Start podcasting or take it to the next level with our step-by-step guide! Beginning a podcast is easier than starting a radio station, but it's still hard to assemble your hardware and software, and learn the tricks of the trade. You can easily meet that challenge with start-to-finish guidance from long-time podcaster Andy Affleck. The ebook opens with a look at how to plan a podcast's topic, format, and polish. Then Andy focuses on choosing the right microphone and audio software, followed by step-by-step instructions for recording using Audio Hijack Pro, GarageBand, Sound Studio, WireTap Studio, and Abercaster, with advice about conducting interviews by phone, iChat, and Skype. Once your audio is in the can, you'll learn how to use audio plug-ins to make the recording sound better, complete with downloadable sound files to supplement the text. You'll also find out how to edit out any awkward bits, plug in additional audio, and mix tracks. Finally, the ebook covers how to encode your podcast, add useful tags and chapters, find a publishing tool, and publish your podcast for the world to hear.You may have to record several takes to find the right settings and volume for your voice. ... Stop recording by clicking the Stop button (). ... in iChat, Skype, and any other Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) programs that enable you to make phone calls from your computer to other computers or to the real telephone network.
|Title||:||Take Control of Podcasting on the Mac|
|Publisher||:||TidBITS - 2008|