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By Stephen Hackett

The Hackett File: Exploring Huffduffer

I, like many of you I imagine, listen to a lot of podcasts. I may go several weeks without seeing a single episode of TV or a movie, but I’m get some podcast listening in almost daily.

Due to my job, I often myself listening to one-off episodes of random shows I am not subscribed to. My iOS podcast client of choice is Overcast, and it makes it fairly easy to download a single episode of a show without subscribing, but Huffduffer makes it even easier.

It’s easy to think about Huffduffer as “Instapaper for Podcasts.” Once you sign up, you gain access to a bookmarklet that you can fire when viewing a podcast episode’s webpage:

Huffduffer
Huffduffer

The bookmarklet will crawl the webpage and load in the title, description, MP3 URL and any tags it finds. Some podcast websites obscure the MP3 URL, so you may to do some digging around to find it, but the bookmarklet window lets you manually add data, which is great.…

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