Radio stations and podcasts galore.
As you could probably guess by the app’s name, Receiver is all about brining in the podcasts, along with Internet radio, to your Apple TV.
Popular podcasts. In the podcasts section, you can search or browse by genre, location, language, and more.
Radio too. Along with the podcasts, you can also access more than 30,000 radio stations.
What is it about?
You can listen to more than 25,000 and podcasts and 30,000 radio stations from the comfort of a living room. The app is perfect for anyone new to podcasts or someone who knows exactly what they want to listen to. Along with viewing popular and local stations, you can browse by genre, location, and language. Or you can just search.
For those who...
- Enjoy streaming radio stations along with podcasts.
- Use the iPhone/iPod app.
Not for those who...
- Are looking for a free podcast player.
- Want something that is well-designed.
Why we love it
While it might not be the most visually pleasing app on the Apple TV, the power of Receiver really lies in its iCloud syncing capability with the iPhone/iPad app. That will allow you to view Favorite stations on any device.
App Store Description
Receiver is an Internet radio covering over 40,000 radio stations, more than 25,000 podcasts and a radio alarm clock function.
+ More than 40,000 radio stations
+ More than 25,000 podcasts
+ Add your own streams
+ Search by genre, region, language, sound quality, popularity, etc.
+ List of channels with high audio quality
+ Synchronize favorites with your other devices
+ Siri shortcuts
+ HomePod support
+ CarPlay support
+ Apple Watch App
+ Airplay and Chromecast support
+ Dark Mode
+ iMessage App for recommending a station
+ Widget with your favourite stations
+ Alarm clock (radio, music, sound) with any number of alarm times
+ Sleep Timer
+ Snooze function
+ Beautiful analog clock in landscape format
+ Choose your individual look from 5 different colors
+ Show song cover art (if available)
+ Focussed on support of accessibility features such as "Voice Over" for visually impaired people
With Receiver you are always informed about all news from the most diverse ranges: it is sport, football federal league live, reports, radio plays, news, music, Podcasts, reports, journeys, weather and much more besides. Listen to stations like BBC, NPR, ESPN, Bestnetradio, KCRW, Radio Paradise and many many more.
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