Stitcher for Podcasts

Stitcher for Podcasts for Pc


  • Category: News
  • Last Updated: 2018-09-19
  • Current version: 9.0.1
  • File size: 97.76 MB
  • Developer: Stitcher, Inc.
  • Compatibility: Requires Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10

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Downloading and installing Stitcher for Podcasts on your Windows PC

Download Stitcher for Podcasts for Windows: Stitcher for Podcasts is an News App, developed by Stitcher, Inc.. The News App was officially released 2008-08-18. Today, it has gone through many interations by the developers - Stitcher, Inc., with the latest current version being 9.0.1 which was officially released on 2018-09-19. As a testament to the app's popularity or lack thereof, it has gathered a total of 28,774 Reviews on the App Store alone, with an average user rating of 3 out of a possible 5.


Using Stitcher for Podcasts on your Windows computer is actually very easy but if you are new to this process, you will definitely need to pay attention to the steps listed below. This is because you will need to download and install a Desktop App emulator for your computer. We will help you download and install Stitcher for Podcasts on your computer in 4 simple steps below:


1: Download an Andriod Software emulator for Windows

The importance of the emulator is that it emulates or immitates an android environment on your computer, making it super easy to install and run android apps from the comfort of your PC without buying a phone that runs android. Who says you cannot enjoy both worlds? To begin, you can download such an emulator app made by too top dogs in the space.
A. Nox App . OR
B. Bluestacks App .
Personally, I recommend the "B" option as Bluestacks is very popular so if you run into any trobles using it, you can find good solutions on Google or Bing (lol). 


2: Now Install the Software Emulator on your Windows PC

If you successfully downloaded the Bluestacks.exe or Nox.exe, go to your Downloads folder on your computer or anywhere you ususally store downloaded files.
Once you have find it, click it to install the application. It should start the installation process on your PC.
Click Next to accept the EULA License agreement.
Follow the on screen directives in order to install the application.
If you do the above correctly, the Software will be successfully installed.


3: How to Use Stitcher for Podcasts for Windows PC - Windows 7/8 / 8.1 / 10

Now, open the Emulator application you have installed and locate the search bar. Now type Stitcher for Podcasts in the search bar and hit Search. You will easily see the app. Click on Stitcher for Podcasts application icon. A window of Stitcher for Podcasts will open and it will display the app in your Emulator Software. Hit the Install button and your application will start downloading. Now we are all done.
Next, you will see the "All Apps" icon.
Click on it and it will take you to a page containing all your installed applications.
You should see the Stitcher for Podcasts icon. Click on it and start using the application.



Hope it was not too difficult? If you have any further inquiries, contact me through the "Contact" link at the bottom of this page so I could help You. Have a nice day!

About Stitcher for Podcasts

Developer Description

Stitcher plays your favorite podcasts and radio, whether you're having an adventure on your commute or laughing out loud at home. Explore shows from NPR, WNYC, the New York Times, Earwolf, BBC and more. Stream or download podcasts and listen to internet radio with our free app. Find shows on news, comics, true crime, and more for the curious listener, including classics like This American Life, The Daily, Fresh Air, and Joe Rogan. Stitcher also has exclusive back catalog episodes of Freakonomics, WTF with Marc Maron, True Crime Garage, Comedy Bang! Bang! and many more Earwolf shows plus ad-free, original content on Stitcher Premium, including the Marvel comics based, Wolverine: The Long Night. P.S. If you liked Howl, you’ll love Stitcher. KEY FEATURES Listen on Demand Or download podcasts for later Personalized Front Page Use Stitcher as your news app and podcast hub to receive updates in real-time based your favorites and recommendations based on your listening Custom Playlists Create personal radio station type playlists of your favorite podcasts for long drives, commuting, or other hands-full activities Exclusive Premium Podcasts and Back Catalogs Subscribe to Stitcher Premium for exclusive content from shows you love and original Stitcher productions Smart Speaker Integrations Now features an Amazon Alexa skill and connects to Sonos speaker systems. Supports CarPlay and integrations with over 50 other car models from Ford, GM, Mazda, BMW, Jaguar, Landrover and many more GETTING STARTED Download the free Stitcher app Sign in with Google, Facebook or your email Select your favorite genres, networks, or podcasts in our tutorial Start listening by tapping the play button anywhere on your Front Page OR Tap the magnifying glass in the upper right corner to search for podcasts Click on a show, then use the plus button to add to your Favorites and listen later Stitcher offers podcasts you won’t find using other internet radio apps. Our podcasts cover a wide array of topics from news to comics, crime, politics and more. AWARDS & PRAISE - 20 Best Apps - TechCrunch - 25 Top Android Apps - TIME Magazine - Essential Driving App - Wired.com - 12 Best Entertainment Apps - PC World

App Reviews

  • Terrible interface

    1
    By ____ayyyyyyyy____
    Finally caved and switched over from howl since that app isn't being updated anymore. Instantly regretted it after seeing this clunky, horrible interface. In order for this app to be usable there needs to be several changes made. I don't listen to my podcasts in playlists (which this app seems to push heavily) just give me a feed that shows me what's new. There has to be navigation buttons added to the bottom of the screen to let me get around easier like in howl and apple podcasts. I shouldn't have to be hitting the back button five times to get back to where I started after looking through podcasts from categories. Seriously if you want to be the be all, end all podcast app, take a look at other apps and find out what they're doing that works. Howl and apple podcasts were far from perfect, but this is easily the worst podcast app I've used from a navigation standpoint (I haven't even had the chance to listen to anything yet because this thing gave me such a headache). It really bums me out that howl is dead and got merged into this. I'll probably just cancel my subscription and go back to apple until this gets sorted out. Because as of right now, this is absolutely not worth paying for.
  • Had high hopes, disappointed

    3
    By Jasmin193
    I’m not particularly enchanted with Apple’s native podcast app so I decided to try Stitcher having heard it was far superior. I also wanted to check out a few Stitcher premium shows. I’m annoyed because apparently I can’t just pick up where I left off. I usually listen to podcasts before and after work and on breaks, so there will be a few hours in-between when I use the app. The play/pause button on the bottom goes away by the time I want to continue listening so I have to search for the episode all over again. It seems so fundamental to be able to easily go back to the latest played episode especially when I’m still in the middle of it. Also, I stream just like with Apple’s podcaster, but this one quits on me way more easily if I lose service. It plays that creepy sound over and over (the sound of a finished record on a record player I think). Both the lack of functionality to keep streaming and the use of that sound effect are annoying. I’ll finish out my free trial but I’m reluctantly going back to Apple!
  • Best app for podcasts and live radio - Updated 04/18

    5
    By SongDuck™
    Updated April 2018: Stitcher is the most convenient way to listen to audio podcasts and live radio. I've been using stitcher over 6 years. I started with a Free subscription. Several years ago I upgraded to Premium subscription, which eliminates ads between podcasts and allows you to access Premium content. I think it’s well worth it. However, you can subscribe for free, if you don’t mind commercials, or want to try Stitcher. Stitcher is easy to use. It enables you to place favorite podcasts into playlists, order them as you like, and then play a playlist’s stitched podcasts straight through from beginning to end. You can download via wifi to listen to later. Another nice feature is selecting one playlist to play immediately upon opening the app, which I use for my news playlist. This is my go to podcast app. I use it every day. Highly recommend.
  • Dangerously confusing

    3
    By Waltzing with cookies
    Great function but dangerously confusing for use by drivers (who will, despite any advice, use this app). The icons, which are just slightly lightened white-ish superimpositions on the podcast owners’ logo, are nearly invisible and require a long time to find, especially if you are changing your focus from an intense, bright light activity like driving. To compound the problem, basic function buttons are initially offscreen and require scrolling to find. Having to find invisible buttons by scrolling around so much makes this app a major, potentially multi-second distraction for a driver. There is a “car mode” for an in-progress show but those particular controls are the least distracting in the main UI. Since the majority of app use is starting new, saved or favorite shows, the “car mode” does not make this any safer. Fixing the invisible buttons would be an easy and possibly life saving first fix. Fixing the scroll heavy navigation should also be a priority. This review is for the iPhone version.
  • Why can’t I pick up where I left off?

    2
    By NOLAdoo
    I like the stitcher content, but the interface is clunky and disjointed. First and foremost, why can’t I listen to a podcast, pause it (or have it automatically pause upon closing the app), and have it there waiting for me to pick up where I left off upon reopening the app? Seems like this should be a basic/fundamental feature. Instead, with the new update, I’m now forced to search for the episode once again to replay. What’s more, why is there not a “recently listened to” section. Another feature which would seem fundamental. It would also be nice to have a setting - and maybe it is in there but I haven’t figured it out yet - whereby I can automatically download certain shows into selected playlists upon their release. Bottom line, I like the stitcher content and still prefer it relative to other podcast apps, but I feel I spend far too much time fiddling with the unnecessarily confusing interface - which has plenty of room for improvement.
  • Love the content...hate the interface and player.

    3
    By AlvisWords1964
    I got Stitcher, and went Premium, so I could get the entire back catalog of “How Did this Get Made”. If I had known how terrible the player and streaming engine is I never would have signed up. I listen on a very fast WiFi connection with great cellular data backup. I can’t Get through an episode of anything without it hesitating, stopping, repeating and ultimately bombing out of the episode. It disappears from my playlist and I have to go track it down if I want to hear more. I try to download...even when an episode shows as downloaded, it still will bomb out. Frustrating and maddening. If I find the same content on my iOS podcast app, I will stream with commercials to avoid the frustration of using this player. And, on the same WiFi connection my iOS podcasts playback beautifully without a stop or a drop. The issues are entirely with the shortcomings of this player/streamer.
  • #1 Buggiest App I Am Forced To Use

    1
    By Tandtrom
    I use Stitcher 100% ONLY because of all the Earwolf Stitcher Premium shows but half the time the episodes don’t release at the right time OR (like today with the Andy Daly Podcast Pilot Project) they show as released but are unplayable, which seems to be due to a server error but the error that comes up makes sure to blame the podcast provider and not Stitcher itself. I don’t understand how errors like these are still COMMONPLACE - like in a way you’re doing SOMETHING because the baseline bare minimum function of this app now works about 75-80% of the time instead of 60% like it was when I signed up but WHAT exactly are you fixing when you work on updates if it’s not these catastrophic problems? HOW is this still happening?? Also Hollywood Handbook: Pro Version is the best podcast on this app or anywhere else for that matter, please don’t be so jealous that you take their show away just because you know the damage it could do to all the other shows if it really got out there about how good it is.
  • No longer plays my paid subscription podcasts

    2
    By cparah
    This used to be my favorite podcast player and I have logged 5600 hours in it. When downloading episodes was added that made it the only player I used. Since then, the updates have made it more difficult to use. And in January, 2018, my paid subscription to Fox News MegaCast podcast stopped updating and disappeared from the Stitcher search engine. Since then I have asked tech support and Help-Contact Us for help in getting this podcast back. I have been told 1 - the podcast no longer exists, 2 - I should be able to access it, 3 - they will help me restore it, and 4 - the publisher has removed it from Stitcher. Every one of these has been proven to be false. Why not just tell me the truth about why this and other paid podcasts have disappeared from the search engine. It really seems that the customer service and tech support people don’t know as much as they should about this app.
  • Frustrating interface

    2
    By Le_roxy
    I started using stitcher for the premium content, but my frustration is quickly outweighing the extra listening options. I can’t customize my download options for individual podcasts. The front page keeps bringing up suggestions that have nothing to do with the types of shows I’ve added to my favorites. The playlists only let me add shows, but I have no control over the order of the episodes. I added the premium Wolverine show and it automatically added episode 2 to the playlist. That makes a lot of sense. It takes a lot of clicks to do anything and it’s way too easy to click on the wrong thing due to the poor layout. It’s too bad that the company that is leading the way to produce premium content forces us to access it with this app. I’m going to keep using it for the remainder of my premium trial but after that I’ll probably go back to using Overcast.
  • Download Issues

    2
    By DCgnat
    I moved to stitcher a few months ago when my previous app was not downloading my podcasts in the background like it should. All in ask is that when I walk out the door after being on WiFi for the last 12 hours that my favorite podcasts have been downloaded. Stitcher did this for a while but I've had nothing but problems the last couple weeks. It will say it's downloading 1 of 2, then 2 of 2, but when it's done nothing has actual downloaded. When I try to get it to did download manually, that doesn't work either. I also get frustrated that it deletes the last episode- even if it's unplayed - when it downloads a new one so I'm constantly re-downloading something that should never have been removed. And if this is a space saving feature, maybe a better option would be to download played episode, which can linger for a long time. Even when I'm getting space warnings, I have to manually remove those played episodes because stitcher isn't smart enough to do it For an app people can actually subscribe and pay for, I expected better. Why is it so hard to find a podcast app that will consistently download my new episodes when they're posted - without my promoting- and remove them when I've played them? I'm not asking for the moon here!

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