Just a few short days ago we asked you to list your favorite Android podcatcher and, boy howdy, did you folks answer. In fact, we're going to wrap this up a couple days early, declare a winner and give one lucky a reader their pick of cases from the AndroidCentral Store. And the winner is ...

For the most part, all of the podcatcher apps you named have fairly similar features, so user interface plays a big part in popularity, we believe. Join us after the break as we learn your choice for best Android podcatcher.

No. 1: Google Listen

Google Listen

It's tough to beat a free app, and Google's Listen app was your overwhelming choice. It features large, easy-to-use controls and has the ability to stream podcasts as well as download over your wireless connection, or WiFi.

Listen's secret power: In addition to adding and managing your subscriptions on your phone, you can do so with Google Reader on your desktop. Very cool. [Market link]

Honorable mention: BeyondPod

A powerful RSS reader in addition to podcatcher (oh, and it does video, too), BeyondPod has a free seven-day trial version, and the Pro unlocker costs $6.99. You have full control over when and what you download, and there's plenty of Google Reader or OMPL integration. There's a handy home screen widget, too.

Honorable Mention: ACast

Again, there's Google Reader integration, scheduled downloading and the like. The free version of the app is advertising-supported, and a $2.99 unlock frees you from that. [Market link]


Honorable mention: DoggCatcher

This paid app ($6.99) is chock-full of features, such as in-line image support, streams as well as downloads and recommends podcasts based on your subscriptions. [Market link]


Honorable mention: dPod

Last but not least, one of the new kids on the block, and it's free, to boot. dPod featuers auto-downloads, a choice of media players and has a number of new features in the works. [Market link]