• Can I re-order my sounds or playlists?

    Your profile is designed to be a chronological stream of activity, so your followers can see what you've been creating and sharing. Profile pages include all your sounds, playlists, and reposts in one reverse-chronological stream, all one one page. Of course, you may want to showcase some items that aren't...
  • What are Playlists? How do I make them?

    Playlists are sets or "albums" that you can create with your own sounds or other people's sounds on SoundCloud. To curate a playlist, click on ‘Add to playlist’ below any sound- your own or someone else's- to place it into a playlist. To create a new playlist, click the 'Create...
  • If I delete a sound, will it free up minutes in my account?

    Yup, it will.
  • How do I download a sound?

    Not all sounds are downloadable. If you don't see a ‘download’ button, it means the person who posted it did not intend for it to be downloadable. Here's what the 'download' button looks like. Our HTML5 player will have a button that says 'Download' on them or display a downwards...
  • I can't click the download button, it's greyed out.

    This means that the uploader has reached their download limit for the track and no further users may download it.
  • How do I remove/delete a comment?

    To remove a comment from one of your sounds, go to the sound’s page and click ‘view all’ next to the comments on the right hand side. Hover over the comment you want to delete, and click the trash can icon that appears: this will remove the comment, and give...
  • I'd like to replace or update a file, can I do that?

    If you would like to update the audio file of one of your tracks, but not lose any stats or comments, this is possible through the Replace file feature. This feature is currently available for Pro and Pro Unlimited subscriptions. Go into the edit mode of the track whose audio...
  • How do I add artwork to a sound?

    On the post or edit page of a sound or set, you will see a button that says 'Upload image'. Click that and choose your file. We accept any images up to 2mb in size. For the best results, we recommend uploading a .jpg or .png sized at 300 pixels...
  • What are the specs of SoundCloud Record?

    Using the Record feature on SoundCloud requires the latest Flash version and a microphone on or attached to your computer. This 101 will tell you everything you need to know about Recording with SoundCloud. On SoundCloud (the regular site): files are uploaded as 44.1KHz mono WAV. With the iPhone: our...
  • Can people download my sounds?

    Listeners can only if you have checked the optional 'Downloads enabled' box in the track's edit or upload page. Tracks are not downloadable unless you explicitly make them so. To make your sound downloadable after uploading, click the pencil icon under the track's waveform to go to the edit page....