What's New

Introducing our new, redesigned app.
* Improved stability and bug fixes
* Unlimited downloads
* Track your progress through the archive by marking episodes as heard.
* Bookmark episodes to listen to later
* Browse staff recommendations
* Search and filter to find your favorite stories

App Description

Official app for the public radio program This American Life. The This American Life app gives you access to the show's entire archive.

You can download an unlimited number of episodes for offline listening. You can also bookmark episodes to listen to later, and track your progress through our archive by marking stories as heard.

Browse and download episodes hand-picked by the show's host, Ira Glass, and our staff. Use our new search and filter functions to find your favorite stories by topic, contributor, and year.

This American Life is produced in collaboration with WBEZ Chicago and delivered to stations by PRX The Public Radio Exchange. This app was developed by Black Pixel.

iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • October 21, 2011 New version 2.2
  • November 17, 2011 New version 2.21
  • November 29, 2011 New version 2.30.0
  • January 20, 2012 New version 2.30.1
  • January 30, 2012 New version 2.30.2
  • April 19, 2012 New version 2.30.3
  • August 28, 2012 New version 2.30.6
  • September 21, 2012 New version 2.40.0
  • September 29, 2012 New version 2.40.1
  • February 15, 2013 New version 2.40.2
  • March 19, 2013 New version 2.40.4
  • April 05, 2013 New version 2.40.5
  • August 13, 2013 New version 2.40.6
  • July 24, 2014 New version 3.0.0
  • July 24, 2014 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $0.99
  • August 11, 2014 New version 3.0.1
  • August 11, 2014 Price increase: $0.99 -> $2.99
  • October 10, 2014 New version 3.0.3
  • November 07, 2014 New version 3.0.4
  • November 19, 2014 New version 3.0.5
  • January 04, 2015 New version 3.0.6
  • June 26, 2015 New version 3.0.7
  • August 11, 2015 New version 3.0.8
  • January 16, 2018 New version 4.0.0
  • January 23, 2018 New version 4.0.1

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