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How to upload MP3 files into Overcast

One of my most used features of Overcast is the ability to upload MP3 files to it. What kind of files do I upload? One-off interviews, DRM-free audiobooks, and other miscellaneous spoken word content. This feature, which also requires Overcast’s $9.99/year in-app purchase subscription, allows me to consolidate all of my spoken word content into one single app.

To get started, go to Overcast.fm and click Uploads.

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This next screen will show you a list of your uploaded content, and it includes a Choose File button. Clicking this button brings up an upload window. Overcast has a limit of 2GB per account, and each file can be up to 1 GB in overall size.

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Once the file is uploaded, you can go to the Overcast iOS app and automatically download the file. Also, make sure the feature is enabled in Overcast’s Settings → Overcast Premium menu.

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This feature alone makes the subscription to Overcast worth it many times over.

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