Audio playback speed control

Written by sven. Posted in features

Today is Christ­mas Eve and so I have a present for the pow­er audio pod­cast lis­ten­ers among you: Audio play­back speed con­trol. This fea­ture allows you to con­trol the play­back speed of most audio pod­casts in a range between fac­tor 0.5 to 2.0. From the play­back view you can bring up the speed con­trol (see screen­shots above) with one tap on the speed indi­ca­tor and change the play­back speed. By default the changed speed is applied only to the cur­rent episode, but you can choose to apply the speed to all cur­rent and future episodes of this pod­cast. You can change this at any time in the pod­cast spe­cif­ic set­tings.

Like oth­er audio play­ers uPod uti­lizes the Presto sound library to imple­ment play­back speed con­trol, mean­ing you need to install a 3rd par­ty app to make play­back speed con­trol avail­able in uPod. In the mean­while there are a few imple­men­ta­tions of the Presto API avail­able at Google play! (alpha­bet­i­cal order):

I have most­ly test­ed with Prestis­si­mo and a lit­tle bit with Sta­ble Speed. Please let me know if I am miss­ing an app here.

Hap­py lis­ten­ing and mer­ry Christ­mas!

Audio playback in portrait orientationAudio playback speed