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Posting bird recordings on twitter (1 Viewer)

cafe birder

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Having started recording my vismig sessions with a basic recorder I would like to post some of the calls on Twitter. I use audacity to "clean up" the sounds and produce spectograms but want advice on whether to use sound cloud or other (free) software so that I can post on Twitter and my blog. www.clevedonwildlife.blogspot.com Nothing too technically demanding please !

My aim, like most others doing this or nocmigging is simply to have a way to share what's happening locally in a manner similar to posting photos

Regards Howard


Staff member
I really don't get social media's aversion to audio. Facebook, Twitter and Instagram will happily let you upload a massive video but not a tiny audio clip. Making a video of the audio is a good way to bypass this, and with birdsong adding the sonogram adds to the information. If you just want to post the audio, then Soundcloud is good or just upload it to your cloud storage of choice and link to it.

cafe birder

Well-known member
Thanks again. As you say no problem with exporting as Mp3 but Mp4 needed for twitter. I have downloaded tinytake and ignored their cloud storage but need to practice lots with getting the screen video to fill the box correctly.

Mark Lew1s

My real name is Mark Lewis
Another option is to upload to the Macaulay Library and then link to your 'scrolling sonogram' there.

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