Stitcher for Podcasts

Stitcher for Podcasts

By Stitcher, Inc.

  • App Category: News
  • Release Date: 2008-08-18
  • Current Version: 9.1.5
  • Adult Rating: 12+
  • File Size: 98.48 MB
  • Developer: Stitcher, Inc.
  • Compatibility: Android, iOS 9.0
App Ratings: 3
3
Based on 28,915 Reviews

Stitcher for Podcasts App Description

Stitcher plays your favorite podcasts and radio, whether you're having an adventure on your commute or laughing out loud at home. Explore shows from NPR, WNYC, the New York Times, Earwolf, BBC and more. Stream or download podcasts and listen to internet radio with our free app. Find shows on news, comics, true crime, and more for the curious listener, including classics like This American Life, The Daily, Fresh Air, and Joe Rogan. Stitcher also has exclusive back catalog episodes of Freakonomics, WTF with Marc Maron, True Crime Garage, Comedy Bang! Bang! and many more Earwolf shows plus ad-free, original content on Stitcher Premium, including the Marvel comics based, Wolverine: The Long Night. P.S. If you liked Howl, you’ll love Stitcher. KEY FEATURES Listen on Demand Or download podcasts for later Personalized Front Page Use Stitcher as your news app and podcast hub to receive updates in real-time based your favorites and recommendations based on your listening Custom Playlists Create personal radio station type playlists of your favorite podcasts for long drives, commuting, or other hands-full activities Exclusive Premium Podcasts and Back Catalogs Subscribe to Stitcher Premium for exclusive content from shows you love and original Stitcher productions Smart Speaker Integrations Now features an Amazon Alexa skill and connects to Sonos speaker systems. Supports CarPlay and integrations with over 50 other car models from Ford, GM, Mazda, BMW, Jaguar, Landrover and many more GETTING STARTED Download the free Stitcher app Sign in with Google, Facebook or your email Select your favorite genres, networks, or podcasts in our tutorial Start listening by tapping the play button anywhere on your Front Page OR Tap the magnifying glass in the upper right corner to search for podcasts Click on a show, then use the plus button to add to your Favorites and listen later Stitcher offers podcasts you won’t find using other internet radio apps. Our podcasts cover a wide array of topics from news to comics, crime, politics and more. AWARDS & PRAISE - 20 Best Apps - TechCrunch - 25 Top Android Apps - TIME Magazine - Essential Driving App - Wired.com - 12 Best Entertainment Apps - PC World

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App Reviews

  • Disappointing considering I’m paying for content

    2
    By Randomness night
    Frequently force closes. Suggestions for new podcasts seem utterly arbitrary and unrelated to favorited and frequented podcasts. Also, doesn’t automatically download “saved” episodes when connected to WiFi despite the fact that it is set to do so, leaving me all too often high and dry with nothing saved to my device for trips away from WiFi. Ironically also saves episodes without being prompted first to do so.
  • Good and BAD.

    2
    By Wesley Dumont
    So. It’s good because it’s better interface than apple’s app. But freezes (might be only app I use that does). Grays-out too. And when will SOMEONE make a podcast app that defaults to play the next episode?!??!
  • Functional and easy to use

    5
    By Rosaaa
    I love this app! It’s well organized and you can search within a show for a specific episode. That feature isn’t in other podcast apps! It’s easy to turn off things like automatic downloads and organize playlists. It easily remembers where you were at in an episode and functions well. Way better than apple podcast app.
  • DO NOT UPDATE

    5
    By B.E.Meistro
    1/20/19 - awful update. PLEASE LET ME REVERT BACK! It doesnt Show you Which shows you’ve already listened to. Even if you’ve already listened the show appears in bold just like the new eps. Awkward interface. 4years ago - “I’ve tried a lot of pod apps & none of them come close to Stitcher. Well done!
  • Pretty Terrible

    1
    By bodynet
    The only reason I use it is for Earwolf premium content and I can’t get it to work on the native Apple podcast app. Here are the main issues I have: 1. Interface isn’t all that intuitive and very clunky to get around. Trying to play a podcast takes too many touches, which makes it distracting while driving. 2. Even though I have podcasts selected as favorites, they never download. I have to stream them all the time which causes problems if the connectivity isn’t there. 3. When it’s plugged into my car via USB, it pauses itself all the time. It doesn’t do this on Bluetooth. 4. It always shows one podcast downloading, but it won’t tell me what it is. 5. Hard to search for new podcasts to listen to. If you want to search for a new comedy podcast, good luck. The good news is that it plays podcasts, and isn’t horrible once you get used to the quirks.
  • Slow to respond

    1
    By cDivish
    I’ve been a dedicated user since 2012 and have logged an enormous number of hours, but this latest update is extremely frustrating. I suspect it has something to do with the integration with waze, which I’d prefer not to have. To pause a currently playing episode I have to push the buttons so many times it’s faster to pull out earbuds. Hitting play is just as slow, but no easy work around. Then while I am listening, the app screen will go black and I’ll have to reload the app to fix it. Grrr. These are the most basic expectations of a podcast experience-play/pause and the app itself—and it’s flubbing up.
  • Battery Drain?

    3
    By Starsongs
    I’ve been a longtime devotee of this app over others for podcasts. Sadly, it seems to be draining my battery far more than usual recently. If this continues I’ll need to choose another app unfortunately. Any fix would be welcome!
  • Can't do the basics. Horrible to use when driving / riding.

    1
    By Nite the Knight
    Can't keep track of where I am in a podcast and allow me to listen to episodes in order. I have to *search* for #11 when I finish #10. Miserable experience if you want to listen from the beginning of a podcast with 100s of episodes. Add to that buggy ads and freezing app make you accidentally start podcasts with no interest to you, and there's no way to get back to where you were. Not if you're driving on the freeway and like to avoid accidents.
  • Drains My Battery Big Time

    1
    By Drsnk
    Not sure what happened but the last few days this app has been wiping out my battery. Out it goes!
  • good podcasts, horrible player

    2
    By aantolik
    Stitcher Premium has tremendous content, but this app freezes constantly, doesn’t load podcasts, crashes, and when i start it for the first time each day i have to kill it and restart it multiple times to get it to work. incredibly irritating to use.

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