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Sound rating experiment using Freesound Samples

Researchers on the Good Recording Project (University of Salford, UK) have just launched a new Web experiment investigating audio quality in Freesound samples. The AudioBattle experiment presents participants with pairs of real samples taken from Freesound and asks them to … Continue reading

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Freesound promotional video!

Hey there freesounders! You all know what Freesound is all about and why you like using it. However, if you want to know a bit more just watch this promotional video we’ve just released: Share this video and help us … Continue reading

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Help improve Freesound and win a t-shirt!

Dear Freesounders, As part of our research towards improving Freesound we are developing a tag recommendation system to help Freesound users tagging their sounds when they are uploaded. Before implementing the system into Freesound we have started a testing phase … Continue reading

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Some new features!

Hello there Freesounders! we would like to announce that we have introduced a couple of small new features, some of them were requested in the forums. First of all, we have increased the number of sounds that can be described … Continue reading

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Introducing Freesound Terms of Use

Hello dear Freesounders! After almost eight years of great sounds and constant growth it has become necessary to define some terms of use for Freesound. These terms are intented to outline the legal aspects of Freesound and to clarify your … Continue reading

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Better search, better Freesound!

Hello everyone, today we have updated Freesound search functionalities with some improvements we have been working on in the last weeks. First of all, we have added a new sorting algorithm that automatically sorts the search results according to their … Continue reading

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Source code moved back to Github

Hello everyone! As some of you will know Freesound is an open source project and the source code is released under the¬†Affero General Public License 3.0¬†license. This post is to inform those interested that we have moved our public repository … Continue reading

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aaaand we’re back!

The Freesound team proudly announces that we have finished the migration and are finally back! If you find any bugs or broken things please report them in the forums or using the contact form. Thank you for your patience and … Continue reading

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Migration to new machines!

Hello everyone! the server that is currently hosting Freesound is getting older and has realised that time has arrived to leave this job for younger and faster machines. For that reason tomorrow (thursday 25th of October) we’re migrating Freesound to … Continue reading

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New feature: Spam reports

Hello everyone, some months ago we introduced a new anti-spam measure to reduce the amount of spam in the forums. This has been working quite well, but we are aware that there is still spam out there and we have … Continue reading

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