Create 5 min episodes. Start conversations.

Short form social audio is here. Get started now.

Not everything you have to say
needs an hour long episode

Quick and easy,
5 minute audio posts

Share your thoughts, ask a question, or invite your listeners to talk to you. Post anytime and from anywhere using the Swell app.

Explore new ideas

Use your Swellcast as a sandbox for your podcast. Try new ideas and get instant feedback from listeners.

Interviews and clips

Create new content for your podcast, from audience testimonials to guest interviews.

Conversations and Interviews on Swell

Law & Order’s Camryn Manheim : A moment in the greenroom




In conversation with India’s youngest billionaire Nikhil Kamath


Troy: The Greek Myths Reimagined | Let's Talk Books with Stephen Fry


The Conspiracy Drug


A Treasure Trove of Human Moments


Get started in
4 easy steps


Download the app

Swell is a free app available on Apple app store and Google Android Play store.


Set up your profile

Include a link to your podcast in your profile description. Add a high resolution photo.


Post your first Swell

Introduce yourself and your podcast, or dive right into a topic you want to talk about.


Listen. Reply. Repeat.

Listen and reply to the Swell community as it responds to your post. Enjoy the conversation.

Get featured on Swell

We are always looking to promote great voices and amazing conversations on Swell. If you are a podcaster who is using Swell and would like to get featured in the app and in our marketing emails and social posts, then please fill out this form, or email us at podcast@swell.life. We would love to feature you!



Short format is fun and easy

Like Twitter is to blogging. Like TikTok is to YouTube. Swell is the shorter, more fun counterpart to podcasting.


A community of audio lovers

Meet fellow podcasters and listeners. Audio is the common bond for all users on Swell.


No scheduling. No interruptions.

The asynchronous nature of conversations on Swell makes it convenient for all participants. Listen when you want, reply when you want.


Web Presence and Widget

Every user gets an automatic swellcast.com/username web page that can be shared. You can also embed it in your podcast website using our web widget. Learn more at https://developers.swellcast.com


Do people have to download the app to listen to me on Swell?

No, your Swellcast is available on the web at www.swellcast.com/username - anyone can listen without downloading the app. They will need to download the app if they want to reply to you or like your post.

Can I interview people on Swell?

Yes, interviews are a popular use case on Swell. The asynchronous nature of Swell conversation makes it easy to interview people without the need to coordinate schedules. See some of the interviews featured in the “Conversations and Interviews” section above, or check out the “Swell Interviews” station on Swell.

I have more questions about Swell, where can I learn more?

Please see the full FAQ at https://www.swell.life/faqs or contact us through https://www.swell.life/contact to learn more about Swell.