By Jason Snell
April 30, 2016 12:22 PM PT
By Request: Dreams of iOS podcasting
You may have noticed that I do a lot of podcasting. Subscriber Aaron certainly noticed, because he asked me about some of the stuff I use to do podcasting on iOS. Most recently, I traveled to visit my mother in Arizona and didn’t bring my MacBook Air with me—meaning that both of the podcasts I recorded down there were done entirely on iOS devices.
So here’s a sketch of the iOS podcast production process as of now, keeping in mind that there are still a bunch of issues to be worked out before iOS is the perfect vehicle for recording and editing a podcast.
For my trip to Arizona, I brought my mobile recording rig, which includes a Shure XLR microphone and the Sound Devices USBPre 2 mixer that’s usually velcroed to the underside of my desk here at home. Thanks to the new Lightning to USB 3 Camera Adapter, I can use a USB mixer or microphone with my iPad or iPhone while powering both devices simultaneously.…