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Soundcloud filter

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This Filter will replace SoundCloud type urls with the default waveform Flash player.


SoundCloud is an audio platform that enables anyone to upload, record, promote and share their originally-created sounds across the internet, in a simple, accessible and feature-rich way. SoundCloud allows sound creators anywhere to instantly record audio on the site or via mobile applications and share them publicly or privately; to embed sound across websites, social networks and blogs and receive feedback from the community.

  • Free account: Waveform widget, Secret link sharing, 120 upload minutes


  • Using Soundcloud's Waveform Flash based player you can stream permalink and secret urls
  • Can set player controls and background colours at site level


  • Downloads are disabled
Soundcloud waveform player



01) Make a folder called soundcloud under /filter folder so that you have a /filter/soundcloud folder.

02) Copy the files into the /filter/soundcloud folder.

03) Go to the /admin page and allow the filter to be installed.

04) Go to Settings -> Site administration -> Plugins -> Filters to configure.

Tips and tricks

SoundCloud for your mobile, create and record on your mobile phone.

See also