Outcast for Watch

Outcast for Watch

By Crunchy Bagel

  • Category: News
  • Release Date: 2018-01-24
  • Current Version: 2.0.1
  • Adult Rating: 9+
  • File Size: 23.19 MB
  • Developer: Crunchy Bagel
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 11.0 or later.
Score: 4
From 441 Ratings


A standalone podcast player for Apple Watch. Leave your iPhone at home and browse, download and play podcasts while you're on the go. * Search for podcasts directly on your Apple Watch * Download episodes over wi-fi or cellular* * Play podcasts when you have AirPods or compatible Bluetooth headphones/speaker connected. * Create a playlist, so the next episode automatically starts playing, even when the Outcast is in the background. * Stream episodes. Additionally, you can: * Adjust skip forward/backward duration * Adjust playback duration * Export/import your list of podcasts in OPML format Note: Downloading over cellular when not connected to your iPhone requires cellular Apple Watch and activated data plan.



  • Speed

    By mignon79106
    It takes forever, if ever, to download an episode. I don’t have slow internet. I disconnected iPhone Bluetooth. What else can I do?
  • Painfully slow downloads - make sure to have good connection

    By TVBA
    Best functioning watch-only podcast app However I had issues with downloading: I sat for nearly 30 minutes waiting on a 60mb episode to download (60 minute podcast). My watch was disconnected from my iPhone as directed, and I sat keeping the watch screen active on the outcast app. My watch showed one bar of service (at&t) in the same spot my iPhone gets 2+ bars of steady LTE speeds. Maybe this is solely because of my cell service, or it’s an Apple issue, but I’ve tried multiple episodes with similar slowness. In my experience, there are much faster and better send-to-watch podcast apps. However they probably don’t function as nicely smooth as this one.
  • Unreliable

    By dave911228
    Super unreliable. Takes forever to download even on WiFi.
  • Best Standalone Podcast App for Apple Watch

    By WilliamAB70
    Being able to listen to podcasts on the Apple Watch without the phone is truly liberating, especially for running and working out. I have tried most of the AW podcast apps, andOutcast is by far the best, particularly now that it has playlist functionality that allows paying podcast episodes in series automatically. Podcasts load very quickly by WiFi or cellular if you follow the tip of putting the phone on airplane mode or if you are away from the phone.
  • Barely works for me.

    By istmir
    I have the series 3 with data (Verizon) and this app constantly crashed, restarted, and barely functions. Complicated and not user friendly either. Got about 10 min into the Adam Corolla Podcast after a handful of re-starts and I gave up. Fast forward, speed and volume functions don’t work. Thank god only cost me $1 to waste about 30-min of my life on it. Pass. Hard pass.
  • Needs serious improvements

    By Ayo De Gee
    Needs serious improvements
  • Not very functional

    By BB60561
    You are only able to browse and download podcasts via the Apple Watch interface, and not in the app on your phone. I purchased this app to download podcasts onto the watch for use during exercise, which it does but in a very clunky way.
  • Very Bad Downloading Experience

    By OceanJackson
    On my Apple Watch 2, first time out the gate I tried downloading a 23 MB podcast. This app makes you keep the Apple Watch screen on AND you must have the Outcast App active in order to download - otherwise it pauses the download. The download speed was very slow. This results in having to babysit the Apple Watch making sure the screen doesn’t “sleep” - and, I had to sit there and tap around the Outcast App so it wouldn’t pause the download. Even with this, not only would the download keep pausing, it got to about 22 MB of the 23 - and then had a download error and had to restart the whole thing!!! And you cannot listen to a podcast as it’s downloading. I sincerely regret this app and I want my 45 minutes wasted on it back!
  • Worked OK until recent update (July 2018)

    By nsoll
    Now I can’t get any episodes to download completely. Huge waste of time. They constantly pause and start over whether on WiFi or cellular or paired with phone.
  • 5 stars but stopped working

    By night_shiftx
    Please fix