Hard ware is a physical thing, such as the computer monitor, the screen or the laptop etc.the machines, wiring, and other physical components of a computer or other electronic system. Software is the instillation on the device such as windows seven.the programs and other operating information used by a computer
The hardware you will need for a podcast are headphones and microphone but most importantly a laptop or computer with internet access.The software you will need for a podcast are recording and editing software.
What is podcasting ?
Podcasts are digital media files (most often audio, but they can be video as well), which are produced in a series. You can subscribe to a series of files, or podcast, on various websites such as tack, or a piece of software called podcatcher, where you can subscribe to podcasts and they will stream the podcast onto your computer.
Step by step on how to
- Step 1 - To record a podcast, you need to have a microphone that is compatible with your computer.
Step 2 - Once you have a microphone, you need to get software that allows you to record audio through that microphone and save it on your computer's hard drive.
Step 3 - Take some time to think about what you're going to say during your podcast. You can even write a script.
Step 4 - Turn on your microphone, start your audio software and begin recording. Save the file when you're done.
Step 5 - Upload your podcast file to your web host. If you plan to record a lot of podcasts or your blog gets a lot of traffic, you might want to create a new hosting account to hold your podcasts, so you don't reach your blog hosting bandwith limits too quickly.
Step 6 - Once you upload your podcast file to your hosting account, copy the podcast URL and keep that URL handy.
Step 7 - Open your blogging application and create a new blog post. Give it a title and add any text you'd like to introduce your podcast.
Step 8 - Using the URL you copied earlier for your uploaded podcast file, paste that information into your new blog post as new media or a new enclosure link, depending on the blogging application you use
Step 9 - Select the publish button in your blogging application to send your new blog post with your podcast link included live online.
Step 10 - Open your new live blog post and select your podcast link to ensure it's working correctly Reply Forward