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Maintenance downtime(s), Thursday 28th April 13:30-16:00 CEST [done]

Dear Freesounders, Today there’ll be intermittent downtimes between 13:30 and 16:00 CEST due to maintenance tasks. We’ll let you know when all maintenance tasks are done! Cheers, edit: all maintenance tasks finished and we’re back to normality

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Updating Privacy Policy, Terms of Use, and Creative Commons licenses

[EDIT: new Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Cookies Policy have just been released and are accessible through the links below] Hi everyone, This post is to let you know that have been working on an updated Privacy Policy and … Continue reading

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Sustainability Report 2021

Dear Freesounders, Welcome to our 2021 Sustainability Report! Here we give an update on how 2021 went for Freesound in terms of sustainability, and present our plans for 2022. You’ll see that most of the information is very similar to … Continue reading

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2021 in numbers

Hi everyone, One year more has passed and here we are with our classic year in numbers post in which we give you some statistics about last year’s Freesound activity. We start by showing some general statistics similar to those … Continue reading

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New Freesound interface public beta!

Hi everyone, Finally! As some of you will know, we have been mostly silently working on a new UI for Freesound during the last years. Even though it is not completely finished yet, we are extremely happy to announce that, … Continue reading

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Online workshop on composition with Freesound

The Music Technology Group and Phonos will offer the workshop ?Composing with Freesound? with Laura Llaneli & Frederic Font, from 12 to 16 July 2021 online. In this workshop, participants will explore in depth the possibilities of Freesound as a … Continue reading

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Issues with the search server [Fixed]

[EDIT: we’ve been able to stop some bots that were abusing the Freesound search and now search is working for everyone again. We’re implementing some measures to stop this from happening again.] Hi everyone, Yesterday we had some issues with … Continue reading

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We just reached 500k sounds… and Freesound got faster!

Hi everyone, In our recent 2020 in numbers blog post we predicted that we would reach 500k sound uploads at some point in 2021 and… it has just happened! At some point during the past weekend, the number of sounds … Continue reading

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Community update April 2021

Hi everyone, Welcome to a new community update post! If you remember in the last community update post (from December 2020), we mentioned that, among other things, in 2021 we’d be spending efforts in migrating Freesound to a new, faster … Continue reading

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Sustainability Report 2020

Dear Freesounders, Welcome to our 2020 Sustainability Report! Here we give an update on how 2020 went for Freesound in terms of sustainability, and present our plans for 2021. You’ll see that most of the information is very similar to … Continue reading

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