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Anchor

4.7
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Cloud-based podcast hosting and management software

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Anchor FAQs

Q. Who are the typical users of Anchor?

Anchor has the following typical customers:
Freelancers, Large Enterprises, Mid Size Business, Small Business


Q. What languages does Anchor support?

Anchor supports the following languages:
English


Q. Does Anchor offer an API?

No, Anchor does not have an API available.

Anchor product overview

What is Anchor?

Anchor is a podcast hosting software designed to help businesses create, monetize, and distribute podcasts on a centralized platform. Supervisors can manage RSS feeds and automatically distribute podcast episodes across various applications, such as Spotify, Pocket Casts, and more.

Typical customers

Freelancers
Small businesses
Mid size businesses
Large enterprises

Platforms supported

Web
Android
iPhone/iPad

Anchor features

Functionality

4.5

/5

54

Total features

16

2 categories

Most valued features by users

API
Audience Analytics
Audio Capture
Audio Editor
Audio Recording
Audio/video file upload
Dashboard
Distribution Management

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Anchor users reviews

Overall Rating

4.7

/5

54

Positive reviews

Rating breakdown
  • Value for money
  • Ease of use
  • Features
  • Customer support
  • Likelihood to recommend9.04/10
Rating distribution

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38

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2

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Pros
I love that it gives me tips on how best to publish the podcast and the analytics helps me to keep creating relevant content. I can also record and save my podcast if I am not ready to publish.
I love that it is super easy to use especially for someone just starting out podcasting and the fact that it's for free.
I very much like using Anchor, the experience has been great for me as a beginner. I highly recommend this software to anyone who wants to quickly get started with blogging.
Cons
What I dislike most is that the software has a limited amount of customization available and the ads can be intrusive.
We tried the recording and editing features and it lost a few recordings on us.
Also what was annoying was that when you down load the app, it does not give you a choice on which email to use. As I registered on the webbrowser.

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Jared K.

Marketing and Advertising, 1-10 employees

Used monthly for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Anchor's Podcast Platform

Reviewed 2 years ago

Anchor has been able to assist me with getting my message out and being able to build a relationship with each fan, host and also other professionals in this industry.

Pros

As a beginner in the podcast industry, I was able to learn a lot of different production techniques and developed my audio and podcast skills so that I was able to sound much more professional as each episode continued.

Cons

The software does not necessarily get your information verified on Pandora, iHeartRadio and Amazon podcasting.

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CharRon E. S.

Entertainment, 1-10 employees

Used weekly for 1-2 years

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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You want to do a Podcast: get anchor

Reviewed 2 years ago

I always give my clients a choice. But it does come down how will they be interested in podcasting. if a limited time, I suggest anchor. but if it it is longer, Podbean or other host will be better.

Pros

- Anchor give you multichannel distribution - unlimited episode storage - Wave editor - section to make money - Anchor is free - If you want to review copyright song, you can with Anchor and Spotify

Cons

- Tech support needs work - Anchor take a fee when you start to monetize

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Lynn S.

Biotechnology, 51-200 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend4/10

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A Anchor that doesn't Hit its Mark

Reviewed a year ago
Pros

It can be easily used to host and edit your own podcast or others. The ability to edit the podcasts and the audio through the app is something different from what other apps do.

Cons

There should be a ability to not just edit audio and video of things and podcast and have to pay so much for it. If its by spot ivy their should be integration with it and have music and other systems with it

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Calum A.

Marketing and Advertising, 1-10 employees

Used monthly for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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An audio lifesaver

Reviewed 4 months ago

Excellent, I've been using Anchor since a University project more than 8 years ago and I'd highly recommend it to anyone creating podcast content.

Pros

How easy it is to use, how quickly it distributes to the main apps and the low cost (we mainly use free but have dabbled with paid for features!)

Cons

Getting distributed in one of our podcasts took longer on some channels than it should but support investigated and found an error in the code that they quickly resolved.

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Guy G.

Health, Wellness and Fitness, 1-10 employees

Used weekly for 6-12 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Simple but very functional for podcasting

Reviewed 10 months ago

A great way to manage professional podcasts

Pros

Clipping segments together, adding background music, publishing to multiple platforms

Cons

Only one podcast supported per account... so I simply have multiple accounts

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