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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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Special dare: celebrating 10 years of Freesound !!!

Yes, it is true: Freesound is 10 years old! I am launching one of our friendly competitions celebrating the occasion. Find out more and get involved: http://www.freesound.org/forum/dare-the-community/37610/

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10 years zip right past…

Dear Freesounders, You maybe didn’t know this yet, but Freesound has just turned 10 this month! The project started out as an all-red website back in the days. It was built on rather shabby technology and has by now grown way … 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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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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