Apr 12 2011

What is a podcast?

Category: Computers & Internet


PodcastingA podcast is a digital recording of an audio broadcast that is typically published and distributed, through syndication, online. They can essentially be created by anyone with a computer, microphone, and something to say. Podcasts are an easy and economical way to distribute media to any audience around the world. Most of the audio files in a podcast are published in mp3 format so they can be downloaded and listened to with any computer or digital audio player. Podcasting often utilizes an XML-based technology, known as RSS, that gives publishers and subscribers the ability to easily distribute and discover new content.

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