myTuner Radio lets you search and listen to radio stations in 200 countries and territories around the world and 1 million podcasts for free.
With myTuner Radio you can discover new music and listen to podcasts from a wide variety of creators and topics. It runs on Windows devices (Windows 7, 8 and 10, 32/64 bit) and macOS. There are apps for iOS, Android, Microsoft Store, amazon and Samsung Galaxy. You can stream content from the website or listen on amazon alexa, Apple TV, Roku TV and more. The website has Charts section that lists the top songs of the week with options to choose other time frames and genres.
Overall it's a good program to have on your device. There are radio stations from 200 countries and territories to listen to, and the search function lets you pick stations by genre, locale, or keyword. There's a surprising array of stations, including sports radio, talk stations, and of course music and podcasts. The interface is basic and easy to use - there's a Favorites tab, the Stations tab displays stations or search results, and the Podcast tab lets you search or scroll the suggestions. The Music tab has 30 second samples of music from iTunes.
The Search function could have better filters, and if you're looking for top radio stations in your area results can be spotty. When I searched for radio stations that I'm familiar with locally and in other states, they didn't show in the results. Searching an individual state brought results that ranged from the proper state to the other side of the country.
Searching by genre brought up a list of stations in the US and around the world, though I specified the United States.
That said, if you like to find and listen to new music, sportscasts, talk radio, and podcasts and aren't too picky about results it's a good program.
Most (but not all) of the sites display the song title and artist under the station name. For the most part the song that was playing and the song title that were displayed weren't the same on the stations I chose. The other issue I encountered (in all the countries I tried out) is that some stations started playing right away, and some kept loading with the message "Opening" and didn't have audio. These issues could easily have been an internet speed issue, the internet connection I was using was slow.
As is true with most radio stations, there are commercials, and as is true for some radio stations, the announcers kept talking after the music.
Take it for a spin - it runs on most devices and platforms, though I'd like to see a Linux version added to the line up.
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