Podcast Creation Guides
How To Create a Podcast - About.com's step-by-step tutorial for podcast beginners.
iLounge Guide to Podcast Creation - another guide for creating your own podcast for absolute beginners.
Podcasting Legal Guide - find about legal issues relevant to podcasting in this Creative Commons guide.
Podcast Hosting, Sharing and Networking (Free)
Pickstation - A Digg for podcasts and music.
Collectik - â€œMixtapes for podcastsâ€: find, share and organize podcasts.
Podbean - Free podcast hosting and publishing.
Castpost - Free hosting for audio and video clips.
HeyCast - A tool to create video podcasts. Essentially, HeyCast creates RSS feeds from any existing video files on the web. It doesn't provide hosting or sharing features.
Blubrry - A podcast network that lets you create a podcast and browse the podcasts of others.
Evoca - â€œYouTube for voice recordingsâ€: create audio recordings from your computer mic, your phone or Skype, share them with others and embed them on websites.
ThePodcastNetwork - A network of podcasts on a range of topics including business, entertainment and comedy.
MyPodcast - podcast hosting solution offering unlimited storage, bandwidth, and free templates for your podcasts.
PodServe - this service is still in alpha stage, but everyone's invited to try it out. It offers a hosting space for your podcast and a directory of user-created podcasts.
PodcastPeople - a service that enables you to post text, audio and video materials to your own customized show, and even earn some income from it through sponsors.
PCastBaby - free podcast hosting service offering 10MB of storage space and unlimited bandwidth.
Podomatic - create, find and share podcasts with this free service.
Blubrry - create your podcast on Blubrry; browse through other podcasts and create your personal playlist.
Podango - get free unlimited hosting for your podcast and share ad revenue with Podango 50/50.
Podbridge - Provides podcast metrics and advertising.
Podtrac - a service that connects podcasters with advertisers.
TourCaster - Find audio tours of your favorite cities and download them to your iPod.
iAudioGuide - Find audio guides for major world cities and download them to portable devices.
Veodia - Create live TV shows and convert them to video podcasts.
Blip.tv - A â€œvideo podcastingâ€ service. Broadly similar to YouTube, but the focus is on independent creators, who get a share of revenue.
Podlinez - a simple service to listen to podcasts on your phone.
Gabcast - Record podcasts straight from your phone.
Yodio - Record audio from your phone, add photos and captions.
Text to Podcasts
BlueGrind - Converts text (especially blogs) into podcasts.
Feed2Podcast - Convert any RSS feed into a podcast.
Talkr - Convert blogs to audio podcasts.
Odiogo - convert RSS feeds, text articles and blog posts to podcasts.
Podcasts to Text
CastingWords - a podcast transcription service that converts podcasts to text for $0.75 minute. It employs human transcribers.
Grepr Podcasts - A directory that makes recommendations by finding patterns in your interests and comparing the interests of others.
Yahoo Podcasts - Explore podcasts, listen to them, subscribe to them and even create your own.
MobilCast - directory of podcasts and radio shows, complete with playlists.
PodcastAlley - a podcast directory with over 30,000 podcasts. Maintains a monthly top list.
DigitalPodcast - a simple, categorized podcast directory
Podcast.net - a very comprehensive podcast directory; contains tens of thousands of podcasts.
PodcastDirectory.com - a directory of podcasts with a top list, a list of featured podcasts, and categorization.
PodcastDirectory.org- a simple directory with a very clean layout.
Podfeed.net - on Podfeed you can host and share your podcast, find podcasts, as well as read and write podcast reviews.
iAmplify - A premium directory where you pay to download self-help podcasts.
Earkive - Directory that lets you listen to podcasts on your phone (mobile or landline)
Talkshoe - Create your own live talkshow or interactive podcast.
Waxxi - Audio shows streamed live, mainly with notable technologists. Once recorded, the live shows are available as podcasts.
NowLive - A social network that lets anyone create a live, interactive talk show. Stickam for audio, in some ways.
Podcast Hosting (Premium)
PodcastSpot - Offers both free and premium podcast hosting.
SwitchPod - a podcast hosting service, with unmetered bandwidth, statistics and even some promotional opportunities.
Hipcast - create audio, video materials and podcasts and post them to your blog.
Libsyn - Liberated Syndication will host your podcasts for a modest monthly fee.
Everyzing - Audio and video search engine.
Podscope - an audio and video search engine that searches the words spoken in podcasts.
Pluggd - Discover and share podcasts, and search for specific parts of podcasts using advanced search technology called HearHere.
PodNova - Podcast search and community.
Podcast Alley Forum - a well visited forum on everything related to podcasting.
DigitalPodcast Forum - a good forum for promoting your podcast.
World Podcast Forum - a fresh forum about podcasting.
Podcast Creation Software (Offline)
Propaganda - Create professional podcasts including background music, jingles, crossfading and more. Windows only. Free trial, $49.95 to buy.
Audacity - Free, open source software for recording and editing audio. Versions for Mac OS X, Windows, GNU/Linux and other operating systems.
Adobe Soundbooth - Advanced audio editing from Adobe. Windows and Mac. Free trial, $199 to buy.
Wildvoice Podcast Studio - Record audio, add music and sound effects and upload to Wildvoice.com or other sites. Windows only.
SnapKast - Podcast creation for Windows. $79.99.
Podcast Creation Software (Online)
Odeo - Perhaps the most popular podcasting platform. It allows you to record audio within your browser, embed it anywhere and create your own audio channels.
Hipcast - Record high-quality audio right through the web browser or your phone. No additional software needed.
Gcast - Record, mix and broadcast your podcasts. You can record messages by phone and upload MP3 files from your computer.
Podomatic - This site lets you record video and audio online directly from your browser. You can also receive in line calls from listeners wanting to leave voice comments.
ClickCaster - create, broadcast and sell your very own radio shows and podcasts. You can record audio right from your browser or upload an existing MP3.
Wild Voice Shout Recorder - Online service that lets you record audio files through an intuitive interface but doesn't let you edit them or add special effects.
Miscellaneous Podcast Tools
Enablr - make your podcasts indexed and searchable.
PodShow - a network that brings audio, video, podcasts, and music to your computer, iPod, mobile device, or television.
Divicast - enhance your podcast with images and text and share it with everyone.
Divvycast - where podcasting and music meet. Helps bands to create podcasts.
Podbop - Find bands in your city and download free MP3s to your iPod to preview their music ahead of the show.
Noisely - Enter a subject you're interested in, and Noisely serves up a selection of podcasts you'll like. Press play, and all the casts stream continuously until you stop them. (via)