External Services

Use external services to Copy Files from and to a server automatically (no manual up- and downloading is necessary), to publish your result files to Podcasting/Audio/Video Hosting Services and to connect to external Speech Recognition Engines.

Click here to create a new external service in our web system: https://auphonic.com/engine/services/

List of all supported external services:

Podcasting/Audio/Video Services

YouTube

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With Auphonic you can export all your processed audio or video files to YouTube .
If your production is audio-only, we automatically generate a video track from your Cover Image (and Chapter Images)!
Auphonic metadata fields are also exported to YouTube:

  • the Auphonic Title becomes the YouTube Title
  • Summary the YouTube Description
  • Tags are exported to YouTube Keywords
  • Chapter Marks will be shown as clickable links in the YouTube description and as YouTube Captions at the correct time

If you want to add an Audiogram (audio waveform visualization) to your YouTube video, please add an Audiogram Output File to your production - see also Auphonic Audiogram Generator: Waveform Videos for Podcasts and Audio Files .

For more information about our YouTube export read the blog post YouTube Export .

Libsyn

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Libsyn (Liberated Syndication ) is a U.S. podcast hosting company which supports automatic RSS feed generation, webpages and more. It offers a monthly subscription model, see features and pricing .

Promo code for a free Libsyn trial account: auphonic

Auphonic always exports an MP3 audio format to libsyn, see Auphonic to Libsyn details .
The title, summary and cover image can be used in libsyn’s RSS feed.

Show Slug
A unique alpha numeric identifier for the show. This must be configured in your libsyn show settings!
Server Directory
/quickcast will publish your show immediately, /public needs an additional step and /dropbox requires manual episode creation!
For more details see Auphonic to Libsyn details .
Libsyn Username
Must be your full email address, as registered at Libsyn!

Facebook

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Facebook is not only a social media giant, the company also provides valuable tools for broadcasting.
The following workflows are possible with Facebook and Auphonic:

  • Use Facebook for live streaming, then import, process and distribute the audio/video with Auphonic.
  • Post your Auphonic audio or video productions directly to the news feed of your Facebook Page or User.
  • Use Facebook as a general media hosting service and share the link or embed the audio/video on any webpage (also visible to non-Facebook users).

Auphonic can export/import audio or video files to/from your Facebook pages or user accounts.
Metadata fields (Title, Description, Cover Image) and Speech Recognition results will be exported/imported as well.

If your production is audio-only, we automatically generate a video track from your Cover Image (and Chapter Images). Add an Audiogram Output File if you want to add an Audiogram (audio waveform visualization) to your Facebook video.

For more details and examples please see the Facebook Export blog post .

Choose Facebook User or Page
Select your Facebook User or any Page connected to your account.
It is always possible to remove or edit the connection in your Facebook Settings (Tab Apps) .

SoundCloud

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SoundCloud is one of the biggest audio hosting companies and also offers a podcasting program including an RSS feed.
Our SoundCloud integration enables the export and import of audio files to and from SoundCloud.
Auphonic metadata will be mapped to SoundCloud metadata:

  • Auphonic Title to SoundCloud Title
  • Summary to SoundCloud Description
  • Cover Image to SoundCloud Image
  • Genre to SoundCloud Genre
  • Tags to SoundCloud Tags
  • Auphonic Chapter Marks become SoundCloud Comments, directly visible in the timeline of the SoundCloud player!
  • License: a Creative Commons License is automatically exported to the correct SoundCloud License

For more information see our blog post SoundCloud Integration .

Podigee

Podigee offers a complete podcasting hosting and publish solution including its own CDN, support for additional metadata like shownotes, chaptermarks and keywords, RSS feeds, a customized website, realtime statistics, the Podlove Subscribe Button, an advanced web player and more.

How to use Auphonic with Podigee:
If you upload an audio file to Podigee, it will be processed by Auphonic automatically (unless you deactivate it).
You don’t need an Auphonic account at all, everything is done directly by Podigee.

Project Web Page:
https://www.podigee.com

Podlove

The Podlove Podcast Publisher is an open source Wordpress plugin. It offers powerful analytics, the Podlove Subscribe Button, custom templating, automatic checks that everything runs smoothly and much more.
The Podlove Publisher is free but must be installed on your own server.

How to use Auphonic with the Podlove Podcast Publisher:
You can use the Podlove Publisher to import Auphonic productions and publish them as a new podcast.
It’s also possible to create new productions including all metadata directly from the Podlove Publisher, so that you don’t have to use the auphonic.com web page at all.

Project Web Page:
http://publisher.podlove.org/

Spreaker

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Spreaker is a podcast hosting company which offers audio file hosting with web page, RSS feed generation for multiple shows, chapter marks, advanced audio analytics, embeddable audio player widget, live streaming and more.

Auphonic fully supports the export and import to/from Spreaker including all metadata:
We automatically encodes an optimal output file format for Spreaker (MP3, 128kbps) and all metadata tags entered in our interface, including Chapter Marks, are also available in the file hosted at the Spreaker servers.
Additionally, all Metadata, Chapter Marks (including URLs and Images) and the Cover Image is used to create a web page for your episode at spreaker.com.

For more information see our blog post Connecting Spreaker and Auphonic .

Blubrry

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Blubrry Media Hosting is a U.S. podcast hosting company which provides download statistics,
generates an RSS feed and a web page for your episodes.
For more information see our Blubrry blog post .

Blubrry Program Keyword
The unique identifier for your show as displayed in your Blubrry settings:
at http://publish.blubrry.com/settings/general.php , see Listing Keyword
Blubrry Username
Must be your full email address, as registered at Blubrry!

Zencastr

Zencastr is a web application that allows podcasters to record remote (skype/hangouts) guests in perfect quality.
Zencastr creates a VOIP connection between you and your guests directly in your browser and records each party locally from their own computer to a high quality audio file. No more dropouts due to a bad connection. No more changes in quality during the show. Nothing but crystal clear audio.

How to use Auphonic with Zencastr:
Zencastr uses the Auphonic multitrack algorithms for automatic post production of your recorded audio tracks. Auphonic processes all tracks individually as well as combined and creates the final mixdown automatically.
You don’t need an Auphonic account at all, everything is done directly by Zencastr.

Project Web Page:
https://zencastr.com/

Incoming/Outgoing File Transfers

FTP

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Connect to any FTP server to import/export files to/from Auphonic.

Account Name
Enter any name you prefer to remember this account when creating a production/preset.
Server Hostname
Hostname of the server (without protocol), e.g. auphonic.com, my-server.jp, etc.
FTP Port
The default FTP port is 21.
Directory on Server
Exact path on your server, where files should be copied.
Server Username
Your FTP server username. Leave empty for anonymous login!
Server Password
Your FTP server password. Leave empty for anonymous login!
HTTP Base URL
Base URL on your web server, where files will be downloadable. Used to construct full URLs of all your results files!

SFTP

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Connect to any SFTP server to import/export audio and video files to/from Auphonic.

If you don’t want to use a password, we automatically generate a public key for SFTP transfers (optional). Copy the public key to your SFTP server and add it to the file ~/.ssh/authorized_keys. For more information about public key authentication see Getting started with SSH .

Account Name
Enter any name you prefer to remember this account when creating a production/preset.
Server Hostname
Hostname of the server (without protocol), e.g. auphonic.com, my-server.jp, etc.
Directory on Server
Exact path on your server, where files should be copied.
SFTP Port
The default SFTP port is 22.
Server Username
Your SFTP server username.
SFTP Server Password
No password is required for Public Key Authentication!
File Permissions
Unix style permissions for output files in octal notation, see Unix Permissions Calculator !
Leave empty for default values of your server.
HTTP Base URL
Base URL on your web server, where files will be downloadable. Used to construct full URLs of all your results files!

Dropbox

Connect to a Dropbox account to import/export audio and video files to/from Auphonic.

Input files must be in the directory /Apps/auphonic/ of your Dropbox, result files will be written to /Apps/auphonic/auphonic-results.
NOTE: Auphonic has access rights only inside the directory /Apps/auphonic and cannot see all other files of your Dropbox!

Google Drive

Similar to our Dropbox integration, you can use Google Drive to import/export audio and video files to/from Auphonic.
Input files must be in the directory auphonic of your Google Drive, result files will be written to auphonic/auphonic-results.
For more information see our blog post Google Drive Integration in Auphonic .

NOTE:
Google provides two different storage services: Google Cloud Storage and Google Drive .
If you want to use Google Cloud Storage, please use Generic S3 and Google Cloud Storage.

Amazon S3

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Amazon S3 is the famous cloud storage by Amazon.
You can use any existing Amazon S3 Bucket to import/export audio and video files to/from Auphonic.
For more information see our Amazon S3 blog post .

NOTE: If you need a generic (non-Amazon) S3 storage, please use our Generic S3 Storage Service instead!

Account Name
Enter any name you prefer to remember this account when creating a production/preset.
S3 Bucket Name
S3 buckets must be already created, e.g. with the S3 Management Console .
Amazon S3 Access Key
Find and create your Access Key at AWS credentials page .
Amazon S3 Secret Key
Get your Secret Access Key at AWS credentials page .
S3 Key Prefix
Prefix for all files which are exported from Auphonic to S3. Use e.g. my-prefix/ to simulate folders.
Access Control (ACL)
Permissions for files exported from Auphonic to S3, see Canned ACL Overview for details.

Generic S3 and Google Cloud Storage

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Use any S3-compatible storage providers like Google Cloud Storage , DreamHost and many more
to import/export audio and video files to/from Auphonic.
For more information see Google Cloud Storage or Generic S3 Storage setup.

NOTE: If you want Amazon S3, please use our Amazon S3 Service instead!

Account Name
Enter any name you prefer to remember this account when creating a production/preset.
S3 Storage Endpoint (Base URL)
Endpoint of the S3 service API, e.g. for Google it’s storage.googleapis.com.
For detailed information, please see S3 storage blog post .
S3 Bucket Name
S3 buckets must be already created, for Google use the Cloud Storage Browser .
S3 Access Key
For Google, get/create your Access Key in tab Interoperability here .
S3 Secret Key
For Google, get/create your Secret in tab Interoperability here .
S3 Key Prefix
Prefix for all files which are exported from Auphonic to S3. Use e.g. my-prefix/ to simulate folders.
Access Control (ACL)
Permissions for files exported from Auphonic to S3, see Canned ACL Overview for details.

Archive.org

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Transfer your result files to the Internet Archive (archive.org) for free audio/video file hosting. Archive.org automatically creates an HTML page from the metadata of your Auphonic production, including all output file formats.
For more details see our Archive.org blog post .

Please create an Archive.org Account and API key first!

Account Name
Enter any name you prefer to remember this account when creating a production/preset.
Archive.org Access Key
Create your Access Key at the Archive.org API page .
Archive.org Secret Key
Get your Secret Key at the Archive.org API page .

WebDAV

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Connect to any WebDAV server to import/export files to/from Auphonic.
For detailed information see our WebDAV blog post .

Account Name
Enter any name you prefer to remember this account when creating a production/preset.
WebDAV Server URL
Should include the protocol (http or https), hostname, path and port (optional),
e.g. https://dav.example.at, http://myserver.com/foo/, https://auphonic.com:8008/dav
HTTP Base URL
Base URL on your web server, where files will be downloadable. Used to construct full URLs of all your results files!

Automatic Speech Recognition Services

Google Speech API

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Google Cloud Speech API is the speech to text engine developed by Google and supports over 80 languages.
60 minutes of audio per month are free, for more see Pricing .
For more details about the Auphonic speech recognition integration (including complete examples in English and German), see the blog post Make Podcasts Searchable .

How to create a Google Cloud Speech API Account:

1. Optional: Sign up for an account at cloud.google.com/freetrial (credit card required).
2. Create a new project in the Cloud Console .
3. Enable the Cloud Speech API , select your project, continue and click on the Go to credentials button.
4. Answer “Are you using Google App Engine or Google Compute Engine?” with Yes.
5. Click on “What credentials do I need?” below, then on Done.
6. Continue and click on Create credentials / API key.
7. Copy your API key and paste it in the form below (might take a minute).

Google Speech API Display Name
Enter any name you prefer to remember this account when creating a production/preset.
Google Speech Recognition API Key
Copy the API Key from your Google Cloud Console : in API Manager (top left), section Credentials.

Wit.ai Speech Recognition

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Wit.ai provides an online natural language processing platform, which also includes speech recognition.
Wit is free, including for commercial use. See FAQ and Terms .
For more details about the Auphonic speech recognition integration (including complete examples in English and German), see the blog post Make Podcasts Searchable .

How to create a Wit.ai Account:

1. Sign up for an account at wit.ai .
2. Create a New App and select the correct language (App can be private).
3. In your new wit.ai App, go to Settings (top right).
4. Copy the Server Access Token (in API Details) and paste it in the form below.

IMPORTANT: You have to create a new Wit App for every language you use!

Wit.ai Display Name
Enter any name you prefer to remember this account when creating a production/preset.
Wit.ai Server Access Token
Copy the Server Access Token from your Wit.ai App: in Settings (top right), section API Details.