How to download a podcast without iTunes?

All we need is an easy explanation of the problem, so here it is.

I just want the .mp3 file. I don’t want any of the other crap that comes included. I intend to just listen to this on a burned audio cd in the car.


Edit: Even better if I don’t have to download any software at all. I just want the MP3 files in a simple list.

How to solve :

I know you bored from this bug, So we are here to help you! Take a deep breath and look at the explanation of your problem. We have many solutions to this problem, But we recommend you to use the first method because it is tested & true method that will 100% work for you.

Method 1

There are direct links to the mp3s in the RSS feed.

For a general way to get a podcast’s RSS feed, please check the following superuser question: Get RSS feed from iTunes podcast links

Method 2

This is how I got it (so you can try it yourself):

  1. I Googled Stuff You Should Know RSS Feed and chose the first result.
  2. In Firefox, IE, or Safari (basically anything but Chrome), you can scroll through the list and pick and choose the ones you want. To download one, just do a Right Click->Save As.
    Thanks for introducing me to a great podcast, by the way :-).

Method 3

I just used this: You can listen online or download – pretty impressed with it TBH!

Method 4

You can get the RSS feed of an iTunes podcast using an online tool, from there you can extract mp3 urls:

Note: Use and implement method 1 because this method fully tested our system.
Thank you 🙂

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