Podcast Addict: Podcast player

Contains adsIn-app purchases
4.6
560K reviews
10M+
Downloads
Content rating
Teen
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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


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.


SUBSCRIPTION / DISCOVERY
• Search by podcast name or keywords (5M 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

PLAYBACK / AUDIO EFFECTS
• 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

AUTOMATION
• 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

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

MISC.
• 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 (full description, Twitter, ...)
• Playback Statistics
• Accessibility

AVAILABLE NETWORKS
Chinese: HK Reporter
English: 5by5, BBC, CBS Radio News, CBS Sport Radio, CNN, Criminal, Crooked Media, Earwolf, ESPN, FrogPants, 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 1 & 2 & 3
Misc: 103fm
Updated on
Jun 15, 2022

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
4.6
560K reviews
shawn gibson
June 30, 2022
Enjoyed it for a while. Nice settings, everything worked. About 6 months ago it randomly started skipping back or forward by 15-60 sec., w/my screen off. Then I play the guessing game: do I need to rewind or fast forward, & for how long? Contacted the owner for help, who had difficulty reading & comprehending what I've described above. I got frustrated & decided to deal with the skipping instead of the owner. Now it's skipping several times in a 1 hour episode. Looking for a new app.
15 people found this review helpful
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Xavier Guillemane - Podcast & Radio Addict
June 30, 2022
Please contact me 1st in case you have a question or experience an issue before rating the app 1 star so I can gather more information and then help you. I'm sorry but I don't see any email from you.FYI every app rely on the Google player engine for the playback, so if you're experiencing a playback issue chances are that you will it on every app
Libby Volckening
June 8, 2022
Great app! Excellent search and share functions. Super intuitive. The only limitation for me personally is that my phone doesn't have a lot of memory, so at a certain point the app won't download or refresh. The way I have dealt with this is to Unsubscribe and Resubscribe to a podcast which means I lose my listen history. Maybe there is a better way? Overall, I have been super happy with the app!
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Xavier Guillemane - Podcast & Radio Addict
June 8, 2022
You don't have to download episodes to listen to them. You can stream them. If you choose to download episodes you can just delete them at any time to free storage space. No need to unsubscribe. Feel free to contact me if you have any questions (Settings/feedback) Thanks
Karen Hennigan-Thompson
June 3, 2022
I'm truly thankful for this excellent app. Five stars +! Works very well "out of the box"--logical layout, robust functionality, w/ quick & consistent responsiveness. Respects the users' individuality w/ loads of customization options. Constantly updated with bug fixes & additional features. And the developer actually responds to inquiries. One additional customization I'd appreciate is interface display choices--especially in the color scheme. (I'm not a fan of orange, except in the fruit!)
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What's new

[New] Virtual podcasts can now create a a new podcast for every sub folders in the selected folder
[Fix] Long press on previous/next episode wasn't working when Chromecasting
[Fix] Playlist refresh issue when removing episodes
[Fix] Small bug fixes