Spotify right this moment launched a brand new function designed to provide podcast listeners a brand new approach to set up and save content material they wish to hearken to at a later time or maintain their favourite episodes bookmarked for straightforward entry. The function, known as “Your Episodes,” allows you to bookmark particular person episodes from any podcast, that are then added a brand new “Your Episodes” playlist.
This playlist is discovered pinned to the highest of Your Library within the Music Playlist and Podcast Episodes tabs, says Spotify.
The brand new choice could possibly be helpful for these occasions when a podcast you don’t usually subscribe to has a present you wish to hearken to — like an interview with a favourite movie star, for instance, or a dialogue a couple of matter you’re obsessed with. It is also used to pattern a podcast you’re uncertain of by including a pair episodes to a playlist to see how properly you get pleasure from its content material.
For instance, if Spotify really useful a specific podcast based mostly in your present listening habits, you could possibly go to the present’s web page and create a customized playlist of the episodes that appeared most attention-grabbing.
As well as, customers might benefit from this new bookmarking function to avoid wasting favourite episodes they could wish to hearken to once more sooner or later.
To save lots of an episode, you’ll simply click on the “+” plus icon on an episode card or an episode web page so as to add the present to the playlist. The playlist can embrace as much as 10,000 episodes, Spotify says, they usually’ll stay there till they’re manually eliminated.
Spotify has dabbled with podcast playlists earlier than right this moment. Final yr, it started permitting customers to add podcasts to their playlists and launched a combo music-and-podcast playlist for commuters known as “Your Each day Drive.” Earlier this yr, Spotify additionally rolled out a set of editorially curated podcast playlists to encourage discovery.
The brand new save function simplifies the method of creating a podcast playlist, nevertheless, because it permits customers to shortly add content material to a built-in playlist with a faucet, as a substitute of getting to undergo the extra concerned means of customized playlist creation.
The corporate says the brand new function is rolling out beginning right this moment on iOS and Android to each Free customers and Premium subscribers in all markets the place podcasts can be found.