Generate a compelling video out of your podcast
Reuse your podcasts audio to create engaging social media video online. Add audio visualizers to your videos. Choose from a list of podcast video templates that have already been made. You can select from our premade text animations. This is a great way to introduce your guests or show the title of your episode.
How to convert a Podcast to Video
You have a podcast that you want to share as video? Make a podcast video using EchoWave, follow our steps to get started.
1. Select your podcast
Many social networks cannot post audio files (mp3/wav), instead, you can convert your audio to a video (mp4) by uploading ot EchoWave
2. Select Options
Make sure that the video matches the creative brand of your podcast - Many podcasts achieve this by using the cover art as a video background - Creatives like this help boost engagement particularly on social media.
3. Download Podcast Video
Render the video and share online, directly to your social networks.
Create a video using FFmpeg
There are a few options for converting, you can use an online service such as EchoWave that makes it simple to convert in a few clicks, or you can use Open Source software like FFmpeg that is more complex but free.
- Nothing to install
- Highly Customisable
- Fast to convert
Podcast Video Requirements:
- Image to use as a background ideally podcast cover art That matches your brand.
- Audio file that you would like to convert
- A place to share your podcast - (Depending on where you want to share the optimum video aspect ratio will vary)
Create podcast video with FFmpeg
FFmpeg is an excellent choice if you only require a simplistic video, have some technical skill & a desktop computer.
FFmpeg requires use fo the terminal - You should only enter commands if you know what they do.
- install FFmpeg
- Place the background image and audio into the same directory
- Open a terminal window and run:
ffmpeg -i background.png -i sound.wav -acodec libvo_aacenc -vcodec libx264 output.flv
Please change background.png and sound.wav to match your input files.
Frequently Asked Questions
- How to customise FFmpeg waveform
You can use the command line to customise the waveform for FFmpeg; EchoWave allows you to render bespoke animations configured using our Drag And Drop interface.