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 74308 33.8%
Spotify for Podcasters 61169 27.9% https://podcasters.spotify.com/
Libsyn 12354 5.6% https://libsyn.com/
Acast 11540 5.3% https://www.acast.com/
Podbean 9604 4.4% https://podbean.com/
iVoox 5409 2.5% https://www.ivoox.com
Wordpress 5081 2.3% https://wordpress.org/
Simplecast 4658 2.1% https://simplecast.com
Ausha 4566 2.1% https://www.ausha.co/
Podigee 4463 2.0% https://www.podigee.com
Captivate.fm 3204 1.5% https://www.captivate.fm/
Transistor 3102 1.4% https://transistor.fm/
RSS.com 2164 1.0% https://rss.com/
ART19 1755 0.8% https://art19.com/
RedCircle 1718 0.8% https://redcircle.com/
mave podcasts 1584 0.7% https://mave.digital/
Podomatic 1520 0.7% https://www.podomatic.com/
podcaster.de 1506 0.7% https://www.podcaster.de/
Blubrry 1290 0.6% https://blubrry.com/
Squarespace 1122 0.5% https://www.squarespace.com/
Audiomeans 1063 0.5% https://www.audiomeans.fr/
pod.space 836 0.4% https://pod.space/
Podlove 834 0.4% https://podlove.org/
Substack 831 0.4% https://substack.com/
LetsCast.fm 706 0.3% https://letscast.fm/
Podcastics 660 0.3% https://www.podcastics.com/en/podcast-hosting/
Castos 642 0.3% https://castos.com/
podCloud 535 0.2% https://podcloud.fr/
Fireside 465 0.2% https://fireside.fm/
Feeder 364 0.2% https://reinventedsoftware.com/feeder/
JulepHosting 353 0.2% https://www.julep.de/
Podcast Generator 154 0.1% https://podcastgenerator.net/