This article explains how to convert video conferences to podcasts for free with Anchor. Anchor is a podcast recording and distribution platform which is bought by Spotify last year. This podcast platform announced a new feature to convert video conference recording into podcast episodes.
Users can upload a recording of the video conference either in MP4 or MOV format and convert it to a podcast. Anchor automatically converts the recording to an audio file (you can also upload audio file directly) and shows that in multiple segments. All this happens in the podcast episode builder where you can edit the segments, add sound effects, background music, etc and create a podcast episode. After that, you can enter the podcast episode information and host it free on Anchor.
Convert Video Conferences to Podcasts for Free: Anchor
Getting started with Anchor is easy thanks to its clutter-free and simple user interface. Of course, to use the platform, you have to create an account first. For that, you can either use your Google, Facebook, Twitter account or sign up using an email address. After logging in to the platform, you get a dashboard where you can create and edit your podcast.
Convert Video Conferences to Podcasts
On the Anchor dashboard, click the “New Episode” button to create a new podcast. This opens the episode builder where you can upload the video conference recording. Once the upload is complete, Anchor analyzes the audio and makes segments. The segments get listed on the left side of the screen where each segment has a (+) button. Here you can edit the audio segment and add voice recordings, messages, sound effects, and background music. Once done, click the “Save changes” button to get to the next step.
After editing the podcast in the Anchor episode builder, the next step is publishing the podcast. In this step, you have to enter a title and a description for the podcast and pick a publish date. You can either publish the podcast instantly or schedule it for later. There is also an option for publishing the podcast in the episodic podcast. This is how you can convert video conference recordings into podcasts with free hosting.
Anchor is a popular podcast platform with simple to use podcast building tools. With this new feature, it every one to convert their video conferences to podcasts. This feature can be really useful for individuals and companies. Anyone can convert important webinars to episodic podcasts and publish it to Anchor where people can listen to the webinar alongside their work.