Podcasts continue to be a great source of non-mainstream media information. The podcasting revolution opened so many interesting podcasters topics that its difficult to keep track of the latest shows. Player FM does a great job of helping you discover new podcasts and helps you in staying subscribed to a show. A beautiful curated catalog of shows presented in material design make it a breeze to find your favorite. Shows can downloaded for offline used and you can play it on your commute home. Another interesting feature is the ability to follow a topic rather than a single show. And there are newer features to sync with android wearable as well. Overall the best free podcast app for android.
Google Play Description
Cloud podcast app that syncs across devices helps you discover great shows and plays offline. Free forever with no ads and minimal permissions premium plan launching later this year.
Features: Video playback (now in beta!) Companion web app Tablet+Chromecast+Android Wear Speed control Sleep timer Material design Search 3 million episodes Personal recommendations Homescreen+lockscreen widgets Interactive notification Play local files Flexible settings.
Android Central: 'Just looks amazing ... packed with useful features ... tell it what you're interested in and watch it work its magic'
LifeHacker: 'Guides you to smart interesting podcasts'
Tested: 'Right from the start I found the experience of using Player FM enjoyable'
All About Android: Winner app arena http://goo.gl/wXjkIW
GigaOm: 'Makes podcasts look cool again'
Minimal permissions are used