RadioPublic: Free Podcast App For Android

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RadioPublic is an easy to use podcast player for Android that makes listening to podcasts simple. Podcasts in our catalog can be streamed or downloaded so you can listen without using mobile data. Our Podcast Librarians highlight award-winning podcasts from our vast directory, picking shows at the top of podcast charts from NPR, WNYC and PRX like This American Life, Criminal and Serial for new listeners, while digging deep to feature small indie podcasts for more experienced listeners.

Whether you are new to podcasts and not sure where to start, or a long-time listener following dozens of podcasts, RadioPublic is the podcast app for you.

Here is what a few publications have to say about what we’re doing

Boston Globe - “RadioPublic... headquartered at Harvard’s Launch Lab startup office, is trying to build a better podcast app, one that will remove nagging roadblocks for podcast creators and listeners alike.”

FastCompany - “...incorporating as a public benefit corporation, RadioPublic will have its public good-focused mission emblazoned in its corporate charter, ensuring future leaders don’t lose sight of its founding principles.”

Huge podcast catalog from podcasters around the world.
There are more than 300,000 podcasts and 15 million episodes with podcasts in dozens of languages. Picking something to hear can be overwhelming, so while you can search for any podcast our Podcast Librarians handpick and highlight shows too.

• Browse podcasts organized into dozens of categories like: News & Current Events, Portraits of People, Interviews with Musicians and Shows that Talk about Pop Culture.
• Sample episodes within curated playlists created by podcast experts, superfans and listeners like you.
• View popular podcasts that are trending on RadioPublic.
• Discover and listen to audio books that have been published as podcasts.
• Listen to podcasts from popular networks like Gimlet, Radiotopia, BBC, Earwolf, Maximum Fun, HowStuffWorks and the CBC.

Benefits for everyone
RadioPublic is a FREE app and does not require an account or social login to browse or listen.

• Download episodes while on WiFi and listen without using mobile data.
• Tap play and stream podcast episodes without waiting for a download.
• Add episodes to your queue and create a personal continuous playlist.
• Share favorite podcasts and episodes with friends.
• Frequent app updates from nice people who love podcasts and podcasters.

Useful features for power listeners
• Smart Folders help you organize your shows and episodes and apply filters.
• Set up auto-downloads and new episodes from your shows will be available offline.
• Enable notifications and we'll let you know when new episodes are published.
• Add any podcast, including private RSS feeds like those offered to Patreon supporters.
• Import and export your shows using OPML import.

How podcasters can benefit from RadioPublic
• Podcasters can be paid when people listen to your show in RadioPublic.
• We don’t re-host your audio files so stats appear in your hosting dashboard.
• Message your most loyal listeners with Affinity Promotions.

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RadioPublic is a Public Benefit Corporation and our mission, as embedded in our certificate of incorporation, is:

To help listeners discover, engage with, and reward creators of stories, podcasts, and other audio. We share public media’s educational, artistic, and journalistic mission, and the democratic values of open access to information. We are committed to operating a platform that fairly values creators’ work, respects users’ privacy and information rights, and benefits all participants.
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What's New

Silence is golden, except when you don't want it in your podcast. With the new Trim Silence feature you can have RadioPublic intelligently remove the awkward pauses in your favorite podcasts so you can cram more podcast into your ears. Tap the ^ arrow in the player, then tap the 1x playback speed controls and you can set Trim Silence for all podcasts or a specific podcast. Happy listening!

Updating 3rd party libraries
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Additional Information

February 5, 2019
Current Version
Requires Android
4.1 and up
Content Rating
Sexual Themes
Offered By
RadioPublic - Podcast App & Free Podcasts Player
RadioPublic 109 Kingston St. Floor #3 Boston, MA 02111
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