we are happy with the free hosting services and basicanalytics that Anchor provides, we opted out of using itsrecording and editing features. It needs some work to achieveits potential as a complete all-in-one hosting, editing, andpublishing platform for podcasters.
EDITING YOUR EPISODES
One of the biggest hurdles I have faced is finding the rightaudio editing software to use for publishing episodes. Afterdownloading and trying many options, I finally landed on
Audacity is a free audio software for desktop computersthat you can use to edit your recordings, cut and combineaudio, and remove excess noise at a professional-level quality.
It makes it easy to save your audio on your desktop andexport it in a variety of formats.
A great advantage of Audacity is its user-friendly interface,letting inexperienced users hit the ground running with little-to-no learning curve. Those with more experience in this fieldneed not fret— Audacity also provides higher-level effects andtools for advanced users. In a nutshell, Audacity is the choose-your-own-adventure book of editing software, allowing you tomove at your own pace in producing your podcast.
One of my favorite features of Audacity is its ability to remove hissing, popping, and other background noises that mayappear on your audio track. My background noise is three littlegirls, who at times find their way into the recording studio. So,if you are like me and have a difficult time finding a quiet environment (or you have a low-quality microphone), thenAudacity has your back.
CREATING MUSIC ON A BUDGET
When you start a podcast, the prospect of making musicto personalize your show may be intimidating. There are somany options for canned loopy music, but eventually youmay want to level up. That’s where Logic Remote (free) for