Luminary - Premium Podcast App

Luminary - Premium Podcast App

By Luminary Media, LLC

  • Category: Entertainment
  • Release Date: 2019-04-22
  • Current Version: 1.0.34
  • Adult Rating: 12+
  • File Size: 55.23 MB
  • Developer: Luminary Media, LLC
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 11.0 or later.
Score: 2.5
2.5
From 538 Ratings

Description

Original podcast with original ideas for original people. Luminary is a premium podcast app that offers access to shows from top creators you won’t find anywhere else, plus the ones you already love. Subscribe to Premium for access to over 40 ad-free podcasts launching this year including top existing shows and compelling originals - all from giants of podcasting, legendary entertainers, and diverse voices. Ad-free and only on Luminary. Luminary offers the following features to enhance your listening experience: Customized for you: Luminary is focused on offering a personalized experience and customized recommendations tailored to your tastes and listening habits, helping you solve what to listen to next. Curation: Luminary has an editorial team programming the app based on topical and relevant content to target specific users. Continued listening: Pick up right where you left off and continue to listen to any podcast you have played recently, up to 40 and all from your home screen. Search: A robust search, with rich results including episodes and shows. Offline mode: Take your favorite podcasts on the go, in the air, or underground...wherever you like to listen. Previews: Listen to upcoming previews for podcasts before you commit, right on the home screen. Follow: Follow your favorite shows, get alerts for new episodes, and listen right from your home screen or manage in My Shows tab. Bookmark: Add individual episodes to your bookmarks, sort by dragging and dropping to listen in the order you want, and download or stream your entire bookmarks. Playback speed: Speed it up or slow it down, listen to podcasts at the speed you want. Airplay: Stream podcasts to your favorite airplay compatible and Bluetooth enabled devices, including smart speakers, wireless headphones, and home theater systems, just to name a few. Sleep timer: Let Luminary and your favorite podcast lull you to sleep. Set the app to go to sleep in 10 minutes, 30 minutes, 1 hour, or smartly at the end of the episode, you are listening to. -- Information related to in-app purchases, subscriptions, and introductory free trial: This 1 month free trial offer is limited to new subscribers only. Payment for your subscription will be charged to your iTunes Account at the end of the trial period or at confirmation of purchase if you are not eligible for the trial. If you cancel before the end of the trial period, you will not be charged. If you don’t cancel before the end of the trial period, your subscription will renew automatically and your iTunes Account will be charged $7.99 plus applicable taxes within 24-hours prior to the end of the trial period. Your subscription will continue to renew automatically each month and you will be charged $7.99/month plus applicable taxes within 24-hours prior to the end of each billing period until you cancel. You can manage or cancel your subscription in your account settings on the App Store. Any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when you purchase a subscription, where applicable. To see our full terms of service: https://luminarypodcasts.com/terms To see our full privacy policy: https://luminarypodcasts.com/privacy

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  • Go out of business

    1
    By jmw9900
    That is all. Stop paywalling my favorite shows.
  • Great content

    4
    By arnbar123
    Love the premium content on this app. David Axelrod, Trevor Noah, and many other great shows.
  • How to curate?

    5
    By LaLeona122
    I love the content, I went there to follow The Bright Sessions and Spooked (note to Luminary - I would also have come to you just to follow “Ghosts In the Burb”, you might consider pursuing Liz Sower, she’s an amazing talent). My only complaint is that I can’t figure out how to remove a show from “My Shows”. My sense is that it’s something simple that I'm just not seeing, please advise.
  • Podcast stops every few seconds

    1
    By Yucajey Dijo Que No
    Like other listeners, I’ve been unable to listen to a single Fiasco episode without unexpected halts every couple of seconds. It’s extremely annoying.
  • Great but missing simple feature

    4
    By eat tangerine
    Why can’t I create playlists? What is this continue listening that I have no idea what’s being played next? Please fix and I’ll give the last star
  • Not smooth in the slightest

    2
    By Tedwards45
    I love and keep the app purely for some of the great shows on it. However, I’m tempted daily to cancel just because it is such a pain. It’s not uncommon to press play on an episode and then to have an episode from a completely different show start playing. The only way to fix it is by restarting the app, but startup takes forever even when I have a show downloaded and I’m on WiFi. They don’t have the ability to delete shows from your history, so the app often defaults to playing a show I listened to once back in May and hated. It gets two starts for content but that’s all.
  • Not great

    2
    By Jly137
    Things I like: The couple shows that are exclusive to luminary, the fact it has a 1.25x speed listening option Things I don't: it's glitchy. It'll stop randomly and start again from the beginning of an episode. Sometimes it'll go back to where you were sometimes it wont. Once it started playing an episode of something that wasn't even the most recent thing I was listening to when my phone was in another room, hours after even listening to anything. It kinda freaked me out. If you're going to charge money for something that is usually free, be better.
  • Content vs App Performance

    3
    By 4 33
    Really wonderful content on a profoundly slow opening app. We are utilizing iPhone X Maxes and it is hands down the slowest opening and content loading app we’ve ever experienced since the first generation iPhone. It literally takes almost 30 seconds for just the full Luminary splash logo to appear.
  • $7.99

    1
    By cacaca44
    So I will be charged $7.99 for this app
  • Needs some work

    1
    By Shibilet2
    I’m really disappointed. It’s a beautiful app, but it just doesn’t work. I even tried paying for a subscription (there’s a Luminary-only podcast I really like, it used to be on Apple), and the app wouldn’t let me. It’s a shame, but I guess I stick to Apple and Stitcher.

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