Recording a video podcast using Detail ios app and two iphones
Recording a video podcast using Detail ios app and two iphones
Recording a video podcast using Detail ios app and two iphones

Tips & Tricks

Tips & Tricks

Tips & Tricks

Read this before buying expensive gear for your video podcast


Tima Fofana


June 5, 2024

So you've got a great idea for a podcast, a list of episode topics, and maybe even some potential guests. Before you run out and buy a bunch of expensive gear, we're going to show you how to record your podcast using just two iPhones. With the all-new Detail 4, creating a video podcast has never been easier. Our AI-powered camera app is designed to simplify the video creation process, making it faster and more efficient. Let’s dive into how you can use Detail 4 to create a podcast with ease.   

Recording two angled video podcast on iphones using Detail 4 app

Why use Detail 4 for your video podcast?

The Detail iOS app is packed with features that make it the perfect tool for podcasting:

  • AI-powered editing: Automatically enhance your video and audio quality.

  • Instant video presets: Choose from templates specifically designed for podcasters.

  • Easy background replacement and effects: Customize your video’s appearance effortlessly.

  • High-quality audio enhancements: Ensure clear and professional sound.

  • Multiplayer recording: Seamlessly record with two iPhones or iPads, even remotely.

Getting started

Download and setup

  1. Download Detail 4: Get the app from the App Store here. It’s free and user-friendly, designed to streamline your podcast creation process.

  2. Open the app: Once installed, open Detail 4 on your iPhone.

  3. Grant permissions: Allow access to your camera and microphone to ensure high-quality recording.

Using instant video presets

  1. Select a preset:

    • Open the Detail app and navigate to the presets section.

    • Choose a template that fits your podcast style.

  2. Record or import your video:

    • Tap the record button to start a new recording.

    • Alternatively, import an existing video from your camera roll.

  3. Customize the layout and effects:

    • Use the layout options to arrange your video segments.

    • Apply effects such as background changes, filters, or blurs.

    • Adjust captions and background colors to match your podcast’s aesthetic.

Detail ios app podcast preset feature

Adding effects to your podcast

  1. Change the background:

    • Tap Media.

    • Choose the video to replace the background for (Top, Bottom, Left, Right, Foreground, Background).

    • Tap the Remove Background icon (👤) and remove one background (👤1 or 👤2), or both (👥).

    • Tap Canvas, and choose an image, your color grading, or virtual background.

  2. Blur the background:

    • Tap Portrait.

    • Choose the blur filter.

    • Tap the screens icon (two little squares) to choose which camera to blur.

  3. Add filters:

    • Tap portrait.

    • Choose a filter.

    • Tap the screens icon to choose which camera to add the filter to.

adding backgrounds to video podcast in detail ios app for iphone

Leveraging Multiplayer recording

Set up Multiplayer

Open Detail on two iPhones or iPads to connect and record with two devices simultaneously. You can also record remotely. This setup requires no cables, just one-tap recording, allowing for instant editing and making your videos ready to share everywhere. By leveraging this feature, you can capture different angles or perspectives, enhancing the overall production value of your content.

two iphones set up for video podcast recording via the Detail ios app

Seamless syncing

When using Detail on two iPhones nearby, you can connect and record high-quality video and audio on both devices at the same time. While recording, you’ll see a preview of the video on both devices. After recording, Detail automatically syncs the high-quality audio and video between the two devices, ensuring seamless integration of your footage.

Edit and share instantly

Detail's editing features allow you to instantly edit your timeline. You can switch between side-by-side, picture-in-picture, or full-screen layouts, depending on your content needs. Additionally, you can remove parts of your clip, add automatic captions, and instantly export your video, making the post-production process quick and efficient.

Edit video podcast  instantly within the detail ios app

Audio augmented

Detail enhances your audio recording options by allowing you to use the built-in microphones of both iPhones or connect external lightning or USB-C mics to both devices. You can also connect an audio interface like the RødeCaster or a wireless microphone set to one of your devices. Detail automatically syncs the audio tracks, ensuring excellent audio quality for your videos.

Detail ios app syncs with external microphones

Enhancing your audio

Audio Enhance feature:

  • Open the audio settings in Detail.

  • Enable Audio Enhance to clean up your recording.

  • Adjust settings to remove room echo, background noise, and other audio imperfections.

wnhance your podcast audio in one swipe using the Detail ios app

Detail 4 simplifies the podcast creation process, making it accessible and efficient for everyone. Whether you're recording a solo episode or interviewing a guest, our app provides the tools you need to produce high-quality video podcasts directly from your iPhone. Download Detail for free to get started. 

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