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Since the release of its own official Podcast app, it appears Apple is juicing search results in the App Store to hide rival third-party apps.Now, when you search “podcasts” in the App Store, Apple’s app is the only one that shows up, leaving some great alternatives out of the mix, according to CNET.
We took a look at some of the best podcasting apps for iOS and also threw in some good ones for Android and Windows Phone.
This robust app lets you browse, subscribe, and download apps without ever needing to sync with iTunes. It even syncs your podcast collection across devices via iCloud.
It's often rated as the best podcast app in iTunes and it happens to be the one we use every day.
Instacast is great for audio, of course, but its developers put a lot of focus into how it handles video as well. It also syncs across devices via iCloud, making it perfect for podcast fans who use multiple devices.
BeyondPod is a little bit more of an autopilot for your podcast listening, automatically deleting episodes when you finish listening to them and generating smart playlists based on what you like.
Price: free for 7 days