The 14 Best Anchor Alternatives for 2024

Updated: May 19th, 2022

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If you're looking for an alternative to Anchor, here are the most popular Anchor alternatives used by real founders:

1. Spotify

A digital music service that gives you access to millions of songs.

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154 successful businesses are using Spotify ➜

2. SoundCloud

An online audio distribution platform and music sharing website that enables its users to upload, promote, and share audio.

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82 successful businesses are using SoundCloud ➜

3. Libsyn

Is the combination of Liberated and Syndication and has from the start stayed true to developing a platform where podcasters have the freedom they need to deliver the kind of podcast they want.

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4. Podbean

A podcast publishing and monetization service, providing free and premium hosting packages for individuals and businesses.

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5. BuzzSprout

Buzzsprout is one of the easiest ways to get started podcasting. They have a great dashboard, support, and just make podcasting fun!

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6. Stitcher

A personalized mobile radio company that provides convenient access to high quality, on demand, streaming audio on a wide variety of platforms, most notably the iPhone, Android, [iPod touch], and stitcher.com.

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7. OBS

A free and open-source cross-platform streaming and recording program built with Qt and maintained by the OBS Project. As of 2016, the software is now referred to as OBS Studio.

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8. Transistor.fm

Provides podcast hosting and analytics for thousands of organizations, brands, and creatives around the world.

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9. streamyard

A live streaming studio in your browser. Interview guests, share your screen, and much more.

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10. Overcast

An iOS app by Marco Arment which downloads and plays podcasts.

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11. Hello Audio

An audio hosting platform for coaches, course creators, and influencers that delivers private feeds of their content.

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12. PodHero Podcast App

A set of tools provided by Apple to developers who want to build podcast player apps.

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13. Zencastr

Built to run right in your browser so you can record anywhere without installing anything.

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14. We Edit Podcasts

A female-led podcast production company that helps new and seasoned creators produce high-quality episodes.

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Pat Walls

I'm Pat Walls and I created Starter Story - a website dedicated to helping people start businesses. We interview entrepreneurs from around the world about how they started and grew their businesses.