Definition of podcasting in English:


Pronunciation /ˈpädˌkastiNG/ /ˈpɑdˌkæstɪŋ/


  • The practice of using the internet to make digital recordings of broadcasts available for downloading to a computer or mobile device.

    ‘for many, podcasting is a logical next step from blogging’
    • ‘There is some disagreement about the role of advertising in podcasting.’
    • ‘The development of the RSS file format made podcasting possible.’
    • ‘The Vatican is beginning to distribute podcasting from the Pope.’
    • ‘The speed with which people are adopting podcasting compared to blogging is surprising.’
    • ‘Listening to podcasting can take a lot of time.’
    • ‘Of relevance to the growth of podcasting has been the development of MP3-type devices with larger storage capacity.’
    • ‘Much of the technological mindset behind podcasting has its origins in the world of blogging.’
    • ‘The mainstream media's approach to podcasting provides some clues for how independents can succeed.’
    • ‘Podcasting is a low-cost method of transferring audio information.’
    • ‘Podcasting represents a shift from mass broadcasting to on-demand personalized media.’