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Re: Subscribing in Windows

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  • Steven R. Boyett
    I use RSS Popper (http://www.rsspopper.com) for Outlook & it works great for me.
    Message 1 of 5 , May 1 11:06 AM
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      I use RSS Popper (http://www.rsspopper.com) for Outlook & it works
      great for me.
      --- In podcasters@yahoogroups.com, "caroosky" <carter@...> wrote:
      >
      > The best solution I found was a feed reader plugin for Outlook called
      > Attensa. It's an RSS reed reader that displays feeds in Outlook, sort
      > of like an email. BUT- it also downloads enclosures to a folder of my
      > choosing, which you can tell Windows Media Player to sync to your
      > device every time you hook up. I used it for quite a while, until one
      > day, for no apparent reason, it just stopped working at all. I tried
      > all the suggestions of tech support, but nothing worked.
      >
      > Since then, I moved on to gmail, and I am using my Nokia N93 phone,
      > and the Nokia podcasting app that runs on it, to listen to a number of
      > podcasts. The phone is wi-fi, and I can subscribe to a podcast feed
      > and download episodes right on the device.
      >
      > I think the soon-to-arrive next generation of devices that will be
      > wi-fi enabled is going to make the computer unnecessary for syncing
      > and subscribing to podcasts.
      >
      > Still, keep in mind that 70% of podcast listeners listen on their
      > computers anyway.
      >
      > Carter Harkins
      > http://CrowdAbout.us
      > Making Podcasts Interactive
      >
      >
      > --- In podcasters@yahoogroups.com, "David" <rigante@> wrote:
      > >
      > > I wish!
      > >
      > > As far as I have found, there is no good way to subscribe to a podcast
      > > on a PC.
      > >
      > > I haven't found a good aggregator that doesn't have flaws yet either.
      > >
      > > I don't even want any high end facilities, just a simple program that
      > > downloads the latest episodes. I still end up checking the recived
      > > stuff regularly and finding problems.
      > >
      > > I am using Juice at the moment and it seems to re-download the same
      > > shows over and over again, it also does part-downloads and you only
      > > find out when the show cuts out half way through listening to it.
      > >
      > > (rant over)
      > >
      > > I did try Nimiq and that seemed OK, may have to try it again.
      > >
      > > iTunes is probably the best way to go, altrhough i prefer to have a
      > > little more control!
      > >
      > > cheers
      > > David
      > > www.themodelmakerspodcast.com
      > >
      > > --- In podcasters@yahoogroups.com, "timchr" <surfbits@> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > Hello all,
      > > > I had a client ask me a question about subscribing to a podcast in
      > > > Windows.
      > > > My question is, can you send an email with a link or URL that a
      > > > Windows using can click on that will subscribe to an RSS Feed (with
      > > > enclosures like podcasts) automatically without downloading a third
      > > > party program like iTunes?
      > > >
      > > > Thanks, Tim
      > > >
      > >
      >
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