Google Podcasts is a free podcast aggregator made available by Google in a web version for the PC and in the mobile app. On the desktop, the user can access famous channels from Brazil and the world, browse a catalog organized by categories, such as comedy, news and politics, sports, business, technology, among others, view the episodes and their synopses and even search for their own favorite programs through a search engine. Check out, in the following tutorial, how to listen to podcasts on your computer using Google Podcasts.
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Google Podcasts makes several programs available on the computer Photo: Rodrigo Fernandes / dnetc
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Step 1. Access Google Podcasts in the browser (podcasts.google) and see the most famous podcasts of the moment and other options organized by category;
Google Podcast organizes programs by categories Foto: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes
Step 2. In the top search field, type the name of a podcast you want to hear and press Enter to see the results;
Google Podcasts has a search tool to search for programs Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes
Step 3. Click on a podcast to open the program and view its episodes. Each of them has a description with the episode synopsis. Click on the play icon to play the podcast;
You can see the synopses of the programs on Google Podcasts Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes
Step 4. Use the controls on the lower player to advance or rewind audio in 10 or 30 seconds, as well as increase or decrease the playback speed;
Google Podcasts Player allows you to control playback of the audio Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes
Step 5. When opening an episode, click on the three little dots to show the options and go to Mark as heard, so that it does not appear on your list again.
Google Podcasts allows you to mark episodes as already heard Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes