There must be a better way to find sounds


#1

The Syrinscape sounds are amazing, I love them. But there must be a better way to find sounds. Currently, I have to install the app, then one by one install all the sound sets to browse sounds. The worst part is that I can’t even do this because the inability to specify where the sound files go has eaten up all of my C: drive SSD.

These are such basic things - surely I’m missing something. Either:

  • the ability to listen to sounds in the web interface OR
  • the ability to download all the sound sets at once AND
  • the ability to change the location of the sound files

Like I said, I love this sound engine, but it is incredibly frustrating paying a subscription for something I can’t easily or even fully use.


#2

I feel your pain - that’s why the DOM SoundLink Library was created. Of course, it is only for the Fantasy Grounds VTT (the Library is an FG Module), but if you happen to use that particular piece of software then it may be worth your while looking up the Library on the DM’s Guild.

If you do use Fantasy Grounds then come on over to the FG Forums and you’ll find lots of info in the DOE: Sound thread (the FG Extension that integrates Syrinscape and Fantasy Grounds).

Unfortunately, I am unaware of any other solution - sorry :cry:

Good luck :smile:


#3

Actually this is exactly why I am having this problem. I have all the FG stuff, including the library and even your latest publication of soundlinks off the DMs Guild (really amazing work, btw, thank you!!).

But the sounds don’t work unless I have the proper Syrinscape sound modules loaded. And since the sounds come from many various modules, my options are either look at each of thousands of sound links to see which module I need to load, or just load all of the modules, one by one, filling up my SSD.

/insertcrazyemojihere


#4

The need to install all won’t be necessary once the Minion/Master Player is released, neither will the need to change file locations. Bare with us until that is released, we’re already in closed testing and hope to take the Beta live very soon!

In the meantime head over to the Syrinscape STORE. Every soundset has a demo video, so just search for what sounds you need and then watch the video to see if it’s what you wanted. Once you’ve found the sets you want install them in your player and set up a campaign in the Campaign Manager :smile:


#5

Thanks Steve, but do you have any idea how many hours of video watching that is? There are a LOT of sound sets! :slight_smile:

Appreciate the heads up. Feel free to sign me up as a tester!


#6

NOTE: 2018 is the year of Ben not inventing any more amazing lovely things (eg Creator + Master/Minion), but rather the year of making all the things we already have easier/better/faster/smoother.

So this kind of feedback is what we need LOTs of! Keep it coming.

Step 1 = finish the Master/Minion change over (ALMOST THERE)
Step 2 = Get to work on the stuff at the top!

THANK YOU as always for your patience and support! :+1:


#7

Where are we with this? finding sounds is critical to anyone using this application. I love the concept, and have found my way to sounds by just downloading Soundsets and pawing through them. Help us help you! :slight_smile: its so frustrating that something like this was not in since day 1…its core to its success!


#8

Try running the sounds you own in the Online Player… the search engine in there is epically better… and ABOUT to get even better!

ALSO: These search functions are coming to the Stand Alone players very soon.

ALSO ALSO: once you’ve played with them, give us some feedback here. :slight_smile:

@dpilsner


#9

Online searching options looking good Ben! Thank you for the redirect from the Desktop app. I was not clear in my original post, but specifically I was in need of a search in the SoundSet Creator.
As a subscriber I have access to everything, but have to DL the SS, to see whats in it.
I am very excitedly awaiting the new search stuff code drop :slight_smile: