April 21, 2021

Introducing Apple Podcasts Subscriptions

Creators in more than 170 countries and regions can offer premium subscriptions on Apple Podcasts, which will be accessible to listeners starting in May. Designed to be flexible and creator-friendly, podcast subscriptions let you set prices that work for you and your audience and can be offered as monthly or annual plans, with free trials to make it easy to start listening.

Offer listeners a premium subscription that has additional benefits, including:

  • Ad-free listening. Let subscribers focus on the story.
  • Additional episodes. Give subscribers more to love with extra episodes.
  • Early access. Offer subscribers new episodes before everyone else.
  • Subscriber-only shows. Give subscribers shows that are only available to them.
  • Archive access. Unlock access to all the past episodes.

Creators interested in offering subscriptions on Apple Podcasts can enroll in the Apple Podcasters Program for an annual fee. Learn more about Apple Podcasts Subscriptions.