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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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Maintenance downtime, September 13th 10 a.m. CEST [done]

Dear Freesounders, Tomorrow September 13 at 10 a.m. CEST Freesound will be down for approximately two and a half hours while we perform some maintenance on our servers.  We’re sorry for the inconvenience this may cause. keep on Freesounding 🙂 edit: … Continue reading

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We need your help: the Audio Commons survey

Dear Freesounders, As part of the Audio Commons Initiative (that we introduced in a previous post), we’re rolling out a survey to gain insights into how creative users interact or wish to be able to interact with Creative Commons (CC) … Continue reading

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Improved html uploader and captcha system!

Dear Freesounders, We just wanted to let you know that we just deployed two small yut important upgrades that we’re sure you’ll appreciate. On the one hand we improved Freesound’s html uploader. Now you can upload multiple files at once … Continue reading

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Maintenance downtime, May 10th 2 a.m. CEST

Dear Freesounders, Today May 10 at 2 a.m. CEST Freesound will be down for approximately one hour while we perform some maintenance on our servers. We’re sorry for the inconvenience this may cause.

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The Audio Commons Initiative

Dear Freesounders, It’s been a while since our last post, but as always we’ve been busy working on many Freesoundish things. This time, we’d like to let you know about the new Audio Commons initiative! During the last year we’ve been … Continue reading

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Freesound Labs

Dear freesounders, we are happy to announce that we’ve just launched a new Freesound-side site called Freesound Labs. Freesound Labs is a directory of projects, hacks, apps, research and other initiatives that use content from Freesound or use the Freesound API. Our … Continue reading

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Introducing the Modular Samples library

Hi everyone, We’re glad to announce that we’re in the process of uploading around 70GB of analog synthesizer samples to Freesound*, aka the Modular Samples library, consisting of 40,000 samples organised in 461 packs, recorded from 20 different analog synthesizers and … Continue reading

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Problems processing sounds [fixed]

Hi everyone, as some of you might have noticed, we’re having problems processing sounds. Don’t worry about your sounds, they’re safe and you can continue uploading, but they won’t be processed (and moderated) until the problems are fixed. Thank you … Continue reading

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A new feature you’ll like…

Dear Freesounders, It is christmas time (again), and the freesound team has prepared a present for you… We have been working on a new functionality* which has just been deployed, and that will allow you to follow freesound users and get … Continue reading

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