Listen Up

Listen Up

100 - 500 downloads

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Podcast player inspired by Google Listen. Maintained and follows most recent Android user interface guidelines.

Support Group: http://goo.gl/SSnbM

Highlights:
- gpodder.net integration
- Automatic background downloads
- Drag & Drop support in queue user interface for easy re-ordering of episodes
- Application widget for easy control of the audio queue
- Remember position in audio on any number of episodes
- Streaming playback if file hasn't yet been downloaded
- Restrict downloads to only on WI-FI, plugged in, or both
- Support headset controls
- Very battery conscious, strives to use the least amount of battery power
- Quick controls for 30 second skip forward and back
- Tablet Support

An existing gpodder (https://gpodder.net/) account can be used to synchronize your account.

The following permissions are used:
- ACCESS_WIFI_STATE: To enable optional WI-FI only downloads
- WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE: To write audio files to the SD card
- INTERNET: To download audio files and feeds. Nothing is ever uploaded except for actually making requests for your feeds.
- WAKE_LOCK: So the device doesn't start go to sleep in the middle of playback or download.
- RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED: So the application can start the timer to periodically check for new episodes

Tags: listen up, listenup, add feed to listen up.

Recently changed in this version

Version 2.4.7 *(2013-12-21)*
* Fix HTTP retry exception on GPodder subscription update
* Fix empty POST body when updating subscriptions

Version 2.4.6 *(2013-12-03)*
* Fix crashes reported by store

Version 2.4.5 *(2013-11-13)*
* Fix crash reported by user on Google group

Version 2.4.4
* Fix crash reported by store

Version 2.4.2
* Fix slow startup time

Version 2.4.1.0
* If gpodder times out, fallback to local feeds only for update


Comments and ratings for Listen Up
  • (75 stars)

    by Jesús David Monzón Legido on 10/02/2014

    If you are using gPodder, this is the simpler podcast app you can find. Gets the job done and that is all I need. I cant get what are the differences with the free version, but I paid anyway.

  • (75 stars)

    by Laurens de Bruijn on 12/01/2014

    An elegant, clean, simple podcast app. The competition has endless dialogue boxes, whereas this one just makes listening straightforward.

  • (75 stars)

    by Darrick Coleman on 29/10/2013

    I only wish there was an easier way to remove lots of items from my queue.

  • (75 stars)

    by Tim Simaile on 21/08/2013

    My requirements: 1. add subscriptions 2. auto download 3. auto enqueue 4. auto dequeue/delete once played 5. simple interface I tried BeyondPod, Listen, AntennaPod, Podcast Addict, PodKicker; none seemed quite right, were overly-complex, or not auto enou

  • (75 stars)

    by John Hartman on 17/07/2013

    Best replacement for Listen that I've found. I do have a few suggestions/questions: 1 -- When playing an episode put the control panel (e.g. the play, fastforward, etc. buttons) at the bottom. I have to back out a few levels to find them. 2 -- Is there

  • (75 stars)

    by Ulf Cahn von Seelen on 13/07/2013

    Switching to BeyondPod

  • (75 stars)

    by nick mcloughlin on 23/06/2013

    ..since the demise of Google listen I have been searching for an app that works as well. Finally and so simple if you cannot find the podcast your looking for simply paste rss feed address into search and it finds you are subscribed.