Podcast to Video

Increase engagement by transforming your podcast into a video.

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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. 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

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  2. 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.

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  3. 3. Download Podcast Video

    Render the video and share online, directly to your social networks.

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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:

  1. Image to use as a background ideally podcast cover art That matches your brand.
  2. Audio file that you would like to convert
  3. 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.

  1. install FFmpeg
  2. Place the background image and audio into the same directory
  3. 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.