The best free podcast app for Android
Thanks to modern smartphones, if you're into listening to the radio, you can hear your favorite programs whenever you want. It doesn't matter if you couldn't listen to the live broadcast whilst you were working, at a concert or cooking. We can download a podcast and listen to it whenever and wherever we want.
And possibly one of the best podcast applications to listen to radio programs is iVoox Podcast & Radio. It's an application to manage thousands of them and that allows us to download full broadcasts of our favorite programs.
Subscribe to your favorite radio programs and discover new ones
One of the greatest advantages of iVoox can be found in its subscription system. You only have to search for your favorite program and follow it from the app: from there on, from the subscriptions are we can view which are the latest contents available to download them or listen to them online.
But the usefulness of this application goes way beyond these aspects. Once you install the APK, you'll also be able to expand your radio horizons thanks to its search tools and its recommendations based on your tastes. Thus, you can discover new podcasts created by individual users or radio stations that you can't tune into in your region.
Radio programs, amateur podcasts, television programs... find all sorts of audio files.
These are the main features and functions of this collection of radio and audio programs:
- A huge catalog of radio programs and audios sorted and classified according to different criteria such as author or radio station, topic, or date.
- Varied topics: technology and business, science and culture, leisure and sport, music, news and society, history and beliefs, wellbeing and family...
- System to subscribe to podcasts with notifications so you don't miss out on absolutely anything.
- Recommendations based on your tastes and interests.
- Listen to the live radio, online podcasts if you've got a decent data plan or a WiFi network at hand, or download them to listen to them whilst you practice sport, travel by bus, work, etc.
- Full control over the audio: controls to take the playback back and forth, modify its speed, enable the nighttime mode...
- Playback controls on the lock screen.
- Create playlists with multiple selections to add several of them at once.
- Function to suggest audios depending on the time available to listen to them.
- Compatible with Chromecast.
Here you'll be able able to find all sorts of radio programs from all over the world, including local and national stations so you won't miss out on any kind of podcast regardless of the weird stuff you may be into.
What's new in the latest version
- Stability improvements.
Requirements and additional information:
- Minimum operating system requirements: Android 4.1.
- Offers in-app purchases.
With a degree in History, and later, in Documentation, I have over a decade of experience testing and writing about apps: reviews, guides, articles, news, tricks, and more. They have been countless, especially on Android, an operating system...