Automatically Skipping Ads

A lot of podcasts have automated ads added to them in the language of the IP address you’re downloading the podcast from. These must get added according to fairly predictable patterns (times, positions in the episode). They also tend to sound quite different from the rest of the episode (different speaker / audio quality / background music).
Another possibility would be to let users select when an episode has ads, such as in SponsorBlock for YouTube, which is then made available to everyone else.
It would be really neat (and a feature that would set this app apart) if it could skip them automatically.

Hi there,

You can look at the following thread where It’s been discussed :
https://forum.antennapod.org/t/ability-to-skip-ads-in-the-podcast/212/

As far as I remember the consensus is that implementing such a features would harm podcasts. (Which I agree)

What is possible right now is to go to specific settings for a podcast and set an auto skip time for intro and outro.

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