What's New

Bug fixes

App Description

Learn, laugh, and stay informed. Discover hundreds of thousands of downloadable podcasts, from thought-provoking stories to hilarious interviews to sports and politics. Search categories, subscribe to your favorites to get free updates, and see what’s rising to the top of the charts.



• Explore hundreds of thousands of free podcasts on a variety of topics, including arts, business, comedy, music, news, sports, and more.

• Subscribe to your favorites and automatically get new episodes for free as they become available.

• Browse audio or video podcasts, or see what's most popular in Top Charts.

• Keep up with the latest episodes from your favorite podcasts in the Unplayed tab.


• Enjoy all of your audio and video podcasts in a single app.

• Skip forward and back using simple playback controls.

• Adjust the playback speed of your audio or video podcasts.

• Control playback from anywhere in the app with the MiniPlayer.

• Turn on Sleep Timer to automatically stop playing a podcast while listening in bed.

• Stream episodes or download them to listen while offline.

• Ask Siri to play specific shows or stations by name, like “Play TEDTalks.”

• Take your podcasts on the road and listen through CarPlay.

• Experience your favorite podcasts on Apple TV using Podcasts for tvOS.

• Subscribe to podcasts that require authentication—just tap the + button in Unplayed or My Podcasts and select “Add Podcast.”


• Receive a notification when new episodes from podcasts you've subscribed to become available.

• Add new podcasts to the top of your queue without pausing the one you’re listening to. Just find a podcast you want and select Play Next, or tap Add to Up Next to put it at the bottom of your queue.

• Download new episodes automatically when they become available, even when the app is not open.

• Save your favorite episodes to keep them on your device.

• Share your favorite episodes with friends using AirDrop, Facebook, Twitter, Messages, and Mail.


• Easily pick up where you left off. iCloud remembers your place in an episode, your subscriptions, and your stations—and keeps them up-to-date on your devices, Mac, PC, and Apple TV.

• Optionally sync episodes and playlists from iTunes on your Mac or PC.

iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • June 26, 2012 Initial release
  • July 26, 2012 New version 1.0.1
  • August 10, 2012 New version 1.0.2
  • September 19, 2012 New version 1.1
  • September 21, 2012 New version 1.1.1
  • November 02, 2012 New version 1.1.2
  • March 21, 2013 New version 1.2
  • March 23, 2013 New version 1.2.1
  • August 21, 2013 New version 1.2.2
  • September 05, 2013 New version 1.2.3
  • October 22, 2013 New version 2.0
  • January 23, 2014 New version 2.0.1
  • March 10, 2014 New version 2.0.2
  • May 15, 2014 New version 2.1
  • May 18, 2014 New version 2.1.1
  • May 29, 2014 New version 2.1.2
  • September 19, 2014 New version 2.2
  • July 01, 2016 New version 2.3
  • July 03, 2016 New version 2.4
  • November 08, 2016 New version 2.5