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Podcasting Tools

If you are recording and editing an audio project (whether it is published as a podcast or not), explore this post for our recommendations on software and hardware available and resources for training and support.

If you are an instructor planning a project, please see our Audio for Projects and Assignments Project in a Box guide.

Software Guides

We recommend Audacity as a free, open source software for audio editing. See our:

On Campus Help and Resources

Loaner Audio Equipment

Audio Equipment such as microphones and tripods are available for checkout.

  • from Technology Services: see what is available and reserve equipment online or email the Help Desk at helpdesk@wooster.edu. Pickup at Morgan Hall 3rd Floor Tech Services Help Desk, M-F 8:30am-5:30pm
  • from the Library: see what is available and borrow from the Andrews Library Circulation Desk

Sound Studio

The Sound Studio in Andrews Library Digital Studio offers a quiet space with three condenser microphones, a mixer, and a computer = reserve spaces through 25 Live


Digital Media Assistants are Educational Technology student employees available for consultations at the Digital Media Bar in Andrews Library. Book an appointment.


Script templates: Excel formatWord table format (SharePoint)

Soundtracks and Sound Effects

For copyright-free media such as soundtracks and sound effects to use in your projects, see our Copyright-free Media post.

Example Files

Download example audio files here to practice using Audacity.

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