The Best Podcast Apps for iOS and Android

The Best Podcast Apps — You’ve Got Options

Apple Podcasts

Apple Podcasts Pros

  • Playback speed controls
  • Easy search functions
  • An “up next” list option
  • It’s easy to subscribe to your favorite podcasts
  • Notification options for new episodes

Apple Podcasts Cons

  • “Episode not available” errors — regularly
  • Difficult to find where to leave a rating & review
  • You can’t actually see your “up next” list
  • Recommended listening could be improved

Overcast

Podcast Addict

Stitcher Radio

Google Podcasts

Pocket Casts

Some features include:

  • Playback effects, (playback speed, trim silence, and voice boost)
  • A sleep timer
  • Sharing options for “podcast”, “episode”, and “current position”

Castbox

  • Playback effects, (playback speed, trim silence, and volume boost)
  • Sleep timer
  • Sharing options for “episode”, “show”, and “episode with position”

PodBean

Spotify

TuneIn

Listen App

The Best Podcast App

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Kate Erickson

Kate Erickson

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Kate is the engine at Entrepreneurs On Fire, the host of the podcast Ditch Busy, & co-author of The Podcast Journal: Idea to Launch in 50 Days.