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README.md

podcast


podcast is a command line podcast player.

Linux x64 binary download

SHA256 Checksum: eb74a48009d1352242b06b6642da45c5d44a388c30ba4437fb76388e85e11ed8

NOTE: Playback requires either mpv or vlc to be installed

It currently supports:

  • Subscribing to RSS feeds
  • Unsubscribing from RSS feeds
  • Streaming podcasts
  • Parallel downloading of multiple podcasts
  • Playing podcasts
  • Auto-download new episodes
  • Automatically check for updates
  • Shell Completions
    • zsh
    • bash
    • fish
    • powershell
    • elvish
  • Searching for podcasts

By default, podcasts are downloaded to $HOME/Podcasts, but this folder can be set with the $PODCAST environmental variable.

How many latest episodes to download when first subscibing to new podcasts can be set in the $PODCAST/.config.yaml YAML file

Downloads can be done a variety of ways:

Individually: podcast download $podcast_name 4

Multiple: podcast download $podcast_name 1,5,9-12,14

All: podcast download $podcast_name

You can also use a portion of the name. Podcast will pick the first podcast alphabetically that contains the given word (Case-Insensitive).

Example Usage:

$ podcast subscribe "http://feeds.feedburner.com/mbmbam"
$ podcast ls
My Brother, My Brother And Me
$ podcast ls bro # List all the episodes of My Brother, My Brother, and Me
(447) MBMBaM 440: The Naming of 2019
(446) MBMBaM 439: Face 2 Face: Candlenights 2018
...
(2) My Brother, My Brother and Me: Episode 02
(1) My Brother, My Brother and Me: Episode 01
$ podcast play bro # Play the latest episode of mbmbam
$ podcast play "my brother" 446 # Play "MBMBaM 439: Face 2 Face: Candlenights 2018"
$ podcast download bro # Download all episodes of mbmbam
$ podcast download brother -e "The Naming" # Download the latest episode containing "The Naming"
Downloading: /home/njaremko/Podcasts/My Brother, My Brother And Me/MBMBaM 440: The Naming of 2019.mp3
$ podcast download bro 44 -e -a # Download all episodes containing "44"
File already exists: /home/njaremko/Podcasts/My Brother, My Brother And Me/MBMBaM 440: The Naming of 2019.mp3
Downloading: /home/njaremko/Podcasts/My Brother, My Brother And Me/MBMBaM 344: The Cream Beams to the Tower of Flavortown.mp3
Downloading: /home/njaremko/Podcasts/My Brother, My Brother And Me/MBMBaM 244: Slimefoot.mp3
Downloading: /home/njaremko/Podcasts/My Brother, My Brother And Me/MBMBaM 144: Kick it Forward.mp3
Downloading: /home/njaremko/Podcasts/My Brother, My Brother And Me/My Brother, My Brother and Me 44: Chunk Pump.mp3

Generating completions:

# Generating completion for current shell:
$ podcast completion
... outputs stuff that needs to be loaded by your shell on startup ...

# Fish Shell Example
$ podcast completion fish > podcast.fish
$ sudo mv podcast.fish /usr/share/fish/completions

Building

Building requires nightly rust

git clone git@github.com:njaremko/podcast.git
cd podcast
cargo install --path=.
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