Email broken

As many of you have noticed, email from Freesound is currently not working. This means that it is not possible to register, and that emails related with the forum, comments and private messages are not being sent.

The problem is that the way we like Freesound to work we have to send many emails. Sending large amounts of email is no simple thing, it may overload servers, and it may bear confusions, such as our email being reported as spam and our domain blacklisted. We use an external provider for sending email, and at the moment our server has been banned from sending more messages. We are working with them in order to clarify and resolve the situation. Hopefully we’ll be back in business soon!

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19 Responses to Email broken

  1. Juan says:

    i can?t recive the mail registration

  2. JITENDRA.RAO says:

    not working in firefox

  3. JITENDRA.RAO says:

    hotmail not working

  4. David Southerland says:

    In the last week, I have received several “phantom” emails,

    from a domain that calls itself “null’. The email simply says

    “”. No header, no sender, no message.

    I don’t know what this means, maybe you know.


  5. Wojtek says:

    Please, hurry. I can’t wait to register.

  6. Jamie says:

    When do you think that the emails will be sent? I really need to register in order to download an audio track in the next 36 hours – it’s for a project. Thank you, and I am so excited to explore your site when I am able to create my account! 🙂

  7. If that’s the case, can you enable guest downloads, until after it has been remedied?
    I need sound for a project…
    And you guys are awesome, just saying.
    (Use of a captcha would be appropriate.)

  8. Thomas says:

    Can you manually activate my account?

  9. john Fleming says:

    Has the problem with emails also interrupted the moderation of new files. I have had one waiting for a week, and wondering if it had been lost?


  10. Bethany says:

    any luck on the e-mail yet? Please let us know.

    Thanks so much,

  11. Josh says:

    Like it was said before, can there be guest downloads for the time being?

  12. Mark says:

    If there’s any chance I can be activated that’d be great, found some perfect sounds for my uni project.

  13. JohnSmithXIV says:

    Free Sound did not Activate at least one other time in recent years. There were some angry, vicious, unprovoked messages about lack of money and seeking money from the public online from Free Sound. The contributors would do better to find another website for public use of their awesome audio files.

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  16. Alexis says:

    Oh please !!

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  18. man says:

    Totally unbelievable, almost 3 months still not working.. at least you guys should allow people to download. email problem make your whole site not working.

  19. Cassie Cluster says:

    Your Captcha is not working, the reset password and username functions are not working, all I want to do is log in. I had been a registered member on this site before, but my I lost my password and need to log in. I see the same issues in posts from 2012. It’s 2020 for goodness sake, please update your website!

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