Podcast to Video
Increase engagement by transforming your podcast into eye catching videos to share on Social Media.
Generate video from your audio podcast
With our visualizer, you can use audio from your podcasts to make short video clips for social media. You can choose a media video template from examples that have already been made. You can choose from the word animations we've already made. This is a great way to welcome your guests or show the title of the episode.
How to convert a Podcast into 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.
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 to 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 do I turn a podcast into a video?
To make a podcast video, you will need to create a visual element to accompany the audio. This can be done by using slideshows, images, or other visuals to illustrate the content of the podcast. You can use EchoWave to edit the audio from the podcast and combine with the visual elements and create a video.
- 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.
- What is a podcast video?
Podcasts are typical audio only, whereas a podcast video is a video that contains the audio from a podcast, along with visual elements, either recordings of the presenters or images to showcase content of the podcast.
- Can podcasts have video?
Yes, while podcasts normally are audio only, there is a growing trend to include video to repurpose podcasts on Social Media.