NPR Podcast is one of the most popular podcasts in the United States. It provides listeners with latest news and funniest stories. People can listen to it through a website or download NPR podcasts on your phone or computer. Someone is wondering how to download NPR podcasts for free so that he can listen to it anytime and anywhere. Here I would like to introduce several ways to download NPR podcasts.

Part 1: How to Download NPR Podcasts on iPhone

Now you can almost download every piece of news in NPR, which greatly facilitates each listener to enjoy them anytime and anywhere. In this way, you don't have to worry that network will disconnect. What's more, you can easily share NPR podcasts with your friends. As we all know, many people tend to use iPhone as the communication tool. It might confuse some of them how to download NPR podcasts on iPhone. Podcasts app for iOS is really a useful tool for downloading NPR podcast. With it, users can enjoy the latest news from NPR. The following steps will guide you how to download NPR podcasts on iPhone.

Step 1. Open Podcasts app on iPhone

open podcasts app

Generally speaking, Podcasts app is installed on iPhone at the very beginning. If you don't have, you can download it in App store and install it on your iPhone. After the app is installed, open the app.

Step 2. Search NPR podcasts

Search NPR podcasts

When you enter into the app, you will see the interface as the below: there are five categories at the bottom of the interface. Click "Search" at the bottom right corner to enter the page of "Search".

Step 3. Download NPR podcasts

Download NPR podcasts

Input NPR to the search box, then content related to NPR will show up. Click one of them you want to download, then the detailed information of the news will appear. You can click the cloud icon next to "Download Episode" to download NPR podcast.

Step 4. View downloaded NPR

View downloaded NPR

After you finish NPR podcasts downloading, you can find the podcast in the "My Podcasts" and click it to play.

Part 2: How to Download NPR Podcasts with Leawo Music Recorder

Leawo Music Recorder is the best tool for NPR podcasts downloading that it provides best solution for how to download NPR podcasts. You can use Leawo Music Recorder to record and edit music in the NPR and save them as MP3 or WAV. The software can also automatically download music tags and allows you to manually add music tags for your recordings. In this way, each recording can be with customized tags. Moreover, it has a built-in Task Scheduler that helps you record automatically. What you need to do is simply set the start time and recording duration. Before you record, you can also adjust the sound quality of the recording by setting bit rate and sample rate. Now I'm glad to tell you how to download NPR podcasts with Leawo Music Recorder.


Leawo Music Recorder 

☉ Record any sound from computer stream audio and built-in input audio.

☉ Record music from 1000+ music sites like YouTube, Facebook, Veoh, VEVO, etc.

☉ Schedule music recording via the internal recording task scheduler.

☉ Automatically/manually add and complete music tags like artist, album, cover, genre, etc.

☉ Save recorded musicfiles into either WAV or MP3 format for wide uses.

The below steps show you how to download NPR podcasts with Leawo Music Recorder.

Step 1: Find the NPR podcast you want to download

a. Before you start recording, enter the website: There are many categories at the top of the page: news, arts & life, music, topics, programs & podcasts.

Find the NPR podcast

b. Click program & podcasts. You'll see many categories. Choose one of them. Here I take the example of NPR music downloads.

Find the NPR podcast

c. Click one category in the music list and a list of related podcast will appear. You can click the play button directly or enter into the article page to play.

Find the NPR podcast

Step 2: Set audio source

After finding your NPR downloads target, launch Leawo Music Recorder. There is a drag-down icon at the top right corner where you can find Settings. Click Settings > Audio Source or you can click the microphone icon in the bottom left of the main interface. "Record Computer Audio" and "Record Audio Input" are available. Choose "Record Computer Audio" as the audio source.


Step 3: Set output format

On the "Settings" panel, click "Format" to adjust parameters of bit rate, sample rate and audio codec. Choose either MP3 or WAV as the output format. MP3 is easier to play in different devices, so you can choose MP3 as the output format.

output settings

Step 4: Select the output directory

Go to Settings > General to select the target output directory. Simply click the yellow folder icon to browse folder to save.

output settings

Step 5: Start to download NPR podcasts

Click the recording button to record. Remember to start recording before playing the NPR podcast you want to download.

start recording

Step 6: Add tags for NPR podcasts download

After you finishing recording, you can add music tags for your NPR podcast download. Right click the NPR recording and choose "Edit Music Tags" to add music tags like NPR podcast title, album, year and so on.

Edit music tags

In this way, you finish NPR music downloads. You can also record other kinds of podcasts like conversations, stories, etc. with Leawo Music Recorder. Leawo Music Recorder makes it easy and convenient to download NPR podcasts. If you're using a Mac computer, you could turn to Leawo Music Recorder for Mac, which could do exactly the same thing as that of the Windows version, and be compatible with Mac OS 10.6 and later.

Video Demo of How to Use Leawo Music Recorder