Monday, May 23, 2005

Apple's Jobs Announces iTunes Podcast Support

Apple's Jobs Announces iTunes Podcast Support: Podcast support will be available in the upcoming release of iTunes 4.9, expected within the next 60 days.

What is a Podcast?
Podcasts make it easy to download digital audio files from the Internet to your computer and/or digital audio player such as your iPod. Think of it like Tivo for audio except that it's currently free. All one has to do is subscribe and "pull" the content to your computer or device automatically. You can listen to the download at anytime you desire.

A Podcast combines audio files and RSS to publish descriptive data and metadata (dates, titles, descriptions) about the audio. There are also links to audio files within RSS. Podcasting applications use this information to pull the content.

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