You have access to Libsyn Connect if you are on the $20 plan or higher. See About the Plan Levels.
Creating a show is a prerequisite for accessing the Connect feature. See Set Up Your Podcast.
You can use Connect to record a high-quality call between multiple participants through your computer. Audio files recorded in Libsyn Connect are .WAV format and recorded in 44100khz sample rate — perfect for podcast post production. You can also download master tracks in MP3 format for smaller file sizes.
The current version of Connect is best-suited for Mac and Windows laptops or desktop computers using a Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Microsoft Edge, or Brave browser. It is not fully supported on mobile devices.
To start or schedule a call in Connect:
- Click New in the upper-right of your Libsyn account and select Connect Call to display the Call List.
Alternatively, you can log in directly to Connect at connect.libsyn.com.
- Click New in the upper-right of your Connect account to display the Set Call Options page.
- Complete the following:
Enter a title for the call.
Invitee Email Type the email addresses of your guests. You can separate each email address by pressing Enter, pressing Tab, or typing a comma. Each participant will receive an email with a link to join the call. Host Name Your name automatically displays. Start Now Toggle this option on if you want to start the call now instead of scheduling it for a future time. Date/Time (This field does not display if you selected Start Now.) Select the date and time for which you would like to schedule your call. Call Duration Select a call duration between 5 minutes and 5 hours. You can select in 5-minute increments. Call Notes You must type your call notes. The call notes section can be used to include a biography of your guest(s), an agenda, or anything you’d like to share with the attendees. Share Call Notes with Guests Toggle this option on if you want to share your call notes with your guests. Create Individual Tracks Toggle this option on to enable individual track recording. Each participant will be recorded on their own track for easy editing.
- Click one of the following:
This button displays if you selected Start Now. Click to display the Join Call page. See Use the Join Call Page in Connect.
Schedule This button displays if you did not select Start Now. Click to schedule the call and display it in your call list. See View Your Connect Call List.
After you click Start or Schedule, invitations are sent to you and your guests to connect to the call. The invitation informs you that you will need:
- Mac or Windows laptop or desktop computer
- Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Microsoft Edge, or Brave browser
- Headphones (recommended) or speakers
Before you or your guests can join the call, you must first visit the Join Call page. See Use the Join Call Page in Connect.