Saving to Huffduffer on Android
Huffduffer is a great site for bookmarking audio files you want to listen to. It provides RSS feeds so you can easily subscribe in your podcast software of choice. I love using it to try out an episode or two of a podcast without subscribing to it. There’s a bookmarklet you can use to quickly “Huffduff” a link. This works great on desktop, but sometimes I am on mobile and want to save something.
I was able to set this up with the URL Forwarder app on Android. The app lets you create filters, which is a way to pass a URL on to another site. In this instance, I want to pass along the URL of a podcast episode to Huffduffer.com. In the app, tap the plus sign to create a new filter. Enter a filter name that makes sense to you; I used “Huffduff it” to match the site. For the Filter URL, enter
https://huffduffer.com/add?page=@url. Leave the Replaceable Text field as
@url and make sure “URL encode the forwarded URL” is checked. It should look like the screenshot below. Finally, tap the checkmark to finish creating the filter.
Now when I come across a podcast episode I want to listen to, I tap “Share,” then the URL Forwarder icon labeled “Choose filter,” tap “Huffduff it,” and I’m taken to the Huffduffer page to bookmark the audio. Huffduffer does a great job of automatically filling in the audio file, description, and tags, so at this point I usually don’t have to make any edits, just click “Huffduff it” and it will appear in my custom podcast feed.
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