Sharing Your Work

Sharing Your Work

These are our top recommendations for platforms where you can make completed media available online. None of these platforms should be considered a substitute for permanent file preservation. See our storage & preservation page for information on where you might archive your media

Top Recommendations for Audio Distribution

SoundCloud

Web-based | Free | Subscription Option | Collects Data

A free SoundCloud account gives you 180 minutes of uploaded audio. Additional storage space requires an ongoing subscription. Files may be shared publicly, or set to "private" and made visible only to people with a link that you supply.

  • Debating
  • Digital Storytelling
  • Journaling
  • Multimedia Essays
  • Peer feedback
  • Podcasting
  • Role Playing

Anchor (for podcasts)

Web-based | iOS | Android | Free | Shows Ads | Collects Data

Anchor (owned by Spotify) provides a free platform for creating and distributing podcasts. Their online tools make it easy to build basic content, and include sample music and sound effects you can "drag and drop" into your episodes. You can create a podcast using nothing but your phone!

  • Debating
  • Digital Storytelling
  • Journaling
  • Multimedia Essays
  • Peer feedback
  • Podcasting
  • Role Playing

Other Options

Google Drive

Web-based | Windows | MacOS | iOS | Android | Free | Collects Data

Google Drive can be used to store audio files, and to share links to those files. When an audio file is loaded in Google Drive, it can be played in a web browser or downloaded.

  • Debating
  • Digital Storytelling
  • Journaling
  • Multimedia Essays
  • Peer feedback
  • Podcasting
  • Role Playing

Top Recommendations for Video Distribution

YouTube

Web-based | Free | Shows Ads | Collects Data

The world's most popular video sharing site; free and easy to use. Videos may be made public or private, and you may apply a Creative Commons-Attribution licence to your content.

  • Debating
  • Digital Storytelling
  • Journaling
  • Multimedia Essays
  • Peer feedback
  • Role Playing

Other Options

Vimeo

Web-based | Free | Subscription Option

Ad-free, high-quality video hosting. Free accounts are limited to 500MB of uploads per week, and videos have limited privacy controls. Users can assign Creative Commons licences to their content.

  • Debating
  • Digital Storytelling
  • Journaling
  • Multimedia Essays
  • Peer feedback
  • Role Playing

Google Drive

Web-based | Windows | MacOS | iOS | Android | Free | Collects Data

Google Drive can be used to store video files, and to share links to those files. When an video is loaded in Google Drive, it can be played directly in the web browser or downloaded.

  • Debating
  • Digital Storytelling
  • Journaling
  • Multimedia Essays
  • Peer feedback
  • Role Playing

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