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🎧Himalaya is a top podcast app for Android to stream more than 24 million episodes. Discover the best podcasts and your next favorite show. The free app recommends podcasts, radio, and audio content in various categories like true crime, news, politics, tech and more.

Features
• Podcast sleep timer ⏰so you can fall asleep to a show
• High quality audio and ad-free podcast player 🔈
• Personalized homepage with newest episodes of your favorite popular podcasts
• Customizable playlist cover image
• Browse by categories (such as true crime and news), featured, top chart and listening history
• Follow your favorite podcasts and podcast creators
• Search for podcast episodes and shows in English, Chinese & Japanese
• 500,000 podcasters, 270,000 podcasts, 24 million episodes
• Keep all your favorite podcasts in one app with import from Google podcast, Soundcloud, Castbox, iHeartradio, Overcast, Pocket Casts, Podbean, Podcast addict, Spotify, Stitcher, the Podcast app, Tunein, and apple podcast app!

Why Himalaya
It’s the top free podcast app to find and listen to new shows, episodes, and radio and to stream your favorite podcast shows whether it’s comedy podcasts, crime, educational podcasts or political and news podcasts. You can download the podcasts and episodes for free and listen to the latest podcasts offline. Don’t miss listening to some of the podcasts available on the app: The Joe Rogan Experience, NPR podcast, Serial, Dr. Phil podcast, My Favorite Murder, Bill O'Reilly, 8tracks, L.A. Times, The Rachel Maddow Show, Wondery, The New York Times podcast, Ted Talks, Dirty John, Bag Man, Dr. Death, Lore, The Daily podcast, BBC podcasts, Audio Bible, ASMR, Gimlet, BBC

Featured On:
"The 10 Best Podcast Player Apps for 2019" - PCMag
"The 8 Best Podcast Apps You Need To Download For 2019" - The Daily Dot
"Best Podcast App 2019" - TomsGuide
"The 10 Best Podcast Apps in 2019" - Paste Magazine

Himalaya will help you:
🎧Stay connected - easily stream your favorite podcasts through the free podcast player in one app
🎧Stay informed - stay updated on the top podcasts for news, music, audiobook and radio
🎧Stay entertained - listen to millions of popular podcasts and get access to exclusive shows like Box of Oddities

How to stream and discover podcasts on Himalaya:
• Listen with one tap! Free podcast player perfect for commute, workout, chores, ASMR, lunch break
• Play podcasts while you fall asleep. Set a timer and listen as you doze off
• Create playlists and share your favorite podcasts with friends and family on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Messenger, Line, email & more
• Free podcast maker. Dive into the world of podcasting! Aspiring podcasters can create podcasts and share with the world! Visit himalaya.fm or himalaya.com for details

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

If you want to listen to podcasts, radio, ASMR, audio bible, and audio books on our website player or on our podcasts app for iphone, check out wwww.himalaya.com

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Secondary: News & Magazines

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Screenshots

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Version History

Launched Dec 22, 2017 (about 2 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 8 days, on average.

Feb 13
2020
(Current)
Version 2.3.92

Fix bugs and improve performance.

Jan 18
2020
Version 2.3.91

Fix bugs and improve performance.

Jan 14
2020
Version 2.3.90

Fix bugs and improve performance.

Jan 09
2020
Version 2.3.88

Fix bugs and improve performance.

Jan 08
2020
Version 2.3.87

Fix bugs and improve performance.

Dec 30
2019
Version 2.3.86

Fix bugs and improve performance.

Dec 25
2019
Version 2.3.85

Fix bugs and improve performance.

Dec 15
2019
Version 2.3.75

Fix bugs and improve performance.

Dec 09
2019
Version 2.3.74

Fix bugs and improve performance.

Nov 26
2019
Version 2.3.73

Fix bugs and improve performance.

Nov 24
2019
Version 2.3.72

Fix bugs and improve performance.

Nov 20
2019
Version 2.3.71

Fix bugs and improve performance.

Nov 18
2019
Version 2.3.68

Fix bugs and improve performance.

Nov 07
2019
Version 2.3.67

Fix bugs and improve performance.

Nov 05
2019
Version 2.3.65

Improve download performance.

Oct 27
2019
Version 2.3.63

1. Optimize Android Auto, add play queue, rewind, fast forward
2. Optimize widget, can resize 4 columns or 5 columns
3. Fix bugs and improve performance

Oct 22
2019
Version 2.3.62

1. Optimize Android Auto, add play queue, rewind, fast forward
2. Optimize widget, can resize 4 columns or 5 columns
3. Fix bugs and improve performance

Oct 22
2019
Version 2.3.61

1. Fix 2.3.60 rss feed playback issue
2. Optimize Android Auto, add play queue, rewind, fast forward
3. Optimize widget, can resize 4 columns or 5 columns
4. Fix bugs and improve performance

Sep 28
2019
Version 2.3.55

Fix bugs and improve performance.

Sep 18
2019
Version 2.3.51

Fix bugs and improve performance.

Sep 17
2019
Version 2.3.50

Fix bugs and improve performance.

Sep 03
2019
Version 2.3.45

1. Fix bugs and improve performance.
2. Widget available.

Aug 31
2019
Version 2.3.43

Fix bugs and improve performance.

Aug 26
2019
Version 2.3.42

Fix bugs and improve performance.

Aug 21
2019
Version 2.3.41

Fix version 2.3.40 downloaded files deleted on App restart (Although you can see an episode has been downloaded, but the file doesn't exist), 2.3.41fixed this bug, but will clear the downloaded episodes which files doesn't exist

Aug 20
2019
Version 2.3.40

1. New Recommendation Section
2. Experience improvement under weak/no internet connection

Aug 12
2019
Version 2.3.36

Fix bugs and improve performance.

Aug 05
2019
Version 2.3.35

Fix bugs and improve performance.

Jul 28
2019
Version 2.3.32

Fix bugs and improve performance.

Jul 25
2019
Version 2.3.31

1. Integrated support for YouTube videos and live-streaming in Community channels
2. Creators can edit posts in Community channels
3. Save space by enabling auto-delete to remove downloaded episodes after listening!

Jul 22
2019
Version 2.3.30

1. Integrated support for YouTube videos and live-streaming in Community channels
2. Creators can edit posts in Community channels
3. Save space by enabling auto-delete to remove downloaded episodes after listening!

Jul 09
2019
Version 2.3.25

We are always making improvements to the app and adding new features.
Here are the updates in this version:

1. Improved Search - now you can search within specific show pages to find exactly what you were looking for.
2. New sorting capabilities in your Library to filter for episodes or shows you haven't listened to.
3. Discover page design updates. Tell us what you think about the new playlist cards and show collections.

Jun 30
2019
Version 2.3.23

We are always making improvements to the app and adding new features.
Here are the updates in this version:

1. Introducing Community! Himalaya+ members get access to an exclusive channel with posts from your favorite creators.
2. Don't see a specific show you were looking for? Now you can add a URL to import RSS feed directly!
3. Support Android Auto.

Jun 27
2019
Version 2.3.22

We are always making improvements to the app and adding new features.
Here are the updates in this version:

1. Fix playback bugs.
2. Introducing Community! Himalaya+ members get access to an exclusive channel with posts from your favorite creators.
3. Don't see a specific show you were looking for? Now you can add a URL to import RSS feed directly!

Jun 26
2019
Version 2.3.21

We are always making improvements to the app and adding new features.
Here are the updates in this version:

1. Introducing Community! Himalaya+ members get access to an exclusive channel with posts from your favorite creators.
2. Don't see a specific show you were looking for? Now you can add a URL to import RSS feed directly!
3. Fix bugs and improve performance.

Jun 24
2019
Version 2.3.20

We are always making improvements to the app and adding new features.
Here are the updates in this version:

1. Introducing Community! Himalaya+ members get access to an exclusive channel with posts from your favorite creators.
2. Don't see a specific show you were looking for? Now you can add a URL to import RSS feed directly!

Jun 02
2019
Version 2.3.19

1.Improved listening experiences for premium content.
2.You can now mark episodes as finished.

May 23
2019
Version 2.3.16

Fix bugs and improve performance.

May 20
2019
Version 2.3.15

1. Improved experiences for listening to premium content.
2. Support in app purchase of premium content.

May 08
2019
Version 2.3.13

- Fix bugs and improve performance.
- Added night mode.(>=Android 6.0)
- Improved user experience for premium features.

May 05
2019
Version 2.3.12

- Fix bugs and improve performance.
- Added night mode.
- Improved user experience for premium features.

Apr 21
2019
Version 2.3.6

Fix bugs and improve performance.


1.Added notification center, where you'll get updates on your comments and likes.
2.Listen to new episodes from you following shows directly in the Home page.
3.Added filters and sorting options for search results.
4.Improved listening experience while navigation.
5.Download speed is much faster than ever.

Apr 16
2019
Version 2.3.5

1.Added notification center, where you'll get updates on your comments and likes.
2.Listen to new episodes from you following shows directly in the Home page.
3.Added filters and sorting options for search results.
4.Improved listening experience while navigation.
5.Download speed is much faster than ever.

Apr 03
2019
Version 2.3.2

Fix bugs and improve performance.

Mar 31
2019
Version 2.3.1

Added premium features.

Mar 31
2019
Version 2.3.0

Added premium features.

Mar 29
2019
Version 2.2.55

Fix bugs and improve performance.

Mar 27
2019
Version 2.2.54

Fix bugs and improve performance.

Mar 21
2019
Version 2.2.53

1. Redesigned new user on-boarding for guest mode
2. Modified suggestions to help users add episodes to playlists

Mar 15
2019
Version 2.2.52

1. Redesigned new user on-boarding for guest mode
2. Modified suggestions to help users add episodes to playlists

Mar 12
2019
Version 2.2.51

1. Redesigned new user on-boarding for guest mode
2. Modified suggestions to help users add episodes to playlists

Mar 10
2019
Version 2.2.50

1. Redesigned new user on-boarding for guest mode
2. Modified suggestions to help users add episodes to playlists

Mar 04
2019
Version 2.2.46

1. Updated Player UI
2. Now you can follow shows and import OPML without signing up or logging in

Feb 26
2019
Version 2.2.45

1. Updated Player UI
2. Now you can follow shows and import OPML without signing up or logging in

Feb 19
2019
Version 2.2.44

1. Added popular search suggestions
2. Replaced the feed tab with re-orgized category page

Feb 14
2019
Version 2.2.43

1. Added popular search suggestions
2. Replaced the feed tab with re-orgized category page

Feb 12
2019
Version 2.2.42

1. Added popular search suggestions
2. Replaced the feed tab with re-orgized category page

Feb 03
2019
Version 2.2.41

1. Added popular search suggestions
2. Replaced the feed tab with re-orgized category page

Jan 31
2019
Version 2.2.40

1. Added popular search suggestions
2. Replaced the feed tab with re-orgized category page

Jan 25
2019
Version 2.2.37

1. Added recording function. Now you can record high quality audio and post it on Himalaya
2. Redesigned podcast categories so you can easily discover new content
3. Added Playlists to your search results and your Recently Played section
4. Added Instagram Stories sharing. Now you can share shows, episodes, and playlists on Instagram Stories

Jan 24
2019
Version 2.2.36

1. Added recording function. Now you can record high quality audio and post it on Himalaya
2. Redesigned podcast categories so you can easily discover new content
3. Added Playlists to your search results and your Recently Played section
4. Added Instagram Stories sharing. Now you can share shows, episodes, and playlists on Instagram Stories

Jan 22
2019
Version 2.2.35

1. Added recording function. Now you can record high quality audio and post it on Himalaya
2. Redesigned podcast categories so you can easily discover new content
3. Added Playlists to your search results and your Recently Played section
4. Added Instagram Stories sharing. Now you can share shows, episodes, and playlists on Instagram Stories

Jan 17
2019
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.

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