Anchor

Make your own podcast

Anchor FM Inc.

Interactions

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Audio onboarding before logging in
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Login screen and onboarding (update)
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Creating a new account (🔊including audio guidance)
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Onboarding after login
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Recording a podcast
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Adding music to your podcast recording
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Add episode metadata after recording podcast
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Add podcast metadata after recording
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Creating cover art for podcast
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Profile customization and Settings
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Home tab and Podcast listing
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Player settings
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Send voice message to a podcast host
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Podcast player screen. Clapping microinteraction

Flows

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Recording Podcast

You can record a podcast within Anchor and edit it with voice messages, a guest, transitions and more.

This is the episode builder for your podcast. Your audio will appear here

Record. Tip: You can also hold the phone up to your ear to start recording

After recording and adding transitions, it asks for metadata before publishing

Episode title, episode description, Publish everywhere, Announce this episode on Twitter and Facebook

Creation
Recording Podcast
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Create Podcast

Anchor lets you create your podcast, create the album artwork and publish to external platforms like iTunes all at once.

Give your podcast a name: Your podcast name is how people will find your podcast, both on Anchor and on other platforms.

Describer your podcast: Tell people what your podcast is about. You can always change this later.

Choose your cover art: First, you'll need an image. Search for a photo / Upload an image / Choose one for me

Zoom and crop: Pinch to zoom and crop. You'll be able to add text in the next step!

Choose a font, pick alignment, shape and colour

Creation
Create Podcast
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Sign Up

The audio onboarding was later replaced with a much shorter sign up process with no supporting audio.

Sign up and get started on your own podcast! Name, Email, Password

Hey there! What brings you to Anchor?

  • I want to make a new podcast
  • I have a podcast I want to import
  • I want to listen to podcasts

This is the episode builder for your podcast. Your audio will appear here.

Onboarding
Sign Up
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Audio Onboarding

This was the first version of Anchor I documented. As you were onboarded and entered each text field one by one, there would be audio to guide you and tell you what Anchor was about. You could mute it using the icon on the top right.

What's your name? Full names work best, but you do you.

What's your email? You'll need this to login later.

Create a password. Tip: Probably don't make it "password"

Find your friends who are already using Anchor. Connect Facebook

Gotta get those Twitter friends, too. Connect Twitter

You're done! Let's get this party started

Onboarding
Audio Onboarding
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Onboarding - About

Welcome to Anchor! Anchor is the easiest way to make a podcast, ever.

Whether you're new to podcasting, or a seasoned pro, you can make something awesome with Anchor.

These are your tools. Tap on any of them to learn about the different types of creative audio you can add to your podcast. All right from your phone.

High quality audio made easy. Build your episodes one segment at a time, No editing necessary.

Be heard, everywhere. Easily distribute your podcast to all major platforms, like Apple Podcasts and Google Play Music, with just one tap.

Get podcast feedback. Enable notifications so we can let you know about things like: Listeners reacting to your podcast, Friends wanting to record with you, People sending you voice messages for your podcast

You're in! Tap a tool below to start making your first podcast episode!

Onboarding
Onboarding - About
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App Store Screenshots

"Anchor is the easiest way to make a podcast. It’s the only app that lets you create and host unlimited episodes and distribute your show everywhere with a single tap. All in one place, all for free."

App Store screenshots
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