Changelog

July 21st, 2021: Add transcripts to your podcast episodes

Learn how to generate a transcription from your MP3, and add it to your podcast feed.

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July 7th, 2021: Compare podcast episode downloads

Now you can view detailed analytics for each episode you publish on Transistor, and see how it compares to previous episodes.

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July 1st, 2021: New podcast analytics charts

See if podcast listeners are using iPhone, Android, Windows, Apple Watch, Amazon Alexa, Google Home, and Sonos

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May 20th, 2021: Upload an audio file via the API as a podcast episode

Authorize a URL for uploading an audio file to be used when creating or updating an episode, if you don't already have a URL for an audio file.

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April 9th, 2021: Podcast analytics now available via the API

Big news for devs who use the Transistor API: you can now retrieve podcast analytics!

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March 19th, 2021: Automatically tweet new podcast episodes

Sign In with your Twitter account to allow Transistor to automatically post new tweets when episodes are published.

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March 12th, 2021: Customize your email to private podcast subscribers

Recently, we launched a feature that notifies private podcast subscribers when there's a new episode. Now, you can customize the email that gets sent.

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March 3rd, 2021: Private podcast subscribers can now receive new episodes by email

Private podcasting is perfect for internal company announcements, training programs, podcasts for membership sites, and audiobooks

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December 10th, 2020: Expanded analytics for private podcasts

Using private podcasts for courses, training, or compliance? Now, for each episode, you can see who's listened (and how many times), see who hasn't listened, export CSV, and search for specific subscribers.

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October 29th, 2020: Podcast preparation checklist

Ensure your podcast meets the minimum requirements for Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, and more.

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October 28th, 2020: Easily submit your podcast to Spotify, Apple, and other podcast players

It used to take forever to manually submit your podcast to all the listening apps and directories. Now you can 1-click submit to the top podcasting search engines.

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October 27th, 2020: Protect your podcast from being copied

You can now enable on your feed, which disables your podcast from being imported to another provider.

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October 21st, 2020: Zapier podcast integration

Trigger a Slack message (or a tweet!) when a new episode of my podcast is published.

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September 2nd, 2020: Even more downloads for your podcast!

We've increased monthly download limits (again!) for podcasts on Transistor. Create multiple podcasts and get up to 15,000 downloads per month.

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August 14th, 2020: New podcasting API available for testing

Our podcasting API allows programmers to build apps that manage podcasts, episodes, and private podcast subscribers. Endpoints accept JSON or form-encoded request bodies, return JSON-encoded responses, and use standard HTTP response codes.

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July 7th, 2020: Create, Save, Schedule, and Publish new podcast episodes

Now, when you're editing a podcast episode you can: save it as a draft, publish it immediately, schedule it in the future, schedule it (retroactively) in the past.

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May 13th, 2020: New user interface for podcasters

This week we have launched the new app design for Transistor + new features.

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April 15th, 2020: Restrict private podcast invites by domain

Private podcast invite links can now safelist specific domains so that only folks from your organization can sign up.

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February 27th, 2020: Upgrade to using the new Spotify Podcast Data API

This gets things working with Spotify's latest Data API updates. It basically works the same as before but with some syntax changes. It includes basic support for Spotify Podcast Analytics API v3.2.

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January 20th, 2020: Invite links for private podcasts

We shipped a new feature recently: now you can invite people to your private podcast using invite links.

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December 4th, 2019: Podcast analytics version 2

Export your analytics as CSVs. View popular players over time. See more detailed location data.

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November 14th, 2019: New version of private podcasts (internal team / membership)

Our new version of private podcasts will allow you to add subscribers individually, send each subscriber an individual private podcast feed, remove subscribers from your private podcast, see analytics on which private subscribers are activated and listening, embed your private podcast in your internal Wiki or employee area.

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September 12th, 2019: Podcast player improvements

We've just released a new version of our embeddable podcast player. You can now choose between Light and Dark mode. It also works with the multi-episode player!

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August 7th, 2019: Multi-episode playlist player + new Apple podcast categories

Apple Podcasts has added new top-level categories such as Fiction, History, and True Crime — as well as dozens of new subcategories.

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April 3rd, 2019: Change your billing plan + download your receipts

If you're a Transistor customer, you can now change your subscription plan (and download your invoices) in your account settings.

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March 8th, 2019: See your Spotify stats in your podcast analytics

Transistor now displays Spotify analytics in their podcast dashboard.

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February 7th, 2019: Version 1 of private podcasts

Can podcasts be private? Yes! We just released v1 of our private podcast feature.

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January 1st, 2019: Free SSL certificates for your website

Now you can get a free SSL (HTTPS) certificate for your podcast's custom domain. Apple Podcasts now requires SSL certificates for podcast RSS feeds.

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December 31st, 2018: Last update from 2018

In 2019, we'll be seeing more organizations and personal brands using podcasts to reach their audience.

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November 13th, 2018: Bug in Apple Podcast analytics

Seeing a decline in listenership in Apple Podcast Analytics (beta)

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October 5th, 2018: Automatically publish your podcast to Twitter, YouTube, Spotify

Transistor’s aim is to help you attract more listeners to your show. We help you do this by integrating your podcast with Spotify, MailChimp, Twitter, and YouTube!

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August 15th, 2018: Transistor podcast hosting is open for business! 🎉

Transistor, a new podcast hosting and analytics platform from Jon Buda and Justin Jackson, has officially launched. We were even #1 on Product Hunt that day!

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July 30th, 2018: New version of podcast analytics (official launch)

Now you can see expanded podcast analytics for all your podcasts! Go to "Analytics" in your Transistor account and you'll see a full array of stats.

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July 24th, 2018: Google podcasts + new embed

Google launched a podcast app - here's how to add it to your "Subscribe" page

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July 18th, 2018: Submit your podcast to Spotify directly

No more waiting. Now Transistor can submit your show for inclusion in Spotify and automatically connect it to your Transistor account.

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May 10th, 2018: Another update to podcast analytics

We've just deployed a new tweak to analytics. We realized bar charts are more helpful for visualizing the number of downloads you get per day / week / month.

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May 8th, 2018: Deployed v1 of podcast analytics

Jon just deployed our most requested feature: detailed podcast analytics.

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April 24th, 2018: New episode features

This week we deployed a better file uploader, MP3 download URLs, a beautiful embedded podcast player for your website and Twitter, podcast landing pages.

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