Cloud enabled podcast player for Windows 8. Your subscriptions are stored in the cloud, so you can access them from: the web at http://slapdashradio.com, your Windows computers, and your Windows Phones. Stream and download your shows so that you don’t have to rely on your data connection for playback. Saves the player location so you can stop a show and then pick up right where you left off. Browse or search a large catalog of popular audio and video podcasts (over 10,000). Manually add shows that are not available in the catalog. Additional features include:More
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Does not play ANY podcasts
The app UI is fantastic, has lots of podcasts to choose from, very sleek and easy to use. HOWEVER I can not get a single podcast to play, I can go to the selected podcast choose an episode, after that it just sits and loads till I close it down, (I have waited HOURS for it to work with no progress), I have windows 8.1 (fully updated) on my acer aspire R7 and it just does not work. Please fix this and I will rate 5 stars.More
Makes adding your favorite podcast super easy!More
Think this might be the best, but still needs work
I really like this app. Almost as good as the app I'm using on my Android device. I'm new to Windows 8.1. Microsoft needs developers like this one. I tend to support developers for their work and want ads removed as much as possible. So I would rather spend the money, Here is my list of issues that for me prevent from paying for the Pro version and even using the app: 1) For some reason the app is not auto-rotating to how I am holding my table. I have to force it to rotate by doing a CTRL ALT arrow keys. But on a 8 inch tablet its hard to bring up the keyboard. And with the app still crashing I am spending too much time fiddling around fixing screen rotation. I'm using the.Asus VivoTab Note 8 Touch. Screen. I'm also using a new laptop, the Dell XPS 12. 2 in 1 Touch Screen and I have regular desktop PC that does not have a touch screen. I would like a better way to contact developer to a report issues besides using the review like I am now using. More options to search for feeds.More
My GoTo App for Podcast.
OK I confess, SlapDash got me. Been rummaging around in the Store looking for perfect Podcast player. I have settled on SD Podcasts. It is an awesome app with lots of potential. There are still a few kinks to iron out to make this a knockout app: 1-Add Playlist reload. At the moment my playlist is gone once app is closed. I won't know what podcasts I was listening to last. Save my current list and reload it for replay on re-open. 2-Support Win8.1 features. Still the app doesn't support 50% view. 3-Support Screen Rotation. This is very annoying, to have the app return to default rotation each time app is opened no matter what your current rotation is, is unacceptable. 4-Actively develop this App. Such long times between updates (Nov 24 2012) tells us you're not interested in this app. You can do better. Fix this and make us happy users! Thanks for an great app, now please make it awesome! Reach me on @McAkins if you want more input.More
Good start but needs a LOT of work
Crashes when I play an item from a custom podcast unless I manually download it first. Has a separate login - this is a windows store app, it needs to use my microsoft ID that I'm already logged in with.More
Laggy, slow, and no variable speeds.
So far I still have not been able to find a good podcasting application for Windows 8. I was hoping Slapdash would fill this void, but unfortunately it has too many issues. The first few times I opened it was unresponsive and very slow to do anything. I finally got the podcasts up, but it also has no variable speeds for playback. It has the start of a potentially good app, but performance issues and no changing of playback speeds hold back the app for now.More
The best for downloading podcast
I use this on both my surface and window8 phone. The small cons first. 1. To add a podcast the publisher must have an RSS link. Not all podcast has an RSS so I could not add all my podcast like I could iTunes. 2. Periodically on my SP when streaming and downloading the same podcast I get audio issues. Nothing major but a bit annoying. Pros 1. Allows for downloaded contents. 2. Easily found and well sorted. 3. This is one of the 2 best podcasting app for Surface Pro and one of 3 best for window8 phone. Suggesting: Add a searchable link for podcast would make this app complete. Some podcast are grouped in wrong category. Paranormal podcast should not be in science and technology. Increase of sections would be greatly appreciated. FYI. For those that have trouble with app. This app requires an RSS link from publisher to add your favorite podcast. If you add the wrong RSS such as Feed for twitter or forum , then no podcast will show up. Check your link you added.More
Crashes and download issues
I like the app, and it's a good implementation of a podcast manager, but has a few major problems. It crashes all the time. If you put the computer to sleep, which is a very common action on tablets, it will crash. It will also randomly crash during normal use. Sometimes the act of snapping it next to another app will crash it. It's ridiculous. And when the OS automatically terminates the app, it starts you at the home screen rather than where you left off. The other issue is downloads. I can't let it sit for two hours downloading a video podcast, even with a good network, and reliably expect it to be done by the end. It's slow to download, and in the middle it will stop because it "doesn't have internet access" (which it does). So you need to proactively check to make sure that your downloads are working. But everything else it does, it does well, and that's good for three stars.More
Mixed Bag...Poor Support.
It gets most of my podcasts...I do have two XML podcasts that do not work with this but does on another podcast app. I emailed the dev twice with no response. Poor support....More
- Background Downloads
- Background Audio Control
- Share Podcasts through file selection extensions
- Universal Search
- Live Tiles display the latest podcasts
- PlayTo Support
- Localized in many languages.
- Share Podcasts with other Applications
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- Age rating
For ages 16 and upMore
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- Supported languages
English (United States)
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Thanks again for trying SlapDash Podcasts. I'm continuing the bug fixing in preparation for the final release. Thanks to everyone that sent me feedback, it means a lot to me. UPDATES The mouse scrolling on all pages has been fixed. The app supports video podcast downloading for offline playback. The furthest played is displayed for each episode. The furthest played location is synced between Windows 8 devices. Better image caching for improved performance. Stability improvements. Take care, -Joe