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What are Podcasts?
Podcasting is the preparation and distribution of multimedia (most commonly audio) files for download by subscription (using a free program like Apple's iTunes) to digital music or multimedia players, such as the iPod. Audiocasts are similar; they are digital recordings for playback on a wide selection of mp3 devices, but do not offer subscription- based automatic updates.

What equipment do you need for Podcasting?

The basic requirements for Podcasting are a computer, Podcasting software (iTunes is now the most popular) and an Internet connection. To carry the file with you, you'll need a portable audio player, for iTunes you'll need an Apple iPod. To subscribe to the titles below, click the PODCAST link and click the "subscribe" button.

What to do:
Listen to the audiocasts by clicking on one of the links on the DonnieIris.com Multimedia Page. Depending on your setup, the file will either begin playing, or you'll be prompted to save the file to a folder of your choice. You can then open the MP3 audio files by using iTunes, Windows Media Player, or other preselected audio device.

These files can also be directly loaded onto your media player or iPod. For example, in iTunes, iPod users can select "Import File to Library" and then locate and select the file. A playlist can also be arranged in iTunes for a series of clips to be played back in order of preference

Windows users may also right click on the file, choose "Save Target As" and select
the location to save the file.

Mac users with a one-button mouse may also CONTROL+CLICK to save the file to a folder of their choice.

Podcast links are available on the DonnieIris.com Multimedia Page.

This allows for the file to be played anytime, anywhere: At the gym, walking, driving to work, or on the subway. What equipment do you need? The basic requirements for Podcasting are a computer, Podcasting software (iTunes is now the most popular) and an Internet connection. To carry the file with you, you'll need a portable audio player, for iTunes you'll need an Apple iPod.

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