[LAU] freesound tools?

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Wed Aug 4 19:42:49 UTC 2010

On Wed, Aug 4, 2010 at 3:16 PM, Philipp Überbacher
<hollunder at lavabit.com> wrote:
> Excerpts from Josh Lawrence's message of 2010-08-04 21:09:51 +0200:
>> hi, sorry for spamming the list today :)
>> are there any tools for searching/downloading from freesound.org from
>> the command line?  I've been searching google, but to no avail.  if
>> there were a simple way to script such a tool in, say, bash or perl (I
>> am not a programmer, so python might be out of my league), any tips on
>> how to do this would be very much appreciated.
>> thanks!
>> Josh
> Just a hint on where you could find further info.
> I've seen at least two programs that allow you to directly download from
> freesound, ardour (if enabled and if I remember correctly)

freesound.org had a totally broken "Web API" and started to redesign
it. that was about 2-3 years ago. AFAIK, its never been finished or
fixed. symptoms start with random failure to login. its a huge shame.


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