Video Podcasts

on Spotify

Create a podcast that fans can watch (or listen to) on Spotify.

Learn more

New platform, new audiences

Upload your content on Anchor, Spotify’s free podcasting tool, and discover viewers on Spotify

Empower your fans

Let fans take your show on the go with lean-back listening—or opt for front-and-center viewing

Amplify your content

If you're already an audio or video creator, it's easier than ever to get your podcast in front of a different audience

Explore different ways to monetize

Open up new ways to earn through exclusive advertising opportunities, Podcast Subscriptions*, and more!

*Coming soon to select markets

Make a must-watch podcast

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!

Create on Anchor, watch (or listen to) on Spotify

How it works

Sign up

To get started, let us know you’re interested by answering a few questions

Upload on Anchor

Once approved, click ‘New episode’ and ‘Quick upload’ to add a video file

View on Spotify

Once it's published, your video episode will live directly in your Spotify catalog

Meet Anchor by Spotify

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.

FAQ

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.