SoundCloud for Podcasters

SoundCloud's podcasting program is currently in beta. This means that you will need to apply to the program and be accepted in order to enable your RSS feed on your SoundCloud account. 

You can apply to our podcasting beta program here.


Once you've been accepted into our podcasting beta, you will receive an email confirmation from us letting you know that your RSS feed has been enabled. You can now use the SoundCloud podcasting features to share your sounds on your favorite RSS aggregators, like iTunes, Stitcher, TuneIn and Instacast. 


Where do I find my RSS feed URL?
You can access your SoundCloud RSS feed by going to https://soundcloud.com/settings/content. If you're unable to see the RSS feed here, please try logging out and back into your account. It could be that your profile is holding onto older information and it needs a hard refresh. 



The RSS feed URL can be used to submit your sounds to the iTunes directory or other podcasting directories and subscription services.


Will all my tracks be added to my RSS feed automatically?
Only if you want them to be. When you go to
https://soundcloud.com/settings/content, you will have the option to check or uncheck the box under the "Upload Defaults" header that says "Include in RSS feed". If the box is checked, all new public uploads will be added to your RSS feed. Keep in mind, this setting will only affect subsequent uploads. Changing your account's default setting will not affect the individual setting of any sound that has already been uploaded to your account.

If you wish to individually add or remove a track from your RSS feed, go to the track's edit page by clicking the pencil icon below the track's waveform.  On the edit page, go to the “Permissions” tab and click the circle 'Include in RSS feed':



This will push your track to appear in your RSS feed. Please note: private tracks cannot be added to your RSS feed.

If you receive the error message 'We had difficulty downloading episodes from your feed,' open iTunes > File > and select 'Subscribe to Podcast.' Enter your own RSS feed into the dialog box and press subscribe:




After this step, try submitting your RSS feed again to the iTunes store. 

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