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Description

Find your favorite podcasts by browsing through over 20 million episodes and 30 categories with this free podcast app.

Why you need this podcast app
Stay connected - streamline all your favorite podcasts into one app.
Stay informed - stay up to date on the top podcasts for shows, news and radio.
Stay entertained - listen to millions of popular podcasts. Even listen until you fall asleep with our podcast sleep timer feature.

Discover your next favorite podcast with expert podcast recommendations based on your usage. Download episodes for free so you can listen to podcasts offline or stream online for your convenience.

Use cases
Free podcast player perfect for your commute, workout, chores, lunch break and more
Perfect for falling asleep. Set a timer and listen as you doze off.
Create your own playlists and share your favorite podcasts with friends and family on [list out social media platforms supported]
Free podcast maker. Dive into the world of podcasting yourself! Aspiring podcasters can create podcasts and share with the world! Visit himalaya.fm himalaya.com for details.

Features
High quality audio with no banner ads
Personalized homepage with latest episodes of all your favorite podcasts
Easily discover new shows, episodes and radio
Browse by categories, featured and top charts
Browse listening history
Search for episodes and shows in English, Chinese & Japanese
Keep all your favorite podcasts in one app with the import from Overcast, Pocket Cast, Apple Podcast, and more!

Himalaya is home to
- L.A Times
- The Rachel Maddow Show
- Joe Rogan, Wondery
- The New York Times
- and many more!
- Dirty John
- Bag Man
- The Joe Rogan Experience,
- Dr. Death
- The Daily
- Serial: This American Life,
- BBC podcasts
- NPR podcasts
- and many more!

500,000 podcasters
270,000 podcasts
20million episodes


What people are saying
“Best podcast app out there. Excellent features and friendly interface”

“I am listening to podcasts as I wean myself off the need to be entertained to fall asleep. I love that I can get rid of the blue light and have a dark sleeping space and still hear episodes.”

“I love this app and use it every day. Has a huge variety of everything. Am so glad I found Himalaya! Thank you, you're awesome!”

Tell us why you love Himalaya!
support@himalaya.com

 Free in Google Play

Screenshots

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Version History

Launched Dec 21, 2017 (about 1 year ago).

Releasing new versions every 9 days, on average.

Jan 17
2019
(Current)
Version 2.2.33

1.Improved playlist sharing UI
2.Added option for customizable playlist cover image
3.Added sharing via Facebook Messenger
4.Now you can follow a playlist
5.Enabled playing a playlist with just one tap

Jan 16
2019
Version 2.2.32

1.Improved playlist sharing UI
2.Added option for customizable playlist cover image
3.Added sharing via Facebook Messenger
4.Now you can follow a playlist
5.Enabled playing a playlist with just one tap

Jan 15
2019
Version 2.2.31

1.Improved playlist sharing UI
2.Added option for customizable playlist cover image
3.Added sharing via Facebook Messenger
4.Now you can follow a playlist
5.Enabled playing a playlist with just one tap

Jan 13
2019
Version 2.2.30

1.Improved playlist sharing UI
2.Added option for customizable playlist cover image
3.Added sharing via Facebook Messenger
4.Now you can follow a playlist
5.Enabled playing a playlist with just one tap

Dec 28
2018
Version 2.2.25

what's new
1. Added comment threads to episodes and playlists
2. Added playlist suggestions to the episode page
3. Improved audio player performance and stability
4. Added quick access to playlist from audio player and channel page

Dec 19
2018
Version 2.2.21

- Playlist 1.0 is live now
- You can now create your own playlist and share with your friends on social media
- Exclusively Early Access to selected shows and episodes
- Search episodes by show-notes
- Discovery homepage UI updated

Dec 16
2018
Version 2.2.20

- Playlist 1.0 is live now
- You can now create your own playlist and share with your friends on social media
- Exclusively Early Access to selected shows and episodes
- Search episodes by show-notes
- Discovery homepage UI updated

Dec 04
2018
Version 2.2.16

Improved push notification experiences

New landing page for shared shows and episodes

Dec 02
2018
Version 2.2.15

Improved push notification experiences

New landing page for shared shows and episodes

Nov 22
2018
Version 2.2.11

The new version brings you new features including:

1. Guest mode

2. Set auto-download for shows you choose

3. Set push notifications for shows you choose

4. Thumb up! You can now "like" an episode

Nov 14
2018
Version 2.2.10

The new version brings you new features including:

1. Guest mode

2. Set auto-download for shows you choose

3. Set push notifications for shows you choose

4. Thumb up! You can now "like" an episode

Nov 04
2018
Version 2.2.7

- New Discovery page to help you find the best podcasts
- Download experience upgraded
- Keep track of your listening progress
- UI updates to streamline your feed
- Swipe to close the player bar

Oct 25
2018
Version 2.2.6

- New Discovery page to help you find the best podcasts
- Download experience upgraded
- Keep track of your listening progress
- UI updates to streamline your feed
- Swipe to close the player bar

Oct 24
2018
Version 2.2.5

- New Discovery page to help you find the best podcasts
- Download experience upgraded
- Keep track of your listening progress
- UI updates to streamline your feed
- Swipe to close the player bar

Oct 15
2018
Version 2.2.3

- Show Notes
- OPML Import
- New Welcome Page
- New Show/Podcast Page

Oct 14
2018
Version 2.2.2

- Show Notes
- OPML Import
- New Welcome Page
- New Show/Podcast Page

Oct 08
2018
Version 2.2.1

- Show Notes
- OPML Import
- New Welcome Page
- New Show/Podcast Page

Sep 28
2018
Version 2.2.0

- Show Notes
- OPML Import
- New Welcome Page
- New Show/Podcast Page

Sep 10
2018
Version 2.1.24

- Auto Download
- New Chart: Trending Now
- Switch Show
- Beginner's Guide

Sep 06
2018
Version 2.1.23

- Auto Download
- New Chart: Trending Now
- Switch Show
- Beginner's Guide

Aug 13
2018
Version 2.1.19

Now you can send a 💲gift to support your favourite podcasters!🎁
- Go to channel page and player page, you can see a "💲Support this channel" button, tap the button and then you can send gifts.
- Don't see the button yet? Help us to encourage podcasters to claim their work at www.himalaya.com. Leave message "Please claim your podcasts on Himalaya App at www.himalaya.com, so I can send a 💲gift to you!" on their social media, once they claimed, you can send 💲gifts.

Aug 06
2018
Version 2.1.18

Now you can send a 💲gift to support your favourite podcasters!🎁
- Go to channel page and player page, you can see a "💲Support this channel" button, tap the button and then you can send gifts.
- Don't see the button yet? Help us to encourage podcasters to claim their work at www.himalaya.com. Leave message "Please claim your podcasts on Himalaya App at www.himalaya.com, so I can send a 💲gift to you!" on their social media, once they claimed, you can send 💲gifts.

Aug 01
2018
Version 2.1.17

Now you can send a 💲gift to support your favourite podcasters!🎁
- Go to channel page and player page, you can see a "💲Support this channel" button, tap the button and then you can send gifts.
- Don't see the button yet? Help us to encourage podcasters to claim their work at www.himalaya.com. Leave message "Please claim your podcasts on Himalaya App at www.himalaya.com, so I can send a 💲gift to you!" on their social media, once they claimed, you can send 💲gifts.

Jul 24
2018
Version 2.1.13

Fix bugs and improve performance.

Jul 19
2018
Version 2.1.12

Fix bugs and improve performance.

Jul 17
2018
Version 2.1.11

Fix bugs and improve performance.

Jul 10
2018
Version 2.1.7

Fix bugs and improve performance.

Jul 03
2018
Version 2.1.6

NEW! Himalaya 2.0 now includes:
• Redesigned user interface
• Personalized episode recommendations
• Follow button for updates on your fave podcasts
• Sign up/Log in via email

Jun 25
2018
Version 2.1.5

NEW! Himalaya 2.0 now includes:
• Redesigned user interface
• Personalized episode recommendations
• Follow button for updates on your fave podcasts
• Sign up/Log in via email

Jun 12
2018
Version 2.0.1

NEW! Himalaya 2.0 now includes:
• Redesigned user interface
• Personalized episode recommendations
• Follow button for updates on your fave podcasts
• Sign up/Log in via email

Jun 04
2018
Version 2.0.0

NEW! Himalaya 2.0 now includes:
• Redesigned user interface
• Personalized episode recommendations
• Follow button for updates on your fave podcasts
• Sign up/Log in via email

May 03
2018
Version 1.1.44

Himalaya 2.0 is coming soon, along with entirely new design and intelligent recommendation platform.
We will no longer support login via mobile phone, Line or Twitter in the upcoming 2.0 version. Users that already signed up via these methods will be instructed to transfer account data in this version 1.1.44.
(Users may also go to http://himalaya.fm/login, where we will carefully guide you to finish account transferring in 1 minute.)

May 02
2018
Version 1.1.43

Himalaya 2.0 is coming soon, along with entirely new design and intelligent recommendation platform.
We will no longer support login via mobile phone, Line or Twitter in the upcoming 2.0 version. Users that already signed up via these methods will be instructed to transfer account data in this version 1.1.43.
(Users may also go to http://himalaya.fm/login, where we will carefully guide you to finish account transferring in 1 minute.)

Apr 03
2018
Version 1.1.42

Fix bugs and improve performance.

Mar 16
2018
Version 1.1.41

- Paging for episodes, easier to navigate to a specific episode.
- Improved detail page and player page design.

Feb 24
2018
Version 1.1.37

bug fixed.

Feb 12
2018
Version 1.1.36

- Notifications of subscription update. You can now receive them if you log in.
- Changing Profile photo. You now can update your profile photo simply by tapping profile on the account page.
- Search bar autocomplete suggestion. Without pressing enter, search result will be auto filled to display.

Feb 08
2018
Version 1.1.35

- Notifications of subscription update. You can now receive them if you log in.
- Changing Profile photo. You now can update your profile photo simply by tapping profile on the account page.
- Search bar autocomplete suggestion. Without pressing enter, search result will be auto filled to display.

Jan 24
2018
Version 1.1.29

- Label the episode recently played in each podcast.
- Label your latest listening in each episode.
- Push notifications for latest news and selected podcast.
- Redesign the interface of podcast page, simple and fun.

Jan 07
2018
Version 1.1.23

- Personal recommendation gives all you want based on your listening experience.
- Top Chart displays the top 100 podcasts in each region.
- There is a new tab on the channel page, where we list a series of podcasts similar to what you are browsing.
- You can apply for verified badge for your account and unlock more promotion opportunities.

Dec 27
2017
Version 1.1.20

bug fixed.

Dec 23
2017
Version 1.1.19

bug fixed.

Dec 21
2017
Version 1.1.18

Official version of Himalaya released.

Previous 3 versions
73

Total Ratings

5
57
4
10
3
4
2
0
1
2
890

Total Ratings

5
660
4
130
3
47
2
15
1
39