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CCMixter needs your help

CCMixter, one of the first open platforms for Creative Commons music sharing out there is in trouble. The site was started by Creative Commons themselves many years ago, but understandably “let go” because Creative Commons is a legal organisation, not … Continue reading

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Dare 30 – Support the developers

Hello Freesounders Sometimes I promote the Freesound Dares (our friendly competitions) here on the main page. But sometimes I forget… So, I am trying to make up for it, because this dare is definitely worth promoting. This time the dare … Continue reading

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Dare-28 – a chance to have your music played on an online radio

Hello Freesounders Just thought I would post here to raise awareness of the dare that is currently going on. The entry voted the best piece will be played on an online radio. It could be yours! Read here for details … Continue reading

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Help us improve Freesound! (2.0)

Dear Freesounders, some of you will already know that as part of our research towards improving Freesound, we’ve been working on a tag recommendation system for Freesound. The goal of this system is to make it easier for you to … Continue reading

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New Freesound API!

Hello everyone, we’re happy to announce that today we are officially releasing a new api for Freesound, APIv2! The new api enables developers to make better applications that make use of Freesound content. APIv2 brings many improvements over the previous version such … Continue reading

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Issues with HTTPS

Recently (about a month ago) we have added https to our web server. This was a requirement for the new v2 API, but it also allows us to browse the page securely. You can tell if you are using https … Continue reading

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Experiencing some turbulence

Hi. As you are probably noticing, the site is working intermittently at the moment, with 503 and 504 errors appearing often. We haven’t been able to find the source yet. We’ll update this post as we get a clearer idea … Continue reading

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Pack management improvements

Hi there! we added a small new feature to facilitate the way in which you add and remove sounds from your packs. Say welcome to the “Edit Pack” page! Just like when editing sounds information, you can now click on … Continue reading

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Small new feature

Hi dear Freesounders! today we’ve added a small new feature that should help those of you uploading sounds. We added a new page called “Uploaded sounds awaiting moderation” to make it easier to keep track of the moderation status of your … Continue reading

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Problems processing files

Hello everyone, last two days we’ve been experiencing some problems that caused uploaded sounds to fail processing. The problems are now fixed and we are reprocessing all these files. This means that our beloved and always hard working moderators have … Continue reading

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