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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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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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Freesound outage July 10, 11 p.m. CEST

Dear Freesounders, On Wednesday July 10 at 11 p.m. CEST (5 p.m. Pacific, 3 p.m. Eastern) Freesound will be down for a few hours while we perform some additional maintenance on our Internet connection. We’re sorry for the inconvenience this … 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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Freesound outage May 29 1 a.m. CEST

Edit: Because you can see this message it means we’re back, sooner than expected. Thank you for your patience. Dear Freesounders, On Wednesday May 29 at 1 a.m. CEST (28th 7 p.m. Pacific, 4 p.m. Eastern) Freesound will be down … Continue reading

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