Podcast Addict: Podcast player

Contains adsIn-app purchases
566K reviews
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About this app

Podcast Addict is the #1 Podcast App on Android with over 10M downloads, 500K reviews, 2 Billion episodes downloaded and an average rating of 4.7/5

Podcast Addict allows you to manage Podcast, Radio, Audiobook, Live stream, YouTube, SoundCloud channels and RSS News feeds from a single app.

Getting started: https://podcastaddict.com/getting_started
FAQs: https://podcastaddict.com/faq
Bugs & Suggestions: http://bit.ly/podcastAddict
Changelog: https://podcastaddict.com/changelog
Contacts: Settings/Feedback
Minimal permission requirement:
• Storage Access
• Bluetooth Connect
• Schedule Exact Alarm (when using the app as an alarm clock)

Please contact me in case you have any issue/question.
The app is free and unrestricted. It displays a small ad banner at the bottom of the screen.
If you want to support Podcast Addict and/or disable the ad banner, you can do so via an In-App purchase.

• Search by podcast name or keywords (M podcasts/100M+ episodes)
• Use the search engine of your choice: Podcast Addict, Apple Podcast or The Podcast Index
• Browse popular podcasts by category
• Browse podcast networks (NPR, Gimlet, BBC, Serial, Ted Talks, ...)
• Get custom recommendations based on your subscriptions
• Find similar podcasts to the one you listen to
• Paste the podcast RSS/ATOM feed url. Also works with iTunes/Apple Podcast, SoundCloud, YouTube channels and playlists urls
• Support private / premium podcasts via RSS feeds

• Built-in audio effects such as playback speed, volume boost, skip silence, mono playback. Works while streaming or playing downloaded files
• Variable playback speed for video podcasts
• Multiple playlists support
• Advanced playback features like Shuffle mode, Loop mode and Sleep timer
• Works as a standalone player (MP3, Audiobook, local files, streaming)
• Full chapter support (with images, links, ...)
• Chromecast support (with local files/audiobooks support)
• SONOS support

• Automatic update, download, playlist & deletion (Set a specific time so your favorite podcasts can be downloaded before you wake up)
• Custom settings by podcast
• Control the app through Intents with 3rd party apps
• Alarm clock to wake up to your favorite podcast, radio, audiobook, playlist

• Automatic cloud backup
• Import/ export subscriptions (OPML file compatible with other podcast apps)

• SD card storage
• Podcasts reviews (both from Podcast Addict and from Apple podcast)
• Reorder podcast and radio subscriptions by drag and drop
• Android wear notifications & controls, Android Auto, Pebble ...
• Live stream radio search engine (150K radio stations)
• Bookmarks/Notes
• Premium/private/Authenticated feeds & podcasts
• Widgets
• Search based podcasts (handle a search request as a podcast)
• Virtual podcasts/Audiobooks (handle a folder content as a podcast)
• Complete ID3 TAGs support for audiobook
• Full screen reading mode for RSS news feed
• Advanced filtering by type/keywords/duration to show/hide episodes
• Advanced sharing features (Twitter, ...)
• Playback Statistics
• Accessibility

English: 5by5, BBC, CBS Radio News, CBS Sport Radio, CNN, Criminal, Crooked Media, Earwolf, ESPN, Gimlet, LibriVox, Loyal Books, MSNBC, My Favorite Murder, NASA, Nerdist, Netflix, NPR, Parcast, PodcastOne, Podiobooks, Public Radio International (PRI), Radiotopia, Relay FM, Serial, Showtime, Slate, Smodcast, S-Town, The Guardian, This American Life (TAL), Ted Talks, The Joe Rogan Experience (JRE), True Crime, TWiT, Wall Street Journal (WSJ), Wondery
French: Jazz Radio, Radio Campus Paris, Radio Canada, Radio France, Virgin Radio
German: Deutsche Welle, DRadio Wissen, ORF, SRF, ZDF, WDR
Italian: Radio24, Rai Radio
Misc: 103fm
Updated on
Jan 17, 2023

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
This app may share these data types with third parties
App activity, App info and performance, and Device or other IDs
This app may collect these data types
App activity, App info and performance, and Device or other IDs
Data is encrypted in transit
Data can’t be deleted
566K reviews
Allen Kelton
January 24, 2023
I've tried over a dozen players, and this is the one I stuck with. If you don't like the default behavior, there a ton of settings to customize it. It might be overwhelming to a beginner, but you can ignore them until something annoys you enough to inspire some experimentation. The base version does everything you need and the ads aren't intrusive. I upgraded to thank the developer. My only complaint it is the lack of multiple playlists to group episodes by subject within a podcast.
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Lloyd Brothers
January 3, 2023
Being new to podcasts on Android, this player has a cool slick interface with intermediate features, easy to find instructions to navigate. I would have never tried this app had it not been a suggestion from a podcast I was interested in. After a few weeks I'm easily navigating and enjoying the features. Im using the no ads version. Would love to see options to have multiple playlists to separate and organize episodes with multiple parts.
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Collin Teal
January 7, 2023
I used podcast addict a few years ago and I liked it a lot, but I did not love it. I switched over to Google podcasts which is horrendous, then I switched over to castbox which is great, but all the while I missed podcast addict. Especially the listening statistics which go far more in-depth than any other program I could find. In the years I was away, they fixed the issues that I did have with the app and now I have none to point at. Podcast addict is now the perfect listening platform IMO.
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What's new

[New] Google requires apps to now Target Android 12, which introduces new restrictions
[New] The app now requires the 'Bluetooth Connect' permission to access paired devices
[New] The app now requires the 'Schedule exact alarm' permission in order for the alarm clock feature to work properly
[New] Skip silence audio effect has now 5 different modes
[New] Support for Live Podcast feature (Podcasting 2.0)
[Fix] Lots of bug fixes