Monthly Archives: November 2013

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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