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hpodder

hpodder

hpodder is a tool to scan and download podcasts. This type of tool is often known as a podcatcher.

hpodder is a command-line tool which is very flexible. It is easy to learn and use, has automatic discovery of feed metadata, and can import iPodder and castpodder settings.

 hpodder 1.1.6

Price
Free to download

Size
56.6KB
License

GNU GPL v2

Developer
John Goerzen

Website
github.com/jgoerzen/hpodder/

System Requirements
curl
id3v2
libid3

Support:
Wiki

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Features include:

  • Convenient, easy to learn, and fast command-line interface
  • Automatic discovery of feed metadata
  • Full history database for accurate prevention of duplicate downloads and tracking of new episodes
  • Conversion tools to convert your existing feed list and history from other applications to hpodder Supported applications and formats include: castpodder and ipodder
  • Most operations can work fully automatically across an entire podcast database, or they can work manually
  • Automatic updating of ID3 (v1 and v2) tags based on metadata in the podcast feed
  • hpodder operations can be easily scripted or scheduled using regular operating system tools
  • Fully customizable naming scheme for downloaded episodes, including a name collision detection and workaround algorithm
  • Automatic support for appending .mp3 extensions to MP3 files that lack them
  • Numerous database and history inquiry tools
  • Small, minimalist footprint
  • Power users and developers can interact directly with the embedded Sqlite3 database used by hpodder. The database has a simple schema that is developer-friendly
  • Support for resuming interrupted downloads of podcasts
  • hpodder is designed with data integrity in mind from the beginning. It should be exceedingly difficult to lose a podcast episode, even in the event of a power failure

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