A podcast app does more than just play back episodes of your favorite shows, even when it sits in your Mac’s Menu Bar!

Check out these Mac Menu Bar Podcast Apps:

Hourly News


As a podcast app, Hourly News plays the most recent news updates from multiple news sources like NPR, BBC, CBC, ABC, CBS, WSJ, Bloomberg, ESPN, VOA, SRN, FOX News updates, your own custom podcast sources and more.




BarCasts is a highly configurable audio podcast player that lives in your menu bar. You can easily play/pause, skip forward and skip backward, queue episodes and rearrange your list. You can also download podcasts for playing anytime, even when offline.