iPhone, meet NPR.

Pocket-sized public radio

Follow the news, listen to NPR programs, or stream your favorite station -- wherever and whenever you want.

Download now from the iTunes Store

For additional help downloading the application please visit our FAQ.

New in version 3.0

  • Search the NPR archives (e.g. listen to that Fresh Air interview from two years ago that you missed)
  • Access and control NPR audio using the native background audio player so you keep listening to audio while multitasking
  • Swipe easily through news stories and your search results
  • Refresh content so you always see the latest top stories


  • Hear, read, and share NPR News stories
  • Keep up with the news via our hourly newscasts
  • Pick up where you were listening on app re-launch
  • Listen live to your favorite NPR program wherever it's on air, or listen to the most recent show on demand
  • Bookmark your favorite NPR station
  • Use audio controls to pause or skip forward in any story or program
  • Create a playlist of stories to hear in any order – right away or later on
  • Listen to audio while browsing text stories
  • Cache text and photos for viewing offline
  • Share news stories via Facebook, Twitter, and email

Available Programs