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Podcasting What is a podcast? –Podcasting, a word formed by combining the name of Apple's "iPod" and "broadcasting", is a method of publishing files to the Internet, allowing users to subscribe to a feed and receive new files automatically by subscription, usually at no cost. It first became popular in late 2004, used largely for audio files. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Podcast en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Podcast
How to I create a podcast? Record you sound file using a standard computer microphone (~$10.00). You can use the Windows Sound Recorder or a separate program like Audacity. Download Audacity for free at: –http://audacity.sourceforge.net/http://audacity.sourceforge.net/
How do I create a podcast? If you use Audacity to record your presentation, you can edit the sound file and export the file as an.MP3. If you use Sound Recorder, you cannot edit or export the file as an.MP3. You will have to use another program to export the file. MusicMatch Jukebox is a popular program that converts.WAV file to.MP3 files.
How do I create a Podcast? Once you have the file in the.MP3 format, you can simply include a link to it on your website. The more popular form of podcasting includes setting up podcasts on a free subscription basis. The following link will walk you through setting up an RSS feed. –http://radio.about.com/od/podcastin1/a/aa a.htmhttp://radio.about.com/od/podcastin1/a/aa a.htm