Hosting Systems

This report shows the various hosting systems used by podcasts. The system is determined by the generator tag in the RSS feed. This method is good to determine hosting services, but might undercount self hosting systems.

The number of podcasts in this table refers to the number of podcasts in our dataset. The true number of podcasts are higher. Additionally our sampling mechansim might introduce a bias toward some hosters.

Tag #Podcasts Market Share Free? Self Hosting? Homepage
Unknown/Others 72096 34.0%
Spotify for Podcasters 58659 27.7% https://podcasters.spotify.com/
Libsyn 12008 5.7% https://libsyn.com/
Acast 11095 5.2% https://www.acast.com/
Podbean 9278 4.4% https://podbean.com/
iVoox 5264 2.5% https://www.ivoox.com
Wordpress 4926 2.3% https://wordpress.org/
Simplecast 4503 2.1% https://simplecast.com
Ausha 4404 2.1% https://www.ausha.co/
Podigee 4380 2.1% https://www.podigee.com
Captivate.fm 3077 1.5% https://www.captivate.fm/
Transistor 2953 1.4% https://transistor.fm/
RSS.com 2057 1.0% https://rss.com/
ART19 1716 0.8% https://art19.com/
RedCircle 1656 0.8% https://redcircle.com/
mave podcasts 1506 0.7% https://mave.digital/
podcaster.de 1474 0.7% https://www.podcaster.de/
Podomatic 1461 0.7% https://www.podomatic.com/
Blubrry 1255 0.6% https://blubrry.com/
Squarespace 1087 0.5% https://www.squarespace.com/
Audiomeans 1038 0.5% https://www.audiomeans.fr/
Podlove 815 0.4% https://podlove.org/
pod.space 808 0.4% https://pod.space/
Substack 768 0.4% https://substack.com/
LetsCast.fm 680 0.3% https://letscast.fm/
Podcastics 643 0.3% https://www.podcastics.com/en/podcast-hosting/
Castos 619 0.3% https://castos.com/
podCloud 524 0.2% https://podcloud.fr/
Fireside 455 0.2% https://fireside.fm/
Feeder 351 0.2% https://reinventedsoftware.com/feeder/
JulepHosting 349 0.2% https://www.julep.de/
Podcast Generator 150 0.1% https://podcastgenerator.net/