|Headquarters||San Francisco, US|
Castbox is a US-based podcast company. The company both hosts and produces its own podcasts.
Castbox is an app that distributes free podcasts. As of 2019, it has about one million podcasts available through it, including about fifty million podcast episodes. It also has a premium platform. Castbox creates transcripts of all podcasts on the app so that users can search for specific phrases or topics within the audio when deciding what to download. In June 2019, Castbox integrated with Waze, allowing playback controls to pause, skip, or restart episodes.
In addition to its library of podcasts from other distributors, Castbox also produces its own shows. In 2018, Castbox partnered with Heard Well on the podcast series Heard Well Now, which highlights early career musical artists. As of 2018[update], Castbox produced 25 different original podcasts, with This Sounds Serious being released in 2019.
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