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Creating a Podcast Episode
This is an overview and the individual steps to creating your podcast episodes with ease using Alitu.
Setting up Your Music within Alitu
In this article we'll show you what to expect during onboarding, and setting up your account. Here's how we get you set up in Alitu, by uploading your theme music and creating your first episode.
How to Insert a Teaser Trailer in Your Podcast
In this article you can learn to use a tried-and-tested method of increasing engagement with your podcast. The ‘teaser trailer’ is a tried and tested method of increasing engagement with your episodes, by giving the listener an interesting, an intriguing or an entertaining clip, right at the start of the show, before you even get into the intro. This is easy to do in Alitu, as you’ll see right here.
How to Create a Podcast Episode - The Workflow
Alitu is very simple to use and you will likely establish a workflow that's perfect for you once you've worked with it a bit. This is just a starting point for thinking about putting your podcast episode together. Let's think about creating your episode in terms of the flow of the podcast timeline. The Teaser Adding a [teaser trailer](/en/article/how-to-add-a-teaser-to-your-po
How to Use the Music Editor
This tutorial shows how to add background music to an audio clip which you can easily use for your podcast intro and/or outro. You just need to upload the music clip and the voiceover file and Alitu handles the trimming, overlaying and fading the music in and out. The Music Clip Maker is available with all Alitu accounts. To start, click on the 'Music Editor' icon in your dashboard: !(https://storage.crisp.chat/users/helpdesk/website/f31bc870bd2e2000/music-ed
How to Record Audio Directly into your Alitu Library
If you want to create a quick voice clip, you can record directly into the Alitu library and use that voice clip in your intros, promos, etc. To get started, click on Library: Then click on 'Add new audio file': In the next window click 'Record': !
How to Add a New Episode in Alitu
Add an Episode To start, click the 'Add an Episode' button at the top of the Episode listing. (You can also create a new episode by clicking the "+" icon in the sidebar): Add your Episode Details On the next screen add your Episode details. Be sure you only use a number for the episode number, no text. When done, click 'Save Details': !(https://storage.crisp.chat/use
How to set a Default Intro/Outro
If you have created an intro and outro that you really like and you want to save time in your workflow by using them every time, you can with Alitu. Click on the gear in the left navigation to access your 'Settings': Then in your settings click 'Change' to set your preferred intro and/or outro: !(https://storage.crisp.chat/users/helpdesk/website/f31bc870bd2e2000/change-music_8ypqoe.jpg
How Does the Fade Feature Work?
Alitu will fade out your intro music before your podcast episode begins and then fade your outro music in at the end of the episode. The ability to use fade controls on other sections of your podcast is on our roadmap for future release. As always, please hit us up in chat if you have any questions and we'll be happy to help. Just use the chat button at the bottom of this page to reach the team.
How to use the Split Recording feature
This feature comes in handy if you have a 20-minute podcast episode and you want to split it into two (2) 10-minute sections and add a promo or sound effect in between each section. Note: If you want to split your audio track, please split it before making any edits. When you split the file you will lose any edits you've made up until that point. Inside your episode builder, click to edit the audio file you want to split: !(https://storage.crisp.chat/
How to Merge Two Files Together
You can easily merge two files (they must be the exact same length) when you're uploading them to Alitu. This is ideal if you use something like Zoom to record your podcast interviews and you end up with 2 files, 1 for each voice. Create your new podcast episode then on the Upload Screen, click the plus sign to select the 2 files you want to merge from your computer or just drag and drop them into the box: !(https://storage.crisp.chat/users/helpdesk/website
How to add a Teaser to your Podcast Episode
You can add a teaser trailer to the beginning of your podcast episode to generate excitement for the episode. The interface is slightly different than shown in this video, and we're working to get all of the videos updated as quickly as possible. NOTE: If you don't see the Teaser Trailer box in your episode, be sure to add intro music to the episode and the Teaser Trailer will appear. To start, Inside your Episode Builder, click the plus button under 'Tease
How Does the Free Music Library Work?
Alitu provides a free music library that you can use when creating your podcast episodes in Alitu. Right now there are 11 free tracks you can use, each with multiple time lengths. You can use these for intro or outro music as well as transitional music between audio clips. The provided music is royalty-free and can be used in any of your podcast episodes. To view the music library, 1) click the 'Library' icon in the left navigation (it looks like a 2 x 2 square), then 2) click 'Free
How Do You Record a Call with More than 1 Person in Alitu?
Our group recording feature isn't available yet, as it's in beta testing. We want to make sure everything works as expected, before we release it to all our users. We hope to have this available very soon! In the meantime, we have some partners that do group recording really well! See Ringr, for example. We have a great guide here that looks at several other [options for online calls and remote recording](https://www.thepodcasthost.com/recording-skills/best-tools-for-r
How to Use Your Microphone to Record in Alitu
If you want to record on Alitu using your browser, you will probably need to grant permission for your browser to do this. The first time you try to record in Alitu you will probably see a pop-up that looks similar to this: Be sure to click 'Allow' so that your browser (Firefox in this example) has permission to use your microphone when you record audio in Alitu. Th