SquadCast.fm

Remote Interviews for Professional Podcasters 🎙️✨🎙️

4.9/5
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The SquadCast platform was designed for total ease of use to connect podcast hosts, co-hosts and guests with no installs, plugins or extensions required all recorded in studio quality.

Would you recommend this product?
38 Reviews4.9/5

The support is great!

Pros:

It makes podcast interviews awesome!

Cons:

None that I can see

Thank You HD!

Been using it since October and it has changed my workflow process. Editing takes WAY less time than it used to. Audio sounds so much cleaner than it used to.

Pros:

Easily record multiple tracks with no drift. No login required for guests. No plugin. Audio is backed up.

Cons:

Firefox and mobile support missing at the moment. But that’s nitpicking.

Mobile & cross-browsers are on deck for the April timeframe 😎

On my podcast, I interview someone who has been through a very traumatic or unusual situation. These are people that don't normally get interviewed, so they usually need a little coaching. The last thing I would need is some type of technical process to walk them through, or a glitch that makes me interrupt their heartfelt story and start over. Squadcast has made these interviews super smooth. And editing is a breeze.

Pros:

It makes interviewing really, really simple.

Cons:

I would like to see support for browsers other than Chrome, but so far that has not been an issue with any of my podcast guests.

Thanks for the feedback Scott. We agree cross browser support is important. Stay tuned 😃

I’ve used a lot of double end podcast solutions but squadcast is far away my favorite

Pros:

Simple, reliable, high quality and designed to avoid losing your content in the event of a lost connection.

Cons:

No mobile app. But I know they’re working on it.

Appreciate the feedback and support Mathew! See you in Orlando!

I used to use Skype with eCamm, or the Zoom platform, but the quality varied form good to eh. With SquadCast the audio is always crystal clear. They're serious about always making improvements (there used to be an audio ducking issue that they completely solved), and they're extremely responsive in terms of customer service. It's super easy to use! I've recommended it to lots of people!

Pros:

Crystal clear, no audio drift, outstanding customer service

Cons:

I'm looking forward to it being mobile friendly

Hi Josh! Thanks for leaving your input. We CAN"T WAIT for mobile too! Thank goodness its close
Thanks Joshua! Mobile is on deck for the April timeframe & we'll definitely Hunt v2 as well 😁

I've used Zoom, Google Hangouts, and Skype. They all work, but not as well as squadcast.

Pros:

It just works. No worries about dodgy skype connections, or hoping a remote guest is tech-savvy enough. Good UI.

Cons:

Video recording isn't yet available. That is a feature I'm waiting for - it's in the pipeline.

Video is going to be so fun to see what creators like you do with. Thanks Andy!

SquadCast is doing a terrific job and pushing their product forward. UX improves every week but sonic quality (with either .wav or mp3 files) has always been terrific.

Pros:

Clean recordings, high quality audio and NO drift. Very solid results and personalized customer care.

Cons:

They're working on the UX to increase flexibility for hosts and guests.

Always a work in progress. Awesome to hear we're on the right track. Thanks for the support Tim!

SquadCast helps me record my podcast interviews in studio quality without the fear of lost recordings. Everyone is recorded to separate wav files without audio drift, making post-production super easy!

Pros:

EASY to use! It just works. This has drastically improved my podcast production workflow.

Cons:

No FF support or ability to record on Mobile

Thanks you & we agree Mr. Nesi! Mobile & cross-browsers are on deck for the April timeframe

I use this for my podcast and highly recommend it. I get no audio drift and separate tracks for participants. Love it!

Pros:

Simplicity, ease of use. Stellar support.

Cons:

Support more browsers besides Chrome

Great to hear its working out for you John. Happy to be offering across multiple browsers very soon.

I've waited years to be able to endorse one of these browser based recording systems and SquadCast is the first one I can reliably recommend to other podcasters who want to produce great sounding, remote conversations. Congrats to the team who is also very responsive to the community and its users, a core component of a company you can rely on.

Pros:

Solves the main issues of remote recording (progressive upload & audio drift). Ease of use & reliability make this a winner.

Cons:

Needs additional pricing tiers for the occasional user. The word is this is in the works.

Thanks so much for sharing Ray. Means a lot coming from an OG Podcaster like you.

SquadCast helps me record my remote podcast interviews in studio quality without the fear of lost recordings. Everyone is recorded to separate wav files without audio drift, making post-production super easy & fun.

Pros:

The only remote interview platform without audio drift.

Cons:

Needs a mobile app.

Thanks for sharing your experience "Old Dude" 😉 . Mobile on the way!

I've tried other similar platforms and they didn't reliably record my audio. Squadcast has been solid, and that's my main concern.

Pros:

Squadcast has been reliable – my utmost concern – and their support, when I've needed it, has been top-notch.

Cons:

Still some UI upgrades that would be helpful, but nothing huge.

Appreciate you taking the time to share your experience Robert!

I started using SquadCast in Fall of 2018 and haven't looked back. I no longer have to fight with audio drift issues in post-production. The library is super easy to navigate to find older recordings that I forgot to download immediately. These guys have made many improvements in the short amount of time I've been with them. And they LISTEN to what users are saying! Beyond podcast interviews, I've also used it to record sales calls. :-)

Pros:

Love being able to see my guests while recording separate WAV tracks! I know that the progressive upload feature will be a lifesaver!

Cons:

Some of my guests don't have Chrome and we've had to use other platforms. I prefer SquadCast, but sometimes it's not an option. :-(

Thanks for sharing Jennifer! That's so cool you found other ways to use SquadCast outside of podcasting. We are working hard to quickly give you more options to give your guests to join. See you in Orlando!!

I have used Squadcast for several months and it's by the best solution for recording podcast when you want video.

Pros:

- Local sound recording + video - Easy invitation process - No downloads

Cons:

- Video can be laggy at times - Lacking a real VU meter

Thanks for the feedback and support Tony. As you know we will continue to get better thanks to input from people like you!

I've tried several audio/video platforms to connect and record my podcast interviews and Squadcast is hands down the best quality and easiest to use.

Pros:

Simple and effective interface. Reliable connection and fantastic customer support.

Cons:

Eagerly awaiting mobile functionality.

So happy SquadCast has been able to help such a great show likes yours. You are doing great work Lee! Can't wait to hang in Orlando!

I've been beta-testing this and I am super excited to see this hit prime-time!

Pros:

this solves literally every problem with remote interviewing. a game-changer for podcasters and journalists alike.

Cons:

ability to record HD video still forthcoming and excited for that as well!

SquadCast is the Deion Sanders of Remote Podcasting #PrimeTime
Thank You Jordan!!!!

I had a call once where the internet was bad. Lots of half words coming across to my backup recording. Squadcast (recorded locally on their machine) sounded perfect. The best money you can spend.

Pros:

Drop dead easy and it works.

Cons:

No cup holder (there aren't ANY - Squadcast Rocks

Cup holders on the way Dave!! 😉

SquadCast helps me record my Half Hour of Heterodoxy podcast interviews in studio quality

Pros:

It does not have audio drift unlike the other platform that I have used. The interface is user-friendly and video sharing is possible.

Cons:

Price based on usage.

Fair point Chris. We can definitely evolve the pricing and plan on it. Thanks for leaving a review

Once you try it, you won't go back.

Pros:

Best audio quality. Pretty easy to use. Responsive to feedback and requests. Amazing support. actual SOLUTION based product

Cons:

Levels meter needs a bit of work (but, hey, at least it has 1) and it would be nice to see it on other browsers.

The level meter is definitely something we can improve on. Appreciate you sharing your thoughts Carrie. So happy to hear you're having a pleasant experience with the product and team.

As with anything, the better your microphone, the better the recording. The .wav files come in beautifully to Audacity so I can edit the show. I sleep better at night knowing there is a double layer of backup for the recordings. The guys who built this platform are helpful, accessible if you have questions, and because they are podcasters themselves, they understand what issues hosts deal with. So happy I found Squadcast.

Pros:

Separate audio tracks saved in the cloud, excellent customer service, video of all 4 guests, can schedule interview ahead of time

Cons:

Guests must leave their browser open. If someone gets off the “call” by closing their browser the recording stops for everyone.

Thanks for leaving the review. We're happy you found us too!