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Understanding Podcasting

What is Podcasting?
Podcasting is the latest in on-the-go, on-demand technology. With podcasting, you can listen to radio programs or events whenever and wherever you choose. Podcasts are MP3 audio files that are automatically downloaded to your personal computer, and then transferred to an iPod or other MP3 player using a podcasting application.

What equipment do I need?
The basic requirements for podcasting are a computer (PC or Mac), podcasting software and an Internet connection. For portability, an iPod or other MP3 player is needed.  You can listen to the audio on your computer just as you would any MP3. In fact, with my feeds you don't even need
Podcast software. Just click the feed link and download the show you want directly.

How do I get started?
Simply download and install podcasting software onto your computer. Although applications vary, each should provide instructions on how to add
Podcast feeds to your list. Then, just check for the new podcasts and MP3s of your selected programs that will be on your computer and, if you are set up, on your MP3 player.

Already have a Podcast application?

New podcasts and audio files will be added, so be sure to check back often for all the latest podcasts available.

Downloads and Resources:
iTunes: Free podcasting software (PC/Mac)
iPodder: Free podcasting software / Podcast Directories
jPodder: Free podcasting software (PC)
iPodderX: Free podcasting software (Mac)

Wikipedia Discussion on podcasting