Subscribing and Using Podcasts
Learn more about how Podcasts work in this Podscroll: Podcasting 101.
What are podcasts?
- Podcasts are audio or video automatically delivered over the Internet to your computer. It is the method of distributing multimedia files, such as audio programs or music videos, over the Internet using either the RSS or Atom syndication formats, for playback on mobile devices and personal computers.
Podcasting is an automatic mechanism by which multimedia computer files are transferred from a server to a client, which pulls down XML files containing the Internet addresses of the media files.
Here is how it works:
- Files on Web » XML/RSS/Atom Feed » end user catcher » end user machine