A podcast is a " digital recording of a radio broadcast or similar program, made available on the internet for downloading to a personal audio payer." in other words, it is a digital audio file that is created, shared and heard. Podcast can also be in the form of videos streamlined online, however, video podcast is known as vidcast or vodcast. Although the popularity of podcasts have declined, there are still many effective uses for it in education.
Voice Recorder Pro
(free/ $2.99 for no ads)
Create and share dynamic conversations around documents, snapshots, diagrams and videos -- basically anything there is to talk about. You can talk, type, and draw right on the screen. You can post your VoiceThread on your website or save it to an MP3. VoiceThread allows those with hearing impairments to collaborate through webcam commenting and sign language.
You can choose to publish your VoiceThread so that only you and those you designate can view it, so no comments are allowed, or so comments are allowed but moderated by you before being made visible to others. You can choose whether to allow your VoiceThread to be available through public browsing.
Voice Record Pro is a professional voice recorder. It allows you to record voice memos and on-site sounds at unlimited length with configurable quality.
Recorded voices are in standard AAC/MP4/M4A format. Voice Record Pro can record directly in MP4 (AAC), MP3 (MPEG) and WAV (PCM) formats plus convert function for all supported formats.