Upload your content on Anchor, Spotify’s free podcasting tool, and discover viewers on Spotify
Let fans take your show on the go with lean-back listening—or opt for front-and-center viewing
If you're already an audio or video creator, it's easier than ever to get your podcast in front of a different audience
We can’t wait to get Video Podcasts in the hands of every creator, but right now, we’re looking for something specific from established creators: video content that is easily backgroundable (meaning a fan could stop watching the video but still receive value from listening to it in audio-only form).
Think you’re a good fit? Let us know!
To get started, let us know you’re interested by answering a few questions
Once approved, click ‘New episode’ and ‘Quick upload’ to add a video file
Once it's published, your video episode will live directly in your Spotify catalog
Anchor is Spotify's free podcasting tool, powering more new podcasts than any other platform in the world. It's the destination for all things podcasting: Easily create, distribute, and monetize your show through Anchor—all for free. Once your show is uploaded, it's available to enjoy on Spotify.
Can I share the same content I share on other platforms?
Yes! Upload the same file to Anchor and unlock new audiences on Spotify in just a few clicks.
How can I help spread the word?
We would love your help letting the world know that video is now available on Spotify. Feel free to promote your Spotify show wherever you reach your fans.
What formats are accepted?
We are currently accepting .mov and .mp4 files and recommend 16x9 aspect ratio.
Where will my videos be available?
Your videos can be found everywhere podcasts are available on Spotify.
Can I stream live?
This is not a live offering. Check out Spotify Greenroom for live audio streaming options.
Why is Spotify adding video?
Spotify has always been a premier destination for content. Whether listening to a newly released album or finding a new podcast, the world comes to Spotify to discover. By adding video, we are ensuring that regardless of what someone is looking for, they can find it on Spotify.
Can I add video to my existing audio episodes in Anchor?
Yes you can!
Can we monetize?
Yes — in addition to your own advertising partnerships, we offer several monetization options including Paid Podcast Subscriptions and Ads by Anchor — both coming soon. We are constantly adding new monetization opportunities for Anchor creators.
Who can currently create video podcasts?
Video Podcasts are currently available in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, and New Zealand. If you aren't in one of these countries, you can still submit our interest form and we will let you know when we launch video podcasts in your country.