Here’s an overview of the different views/pages in ACast.
The feeds view displays the available feeds/podcasts.
Long pressing a feed will display a context menu with feed specific actions, e.g. update.
The number completed, downloaded and bookmarked items/episodes are displayed to the right of each feed.
Not completed feed items.
Downloaded feed items.
Completed feed items.
Bookmarked feed items.
Total feed items.
The items view displays the content of each feed.
The icon to the right of each episode displays the status and type of that episode.
Feed item completed.
Feed item has a bookmark.
Feed item is downloaded.
Feed item is partly downloaded.
Active feed item in playlist.
Feed item in playlist queue.
Episodes can be queued in the playlist.
The Add View lets you add new podcasts and backup/restore existing ones.
Enter a search term in the input field and select ‘Podcasts’ from the search menu.
Enter a RSS URL in the input field and select ‘Add Podcast’ from the add menu.
For import/export and backup/restore.
Find next search result containing the text in the input field.
The Filter View let’s you set up a filter for your feed items.
A filter selects which feed items to be displayed depending on its status. For example, a filter can be set up to show the latest 25 not read text items.
Set up a filter by pressing the menu button and select filter.
Filters can be stored by long pressing one of the memory buttons.
The download view shows you the queued/ongoing downloads. You can cancel a download by clicking it and selecting cancel from the popup menu.
Displays feeds grouped by category. Categories can be changed for a feed by long pressing the feed in and selecting ‘Categorize’.
Categories are separated by commas, e.g. ‘news, bbc’.
This view list popular feeds. Click a feed and select ‘Add’ to add that feed to your feed list.
It is possible to swipe left/right to cycle through the list views. Swipe does not work for main menu, big player and info views.
The player at the bottom of the view can be minimized by pressing the right button with a down arrow.
You can open a specific view by pressing the left button on the left of the bottom of the view.
If you don’t like the main menu and want a more compact view it’s possible to set up a view shortcut. A shortcut is set up by long pressing the Android home screen and selecting ACast. The Feeds shortcut is the old “compact” mode.