Mixcloud: Sharing free and open-source radio programs online

    | January 6, 2014

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    Radio broadcasters, no matter what kind of station they work for, want their shows to be heard far and wide. But when the broadcast is over, stations might wonder how to make their shows available online and on-demand.

    Mixcloud.com is a tool that allows listeners to hear program content by accessing radio shows in “the cloud.” “The cloud” (also known as “cloud computing”) refers to storing and accessing data and programs on the Internet instead of on your computer’s hard drive. Mixcloud says it “is re-thinking radio by joining the dots between radio shows, Podcasts and DJ mixes.”

    Mixcloud has several advantages:

    – It’s 100% free to use.

    -There are no upload limits. This means broadcasters can upload as many audio files as they like. There is also no limit on the duration of uploaded audio files.

    – The uploaded files can easily be shared through various online social networks.

    To learn more about this free online audio upload tool, you can view this short video about Mixcloud or check out the Frequently Asked Questions to learn about how to create an account, upload content and share content.