Non-Linux FOSS: Juice

Many Windows or Macintosh users are perfectly happy to download their podcasts with iTunes or something similar. Here at Linux Journal, however, we like to offer open-source alternatives. Enter Juice. Juice is a cross-platform, open-source application for downloading podcasts.

Juice is fast, efficient and very feature-rich. Our favorite feature is the built-in directory with thousands of podcast feeds from which to choose. Add things like auto cleanup, centralized feed management and accessibility options, and you have an awesome tool for getting your audio information fix. Check it out for Windows, Mac OS or Linux at


Shawn is Associate Editor here at Linux Journal, and has been around Linux since the beginning. He has a passion for open source, and he loves to teach. He also drinks too much coffee, which often shows in his writing.


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This is a great news and I am

Giorgia's picture

This is a great news and I am sure that the users will be happy to know about this, because their work will be easier in this way.
Aer Conditionat

Hello guys, Juice is very

Julie's picture

Hello guys, Juice is very wonderful indeed. I like it amazingly though Non-Linux FOSS. Thanks for published.
How to download songs

Hehe.....Juice is a

Webdesign's picture

Hehe.....Juice is a cross-platform! I have been long time fan of juice. I have found it very appreciative though. Thanks!

Android Podcast Client

Steve Thompson's picture

A good Android podcast client is Beyondpod, does everything I want in a Podcast client.


Steve Thompson's picture

This version and Icepodder are totally unsupported now, and dont even work ob Distros new than Ubuntu 8.04 I tend to us the commandline podcast client Hpodder, runs every hour on a cron.


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Juice okay "180" far better!

Anonymous's picture

More options and fast downloads.
See it at:

Juice okay "180" far better!

mark_town's picture

God bless you for this post!
And thanks for the idea on getting 180 out there.
It just goes to show you that you might just meet
a friend anywhere!

Your friend in the fight.

Bring on an Android version

dgenge's picture

Love to see an android version with sync to the cloud support..

wine version

Roland's picture

I tried the windows version, couldn't get it to work.
It found podcasts, but the app log said it couldn't download them. Maybe a settings problem?

Can't get it for Linux

Anonymous's picture

Unfortunately it will only let you download the Windows or Mac version. If you attempt to get the Linux version this is the message you get.

Due to heavy delays for the GNU/Linux variant of Juice we'd like to present you some options to receive podcasts on this platform:

Icepodder v5.5 - A Linux podcatcher/RSS client. Geek tested.