Pocket Casts features three types of optional audio effects: Playback speed, Remove silence and Volume boost.
You can find this action in the player toolbar options which can be customized to include the four most used actions in the toolbar and the rest are only a tap away.
To access audio effects
- While playing an episode, tap the mini player
- Select the audio effects icon
Choosing between effects
Slow down or speed up podcasts from anywhere between 0.5x to 3x. Playing at 2x reduces a 60 minute episode to 30 minutes.
Removes silences from audio without altering the cadence of the host.
Increases the volume of playback without changing your device volume.
By default audio effects settings will be saved for all your podcasts. To change audio effects on a per-podcast basis, go to the settings for that podcast and set them.
To see how much time audio effects have saved you, open 👤 Profile > Stats.
You can find more information about playback effects in this blog post.