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 77273 33.7%
Spotify for Podcasters 64636 28.2% https://podcasters.spotify.com/
Libsyn 12733 5.5% https://libsyn.com/
Acast 12015 5.2% https://www.acast.com/
Podbean 10085 4.4% https://podbean.com/
iVoox 5587 2.4% https://www.ivoox.com
Wordpress 5250 2.3% https://wordpress.org/
Simplecast 4850 2.1% https://simplecast.com
Ausha 4784 2.1% https://www.ausha.co/
Podigee 4603 2.0% https://www.podigee.com
Captivate.fm 3374 1.5% https://www.captivate.fm/
Transistor 3245 1.4% https://transistor.fm/
RSS.com 2300 1.0% https://rss.com/
RedCircle 1809 0.8% https://redcircle.com/
ART19 1792 0.8% https://art19.com/
mave podcasts 1692 0.7% https://mave.digital/
Podomatic 1588 0.7% https://www.podomatic.com/
podcaster.de 1556 0.7% https://www.podcaster.de/
Blubrry 1333 0.6% https://blubrry.com/
Squarespace 1163 0.5% https://www.squarespace.com/
Audiomeans 1122 0.5% https://www.audiomeans.fr/
Substack 914 0.4% https://substack.com/
Podlove 855 0.4% https://podlove.org/
pod.space 848 0.4% https://pod.space/
LetsCast.fm 742 0.3% https://letscast.fm/
Podcastics 693 0.3% https://www.podcastics.com/en/podcast-hosting/
Castos 663 0.3% https://castos.com/
podCloud 561 0.2% https://podcloud.fr/
Fireside 470 0.2% https://fireside.fm/
Feeder 373 0.2% https://reinventedsoftware.com/feeder/
JulepHosting 363 0.2% https://www.julep.de/
Podcast Generator 162 0.1% https://podcastgenerator.net/