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Podcast App Playback Speeds

Marco Arment:

In the early days of iOS podcast playback, when Apple first implemented multiple speed settings, they used inaccurate labels. Apple’s “2x” setting, for instance, was really 1.5x. Their “1.5x” setting was really 1.25x. And their “½x” setting was really 0.8x.

Apple’s Podcasts app now uses the advertised speeds, but Downcast uses the old ones.

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