• 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 default HTML5 widget and artwork Flash widget will have a button that says 'Download' on...
  • 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 want to update the audio of one of your sounds, but not lose any stats or comments it already has, you can do so with a Pro account! Go into the edit mode of the sound you would like to replace and click 'Replace file' near the top...
  • 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?

    Only if you have checked the optional 'Downloads enabled' box in the sound's edit/upload page. Sounds are not downloadable unless you explicitly make them so. To make your sound downloadable after uploading, click the pencil icon under it's waveform and check the box that says "Downloads disabled" to make it...