|Stream Video and Audio Content with Ziepod+|
|If you have Ziepod+, you can both listen to
audio content and watch video content published thru podcasts. So you don't have to download
them, Ziepod+ can stream the content and save your time. Ziepod+ provides a very flexible
environment for both audio and video consumption.
|Dockable Video Panel|
|Dockable video panel is an external panel to watch
videos. As it allows you watch videos in a small screen, you can use this panel to watch videos
while working with other applications on your computer, such while surfing on the Internet.
|Download Speed Limit|
|While downloading files, Ziepod uses as much bandwidth as possible
to finish downloading in shortest time. If you try browsing on the Internet or streaming podcasts while downloading,
you may experience difficulties, such as waiting longer for loading page or pauses in streaming. To prevent this,
Ziepod+ allows you to limit the bandwidth usage at downloading, such as 30KBs per/sec.
|Download Status Monitor Panel|
|Sometimes you just want to keep an eye on downloaded episodes
and take immediate actions as necessary. Ziepod+ provides you an external panel from where you can do just that.
It is specially designed so as not to intervene your interaction with other windows, by becoming
transparent as you focus on another window.
|If you have a Ziepod+, you can control retrieved content by defining what they
want to see or not want to see. You can create content filters for each individual subscription in
order to exclude unwanted content before saved into Ziepod, such as advertisements.
|Virtual Channels and Word Watchdogs|
|If you like to get notified of certain content as soon as
possible, you can set up virtual channels or watchdogs. They monitor retrieved content for
occurances of special words and notifies you of those occurances as soon as they are retrieved.
|If you don't like to deal with lots of podcasts at the same time,
you can group them into the bulk channels and treat them as one. This allows you to merge podcasts with similar
published content into one and keep your environment tidy.
|Ziepod+ compiles all newly retrieved posts in very readable
web-site like format, which is called Highlights. This enables you to read new content quickly and get over
|Ziepod+ includes embedded web browser inside so that you
don't need to open your default web browser to read related content on the Internet. Like Firefox, Ziepod
also supports tabbed-browsing, which means that you can browse multiple webpages at the same time.
|Remote Media Link Checking|
|Retrieved posts not always comes with links to actual
audio or video file associated with the post. They might be presented on the website of which they
give the link. Ziepod+ can follow that link and automatically extract those media files at the background
and let you directly in touch with that media file, which is called 'Remote Media Link Checking'
|Search podcast epsisodes on the Internet via Feedzie.com|
|From inside Ziepod, you can search hundreds of thousands
of audio and video episodes published on the Internet via Feedzie.com. You can even save search
results into your Ziepod, download or directly listen to found episodes via Ziepod.
|Find quality podcasts by browsing Feedzie Podcast Directory|
|Feedzie.com hosts a podcast directory, where podcasts
are grouped into major categories and tagged with informative labels in order to enhance
navigation functionality. You can browse this directory from inside Ziepod and easily subscribe
to quality podcasts.
|Different Visual Modes|
|In order to enhance the user interface, Ziepod can be
transformed into different shapes. Based on what you are using Ziepod for at the time, you can simplify
its look and focus on that.
|Sweeping Unnecessary Items at Once|
|Ziepod helps you maintain the environment you have by providing
sweeping functionality. This powerful filtering mechanism allows you to define what you like to delete and
then traverses all your subscriptions to remove unnecessary items at once.
|Automated & Manual ID3 Tag Overwriting|
|ID3 Tags are extra information embedded inside MP3 files,
which are related to spoken content. That's how your MP3 player shows the title of playing item
on the screen. You can make Ziepod automatically assign values, which is especially helpful if
you don't like to see meaningless title on your MP3 player, because Ziepod can make it show actual title and
help you identify playing item easily.
|You can use Ziepod to add podcast episodes into your iPod
without making you touch your iTunes. You can manage your iPod playlists from inside Ziepod and automatically
direct downloaded episodes into specific playlists on your iPod.
|Searching inside Ziepod|
|As well as searching on the Internet for podcast episodes,
you can also search your archived content residing inside your Ziepod.
|If you want Ziepod to download podcast episodes overnight
you can set it so thanks to download scheduling feature.
|As you subscribe to podcasts, your download list becomes
more crowded everyday. At that point, you will be able to order queued downloads and decide which episodes
are downloaded first with respect to others.
|Ziepod allows you to rate podcast episodes and share your
ratings with other Ziepoders so that others can make benefit of your suggestions. You can also see what
others have been rated and reach quality content.
|Popup Notifier Ejects from System Tray|
|If Ziepod is minimized at the time when new published
content is retrieved, popup notifier pops up out of your system tray and shows those newly retrieved
content, which helps you read new content as soon as they are detected.
|If you like to use your keyboard to initiate actions, Ziepod
provides many keyboard shortcuts, such as switching between tabs or visual modes. These shortcuts help you
make things done in a split of a second.
|Statistics of Last 5 Days & and Last Actions|
|Ziepod keeps statistics of last 5 days.
So you can learn how MBs of data have been downloaded, how many minutes of podcasts you have been
listening to, how many episodes have been retrieved, read and, even, rated in last 5 days. Ziepod
also keep track of your last played, downloaded, and rated 5 episodes, which is neat if you need to
reach them later.
|Synch Ziepod with Your Bloglines Account|
|Ziepod is capable of synching with Bloglines account. So if
you have a Bloglines account, you can use Ziepod to track your Bloglines subscriptions.
|Monitoring Changes in OPML Files|
|OPML files are used to keep list of podcasts to be subscribed.
Sometimes they are used to convey most popular podcasts on the Internet, which leads to dynamicaly changing
list of podcasts. Ziepod can monitor dynamic OPML files and reports newly added podcasts, just like checking
podcasts for new episodes.
|Comprehensive Help Documentation|
|Ziepod comes with very carefully designed comprehensive
help documentation. All helps topics are sectionized and related topics are linked together so that you
can learn every detail about Ziepod in a short time.
|Send Feedback to Us|
|If help documentation doesn't give you the answer you
need, or if you like to give us a feedback on Ziepod, you can use embedded dialog window to send your
message quickly without having to open up your email client or web browser to send an email.