August 28, 2018

Anchor has always been the easiest way to make a podcast, especially on mobile. Given our mission of democratizing creation for podcasters of all experience levels, we wanted to make sure that when we added the ability to edit, we actually made it easy, instead of just offering another complicated suite of tools. After experimenting with early versions of editing in our iPad app, we’re excited to officially unveil the first ever editing tools designed specifically for podcasting. These tools are available now in our iPhone, iPad, and Android apps and they’re coming soon to Anchor’s web platform.


Quickly trim the start and finish of your recording without needing to go into a heavy editing workflow. This is great for those times when you may have a false start at the beginning of your recording or a sign-off at the end that you decide not to include in the podcast (especially useful for when you’re recording with other people remotely!).


You can also split a recording into multiple segments, and use them together in one episode or spread across multiple episodes. The split tool comes in handy for inserting transitions, voice messages from your listeners, your intro jingle, or any other audio into your existing podcast.

Rename segments while editing

Remove any audio you don’t want to use with a single tap. As you split up your audio, rename the segments you want to keep without breaking your workflow, so editing is lightning quick and your segments are easy to find and manage later.

Smart Flags

Add flags while you’re recording so you can easily come back to important points when you’re editing (either to remove them or to highlight them in your podcast). It’ll save you a ton of time — time that you can put back into recording more episodes!

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With Anchor, it’s never been easier to make a podcast from anywhere, whether it’s on the daily commute, in a park, on your work break, or even while climbing Mount Kilamanjaro! We’re excited to be able to provide a way to polish up your podcast from anywhere, too. We can’t wait for you to give our new editing tools a try.

Not making a podcast yet? Check out our handy
How to Start a Podcast guide for tips and tricks on how to make something awesome with Anchor. And as always, we’d love to hear your feedback, via email or on Twitter.