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    Jagadamba wrote:
    I've had a play about breaking some branches and mixing the sounds.
    Let me know if these are OK

    Waiting moderation

    http://www.freesound.org/people/Jagadamba/sounds/256686/
    http://www.freesound.org/people/Jagadamba/sounds/256688/
    http://www.freesound.org/people/Jagadamba/sounds/256687/
    http://www.freesound.org/people/Jagadamba/sounds/256685/

    Namaste

    These will definitely help in scene/cutscene. But it might not fit the collision moment because they are underwater. Anyways thank you so much for these awesome sound effects.

    Edit: Tell me how you want to be called in credits. Like Jagadamba or your real name ?

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    3090 - Osmosis

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    3089 - permutation

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    3088 - Willy Wonka

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    3087 - chocolate

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    3086 - Einstein

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    Ahh cool. I will remember your tip when I lose or break mine. wink

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    No, works fine in rode blimp

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    3085- (strike3084) - thinking

    (Headphaze, I won't really hate myself for being human; After all, I forgive everybody else and I don't believe in exceptionalism. But, thanks wink)

    (From the Wibblipedea: Human Nature - Just another kind of Nature, but commonly regarded by many cynics as the point defining the worst end of the natural spectrum.)

    Wibby.

    (edit. trebblofang beat me by 1 minute)

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    3084 - stone

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    3083 - Aristotle

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    3082 - Aristocracy

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    ah ok makes sense now tongue thanks i will

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    3081 - Sadist

    Don't hate yourself for exerting human nature wink

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    You're absolutely right, it does depend on the precise sonic make-up of that audio file.

    When you compress an audio file and reduce it's sample rate, you will get "artefacts" or aliasing, the severity of which may vary depending on the frequencies that are predominant in the wave; this has something to do with the 'Nyquist theorem'.

    Bass heavy audio tend to generate more prominent artefacts because the wave generally has the greatest amplitude of all frequency content, therefore the aliasing is more distinguishable. These bass artefacts are characterised by 'squeaking', which is the only way I can describe it.

    I do urge you to read more into aliasing and the Nyquist theorem because it's a fascinating subject; at least I think so grin

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    3080 - butt-plug

    (Hmmmph... tomorrow I'm going to hate myself for responding along this line of thinking!)

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    Headphaze wrote:
    Ok well it is like that for a reason.

    Personally, if the original upload quality is decent, then degradation is minimal, and usually unnoticeable to untrained ears.

    If you have used google image search you will see that when previewing an image in isolation it goes through 2 loading phases - one with a very low resolution and then the higher resolution afterwards. This can be viewed as the same principle, where brevity is considered when users are previewing many files in quick succession whose bandwidth is perhaps not good enough for the task. If it's lacking then it becomes a major grind for the user.

    Ultimately, it's not about data storage and more about allowing a more fluid and streamlined search ability.

    The thing about Soundcloud, it serves a different purpose. It's less about cycling through many sounds in one session, and more about listening to individual music tracks - the files are processed on their server for preview quality, but with less noticeable destruction. Therefore, having a massively reduced file-size is less important, because it's unnecessary.

    With all that said, I actually do agree somewhat that the reduction in sound resolution could be less than in previous years, as domestic bandwidth has increased generally.

    I understand what you're getting at, I think it depends on what kind of sound you upload, I notice too that some of my sounds are pretty unnoticeable in sound quality and some are very noticeable, all are the same quality (technically speaking) , i think the less bassy the sound is the less noticeable it will be, or something that has to do with how the compression works, since im not an expert in this area im not exactly sure

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    That's cool

    But, I have one query:

    Aren't they going to be a bit tight on the shock-mount. Surely the vibrations will propagate easily through tight rubber bands?

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    Ok well it is like that for a reason.

    Personally, if the original upload quality is decent, then degradation is minimal, and usually unnoticeable to untrained ears.

    If you have used google image search you will see that when previewing an image in isolation it goes through 2 loading phases - one with a very low resolution and then the higher resolution afterwards. This can be viewed as the same principle, where brevity is considered when users are previewing many files in quick succession whose bandwidth is perhaps not good enough for the task. If it's lacking then it becomes a major grind for the user.

    Ultimately, it's not about data storage and more about allowing a more fluid and streamlined search ability.

    The thing about Soundcloud, it serves a different purpose. It's less about cycling through many sounds in one session, and more about listening to individual music tracks - the files are processed on their server for preview quality, but with less noticeable destruction. Therefore, having a massively reduced file-size is less important, because it's unnecessary.

    With all that said, I actually do agree somewhat that the reduction in sound resolution could be less than in previous years, as domestic bandwidth has increased generally.

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    Personally I've never had any trouble downloading from the Freesound servers before in many years.

    However, I have heard other people complaining before from time to time, but it's occasional enough to say it's not a well established issue.

    usually the users have also run speed tests to determine that it is not their bandwidth that's the problem. Sadly, I cannot give an answer as to why this happens; although I wish I could be of more use.