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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 “UploadedĀ 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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New feature: Tag recommendation

Dear Freesounders, as you might know we have been lately working on a tag recommendation system for Freesound. The system we’ve been working on will suggest potentially meaningful tags when you are describing your uploaded sounds or when you are … Continue reading

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Intermittent Freesound outage Today, November 19, 10 p.m. CET

Today we need to perform some maintenance on the main Freesound internet connection starting at 10 p.m. CET (1 p.m. Pacific, 4 p.m. Eastern). You may notice that Freesound is unavailable around this time, but we will be back as … Continue reading

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Essentia extractor now open source

When you click in the “Similar sounds” button of a sound, you receive a list of sounds that are similar according to its acoustic properties. The technology that powers this feature is Essentia, a library developed during several years at … Continue reading

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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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It’s alive!

The dares are comming back to life! So Freesounders, I dare you to participate… http://www.freesound.org/forum/dare-the-community/34322/

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