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
••• Free Apple TV version included •••
Receiver is an internet radio with alarm function providing access to more than 40,000 radio stations and more than 25,000 podcasts.
Wake up to your favourite radio station, song, or choose a conventional alarm clock sound.
Looks gorgeous on your nightstand with a beautiful watch face. The sleep timer lets you easily fall asleep and the radio alarm let´s you wake up with your favorite radio station.
+ Alarm (radio, music, sound) with fade in
+ More than 40,000 radio stations
+ More than 25,000 podcasts
+ Add your own, custom stations
+ Sync favorites with Receiver for Apple TV
+ Airplay Support
+ Google Cast Support
+ Beautiful night stand look in Landscape Mode
+ Background alarm: Get woken even when Receiver App is in background mode
+ Sleep Timer
+ Snooze Function
+ Full support for accessibility features like Voice Over and Speak Screen
+ Color schemes: Choose between 5 different colors
+ Set an unlimited number of alarms and set repetitions
+ List of most popular stations
+ Discover radio stations: genre, region, language
+ Play next song/station with swipe gesture
+ Currently played song title and cover (if available) displayed