An excuse to diversify your podcasting app folder (or to create one)
Have you noticed that hardly a week goes by where a new podcasting or audio app isn’t released? It used to be that an occasional big profile release would try to dethrone the Apple Podcast App as the One App to Rule Them All. But lately there has been a pretty consistent release of smaller profile apps that are trying to do one or two things really well, like being great at social, discovery, or even search.
After recently taking an in depth look into three unique approaches to the podcast experience I decided it’s time to look at the entire big picture, and I’m here to tell you that it’s worth poking your head into the App Store (or Google Play) and seeing what’s up.
I tried to be as exhaustive as possible and to simplify things I limited myself to one sentence per app. Each link brings you to the app’s website but in some cases there is no website (😐) and I just linked to the iOS App Store. I split…