Audioboo is an application for recording and sharing your voice with the world.
There are quite a few apps that you can buy for the iPhone to record your podcast. Many of them are probably better than this one. But, I like the simplicity of Audioboo for making podcasts. It is great for amateurs who want to do recordings on the go and then upload straight away to their website and also iTunes. There are limitations of course, you cannot edit the file and you cannot record longer than five minutes. We are using it to record a podcast for learning Thai. I am doing this with eight year old Nong Grace. She does everything. After recording she listens to it back to see if it’s alright. It’s then her decision whether to do a second recording. If it is alright, we add a title and then click “publish” and it is then uploaded straight to the website.There is also an option to save as a draft which is handy.
Our page can be found on audioboo.fm. There you will see a link for “iTunes”. Click on that and you will be able to download automatically every time we do a new podcast. In addition to this, you can set up your account so that it cross posts to other sites such as Twitter, Facebook, Posterous and Tumblr. This is done automatically. You can see how the results look on my Facebook profile and also my posterous site which is at ThaiPhrasebook.com. With the latter site, I go in later to add some notes. Other than that, everything is done on the iPhone. I do like this app as it is simple enough for Nong Grace to do everything including uploading to the website. If anyone knows of a better one than please post in the comments below.