Apps and Cloud-based Software by Spotify is a free podcasting platform.

  • Just like the voice memo app on your phone, but with a full editing suite.
  • Allows you to record and edit a file, then share it via email, dropbox, etc.
  • Includes a suite of sound effects to use as transitions, etc.
  • Owned by Spotify, so users can draw on their library of songs and audio for their projects.
  • Offers hosting: This means you can record and edit audio within Anchor’s dashboard and either download your work to keep it private or push it out to popular podcatchers (Apple Podcast, Spotify, etc.)

Descript is a full audio & video editing software.

  • It offers 3 hours of transcription, full editing capabilities, unlimited screen recordings, and studio sound effects in its free version.
  • It allows users to edit audio like editing a document by mapping audio onto text that users can delete, copy, paste, etc.