File Extension Library

.PCAST File Extension

  • Developer by: Apple
  • Category: Audio Files
  • Format: XML

What is an .PCAST file?

.PCAST file extension is created by Apple. .PCAST has been classified as Audio Files. The format of .PCAST file is XML.

.PCAST is iTunes Podcast File

XML file created by iTunes, a music shopping and playback program; contains information for subscribing to a podcast, including the link, title, category, and subtitle; used for sharing recommended podcasts or favorites with others over email or the Web.

PCAST files can be created by selecting an iTunes podcast and dragging it to the desktop. After receiving a PCAST file, you can double-click it to automatically subscribe to the podcast. iTunes will then automatically begin downloading the latest audio files.

NOTE: Since PCAST files are stored using XML formatting, you can view them with any text editor.

List of all softwares that can open the iTunes Podcast File
Apple iTunes
JRiver Media Center
Apple iTunes

How to Open .PCAST file on different platforms

Open .PCAST File on Windows

  • Right-click a .PCAST
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .PCAST file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .PCAST files" Press "Ok"

Open .PCAST File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .PCAST file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .PCAST File on Linux

Right click on the .PCAST file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .PCAST File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .PCAST file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .PCAST File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .PCAST files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .PCAST files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .PCAST files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .PCAST file format
  2. You need to check the .PCAST file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)