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Slowdowns [fixed]

Dear Freesounders, We are experiencing problems with Freesound servers and as a result Freesound is being quite slow. We are working on it and we’ll try to find a solution as soon as possible, we’ll let you know. Thanks for your … Continue reading → Read Full Entry

2016 in numbers

Dear Freesounders, We collected some statistics from last year’s usage of Freesound that we would like to share with you. We’re sure you’ll find this insanely interesting ­čÖé Let’s start with the most obvious one: the number of new sounds uploaded during 2016… … Continue reading → Read Full Entry

Christmas Special: VSCO 2 Community Edition

Dear Freesounders, We’re happy to announce that he have just finished uploading the Versilian Studios Chamber Orchestra 2 Community Edition (VSCO 2 CE) sound library. That is ~3000 instrument samples including a wide variety of orchestral instruments and organised in ~70 packs, … Continue reading → Read Full Entry

A couple of new features

Dear all, We just deployed a couple of new useful features that we want you to know about: Short share sound urls: if you go to a sound page (e.g. this one by kirbydx) and look at the share section in … Continue reading → Read Full Entry

Maintenance downtime, September 13th 10 a.m. CEST [done]

Dear Freesounders, Tomorrow September 13 at 10 a.m. CEST Freesound will be down for approximately two and a half hours while we perform some maintenance on our servers. WeÔÇÖre sorry for the inconvenience this may cause. keep on Freesounding ­čÖé edit: … Continue reading → Read Full Entry

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I recorded myself reading the Betty Botter dialogue on Wikipedia, and processed my recording with the sliding timescale and pitchshift, ...

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