5 Best Podcast Apps for Android to Use in 2022 [Free/Paid]


What is Podcast?

Podcast is digital audio file available on internet to download on mobile or computer to listen it later to gain knowledge about particular topic. Podcast is generally one audio series which can be received by subscribers automatically.

Podcasts are one of the best platforms to learn about new topics and gain knowledge from it. Many users are now listening podcasts on their smart phones and it’s trend now. Podcasts can be on any topic, it may be on food, games, technology, spirituality and many more. Currently there is few best podcast apps for android available on play store.

We have compiled 5 best podcast apps for android which can be helpful to you.

Best Podcast Android Apps of 2022

#1 Pocket Casts


Pocket Casts is one of the most popular podcast android app designed and developed by Shifty Jelly. Pocket Casts is paid podcast android app but it’s worth to buy. Pocket Casts podcast app is best because of it’s material design, themes and universal interface. Pocket Casts has amazing player which have features like create podcasts queue, trim silence from podcast, set podcast speed and many more.

With the help of this application you can control your podcast from Android wear as well. Other benefit of this podcast app is that you can download podcast automatically to listen or play it later. Pocket Casts Podcast Android app has over 50K review on Play Store with 4.6 ratings. Pocket Casts has over 2L shows which you can download and listen.

#2 CastBox


CastBox is absolutely free podcast android app and recently featured in Google Play Store’s Best of 2017 apps. Apart from this CastBox podcast app was Android Excellence App of 2017 as well. Recently CastBox included in-audio search feature which allows or helps it’s listeners to find relevant audio based on keyword search.

CastBox podcast app has over 50 Million volumes of audio which is sorted or divided into 16 categories. Castbox podcast android app has extremely easy and simple user interface where users can easily navigate across the application without any hesitation. Users can easily subscribe to their favorite podcast series.

With this Castbox podcast app users can easily download episodes anytime and anywhere to listen it later. Users can easily manage their subscription, favorites and downloads from one window. Users will have free unlimited access on this platform. CastBox podcast android app has over 40K reviews and 4.6 ratings on Android Play Store.

#3 Podcast Addict


As per Podcast Addict they are #1 podcast app on Android playstore with 5+M downloads, 350K reviews, 1 Billion episodes downloaded and an average rating of 4.6/5. Podcast Addict Android app allows users to manage Podcasts, Radio, Audio books, Live stream, YouTube, Twitch, SoundCloud channels and RSS News feeds from a single app.

Users can search by podcast name and keywords in this app and it has 5.50L Podcasts and 10M+ podcast episodes. Users can also browse new/trending and top podcasts by different categories. Podcast Addict android app has wonderful player which has large range of features.

#4 Google Play Music


In 2016 Google Play Music added podcast support to their Android mobile app. Many users were already using Google Play Music to stream songs and this podcast support now adding benefit to it. After opening the Google Play Music android app just tap on hamburger menu and you will see one separate option of podcast in it.

There is plenty of podcasts available and users can subscribe them and set up notification alert for favorite ones. This podcast app has Chromecast & Android auto support as well. Play Music will easily sync your podcast subscription across devices and platforms. So if you have subscribed any podcast on your Android phone than you can easily access through web as well.

#5 Podcast Republic


Podcast Republic Android App is one of the most downloaded Podcast app in Android Play Store. It has 2M+ downloads and 60K+ reviews on playstore. Podcast Republic will allow users to enjoy podcasts, audio books and Youtube channels. Podcast Republic is free android app which comes with live radio streaming support.

Podcast Republic has the ability to add podcast by RSS feed and one can also import OPML files. Podcast Republic has Chromecast, Android wear and Android Auto support as well. Users can subscribe, browse and listen to any podcast using this amazing podcast android application.

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