Zencastr Produce is a paid feature that enhances and mixes together the separate audio (and video) files for you and your guests into a combined file.
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Produce can be used for any recording done on Zencastr for up to 6 participants at a time. Audio and video mixing is included for users on all plans, with additional advanced features available to users on paid plans.
For recordings done in all modes, Produce mixes together the selected participants’ audio files into a single audio file. To make the final mix sound great, Produce also applies a number of enhancement algorithms to the audio, including leveling, noise and hum reduction, and loudness normalization. The majority of these enhancements can be enabled or disabled as needed.
Users on paid plans also have access to Smart Filters, AI-powered tools that automatically identify and remove long pauses (for recordings in all languages) and common filler words (for English-language recordings). Users on paid plans additionally can get separate WAV files with the audio enhancements applied.
For recordings done in the 'Record Audio and Video' mode, Produce mixes the selected participants’ audio and video files with a selectable layout into a single video file. This is in addition to the audio mixing described above. The positioning, size, and transparency of the individual videos within the layout can also be adjusted. And there are more video settings that can be adjusted to make your final mix look great!
For recordings done in the 'Record Audio. No Video mode' or 'Record Audio. Show Video' mode, Produce also mixes the selected participants’ audio into a single video file. Because individual videos weren’t recorded in these modes, images can be uploaded for each participant or a master image can be uploaded for the entire mix.
Note: Users on the legacy Hobbyist and Creator+ plans will have a Zencastr watermark on the final video mix. Users on paid plans can remove the Zencastr watermark and even add their own watermark/logo.
Produce is available to users on all plans and operates on postproduction credits. All of Zencastr’s paid subscription plans come with a monthly allowance of postproduction credits. See this article for complete information about the credits allowance, calculations, and purchases.
I have credits, now how do I create my podcast/run my postproduction?
To run a postproduction for a recording done in the 'Record Audio. No Video' or 'Record Audio. Show Video' modes, see this guide. To run a postproduction for a recording done in the 'Record Audio and Video' mode, see this guide.
I have an issue with a postproduction I ran. What can I do?
How can I learn more about other Produce settings?
Check out our Produce With Zencastr video podcast for short tutorials on specific features of Produce.