Apple has launched a standalone app for Podcast yesterday. The app is released in free category and designed for both iPhone and iPad. Apple has described this application as
Podcasts app is the easiest way to discover, subscribe to and play your favorite podcasts on your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Explore hundreds of thousands of free audio and video podcasts from the Podcasts Catalog, and play the most popular podcasts, organized for you by topic, with the all-new Top Stations feature.
Podcasts is available in forty language and require a devices with iOS 5.1 or later. Podcasts app allows a user to enjoy all the audio and video Podcasts in one app. Podcasts app is available for iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPod touch (3rd generation), iPod touch (4th generation) and iPad and it requires iOS 5.1 or later.
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Podcasts is available for download on App store.