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
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!
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Ratings and Reviews
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.
Howl App Subscriber
I really am a huge fan of the Howl app for its simplicity because I can download podcasts before leaving and enjoy their premium content. Stitcher' UI is fragmented, states you can add it to listen later and it will download but will have an error when your out and requires cellular, older episodes of shows like Comedy Bang Bang that is a benefit for premium by removing ads will not load properly, and if it all seems to work it will state that it is resuming the episode but will forget where you are even if it's local downloaded if it does work.
Additionally Howl App offered special information such as who was on the shows (e.g. on the episode it will show who is in it by image and people and then scrolling right will reveal information about the episode). With this new UI it does not show the people who is on the show but just the description which may feature a character's name but not the comedian performing them. Which, in the past, is how I found and liked some of my favorite comedians as of late.
Sorry for the long reply, this is not written out of negativity as maybe some reviews are. I am a very big fan of Scott Aukerman's programming and the comedians he works with and their shows. I would love for Stitcher to function as a proper replacement for Howl since it will not be supported after a while. I'm hoping these issues are addressed.
Way overated & crippled app
In theory the concept behind this app is great: take your favorite podcasts, radio shows and turn them into custom stations which shuffle continuously. Find recommendations based on what you listen to and integrate your listening activity into your Facebook timeline.
Unfortunately, the development behind the concept was very short sighted. For any podcast that you add, you are not able to access nor listen to any previous episodes other than the five most recent ones. Also, MANY podcasts are missing from search and there's no way to add them manually either. Stitcher "custom picks" which podcasts they'll include in their search so you're at the whim of their taste as to what you can and cannot listen to. Other minor irritances such as there being no way to stop the app from automatically playing any podcast you select to find more about. It also immediately starts playing when you open the app and theres no way to turn that off.
You're really better off with an app like Downcast that has much more control and features and you can add any podcasts you listen to custom playlists of your choosing and and they'll play continuously just as Stitcher does but you will be able to find ANY podcast you want or choose to manually enter AND you can access ALL the past episodes, not just the last five.
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