Insight Timer

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Insight Timer is a smartphone app and online community for meditation.[1]

The app features guided meditations, music and talks posted by contributing experts.[2] The app made Time magazine's list of 50 best apps for 2016.[3] In 2018 it had over four million users and was cited by The New York Times as "the most popular free meditation app."[2] It was originally developed by Brad Fullmer[4][5] and purchased by Australian brothers Christopher and Nicholas Plowman in 2015.


  1. ^ Shapiro, Jordan (2013-03-15). "Spiritual Smartphone App Makes Meditation Social". Forbes. Retrieved 2017-10-23.
  2. ^ a b Coghlan, Claire (2018-06-22). "Want to Feel Happier? Your Phone Can Help. (Maybe.)". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2019-04-17.
  3. ^ Fabry, Alex Fitzpatrick, Mandy Oaklander, Lisa Eadicicco, John Patrick Pullen, Matt Peckham, Dan Hirschhorn, Merrill (2016-10-31). "The 50 Best Apps of the Year". Time. Retrieved 2017-10-23.
  4. ^ Bautista, Camille (2013-03-12). "Insight Timer Connects You With Meditators Around the World". Mashable. Retrieved 2018-05-23.
  5. ^ "Episode 160 :: Brad Fullmer :: Insight Timer : Secular Buddhist Association". 2013-03-16. Retrieved 2017-10-23.