Between this forum, the new 2.0, a new website, this project is reaching a new level of development and attention.
Perhaps it’s time to create a donation drive to help cover costs? After all, this is the only active open source podcast client for Android and it is going against dozens of paid, adware, and even subsciption-based clients out there, and the number of clients isn’t going to get any smaller. It makes sense for Antennapod to at least be able to receive funds from users to keep the project going.
I personally suggest opening an Open Collective account because it lets you accept Bitcoin, 1-time donations, and recurring donations with 1 account instead of opening a Liberapay/Paypal/Github Sponsors, etc to do all these things. F-Droid uses Open Collective for their funding and it’s been working for them quite well.
What does the team think?