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We’ve rebuilt Stitcher to make it easier and quicker to listen to the podcasts you love. Discover new features made for and only podcasts. Explore shows from NPR, Wondery, WNYC, the New York Times, Earwolf, Exactly Right, and more. Stitcher is home to all your favorite podcasts, from politics, true crime, sports, and comedy, there’s a podcast for everyone on Stitcher.


ORGANIZE YOUR PODCASTS
Use Stitcher to follow all the podcasts you listen to so you never miss a new episode or update. Access your latest and unfinished episodes, downloads, and favorite shows all in one convenient spot.

STREAM PODCASTS ON DEMAND
Stream instantly or download podcasts to easily listen offline

EPISODE SEARCH, FILTERING, AND SORTING
Search for specific episodes on show pages, filter episodes based on Unplayed/Played, Downloaded, and Liked on show pages. Sort episodes by Oldest to Newest/ Newest to Oldest or by duration on show pages

MORE CONTROL
Customize download settings on a per-show basis and determine how many downloads you want saved before they are removed. And listen at virtually any speed.

EXCLUSIVE PREMIUM PODCASTS AND AD FREE SHOWS
Subscribe to Stitcher Premium for exclusive content from My Favorite Murder, WTF with Marc Maron, Conan O’Brien Needs A Friend and many more Earwolf shows - plus ad-free, original content on Stitcher Premium, like exclusive episodes of Office Ladies and True Crime Garage, and ad-free versions of podcasts including Comedy Bang Bang, How Did This Get Made, and most Wondery and WNYC shows.

SMART SPEAKER INTEGRATIONS
Now features an Amazon Alexa skill and connects to Sonos speaker systems to play podcasts easily throughout your home or office.

HOW TO GET STARTED
1. Install the free Stitcher app
2. Sign in with Google, Facebook, or your email
3. Start listening!

What’s New

Version 10.17

Thanks for using Stitcher! We’ve heard your feedback on the player and playback experience and are proud to introduce some great improvements! We hope you like them and if you have any questions or concerns please get in touch! support@stitcher.com
The return of the Skip Episode button (finally, amirite?!)
Brand new player design with a better layout, optimized for small devices, with all features on a single page (you can still access seek settings and other audio controls in Settings > Playback Settings)
New action bar with easy access to Chromecast, Playback Rate, Sleep Timer (see the time remaining right there on the player!) and more
Swipe on show art to skip episodes and return to previous episodes, with snazzy animation
Re-designed Play Queue that more clearly displays your “Up Next” and “Next From…” queues
New episode info and play queue screens that can be closed with a simple swipe
Improvements to streaming and playback experience
Bug fixes and performance improvements

Ratings and Reviews

2.9 out of 5
3.7K Ratings

3.7K Ratings

Anantsi ,

Updates always ruin my experience

I seem to be in the habit of resisting technology. Then accepting technology. Finally figuring it out. Using and enjoying said technology, and then the update comes. And it’s like I’m an infant again.
I have been using stitcher since my kids were babies. So that would be 13 years. It was always a nice easy platform for me to use. Even if I didn’t venture into the more special features. I was able to navigate the app. Find what I wanted and enjoy listening to all my favorite voices. I felt confident with stitcher.
And then the update came. Nothing is the same anymore. I don’t know what any of the symbols mean. I barely know how to back out of what I was attempting to press to do whatever feature I wanted but it never seems to be what I’m looking for anymore. Stitcher used to continuously play (unless sleep mode was activated!) a series for me. No it only seems to play one episode and I’m constantly having to scroll down to where I was to continue on. Very annoying. It doesn’t feel like stitcher anymore. It feels foreign and frankly it looks like it’s for toddlers. The graphics got all bubbly and round like some two year olds front page. I’m not sure I will continue to use it.

Developer Response ,

Thanks for your feedback - we hear you and are working hard to make Stitcher the best podcast app it can be!

Shannabanna08 ,

Overcast is way better

The only reason I keep this app is to access premium content from earwolf. I otherwise find it extremely frustrating to use and not intuitive. The playlists are not very customizable in my experience. I can’t erase episodes from the list only mark them as played so the lists end up being very long and unwieldy. If I listen to one second of a podcast, it then shows up below any unplayed episodes so I have to scroll down the list to see it. You cannot manually reorder episodes to your preferred play order or set priorities so your favorite shows always show up first in the list. I also downloaded old episodes of a show since the archives are only on stitcher but then had to manually scroll back through years of podcast episodes to find the ones I downloaded since they only show up by order of release and don’t prioritize downloaded episodes. Either that or manually search for them or take the time to mark hundreds of episodes as played in order for the episodes to show up on the top of the list. I don’t want to have to go to a separate downloaded episodes list when I’ve taken the time to make a playlist for a specific podcast. The downloaded episodes of that podcast should show up first. These are just a few reasons why I strongly prefer Overcast as my go to podcast app. If stitcher made some of these changes I at least wouldn’t be actively angry anytime I tried to listen to threedom.

.kat79 ,

Newest update is really bad

Update: In addition to all the other issues, searching podcasts in the app no longer seems to work as well. Often lately I’ll search a podcast that I know exists – sometimes ones I even know I’m subscribed to – and it won't show up in the results. So I google the podcast and have to find the stitcher link that way.

This is such a terrible update. It’s so much more difficult to use, and it’s not just needing to get used to the new setup. It’s completely unintuitive. There’s only about 2 inches of scrolling space to look through my podcast subscriptions and most of each episode title is cut off, so you have to click on each one to see if it’s a topic you might want to listen to. I hope some other review has addressed the podcast “Groups” you were able to make in the previous version. I can’t even figure out how to easily word what’s wrong with it, except that it’s either not working or obsolete yet still there...kind of? No episodes are listed in each subgroup anymore, but you can scroll – sideways – through each show? I don’t know, I gave up messing with it. Everything is just much harder to navigate and I feel like I can’t see or find anything. I’ve found myself using this app so much less since the update and I’m probably going to end my premium subscription.

Developer Response ,

Thanks for your feedback - we hear you and are working hard to make Stitcher the best podcast app it can be!

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Data Linked to You

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  • Contact Info
  • Search History
  • Identifiers
  • Usage Data

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  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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