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Add a Download Manager

Add a download manager to follow the download progress.
Allow parallel downloads, pause/resume, reordering, ...

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AdminXavier Guillemane (CEO / Founder, Podcast Addict) shared this idea  ·   ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

The next version will allow to reorder downloads and to pause/resume them.
A first beta will be soon available

Concurrent downloads will be added in a future release

Since v3.27 the download manager as been improved and now displays an ‘error’ tab that will allow you to see a list of the past download failures, allowing you to retry the downloads without having to remember the episodes that failed to download in the first place


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  • AdminXavier Guillemane (CEO / Founder, Podcast Addict) commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Please send me an email in case you have a question so I can help (Settings/Feedback)
    Only downloaded files can be deleted. The episode articles cannot be deleted. You can mark them as played and then hide played content by pressing on the toolbar 'eye' button

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    despite requesting to delete episodes after listening, and deleting specific podcasts, they remain in the lineup and available to listen.
    What am I missing?

  • Glen Barney commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Reordering downloads sounds like it would help with the auto-delete issue I emailed about. Side request for this project: Can the "target area" for the "Download" button be widened out a bit? In list mode the little icon has a small target area - and in grid mode it's non-existent - whereas the bulk of the area just goes to the "Description" activity. Having a bit more room to start downloads quickly would make the UI easier to use when starting a bunch of downloads in a specific order by hand. In list mode maybe it could be the right 1/3 or 1/4th of the column, and perhaps it could be added to one quarter of the grid mode area, making tap-to-download faster and easier? Just a thought, since you're in there now...

  • Viktor Papara commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    First, thanks for the download manager. It looks good and I really like the feature that you can pause a download and resume it later instead of starting it all over again!

    And like some other guys here, I would really appreciate a parallel download. I download episodes manually, when I'm on a good wifi. And it is very frustrating to see a slow server delaying the whole download queue.

    But it is not high priority for me. If it's hard to implement, you should not waste too much time on it.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This Suspend/Resume/Reorder feature will be really helpful when I want to download many items over mobile network.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Could you please add an internal, to the program, down load accelerator to take advantage of extra bandwidth, you know, multiple down load connections per a single file or multipke files? Akso, could you make it so that it could be disabled, too? That would be cool, thanks.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Parallel downloads would be amazing, some servers are quite slow, and I only rarely have fast internet, so I want download as much as humanly possible when I do have proper internet.

  • Stéphane Poulin commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I would like to enable 3G download on a spécific podcast épisode without énabling for all and regardeless of the current download queue...

  • Guy M commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I would like to be able to mark episodes for delayed download, and then trigger batch download when I'm on fast WiFi.

  • Steven Bunker commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    With feature to download files from a URL to a virtual podcast folder. I often have to download audio files for lectures (that aren't podcasts) and my download folder is set up as a virtual podcast. If your download manager would do that for me it'd be awesome!

  • Chris commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Pause/resume would be helpful for me. Twice now I've queued up a long list of podcasts and soon after had to leave a wifi connection so had to cancel them and later select them all again. I don't see any way to save a list of podcasts to be downloaded?

  • bwicked commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    show d/l speed and add priority to each d/l that will allocate bandwidth accordingly

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Also the option to set automatic or manual download for each individual podcast. Some podcasts you want them all but some you want only certain episodes.

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