David Thursday Sweets: Keep it in the family with the Secret Link

Private sharing of your tracks and sets has always been a pretty easy thing to do on SoundCloud. I recently had the chance to speak with Aaron Albano (aka Ming), who as a producer based in NYC, has used these private sharing features during the production of one the new tracks by Aussie band Youth Group (make sure to check out this great video to see Ming talk about the experience). He loved the idea of the Secret Link and said it would definitely make things even easier.

With the Taylor release, we pushed a new feature called Secret Link. It really does what it says: upload a track or set, generate a secret link and simply pass it on via email or instant messenger. We think that will come in quite handy especially when sharing with people who are not on SoundCloud or not as tech-savvy as we all are. Here’s what it looks like:

Edit My Private Track - SoundCloud

And here’s how it works:

You’ll find the feature in your track or set settings. Simply check the box “Enable Secret Link” and don’t forget to save the settings at the bottom of the page to activate the link. Copy and paste this link and share it via email, instant messenger or make it a temporary exclusive to your followers on Twitter or Facebook.

To deactivate the Secret Link, click the circled arrow on the right and the link will be made redundant.

The Secret Link comes with all Premium accounts starting with new yearly account called ‘Lite’ for €29.

What do you think? Leave your feedback in the comments.

  • http://www.inputselector.fr/ Arno

    Great update but we can't hide the tracks and share the set…
    I would like to hide the tracks uploaded on soundcloud and share the EP on our website…

  • http://www.inputselector.fr/ Arno

    Great update but we can't hide the tracks and share the set…
    I would like to hide the tracks uploaded on soundcloud and share the EP on our website…

  • alinaskin

    Great feature. Esp. for non-technical persons or people who don't need or want to open a soundcloud account.

  • alinaskin

    Great feature. Esp. for non-technical persons or people who don't need or want to open a soundcloud account.

  • http://david-noel.com David Noël

    You nail it, exactly! Thanks!

  • http://david-noel.com David Noël

    You nail it, exactly! Thanks!

  • http://david-noel.com David Noël

    That's not possible since the tracks have the same privileges.

  • http://david-noel.com David Noël

    That's not possible since the tracks have the same privileges.

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