Activities ::: mod_pcast
Maintained by Stephen Bourget
Activity module to create podcasts in Moodle

Pcast 3.5 (2018051603)

Moodle 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 3.8, 3.9, 3.10
Released: Thursday, November 14, 2019, 2:07 AM

Pcast module for Moodle Copyright (C) 2010-2018 Stephen Bourget and Jillaine Beeckman

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details:


Pcast module for Moodle - version 3.5+

Created by: Stephen Bourget - most of the coding & design Jillaine Beeckman - QA Testing & Bugfixing for the initial release.

Developed for Goffstown School District (Goffstown NH, USA) Many ideas and code were taken from other Moodle modules and Moodle itself

Installation: * see http://docs.moodle.org/en/Installing_contributed_modules_or_plugins * This version works only with Moodle 3.5 or Later

List of features:

* This Module implements the Privacy API to meet GDPR requirements
* Users can post podcast episodes. These episodes can be moderated
* Episodes with activity completion enabled can be listed on the my overview block
* Podcasts can have their own channel art (In compliance with the RSS specification)
* Episodes fully support commenting and rating
* All activities are logged using the Moodle event API
* Activities and episodes are fully searchable using global search
* Episodes can be tagged using the Moodle tagging API
* Teachers can restrict uploads to specific file types
* Episodes can be tagged with iTunes tags / keywords
* Episodes can be categorized with iTunes categories
* Easy subscribe link for iTunes users
* Full RSS Support

Please report any bugs / feature requests to: https://tracker.moodle.org/browse/CONTRIB/component/11630/

Version information

Version build number
Version release name
3.5 (2018051603)
Can be updated to
3.11 (2021042600), 3.11 (2021042600) (2021042601)
Stable version
MD5 Sum
Supported software
Moodle 3.5, Moodle 3.6, Moodle 3.7, Moodle 3.8, Moodle 3.9, Moodle 3.10
  • Latest release for Moodle 3.5
  • Latest release for Moodle 3.6
  • Latest release for Moodle 3.7
  • Latest release for Moodle 3.8
  • Latest release for Moodle 3.9
  • Latest release for Moodle 3.10

Version control information

Version control system (VCS)
VCS repository URL

Default installation instructions for plugins of the type Activities

  1. Make sure you have all the required versions.
  2. Download and unpack the module.
  3. Place the folder (eg "assignment") in the "mod" subdirectory.
  4. Visit http://yoursite.com/admin to finish the installation