Another great update to my favorite podcast client on iOS. This one features two major privacy enhancements — anonymous sync by default and the blocking of ad-tracking images in show notes. Both of these are fantastic and show that Marco cares deeply about the privacy of his app’s users. But the most exciting feature for me, is listed under bug fixes:
Password-protected episodes are now supported on password-protected feeds.
This means episodes of the premium podcast I subscribe to can be downloaded from within Overcast. I no longer have to go through the tedious process of downloading the MP3s with iCab and uploading them to Overcast’s website before listening.