[BCAB] Help with webbie podcatcher.

Christopher Hallsworth christopherh40 at gmail.com
Mon May 26 07:51:37 BST 2014


Kate, from what I've seen Qcast demo mode will let you subscribe to one 
podcast at a time. The license removes this restriction. Otherwise it's 
fully functional.

Christopher Hallsworth
Student at the Hadley School for the Blind
www.hadley.edu

On 26/05/2014 02:49, Kate Harrington wrote:
> Dave, Chris,
> I can access https://gpodder.net/ using Firefox, wish I thought of that
> before asking!
> I've subscribed to a podcast but it hasn't downloaded, maybe it will
> download the next episode, but how do I download all episodes in one go.
> Chris,
> Q-cast said it is running as a trial version and that I can pay to get
> it's full potential. It has downloaded all the episodes of the podcast I
> first asked about. Is there a time limit qCast will work for as a demo?
> Are the things available in the paid version something I would want?
> Thanks.        Kate.
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Dave" <dave_maydew at btinternet.com>
> To: <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
> Sent: Monday, May 26, 2014 1:05 AM
> Subject: Re: [BCAB] Help with webbie podcatcher.
>
>
>> Hi Kate,
>> Here's the link to download gPodder from Sourceforge, it'll download
>> after 5 seconds, that's how the SourceForge site runs for some reason.
>>
>> On the subject of https://gpodder.net/ I can only think that IE 8 is
>> blocking it, or something on your PC is blocking it. Can you use another
>> browser like Firefox or Chrome? Forgive me for my ignorance as I don't
>> run Jaws or NVDA, so I don't know whether these browser work well with
>> any of the screen readers.
>>
>> Ah, just thought of another idea, what I shall do is send you
>> gPodder.exe via email. You can add Podcast RSS feeds manually to the
>> software if you are still having issues with the site, so there's always
>> a way around it.
>>
>> Dave
>>
>>      "Message Sent using a Intel Core i5 powered by Linux!"
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On Mon, 2014-05-26 at 00:47 +0100, Kate Harrington wrote:
>>> Hi Dave,
>>> that is the site I used, it directed me to another page when I
>>> clicked on
>>> downloads. There was a table from which I could select what I wanted,
>>> maybe
>>> that is where I went wrong.
>>> Could you have a look at the download site and tell me what I should
>>> have
>>> chosen please.
>>> I chose Installer for XP/Vista/7
>>>       but when I clicked on that link nothing happened, I used the jaws
>>> mouse to click on it too and still nothing, so I tried to download it
>>> via
>>> Google. When I tried running it I was told it needed python 2.7, and
>>> did I
>>> want to download it, clicking on yes did nothing, so I downloaded
>>> 2.7.6, as
>>> advised by site, from Google, then  running gpodder wanted me to
>>> download
>>> python 2.7 pyTGK 2.24.0.
>>>       I said yes to that and it downloaded it for me.
>>>
>>> When I enter https://gpodder.net
>>> into my browser, IE8, I just get a message that internet explorer cannot
>>> display the web page.
>>> Any further ideas?
>>> Thanks.        Kate.
>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Dave" <dave_maydew at btinternet.com>
>>> To: <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
>>> Sent: Sunday, May 25, 2014 10:29 PM
>>> Subject: Re: [BCAB] Help with webbie podcatcher.
>>>
>>>
>>> > Hi Kate,
>>> > Here's the website address I use - http://gpodder.org/ to download the
>>> > software and
>>> https://gpodder.net/ to do the rest. It's FREE, so I'm not
>>> > sure which site you found?
>>> >
>>> > Let me know if you need any more help?
>>> >
>>> >
>>> > Dave
>>> >
>>> >      "Message Sent using a Intel Core i5 powered by Linux!"
>>> >
>>> >
>>> >
>>> >
>>> > On Sun, 2014-05-25 at 22:23 +0100, Kate Harrington wrote:
>>> >> Hi Dave, Chris,
>>> >> I tried gpodder but didn't find it easy to use as a program from
>>> my >> pc,
>>> >> The
>>> >> link you gave didn't work, but I found it on Google, I then had to
>>> >> download
>>> >> a couple more programs, and I haven't been able to log into the
>>> site >> and
>>> >> get
>>> >> a username and password, any extra help welcome.
>>> >> I also tried the Q-cast program, and that did work direct from my
>>> pc - >> I
>>> >> was
>>> >> able to find what I wanted and many more! It wants me to pay for
>>> it, >> not
>>> >> too
>>> >> much money, but is that what you expected, Chris?
>>> >> Thanks.        Kate
>>> >> ----- Original Message ----- >> From: "Dave"
>>> <dave_maydew at btinternet.com>
>>> >> To: <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
>>> >> Sent: Sunday, May 25, 2014 8:39 PM
>>> >> Subject: Re: [BCAB] Help with webbie podcatcher.
>>> >>
>>> >>
>>> >> > Hi Chris and Kate,
>>> >> > Have you tried gPodder for Windows? it's a Open Source (Yeah you'll
>>> >> > only
>>> >> > see me mention Open Source) Cross Platform application, which
>>> should
>>> >> > solve your issue.
>>> >> > I use it on my Linux PC's to download all the Techy Podcasts I
>>> >> > listen
>>> >> > to, and it just works straight out the box, and if you sign up on
>>> >> > www.gPodder.net you can search and subscribe to Podcasts and it
>>> >> > sends
>>> >> > it
>>> >> > straight to the application once you have your username and
>>> password
>>> >> > entered into it.
>>> >> >
>>> >> > It's one of the best I've used! I also use one called Podder on my
>>> >> > Android devices, which also syncs to the gPodder site, so it
>>> grabs >> > all
>>> >> > your Podcasts for you, so you can listen to them on the move to.
>>> >> >
>>> >> > Hope this is useful to you?
>>> >> >
>>> >> > Dave
>>> >> >
>>> >> >      "Message Sent using a Intel Core i5 powered by Linux!"
>>> >> >
>>> >> >
>>> >> >
>>> >> >
>>> >> > On Sun, 2014-05-25 at 20:14 +0100, christopher hallsworth wrote:
>>> >> >> Kate can I just make a plug for a shareware program called
>>> Qcast? >> >> No
>>> >> >> this
>>> >> >> will not directly answer your question but you could certainly
>>> >> >> search
>>> >> >> for
>>> >> >> all podcasts relating to the BBC, and find, play and even
>>> download >> >> one
>>> >> >> or
>>> >> >> more episodes from one or more podcasts.
>>> >> >> http://q-continuum.net/qcast/download
>>> >> >>
>>> >> >>
>>> >> >> Christopher Hallsworth
>>> >> >> Student at The hadley School For The Blind
>>> >> >> www.hadley.edu
>>> >> >>
>>> >> >> ----- Original Message ----- >> >> From: "Kate Harrington"
>>> <kathrynharrington at btinternet.com>
>>> >> >> To: "BCAB Discussion List" <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
>>> >> >> Sent: Sunday, May 25, 2014 8:11 PM
>>> >> >> Subject: [BCAB] Help with webbie podcatcher.
>>> >> >>
>>> >> >>
>>> >> >> > Hi list,
>>> >> >> > If I should ask the following question on another list please
>>> >> >> > pass
>>> >> >> > on
>>> >> >> > email address and how to subscribe.
>>> >> >> > I've recently downloaded some of the Webbie programs again
>>> but >> >> > can't
>>> >> >> > get
>>> >> >> > podcatcher to download any bbc podcasts. I can download these
>>> >> >> > from
>>> >> >> > the
>>> >> >> > bbc
>>> >> >> > website, but all the menu options I've tried in podcatcher don't
>>> >> >> > result
>>> >> >> > in
>>> >> >> > finding any podcasts.
>>> >> >> > Is there a way of telling the BBC website that I want to use
>>> >> >> > podcatcher
>>> >> >> > rather than the links they have?
>>> >> >> > Thanks.        Kate
>>> >> >> >
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