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Our Rating: ★★★½☆ :: MUSIC TO OUR EARS :: Read Our Full Review >>

The cure for the common podcast...

What's New

A few quick bug fixes:

- Fix for crashing on some Chevy MyLink connections

- Fix for shows set for offline listening not completing download sometimes

- Updated car mode visual design (accessible via settings or by tapping the double bar icon on the Now Playing view)

- Clearer indication of a show that has been added to your favorites playlist (checkmark icon)

- Various minor UI enhancements

- Bug fixes

And from our recently launched version 6.0:

A better question is what isn’t new?! We’ve taken all your feedback and everything we’ve learned and completely redesigned the Stitcher app to make it more personalized and simpler to use. Easier to access the shows you love and discover new ones that you’ll soon love. Let us know what you think at feedback@stitcher.com and check out our blog for tips & tricks for the new version. Here’s just a bit of the newness:

* MY FRONT PAGE - We’ve reimagined the front page as your personal audio feed. With new episodes from your favorites, recommendations based on your listening as well as headline news and trending stories, it lets you pop open Stitcher and instantly start listening to fresh, personalized content.

* SIMPLIFIED NAVIGATION - Access your playlists with a single swipe from anywhere in the app.

* REDESIGNED PLAYER CONTROLS - New Mini Player lets you always see and control what’s playing. Swipe the Mini Player up to access the full Now Playing view, then swipe down to minimize. You can now access car mode and sleep timer via the Now Playing screen.

* LAST PLAYED - The new Mini Player automatically loads whatever you were playing last so you can jump right back in, right where you left off.

* MORE PAST EPISODES - New Show Information pages let you access more past episodes than ever before - easily listen, share or save them to your Listen Later playlist.

* RECOMMENDATIONS - Better recommendations, delivered to you on your Front Page as well as on individual Show pages - for example discover what listeners of This American Life also like to listen to.

* SIMPLIFIED PLAYLISTS - Easier than ever to access, set for offline listening, and manage your favorite shows in playlists.

* DESIGNED FOR iOS7 - Visually refreshed to take advantage of iOS7 design cues and technologically refreshed to leverage underlying iOS7 technologies.

* SEAMLESS REFRESH - Stitcher seamlessly refreshes and now lets you pull to refresh (swipe down) so you always have the latest episodes available.

* LISTEN LATER - Easily add episodes from anywhere to your Listen Later playlist - from the Front Page, your playlists, and past episode lists. Even set it to download for listening to these episodes offline.

* REFRESHED iPAD APP - Oh yeah, a fully updated iPad app as well.

App Description

- Top 50 iPhone Apps 2013 - TIME Magazine
- Top 5 News Apps -Apple

Listen to your favorite news, comedy, sports and talk radio shows and podcasts ON DEMAND from your iPhone or iPad. Discover the best of NPR, CNN, Fox, BBC, WSJ, Adam Carolla, Joe Rogan, Rachel Maddow, Rush Limbaugh, Fresh Air, Freakonomics, Radiolab and over 25,000 shows, podcasts and live stations. Change the way you listen to radio - on your schedule, not the schedule of traditional stations.

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.”

BUSINESS WEEK: “Web outfits like Pandora and Stitcher broadcast portable and mobile content that makes Sirius look overpriced and stodgy.”

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.

- 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.

- CAR MODE: Simplified mode for use in 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 of 2012"
- Wired "Essential Driving App" 2012
- Fast Company 8 Apps that will Destroy FM Radio
- Apple Top 5 News App
- TIME Magazine Top 50 iPhone Apps 2013
- CNET - Top 10 iPhone App 2013
- PC World – 12 Best Entertainment Apps of 2012
- Webby's People's Voice Award
- PCMag.com Top 50 Free Apps 2013
- Best News App - Best App Ever Awards
- My Top 10 Apps - Ben Affleck!

"If you like NPR, MSNBC, Bloomberg or any of the best sources then Stitcher is the best way to quickly access all your programs in one place and listen at your convenience." - emarie0405

"This app is a life saver for my daily commute. Nearly any subject or source I want to hear! A must for podcast lovers." -CyberData4

Privacy Policy: http://www.stitcher.com/privacy.php

App Screen Shots

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App Changes

April 08, 2014 New version 6.0.1
April 04, 2014 New version 6.0.0
October 05, 2013 New version 5.4.3
September 24, 2013 New version 5.4.2
May 20, 2013 New version 5.3.0
February 20, 2013 New version 5.2.1
August 17, 2008 Initial Release

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