Resources for Recording
Capture a Recording
There is no need to spend a lot of money to purchase any new equipment. With a quiet surrounding environment, you can use a Zoom H4N Pro, smartphone or computer to record. See options below to find out what is available to you...for free!
NEW! Check out the new podcasting resource "Anchor" below.
- Anchor App: This app is available on both iOS (App Store) and Android platforms (Google Play). Out of all of the apps listed below, this app is the most functional. This app includes editing tools (useful when adding intros, end credits, background music, and introducing short public service announcements), creation tools, and best of all it is free! Although Spotify owns this app, you do not need a Spotify account to utilize this amazing resource! Check it out, explore, become a podcaster! Helpful resources found below.
- Anchor Editing Resources
- Zoom H4N Pro: This is the recommended choice to capture high definition audio for podcasting.
- Click Here to access the Quick Reference Handbook for the Zoom H4N Pro to start recording now or if you have any questions.
- Smartphone App: There are many apps available in both iOS and Android operating systems that allow you to record interviews for free!
- For iOS, GarageBand is the recommended choice as it is user-friendly, and easy to learn.
- For Android, BandLab is the recommended choice. There are also many other free audio recording apps that you may prefer. Check out the links below to learn more.
- AACPS Student Computer: All AACPS student computers carry the latest generation of the Audacity program which will allow you to record and edit audio. Check out the below link to learn more.
Producing a Podcast
Feeling overwhelemed with the idea of creating a podcast? Don't worry, it is easy! Check out the awesome resources below to learn the skills of interviewing, how to script, and how to edit in audacity. Most importantly, make sure to keep to your passion and have fun!
- How to Interview
- How to – Radio & Podcasting - Scripting
- How to Make a Radio Talk Show
- Podcast with Audacity - watch me build an episode from start to finish - free Audacity tutorial