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Spotify video podcasts—ultimate guide for creators

Posted September 6, 2021

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We all love listening to our favorite podcasts. Whether it’s on your way to work, relaxing before bed, or passing the time, podcasts have become a common form of entertainment among today’s generation. So why just listen when you can now watch as well? Introducing Spotify's latest feature, video podcasts!

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This blog will answer all your questions about the new Spotify video feature and dive into the unique content opportunities video podcasts open up for creators. We will also discuss how to create your very own video podcast online

  • What is a video podcast?

  • Does Spotify have video podcasts?

  • Why create a video podcast?

  • How to watch video podcasts on Spotify?

  • Which creators have a video podcast available on Spotify?

  • How to make a video podcast

What is a video podcast?

A video podcast is no different to a regular podcast you can find on Spotify, but it contains a video element. Video podcasts allow viewers to listen to their favorite creators and watch at the same time. Neat right? 

Podcasts usually have a single static image as the background or a video recording of the podcast hosts and guests.

Does Spotify have video podcasts?

Yes! Spotify does have video podcasts. Spotify has released its first-ever version of the video podcast feature with select creators.

When the platform grows, video podcasts will be made available for independent creators and businesses. The new feature will allow users, including both free and paid subscribers to watch video content. 

Why create a video podcast?

Video podcasts allow (at the moment) selected creators to connect with their listeners on a more meaningful, face-to-face level. When viewers look into the eyes of a creator, even virtually, it helps them feel connected to that person and become more receptive to what the creator has to say. Humans are hardwired to look at faces, so the video element within a podcast may deepen audience engagement and expand viewership.

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How to watch video podcasts on Spotify

Spotify video podcasts are available to watch on desktop and mobile devices for both Free and Premium users. To start watching and listening, just press play. Unlike watching a video podcast on YouTube, Spotify allows users to multitask between apps and lock a device during an episode. The video podcast will continue to play its audio element in the background with no interruption. Listeners will also be able to download the audio on the go to a mobile device. 

Which creators have a video podcast available on Spotify?

Although Shopify video podcasts are limited at the moment, there are many well-known creators who offer listeners a video element. Below are 9 famed creators who have released Spotify video podcasts: 

  1. Joe Rogan

  2. Nas Daily

  3. Misfits podcast 

  4. H3 podcast 

  5. Fantasy Footballers 

  6. The Morning Toast

  7. Book of Basketball 2.0

  8. Rooster Teeth podcas

  9. Learning with Van Lathan and Rachel Lindsay

How to make a video podcast

Now for the fun part.

For those of you who aren’t too confident in filming or editing, don’t let this hold you back from creating your own video podcast. Video podcasts are extremely easy to make with the help of Clipchamp’s free online video editor

All you have to do is set up your smartphone or camera, make sure you and your guests are in the frame, then start recording. Learn how to make a video podcast in this in depth Clipchamp video podcasting guide.

Edit your video podcast with Clipchamp

Once you’ve captured your video podcast, log in to your Clipchamp account or sign up for free. If you’re stuck for ideas, head over to our ready-to-use templates. Add your video footage to a new video from your computer or upload it from one of Clipchamp’s many integrations like Google Drive or Dropbox.

Check out these face to face podcast audio visualizer templates You can edit your video however you would like. Add a video podcast name or title, special effects like our audio visualizer overlay or get creative with captivating stock footage and audio tracks.

Don’t forget to add in your personalized branding with Clipchamp’s easy to use brand kit feature and logos uploads. 

Export your new Spotify podcast video directly to your computer, share with your friends or save it to one of Clipchamp’s integrations like YouTube. 

Want to know more tips and tricks about our online video editor? Check out our ultimate help guide for beginners. 

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Edit your podcast video with Clipchamp’s iOS app

If you’re on the go, Clipchamp’s iOS app is the perfect tool to create podcast videos in no time. Whether you’re on your commute to work or relaxing in bed, edit your video podcast absolutely anywhere. Our handy mobile app has all the features you need to create an engaging video experience. 

Many Spotify users listen to music and podcasts through headphones, so adding subtitles is the perfect addition to your podcast video. Captions allow the message of mute videos to still be heard. Captions help SEO too, so can even help grow your following as well.. 

Clipchamp’s text-to-speech feature assists creators who want to be inclusive to everyone like the hard-of-hearing community, creating a reading element to your video podcast. 

Not only is it easy to edit captions as you can preview the clip and edit in real-time, but the captions generated are also usually so accurate with minimal mistakes. 

You can also add branding such as a logo for your Spotify channel and the creative font options are better. Set yourself apart from the competition on Spotify and create your own personalized content today.

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Start creating Spotify video podcasts today

The new Spotify video podcast allows creators to connect and grow their audience by having a virtual “face-to-face” interaction with their viewers. Take advantage of video podcasts and start creating your very own with Clipchamp today. 

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