Stitcher Radio for Podcasts

Stitcher Radio for Podcasts

Designed & Published By Stitcher, Inc.

  • App Category: News
  • Release Date: 2008-08-18
  • Current Version: 7.1.8
  • Adult Rating: 12+
  • File Size: 60.06 MB
  • Developer: Stitcher, Inc.
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later.
  • App Ratings:
    3/5 (27,189 Reviews)
  • Price:
Stitcher Radio for Podcasts App Ratings: 3
Based on 27,189 Reviews

Stitcher Radio for Podcasts App Description

- Top 50 iPhone Apps - TIME Magazine - Top 5 News Apps - Apple Listen on demand to your favorite news, comedy, sports and talk radio shows and podcasts from sources like NPR, CNN, Fox News, ESPN, This American Life, BBC and more. Stream or download episodes for offline listening. Stitcher also helps you discover interesting things to listen to from over 65,000 shows, based on your listening habits. Change the way you listen to radio - on your schedule, not the schedule of traditional radio. WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING CNET: “Stitcher provides a slick solution to those looking for customized audio programming - it's to news and information what Pandora is to music.” GIZMODO: “Stitcher collects and stitches together spoken word radio content...Think of it as your local public radio station, times 400.” MACWORLD: “Stitcher Radio is Remarkable.” KEY FEATURES: - PERSONALIZED FRONT PAGE: Stitcher’s Front Page feed delivers new episodes from your favorite shows, recommends new ones based on your listening, and keeps you up to date with news headlines. It learns what you like and puts it at your fingertips. - CREATE PLAYLISTS: “Stitch” together your favorite shows and podcasts to create your own customized playlists. Stream or set your playlists to download for offline listening. - DISCOVER NEW SHOWS: Stitcher helps you find new shows you’ll love by recommending podcasts and radio programs based on your listening activity. - LISTEN ON DEMAND: You’re always up to date with the latest episodes of your favorite radio shows and podcasts, without the hassle of downloading or syncing. Dig into the archives to listen to past episodes as well. - STITCHER PREMIUM: Ad-free listening, bonus episodes from shows you love, 40+ Stitcher Originals exclusive to Stitcher, comedy albums and more. - SHARE WITH FRIENDS: Connect your Facebook account to discover what your friends are listening to and share your favorite shows. - GET BREAKING NEWS: Keep up with the day’s biggest stories with the Stitcher Front Page and via breaking news audio alerts. - CARPLAY AND OTHER IN-CAR SUPPORT: Support for Apple CarPlay as well as integrations with over 50 Ford, GM, BMW, MINI, Jaguar, Land Rover, Nissan, Infiniti, Mazda and Volvo models. Additionally, Car Mode for use in any car with big buttons for easy and safe control in the car. Stitcher is the easiest way to stay connected to the information that’s important to you while on the go. AWARDS & PRAISE - TechCrunch "20 Best Apps" - Webby Award Winner - Best Mobile App>Podcasts - Wired "Essential Driving App" - Fast Company 8 Apps that will Destroy FM Radio - Apple Top 5 News App - TIME Magazine Top 50 iPhone Apps - CNET - Top 10 iPhone App - PC World – 12 Best Entertainment Apps - Top 50 Free Apps - Huffington Post - 12 Must Pack Essentials for Summer - Best News App - Best App Ever Awards - My Top 10 Apps - Ben Affleck! Privacy Policy:

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App Reviews

  • Great except...

    By Kizzy J
    Great app overall. I love the customizability. However, one complaint at the moment: whenever I open an Offline Listening playlist with podcasts already downloaded, go to Settings to turn on Airplane Mode, then back to the Stitcher app to listen to downloaded material, I get a pop-up saying, "Turn off Airplane Mode or use Wi-Fi to access data." This is annoying and shouldn't happen since my material has already been downloaded. Please fix!
  • look elsewhere...

    By benbiii
    Been trying out a couple of different podcast hosts. Stitcher is always failing or always the last to load newly uploaded episodes. Looks nice and easy to use but for some reason can't grab fresh episodes as quickly as the others.
  • Hot garbage

    By Kpt_nosaJ
    The title says it all. Nothing feels better than wanting to listen to all your favorite podcasts only to find a confusing interface, horrible search option, and sloppy audio quality. I was looking to catch up on one episode and it took about 10 minutes of scrolling to find it, then when I found it the audio was choppy in sections. It's not like podcast apps are something new, so I don't even understand how they could acquire all these podcast networks but have such an awful phone/desktop app. Avoid this app and don't support them. It's only a cash grab to make money off of a growing community. Support the podcaster instead of Stitcher.
  • Bottom of the Barrel

    By 2 / 2 / 2
    I try to avoid leaving negative reviews for apps, but this is truly one the worst UI of a widely-used app that I've seen. Like every detail feels designed to confuse and annoy.

    By CN76468943
    If slow not at all user-friendly and hard to navigate. Howl had its flaws but it runs a lot better, definitely a smoother experience.
  • Horrible to Navigate

    By m31i554
    Terrible interface, difficult to navigate and use. Not intuitive at all. Have the designers of this ever used an app before?
  • Latest update would't authenticate with facebook.

    By WidgetPhreak
    I've updated my review. 5 Stars. They fixed the facebook authenticator issue within 24 hours.
  • Utter garbage, can't download episodes

    By taffffffffff
    This app is terrible - unintuitive interface, horrible search function, bad playback controls, and an annoying Siri-like robot (that you can't turn off as far as I can tell) that says "RESUMING EPISODE" in a voice that sounds as if she's having a stroke. It's like this thing was programmed by a bunch of extras from an ITT Tech commercial. I only downloaded this and paid for premium to listen to old episodes of How Did This Get Made. Stitcher is the only way to listen to those episodes but, as good as the show is, it's not worth the headache of dealing with this app. You are SUPPOSED to be able to download episodes and listen to them offline - however, this feature DOES NOT WORK AT ALL. The episodes say they've been downloaded but will still buffer and use up data. If you delete them and try to redownload, you can't! Unbelievable. Perhaps Earwolf can create a new comedy podcast dedicated to what a bad joke this app is. Please hire better programmers ASAP to fix this buggy mess.
  • Should be better by now

    By bluemeanieface
    These guys are like the AOL of podcasts. They even call it "Stitcher Radio" to con dummies into thinking they invented podcasting or that it is a radio subscription. Neither is true. This is a review for "Stitcher Premium", the paid app service. Pros: *Some exclusive content (not much) *Some commercial free content (not nearly as much as you think. Still many, many commercials on what I listen to) *Variable speed algorithm seems smoother than on other players *Can search within shows OR episodes. If you are following certain guests or topics, this is nice. Cons: *FF/ Rwd is only available in 30/30 *When you hit back orforward on your speaker or headphones it skips or backs up to previous podcast, not 30 seconds ahead or back. Major, major deal breaker for me. *No feature to eliminate silence. On my main player (pocket Casts , have eliminated 30 HOURS with that feature alone. Adds up. *Ads, like everywhere else unless it is a stitcher original or there is some deal with the podcaster. I just skip ads on other players. No big deal. The future of podcasting will not be monetized.
  • Buffering

    By Vhan95
    I downloaded stitcher so I could try it out as I have been testing which podcast app works best. Upon downloading stitcher, I am met with a horrible interface that is just too clunky to navigate. I then tried to load an episode, but the app goes into an infinite buffer in which I can't listen to any of my podcasts. The app support says to restart the iPhone and I tried that but it still keeps buffering.