Are you a podcast junkie? Love getting your daily podcast fix or finding new ones to check out? Our list of the best podcast apps for the iPhone has a great selection of podcasts apps that will take your podcast love and enjoyment to the next level. In this list, you will find apps that help you to search and find podcasts, stream and save your favorite podcasts, discover new podcast communities, broadcast your own podcasts and much more.
The best podcast apps for iPhone
8 May 2017, by Rick Rockwell
Spreaker is a broadcasting studio that allows users to create their very own podcasts or online radio programming. This app allows you to record and edit your entire podcast without having to use any additional apps. Mix your voice with tracks and sound effects, audio FX library, control volumes and mix channels, share via social media and more. The simple user interface makes it easy to record, edit and share your recordings. Spreaker does have a Pro Version which offers different monthly subscription options.
- A podcast broadcasting studio
- Record, Edit and Share your recordings
- Mix voice with tracks and special effects, FX library
- Control volumes and mix channels, Easy interface
- In-app purchases for Pro Version subscription options
Satchel is a new podcast player that offers users a sleek design with efficiency and productivity. In other words, this app is simple to use and looks cool. Discover podcasts focused on your community and created within your community. You can find, stream and support your favorite podcasts through this app. The developers are on top of what the users want and seem to provide features based on consumer demand. Additionally, all bugs and issues have been addressed to give users a smooth, uninterrupted podcast listening experience.
- Free podcast player
- Discover new podcasts about and within your community
- Stream, Find and Support favorite podcasts
- Sleek design, Simple interface
- Audio pauses if another app is opened
Bumpers makes recording, editing and sharing a podcast easier than ever before. All you really need is your iPhone and something entertaining or informative to say. The recording is high quality, you can group your recordings into a series, publish the series and more. Save your recordings as drafts so that you can edit and publish at a later time. Blend multiple recordings into one podcast, 1 click social sharing, follow other talented creators, track subscribers and listeners, join the Bumpers community and more.
- Easy to Record, Edit and Share podcast
- High quality audio recordings, Save and Edit recordings
- Blend multiple recordings into one podcast
- 1 Click social sharing, Follow other creators
- Join Bumpers community, Track your subscribers
Podbean is a great option for users to enjoy their favorite podcasts. Through this app you can access an extensive network of podcasts by searching categories or from suggestions based on your history of podcast listening. Subscribe to favorite podcasts, discover new ones, stream or download podcasts, get automatic downloads of favorite podcasts, create and organize your playlists, view play history, streamlined interface and more. The player options allow for speed adjustment, have a timer and a sleep function.
- Extensive network of podcasts, Streamlined interface
- Search, Stream, Save and Discover podcasts
- Create playlists, View play history
- Download your favorite podcasts
- Speed adjustment, Timer, Sleep Function
Laughable is more than just a podcast platform for good laughs. It also provides users the opportunity to find new podcasts across different genres and subscribe to the actual artists and not just the podcast itself. This app does specialize in comedy content and you can follow your favorite comedians by getting all of their upcoming appearances and more. Get recommendations, search for podcasts, use the handy sleep timer, download episodes to listen offline and more. Enjoy a good laugh while enjoying a soild podcast app.
- Specializes in comedy content, Also offers other genres
- Subscribe to the podcast or the artist
- Get relative information on each subscribed artist
- Get recommendations for podcasts and artists
- Search for podcasts, Sleep Timer, Offline listening
ZCast is a platform for those looking to broadcast their very own podcast. Choose the topic of your podcast, invite friends and start streaming. You can schedule your podcast for a later date, give fans a heads up, edit your podcast, add meta data, live chat and more. You can also listen to other podcasts, view schedules for podcasts, share your favorite podcasts, invite Twitter followers, and more. ZCast has something for every kind of podcast enthusiast out there, and it’s presented in a wonderful design with intuitive controls.
- Broadcast or listen to podcasts
- Schedule your podcasts, Editing functions
- Listen to other podcasts and interact with them
- Share your favorites, Invite Twitter followers
- Have your very own podcast landing page
For the last 7 years, this app has been a reliable option for users to listen to their favorite podcasts. In fact, RSSRadio has been somewhat of a pioneer in the podcast niche with many creative features. Organize your podcasts, get notifications, download or stream podcasts, different themes, sleep timer, sync with iCloud, clear audio quality, find new show, extensive podcast library and more. This app will also suggest podcasts based on your listening history. RSSRadio does have ads and requires an in-app purchase to remove them.
- A pioneer podcast listening app
- Organize, Discover and Download favorite podcasts
- Get suggested podcasts, Clear and high quality audio
- Extensive podcast library, Get notifications
- In-app purchase for Full version and without ads
A fast, easy and elegant podcast player. Search and subscribe to podcasts, stream or download podcasts, pause and resume downloads, organize playlists, clean user interface and more features. The podcast player itself has a continuous playback if desired, can skip forward or backwards, various playback speeds, play or pause, headphone remote, lock screen controls, AirPlay, Sleep Timer and more. You get everything that you want in a podcast player with this app.
- An elegant podcast player, Clean interface
- Search, Subscribe, Stream or Download podcasts
- Create and organize playlists, Pause and Resume downloads
- Continuous Playback, Skip forward or backwards, Pause or Play
- Lock Screen Controls, AirPlay, Playback speeds
If you are a fan of football (soccer) and love Arsenal, then this podcast app is the perfect one for you. Get the latest Arsenal news and podcasts all in one convenient app. Stream or download the podcasts to listen offline, view videos, search through the past archived episodes and more. This app has a wonderful looking interface that’s easy to use and navigate. We only wish that other professional sports teams had an app this fantastic.
- Podcasts and news about Arsenal
- Get all the breaking Arsenal news
- Watch Arsenal videos, Search the archives
- Stream the podcasts, Great looking interface
- Download podcasts to listen offline
Otto has taken the world by storm with its ability to present users with audio related news and podcasts. One sources goes as far as to call it the Flipboard of audio news and podcasts. Create dedicated radio stations based on individual topics, find podcasts and news that interests you, browse a massive library, listen to major news stories from credible sources, discover new podcasts and more. Otto will change the way you get your news and listen to radio or podcasts.
- An ingenious app for audio news, radio and podcasts
- Search a massive library of recordings
- Find podcasts and news that interests you
- Get all of the breaking news from reputable sources
- Create a dedicated radio station based on your interests