Mac Podcast-creation Options
Creating Audio Podcasts using a MAC
- Open GarageBand, and in the
window that appears, choose New Podcast Episode.
- In the Save As dialog box,
give the podcast episode a name.
- On the left, click the icon next to either "Male
Voice" or "Female Voice." Your selection will
be confirmed under "Track" below.
To ensure sound levels are adequate, speak
into the microphone. Watch the green bars that appear next to the Voice
option you selected.
If the green bars don't reach across the
entire bar area, or they frequently bounce into the red, adjust the
volume of your voice or adjust the GarageBand settings.
Note: If your sound levels
are not adequate, you may need to adjust your computer's sound and
speech levels from within your System Preferences .
To begin recording, click the
Red button, and then speak clearly into your
To stop recording, click the Red
The waveforms of the recorded sound will be
displayed in the "Timeline" area of the GarageBand
To add music or sound effects to the episode,
from the Control menu, select Loop
Browser, and then drag a sound clip to the "Jingles"
or "Radio Sounds" track. (optional)
To add an additional track, from the Track
Menu, select New Track. (optional)
To listen to the recording, either drag the playhead
to the beginning of the track, or click one of the backward arrow
buttons ("Go to the beginning of the song." or "Move back one
measure."), and then click the forward arrow button ("Start or stop
To add photos or video to the episode, from
, and then choose a file from under "Photos"
To add podcast metadata, select "Podcast
If the "Episode Info" box
isn't visible (in the bottom right), from the Track
menu, select Show Track Info.
In the "Episode Info" box,
edit your podcast episode's "Title", "Artist",
and "Parental Advisory", and enter a "Description".
To add album art, drag an
image to the "Episode Artwork" box in the lower left.
To export the project as a podcast file,
click on Share, and save it as a FILE.
- Email the file to Walter Gajewski so that your
podcast can be uploaded to iTunes U.
Creating Enhanced Podcasts using a MAC
NOTE: You can view these
instructions as a video tutorial.
Text instructions will be forthcoming.
Creating Video Podcasts using a MAC