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Maintenance downtime, Monday 3rd July 10:30 a.m. CEST [done]

Dear Freesounders, On Monday 3rd at 10:30 a.m. CEST Freesound will be down for approximately two hours while we perform some maintenance on our servers. We’re sorry for the inconvenience this may cause. Cheers,   edit: all servers have been updated and … Continue reading

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Problems sending emails [fixed]

EDIT 8/6/2017: email sending is back to normal. We’ve resent emails with activation codes to all users that registered during the period while the email service was not working properly. Hello, As some of you reported, Freesound is experiencing problems with emails. We have … Continue reading

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Login with email and Twitter cards

Dear Freesounders, This is post is to let you know about two features that we have just deployed for your enjoyment: Login with email: from now on you can login to Freesound either using your username or your email address. Might … Continue reading

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The future sustainability of Freesound

Dear Freesound community, We would like to give you an update about the current situation of Freesound funding and to get your feedback about some of our future plans regarding its sustainability. Be prepared for a rather long read 😉 … Continue reading

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Results of the Freesound Survey 2017

Dear Freesounders, As promised, here are some plots and charts and insights we got after analysing the more than 1,300 survey responses that you filled in some weeks ago. Warning: you’ll see some box plots in this post which might look strange. … Continue reading

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Freesound Survey 2017 [closed]

EDIT 18/4/2017: Thank you all for participating in the survey! After having collected more than 1,300 responses we decided to close the survey form. We’ll analyse the collected data now and get back to you with some conclusions in the coming … Continue reading

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Slowdowns [fixed]

Dear Freesounders, We are experiencing problems with Freesound servers and as a result Freesound is being quite slow. We are working on it and we’ll try to find a solution as soon as possible, we’ll let you know. Thanks for your … Continue reading

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2016 in numbers

Dear Freesounders, We collected some statistics from last year’s usage of Freesound that we would like to share with you. We’re sure you’ll find this insanely interesting 🙂 Let’s start with the most obvious one: the number of new sounds uploaded during 2016… … Continue reading

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Christmas Special: VSCO 2 Community Edition

Dear Freesounders, We’re happy to announce that he have just finished uploading the Versilian Studios Chamber Orchestra 2 Community Edition (VSCO 2 CE) sound library. That is ~3000 instrument samples including a wide variety of orchestral instruments and organised in ~70 packs, … Continue reading

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A couple of new features

Dear all, We just deployed a couple of new useful features that we want you to know about: Short share sound urls: if you go to a sound page (e.g. this one by kirbydx) and look at the share section in … Continue reading

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