After several months in the testing phase, Spotify is officially bringing video podcasts to its platform. In what they call the first version of this new experience, the platform for the same week is available for selected podcasts.
This new experience will allow the followers of the selected podcasts to enjoy their episodes in video, making it easier for them to get to know the participants behind them better, while at the same time, the creators of these podcasts will be able to better connect with their followers. and try to increase their respective audiences.
Video podcasts are available to both free account users and free account users. premium, which can be enjoyed both from desktop computers and from the mobile application for Android and iOS platforms, as long as they are in those markets where Spotify offers podcast functions, and they play one of the selected podcasts.
Among those selected are Book of Basketball 2.0, Fantasy Footballers, The Misfits Podcast, H3 Podcast, The Morning Toast, Higher Learning with Van Lathan & Rachel Lindsay, and The Rooster Teeth Podcast.
The audio content transmission platform indicates that it is enough to play the podcast to automatically start the video, automatically synchronizing with the audio source.
For those who want to use their devices while podcasts are playing, their audio will continue to play in the background, with low data consumption, while they perform other tasks.
In addition, it also has the possibility of making audio downloads of podcasts to listen to their episodes while they are traveling. In this way, Spotify reinforces its great commitment to podcasts, trying to become the platform par excellence for podcasts to the detriment of others.