The Freesound Project: Collaborative Database of Audio Samples

Similar to Soundsnap which is covered here at Pianologist, The Freesound Project is another similar website that compile a huge collaborative database of audio samples and recordings. Released under the Creative Commons Sampling Plus License, this project provides new and interesting ways of accessing free samples, allowing users to

  • browse the sounds in new ways using keywords, a “sounds-like” type of browsing
  • up and download sounds to and from the database, under the same creative commons license
  • interact with fellow sound-artists!
  • browse sample by tags
  • randomize samples browsing for surprise
  • rate the samples you listen
  • you can even browse sample uploaded by certain user

A forum is set up for feedback and discussion.

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