Features & Pricing

A plan customized to meet your needs. Simplecast provides you powerful tools to manage, distribute, share, and grow your podcast — from your first listener to your first million.

Independent Podcaster Networks & Businesses



$13.50 /mo if prepaid annually

Everything necessary to launch a podcast

  • 2 team member seats
  • Unlimited storage & uploads
  • Distribution to everywhere your audience listens
  • Basic analytics
  • Customizable show website with custom domain
  • Manage multiple shows with one account
  • Embeddable episode web player
  • Recast for you (and your listeners)
  • A secure (HTTPS) site and RSS feed
  • 20K downloads included per month
  • Email support
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$31.50 /mo if prepaid annually

Everything in basic, plus essential tools for the growing podcast

  • 4 team member seats
  • Additional web players
    (Mini & Show)
  • Compare analytics across 2 episodes
  • Location analytics
    (country & state/region)
  • Unique Listener reports
  • Web Player analytics
  • Technology analytics
    (apps, browsers)
  • 50K downloads included per month
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$76.50 /mo if prepaid annually

Everything in essential, plus collaboration tools and deeper insights

  • 9 team member seats
  • Compare metrics across 5 episodes
  • Location analytics
    (+ detailed metro areas)
  • Detailed Device analytics
  • Web Player Embed Location analytics
  • Network (ISP) analytics
    (home, office, mobile)
  • Technology analytics
    (+ device details)
  • 120K downloads included per month
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Includes everything in all standard plans, plus...

  • Volume show pricing
  • 15 team member seats
  • Location analytics
    (global, city and metro area)
  • Consumption analytics
    (skips, speed, completion rates)
  • Episode retention data
  • Real-time analytics
    with reporting granularity down to the hour
  • Multi-show analytics
  • Dynamic Audio Insertion
  • Analytics API
  • Priority customer support
  • Set up & migration support
  • Uptime guarantee
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Everything in Professional, plus...

  • Volume pricing for team member seats
  • White-labeled RSS URL
  • oAuth support
  • Publisher API
  • Private distribution API
  • High bitrate audio
  • Dedicated success manager
  • Personalized onboarding
  • Technical implementation support & services
  • Custom reports with industry-first insights
    (e.g. Audience overlap for multi-show networks)
  • ACH or bill.com payment options
  • On-demand RSS feed creation
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Frequently Asked Questions

Do all Simplecast Plans allow me to distribute my podcasts to all listening apps? keyboard_arrow_down

Yep. If you’re just getting started on Simplecast Basic or you’ve grown your show into a chart topper, all plans offer direct publishing to all platforms, like Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, and Overcast - just to name a few.

Why would I pay for podcast hosting, when some provide it for free? keyboard_arrow_down

Most times, when you don’t pay for a product, you are the product. Being part of a paid platform gives you the confidence to know you are supporting it’s growth and innovation, and it’s staying power. Still, Simplecast offers much more than just reliable hosting for your RSS feed and podcast. We are invested in your success with an industry leading support team (most of whom are professional podcasters themselves). Simplecast also provides you with Recast and web player, a beautiful website for your show, and the industry’s most robust analytics platform, allowing you to best understand who and where your listeners are. Still have questions about how we’re different? Hop into the chat, below, and ask our support team - we’re ready to answer any questions you have.

Do you run ads on my podcast without my permission? keyboard_arrow_down

Nope. Not a single one. Your content is owned by YOU and you alone. Simplecast does not alter your audio in any way. When and how you monetize your show is up to you, we’ll not force anything upon you.

Do you really provide unlimited audio storage with all plans? keyboard_arrow_down

Absolutely. Who are we to put limits on your creativity?!

What happens if I hit the download limit for my plan? keyboard_arrow_down

You will never be billed a higher rate than the plan you have agreed to, nor will you ever be auto-upgraded to a different plan if you exceed the download limit for your plan. These are merely “soft limits”. If you’re outgrowing your plan, month after month, our team will reach out to help you find a solution that is better suited for your show’s growth.

Can I cancel anytime? keyboard_arrow_down

On our Basic, Essential, and Growth plans, you’ll be billed monthly and can cancel at any time. There’s no long-term agreement, and you can delete your Simplecast-powered podcast at any time. You will not be billed for a podcast after you have cancelled it.
On a Professional or Enterprise plan? Check your contract for termination and renewal details, and reach out to your account rep for more info!

Can I switch to a different plan anytime? keyboard_arrow_down

If you’re on our plans for independent podcast creators (Basic, Essential, and Growth), you can change your plan at any time, whether that’s an upgrade or a downgrade. Your changes will be prorated and reflected on your following month’s invoice.

Have more questions?

If you still have more questions, please reach out and someone from our friendly support team will get back to you!