The VDR Podcatcher Plugin

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With the Podcatcher plugin you can subscribe to podcasts. It allows you to browse through the podcasts, download and play them.

Currently only RSS podcasts with mp3 enclosures are supported.


  • Supports any valid RSS 2.0 feed
  • Feeds and Podcast enclosures can be automatically and manually downloaded in background
  • Downloaded files are stored in a local cache dir
  • Browsing through feeds, feed items and displaying item text
  • Items can by filtered to show only those, that contain a MP3-Podcast


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History and Downloads

Version 0.1.1

  • Fixed small bug which caused a segfault when a feed without items was opened.

Version 0.1.0

  • Old cache files will be automatically deleted. The maximum age can be configured in the plugin's setup
  • The replay control now shows the total time and progress information.
  • It's possible to pause and resume playback.
  • Download progress information is available now as %-text on red button.
  • Don't use pkg-config for libmad, because some distributions don't provide pkg-config support for this library.
  • Adapted to new API versioning scheme of VDR 1.3.47. Older VDR versions are not supported anymore.

Version 0.0.2

  • Made main menu entry translatable
  • Added Finnish translation (thx to Rolf Ahrenberg!)

Version 0.0.1

  • First version for public beta testing



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