I have been using Antennapod for a while now and really enjoy all the features it offers. One of the recent updates has created problems when playing back podcasts: sometimes loss of position when restarting, always skipping at the end if each podcast, frequently skipping in the middle of a postcast which leads to the podcast episode ending prematurely altogether and skipping to the next. I hope this will get fixed soon.
This is the only decent open source podcast player but it has problems opening podcasts. Some it works, some it doesn't do anything, and others crashes it. I only continue using it because it is open source and it has a nice layout. Please fix.
Of the many podcast players I have tried, this has the best user interface. It does exactly what I need: Download new subscriptions into a queue automatically that allows me to reorder as I see fit. I can be up and running in two taps: One to open the app, the other to start playing. That said, there are two frustrating bugs in the current version. First, sometimes the app just spontaneously starts playing when I'm not even using my phone. Second, when pressing the skip button via bluetooth, sometimes it skips ahead two podcasts instead of just going to the next one.
It was my favorite podcast app until my phone received the update to Oreo. There is some interaction that causes the app to resume playing at the wrong position in the file or the wrong file altogether. Very frustrating. I'd give it 4.5 stars as long as your aren't on Oreo. I'm using Pocket Casts until this is resolved.
Great app very simple and intuitive to use. Minor issues are that music gets very garbled at high playback speeds (although voice is fine) and the app doesn't update the remaining time in the podcast in real time.
The lookup/browsing part is not great but once you find what you want to listen to elsewhere the other functions are phenomenal and superior to other apps I tried. I do stick with non privacy invading apps so maybe there's something better but overall the best for me.
Couple more bug fixes
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