Soundtrap, a Spotify company, today announced Soundtrap
for Storytellers, a cloud-based one-stop shop for high-quality
collaborative podcast creation that provides podcasters with a powerful,
efficient and user-friendly recording and production process.
Now available globally, Soundtrap for Storytellers is a comprehensive
podcast creation solution that offers all of the following features in
the same service: recording; remote multi-track interviewing with video
chat; smart transcribing and editing of the spoken-word audio file as a
text document; full audio production capabilities, the publishing of its
transcript to optimize SEO, and the publishing of the podcast to Spotify.
“Soundtrap was created to redefine collaborative music making, and now
we’re bringing that same expertise to podcast creation with Soundtrap
for Storytellers. The platform itself was built around solving some of
the biggest pain points for podcasters – editing, transcribing, remote
interviewing and adding sound effects – and providing one, streamlined
platform that contains every part of the podcast creation process,” said
Per Emanuelsson, Co-Founder, Soundtrap.
“The Soundtrap team has done a fantastic job with this new product. Part
of Spotify’s mission is to grow the number of creators able to build
podcasts worldwide. Soundtrap for Storytellers gives podcast creators
incredible editing capabilities, collaboration in real-time, and the
ability to publish their podcast to Spotify,” said Charlie Hellman, Head
of Creator Marketplace, Spotify.
Equipped with a wide range of intuitive features, Soundtrap for
Storytellers allows podcasters to focus on the art of storytelling by
significantly reducing the time and investment typically needed to make
podcasts sound professional. The full suite of services can be accessed
via desktop, and a select set of recording and editing features is
available on iOS and Android. Tools available include:
Interactive Transcripts/Editing Studio: Soundtrap for
Storytellers saves hours of time by enabling users to transcribe and
edit the spoken-word audio file as you would in a text document,
eliminating the need to listen to the podcast over and over again. For
now, transcription is only available in English.
Collaborate and Remotely Interview Guests: Soundtrap for
Storytellers enables podcasters to seamlessly collaborate with others
from anywhere around the world. The platform is cloud-based and allows
multiple people to talk, record (on separate tracks) and work on the
same podcast by sending a link to join the session remotely.
Increase Discoverability: Publish your podcast transcript to
increase SEO, drive traffic to your podcast, and gain new fans.
Sound Effects: Create your own jingle and complete your
production with sound design using Soundtrap’s built-in instruments
and loops, and access an enormous sound library without having to
leave the studio.
Soundtrap for Storytellers is available today, May 14, 2019, at Soundtrap.com/Storytellers.
Pricing begins at $14.99/month and an annual plan is available starting
Soundtrap is the first cloud-based audio recording platform to work
across all operating systems, enabling users to co-create music and
podcasts anywhere in the world. The company is headquartered in
Stockholm, Sweden. Soundtrap provides an easy-to-use music and audio
creation platform for all levels of musical interest and abilities and
is being used by the K-12 through higher-education markets. On December
2017, Soundtrap was acquired by Spotify. For more information, visit https://www.soundtrap.com/.