About & Pics

Description

Get unbiased, international news and information on the world’s most pressing issues. The free DW app for tablets and mobiles keeps you up-to-date with the latest headlines and in-depth coverage of everything from business, science and politics to arts, culture and sports.

The DW app provides you with the information you need to shape and understand your world – quick, direct, uncomplicated and completely ad-free right in your hands.

DW stands for news Made in Germany and is respected as a reliable source of information and conduit for arts and culture – and not only from those with German roots.

Key features

- On-demand audio and video content from the DW Media Center
- Stream all DW programming live (English, Arabic, Spanish and German)
- Write your comments directly in the app
- Offline mode for better accessibility
- Text mode for low-bandwidth access
- Support for Chromecast
- Push notifications
- Content in 30 languages

Germany has long been known for reliability, precision, efficiency, quality and innovation. DW has wrapped all of these attributes into one app, to make sure that you don’t waste any of your precious time getting the news that you want.

Deutsche Welle (DW) is Germany’s international broadcaster and a trusted source for reliable news and information with radio and online content in 30 languages and four TV channels that span the globe. DW brings people closer to what matters most – made in Germany, made for minds. We provide a comprehensive, detailed, impartial and unbiased look at the latest headlines. DW is news you can trust – 80% of our users turn to DW because of our credibility. At the same time, our journalists stand up for freedom of speech and opinion in their target regions. DW provides depth to issues that “breaking news” sources can’t afford.

 Free in Google Play

Screenshots

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Version History

Launched Mar 04, 2014 (almost 5 years ago).

Releasing new versions every about 2 months, on average.

Dec 10
2018
(Current)
Version 2.4.1

* Bug fixes

Dec 03
2018
Version 2.4.0

* Bug fixes

Nov 28
2018
Version 2.3.13

* Bug fixes

Nov 13
2018
Version 2.3.12

* Bug fixes

Nov 11
2018
Version 2.3.11

* Bug fixes

Sep 02
2018
Version 2.3.10

* Bug fixes

Jun 20
2018
Version 2.3.9

* Bug fixes

Jun 13
2018
Version 2.3.8

* Bug fixes

Jun 05
2018
Version 2.3.7

The DW App has been updated with new features that make it more comfortable for offline use. The new offline mode is an intelligent tool that delivers DW content without an internet connection. You can also select your favorite content from your bookmark list or from a series of categories as well as keep track of downloads and manage your content. With the DW App you are always connected with comprehensive and reliable news coverage.

Mar 26
2018
Version 2.3.6

* Bug fixes

Dec 13
2017
Version 2.3.5

You can now access all of DW's special coverage of the 2017 German federal elections on the start page of the DW app. Stay up-to-date on all the issues with #GermanyDecides, and find out why this election will affect Europe and the world.
There are also many other improved features that are included with this update. If you like the app, please rate us on the Play Store. If you have any questions or issues please just send us an e-mail to app@dw.com.

Aug 23
2017
Version 2.3.4

Bugfixing

Aug 20
2017
Version 2.3.3

* Bug fixes

Aug 17
2017
Version 2.3.2

You can now access all of DW's special coverage of the 2017 German federal elections on the start page of the DW app. Stay up-to-date on all the issues with #GermanyDecides, and find out why this election will affect Europe and the world.
There are also many other improved features that are included with this update. If you like the app, please rate us on the Play Store. If you have any questions or issues please just send us an e-mail to app@dw.com.

Aug 07
2017
Version 2.3.1

We want to improve your app experience as best we can. Now, searching for relevant content is even better. For example, results can be filtered by date or type of content. We have also updated our design. If you like our app, please rate it in Google Play Store. If you have any questions or issues, just send us an e-mail (apps@dw.com).

Feb 23
2017
Version 2.3.0

• Portrait mode (tablet): The app is now available in portrait mode
• Prominent search: The search function has been released from the navigation tab and is now more comfortable to use and always available
• Material design adaptation: The app has taken on the Android look and feel for a more attractive design
• Big picture: The pictures in articles can be enlarged

Feb 22
2017
Version 2.2.16

* Bugfixes

Dec 21
2016
Version 2.2.14

* Bugfixes

Dec 12
2016
Version 2.2.8

* Bugfixes

Nov 18
2016
Version 2.2.7

* We wanted to make your app experience better than ever, so we alleviated the usage hiccups that were getting in the way. If you are happy with your app experience, please give us a positive rating in the app store. If you have encountered any issues or have questions, please send us an e-mail. (apps@dw.com)

Nov 02
2016
Version Varies with device

* We wanted to make your app experience better than ever, so we alleviated the usage hiccups that were getting in the way. If you are happy with your app experience, please give us a positive rating in the app store. If you have encountered any issues or have questions, please send us an e-mail. (apps@dw.com)

Oct 26
2016
Version 2.2.6

* The blue status LED will now alert you of any new push notifications. And we have also gotten rid of some pesky bugs too make your app experience even better. Let us know what you think of our app by rating it in the app store!

Sep 27
2016
Version 2.2.5

* We wanted to make your app experience better than ever, so we alleviated the usage hiccups that were getting in the way. If you are happy with your app experience, please give us a positive rating in the app store. If you have encountered any issues or have questions, please send us an e-mail. (android@dw.com).

Aug 23
2016
Version 2.2.4

* Bug fixes

Aug 09
2016
Version 2.2.3

* Bug fixes

Jun 15
2016
Version 2.2.2

* Bug fixes

Jun 14
2016
Version 2.2.1

Oct 27
2014
Version 1.2.5

Stay informed and up-to-date with the DW app for your Smartphone.

Our goal is to provide you with the best and most reliable information - regardless of time or location. With news, live TV and audio and video-on-demand, your key to world will be in the palm of your hand. In order to make good on this promise, DW has developed a tailored application for your Android Smartphone. In addition to our rich multimedia content, the app also offers an array of new and useful features – including the ability to share content in social networks.


But don’t take our word for it - try out DW’s apps for yourself.

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