How to open PODCAST files

Did your computer fail to open a PODCAST file? We explain what PODCAST files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your PODCAST files.

What is a PODCAST file?

The PODCAST file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different programs may use the PODCAST file type for different types of data.

While we do not yet describe the PODCAST file format and its common uses, we do know which programs are known to open these files, as we receive dozens of suggestions from users like yourself every day about specific file types and which programs they use to open them.

We are continually working on adding more file type descriptions to the site, so if you have information about PODCAST files that you think will help others, please use the Update Info link below to submit it to us - we'd love to hear from you!

Various PODCAST openers

These apps are known to open certain types of PODCAST files. Since many different programs may use PODCAST files for different purposes, you may need to try a few of the apps to open your specific PODCAST file.

JRiver Media CenterJRiver Media CenterUser submitted
Media CenterMedia CenterUser submitted
SoftCamp Secure KeyStrokeSoftCamp Secure KeyStrokeUser submitted
yessign7 ActiveX Controlyessign7 ActiveX ControlUser submitted
dBpowerAMP Music ConverterdBpowerAMP Music ConverterUser submitted
K-Defense - Anti-KeyloggerK-Defense - Anti-KeyloggerUser submitted
mediamediaUser submitted
TelevisaTelevisaUser submitted
HDtracks Download ManagerHDtracks Download ManagerUser submitted
PunkBuster ServicesPunkBuster ServicesUser submitted
Contextual Tool ExtrafindContextual Tool ExtrafindUser submitted
Spiderman XXXXSpiderman XXXXUser submitted
USB Multi-Channel Audio DeviceUSB Multi-Channel Audio DeviceUser submitted
INISafeWebINISafeWebUser submitted
dBpoweramp Windows Media Audio CodecdBpoweramp Windows Media Audio CodecUser submitted

Try a universal file viewer

Try a universal file viewer like Free File Viewer. It can open over 200 different types of files - and most likely yours too. Download Free File Viewer here.

We have not verified any programs that we know for certain can work with PODCAST-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any online services that we know for certain can work with PODCAST-files. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!