Sonnet - Simple Podcast Player

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About this app

Sonnet is a FRESH, new take on podcast players with a focus on discovery and ease of use.
Getting into podcasts? Then Sonnet is perfect for you!

Sonnet's got all the features you'd want in a great podcast playing app, like
✓ subscribe to podcasts,
✓ get notified of new episodes,
✓ play in the background,
✓ playing history,
✓ download episodes,
✓ reverse sort order and listen from episode one,
✓ fast forward & rewind,
✓ search from over 1,000,000 podcasts,
✓ change play speed, and
✓ save last play position.

PLUS premium features like
✓ search within podcast listings,
✓ save downloads to external storage,
✓ cloud syncing for your subscriptions,
✓ sideload feeds, and
✓ subscribe to authenticated podcasts from Patreon or similar

All this for FREE, and NO ADS. Yes, we hate ads as much as you do.

Sonnet is a light and fast podcatcher, without any bloat.
The interface is clean, modern and intuitive.

▶ Discover new, interesting podcasts every day in the DISCOVER tab, based on your interests and spoken languages.
▶ See which podcasts are hot in local & global TOP 40 charts.
▶ Too bright? Instantly switch to DARK THEME with one tap.

Listen to podcasts from popular networks like All things comedy, Gimlet, Radiotopia, Midroll, Audioboom, Earwolf, Headgum, Wondery, NPR, WNYC, PRX, Frogpants, Carolla Digital, iHeartRadio, Nerdist, NPR, PodcastOne, Parcast, The Ringer, and Vox Media.

Additionally, listen to podcasts from hundreds of thousands of independent publishers.

*Coming soon: Chromecast support.
Updated on
Nov 7, 2021

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Ratings and reviews

164 reviews
C Planet Express
April 29, 2022
I just want a simple podcast player... Is that so much to ask? As much as I wanted to like this player, it just has too many issues to use full-time. From stopping randomly during play, long load times and difficulty scrolling podcasts with many episodes, lack of a SLEEP function or playback speeds, broken links to podcasts, there are several dealbreakers. Cheers.
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Peggy Slater
January 20, 2021
Worked great.... at first. Now it will just stop randomly and sometimes it'll restart and more frequently it won't. Also, this does not sync with Android Auto and when I'm in the car is when I listen to podcasts most often. Once you either mark a podcast as played, or you listen to it, the podcast stays in the queue, there's no way to clear them out. Very annoying. So, Bye! It's been real and it's been fun, but it wasn't real fun.
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Aerial Giant
February 2, 2021
We haven't been able to replicate the random stop you've mentioned. And we've never claimed it syncs with Android Auto.
Jason Frey
October 2, 2020
Lovely interface, but the inability to import my feeds in a single file is enough of a barrier that I can't see myself switching over from my current podcast app. Ah well. It's likely a great option for a lot of folks, just not for me. Whatever the developer may suggest, the handful of clicks required to export a file and then import it into another app is not exactly next level user behavior.
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Aerial Giant
October 2, 2020
Thanks. Bit unfair to give a 2-star review for something that the app was never designed to do. The user messing around with OPML files is the antithesis of our core mission: ease of use and simplicity.

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