Suggested Settings for MP3 Compression for Podcasting

By Tee Morris, Chuck Tomasi

Part of Podcasting For Dummies Cheat Sheet

To broadcast your podcast, you may need to compress audio files. For MP3 files, use the suggested settings to ensure that your podcast is transmitted loud and clear:

  • Bit rate: 128 Kbps (best quality for both voice and music)

  • Sample rate: 44.100 kHz / 44,100 Hz

  • Joint Stereo