updates feeds on a configurable interval
-Automatically download new media
-Automatically deletes media that has been listened to

Community and support
-Frequently updated
-Very active user community in forums

Playlists
-Audio playlist for continuous play of new media
-Video/News playlists for easy navigation of new media

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)

Community and support at doggcatcher.com

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