This page provides links to a number of tools for reading and creating podcasts as well as places to find podcasts.
Articles in alphabetical order.
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"AudioBay is an integrated podcasting solution for Windows Mobile Pocket PCs. Using the AudioBay software, users can set up a podcast, record an episode, and upload it to the Web within a matter of minutes." From VoiceAtom
Added: 27 March 2006
For those who have a Pocket PC and Internet connection
"Audioblog.com is the leading and easy-to-use podcast, audioblog and videoblog creation tool."
Added: 24 April 2005
You can podcast from your phone, from your web browser, or by uploading files.
"If you're new to podcasting, or not sure how to set up a podcasting client (or "podcatcher"), come here to listen to the latest casts from the community."
Added: 26 November 2005
When a new program is available, the producer notifies this server, and we include it in the list, newest first. You can come back here whenever you want to hear the newest stuff!
"BadApple adds interoperability to view and download podcasts directly within iTunes software."
Added: 22 June 2005
BadApple is free software. There is no charge to download the software or use the software.
"Bloglines is a free service that makes it easy to keep up with your favorite blogs, newsfeeds and podcasts. With Bloglines, you can subscribe to the RSS feeds of your favorite blogs, and Bloglines will monitor updates to those sites. You can read the latest entries easily within Bloglines."
Updated: 25 September 2005
A great way of accessing all your blogs or podcasts from one place
"BlogMatrix Sparks! 2.0 gives you a one-stop solution for recording, sharing and listening to podcasts. In one package, you get: a multi-track recorder and mixer designed especially for the needs of podcasters; automatic uploading of your podcasts to the BlogMatrix server; a full featured podcatcher for listening to other's podcasts."
Added: 20 March 2005
"Sparks! 2.0 removes the technical and financial barriers to podcasting. Now everyone can easily share their views, experiences and interests in the classless podcasting community."
"ClickCaster is the simple and easy way to find and host podcasts or record them straight from the Web."
Added: 12 June 2006
The FREE service will allow anyone, anywhere, to create a Podcast at no cost to them
"Helping you find the world's best podcasts for your iPod"
Added: 24 April 2005
A good list of educational podcasts here (http://www.digitalpodcast.com/index.php?ax=list&sub=20&cat_id=20)
"Doppler is a podcast aggregator. With Doppler you can subscribe to RSS 2.0 feeds which contain enclosures."
Updated: 20 March 2005
Doppler requires the Microsoft .NET framework which you can download at the Doppler site
"The serious tool for the part-time podcaster! Complete integrated program"
Added: 22 July 2005
30-day free trial of podcasting starter package
"iPodder is small program that runs on your computer. Its only purpose is to download audio files, usually mp3's, directly to your mp3 device. Currently iPod is supported on both Windows and Mac."
Updated: 20 March 2005
"iPodder.org is home to the community that develops iPodder applications and programming to subscribe to."
"Everything you need to start podcasting now. Record, edit, create rss tags & upload your podcast all from one handy interface; Multi-track recording made easy; record your voice with or without audio track." From Industrial Audio Software
Added: 27 April 2005
Free trial download
"the #1 music download store and jukebox software, now makes podcasting as easy as iPod" From Apple.
Added: 28 June 2005
Manage Podcasts. Select subscription options and download your favorite podcasts automatically.
"Now iTunes makes finding radio shows and audio programs just as simple. With thousands of podcasts - from favorites such as ABC News, Adam Curry, ESPN, KCRW and more - all organized by category, the new Podcast Directory puts on-demand radio at your fingertips. No more searching multiple directory sites for the perfect podcast." From Apple
Added: 28 June 2005
Just browse, find and subscribe. Free
"Discover, create and subscribe to original content for your iPod or MP3 player."
Updated: 12 July 2005
Still in beta, but they've "opened the doors". However, Create side of Odeo still under development
"Looking for more sounds to feed the insatiable thirst of your iPod? Then get PlayPod and start browsing thousands of free radio shows, news shows and other podcasts."
Added: 7 April 2005
PlayPod was designed exclusively for Mac OS X
Accelerated learning for those who want to start creating great Podcasts today. Life-time access to continual information updates as technology develops.
Added: 14 November 2007
"Easily find topic specific Podcasts feeds by searching or navigating Podcasting Station's directory."
Added: 7 July 2005
There is also an Educational Podcasts section
"The first engine to search within a Podcast. TVEyes' Podscope, which makes every word searchable within a podcast, enables the audio indexing of podcast content, which is equally applicable to video blogs and personal videos."
Added: 23 April 2005
Currently in beta
"Welcome to PodShow, where you get to choose what you listen to and when and where you listen to it. We have thousands of programs ready to be heard on every topic imaginable, waiting to be downloaded, played, and enjoyed by anyone, anywhere, anytime. It's your choice 100% of time."
Added: 11 July 2005
PodShow can also help promote and produce a podcast for both the high-end and casual user.
"ProfCast is the ideal tool for recording and publishing your live Keynote or PowerPoint presentation. All elements of your presentation, including slide timing and voice narration, are recorded. You can then publish your complete presentation on the Web as a Podcast, complete with RSS support."
Added: 12 March 2006
Free Trial available - requires Mac OS X 10.4
"The Radio-Active solution enables pupils to transmit (and simultaneously record) live podcasts & internet radio broadcasts across a full-school ethernet audio network. The system comprises professional studio equipment & keypad-controlled speakers"
Added: 8th August 2008
"Talkr provides a service that allows you to listen to your favorite text-only news sources rather than read them. If you can point us to an RSS feed (a machine-readable version of your favorite blog or news source) we will convert that feed from text to speech."
Updated: 10 February 2006
Talkr can also provide you with a podcast of your favorite news sources
"WebPod Studio is designed to allow and encourage new and experienced computer users to create, gather content, and produce polished audio and video broadcasting over the internet. Additionally, broadcasts may be uploaded to existing servers and can be archived on those servers, or burned onto CD or DVD disc." From Lionhartd Technologies
Added: 27 May 2005
You can download and try WebPod StudioT for 10 days