Category Archives: Uncategorized

15 years of Freesound!

Today, 5th of April 2020, is the 15th anniversary of Freesound. Incredible, isn’t it? we couldn’t have imagined, when it all started back in 2005, that Freesound would become such a reference website for sharing Creative Commons sounds, worldwide. Freesound … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 15 Comments

Sustainability Report 2019

Dear Freesounders, Last year we started the tradition of publishing a sustainability report to give you an update about how things are going in the Freesound world sustainability-wise, and to give you more insight about how do we work and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Recording Foley for Beginners on a Budget

[Guest Blog post by João Janz] Before we Start… With this post I’m aiming to try and help anyone who wants to start recording foley sounds and doesn’t have a huge budget. It’ll be a simple list of do’s and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

The Elementary Wave: creating ambient wave/pads/soundscapes

[Guest blog post by Erokia] Ambient Waves/Soundscapes/Elementary Wave: These types of sounds are mostly designed to add color or atmosphere to scenes in film, music, or many other possible scenarios. Objectively, they can universally fit into almost any project or musically add … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 9 Comments

More From the USC Optical Sound Effects Library

[Guest blog post by Craig Smith] In August of 2018, I uploaded 1,233 vintage optical sound effects from various Hollywood productions ranging from the 1930s to 1950s. I called the collection “the Gold Library” because of the color of the old … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 13 Comments

2019 in numbers

Hi everyone, A new year has started and here is our traditional year in numbers post in which we give you some statistics about last year’s Freesound activity. As usual, we will show some general statistics similar to those shown … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 5 Comments

Community update December 2019

Hi everyone, Welcome to a new community update! Yeah we know, we have not been updating you very regularly lately, but this does not mean we have not been working hard on Freesound. As has been the case for the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Community update July 2019

Hi everyone! Summer is here and here we are with some news about latest Freesound developments. This time we have released changes in Freesound which have a very big impact on the performance of the site and also some important … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 7 Comments

Freesound goes Eurorack Hardware with CTAG Strämpler

[Guest blog post by Robert Manzke alias rma31] Hi, my name is Robert, some 6 years back I have founded the academic working group “Creative Technologies AG” (CTAG) at Kiel University of Applied Sciences in Germany. In the domain of … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 11 Comments

Community update May 2019

Hi everyone! It’s been some time since the last community update, but we’ve kept you busy with other kinds of very interesting blog posts so you’ll hopefully have not noticed 🙂 Anyway, here is a summary of the latest updates … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 3 Comments