Noisli is a web service and a mobile application that you may use to generate background noise that helps you focus or relax. There are quite a few cases where background noise may assist you in whatever you are doing. White noise for instance helps blend out other, distracting noise, and rainfall may help you work better or relax.
There are numerous background noise generators out there on the Internet, and pre-recorded audio clips are available in abundance as well. You can head over to YouTube for instance to play six hours of rain or wave clips. You can even create your own white noise clips using Audacity if you prefer that.
Noisli is a web service and mobile application that you may use to generate background noise. The web version comes with two modes: you can either pick the relax or productivity presets, or create your own custom sound combinations.
The app displays icons on its website that trigger sound loops that play continuously until you deactivate them. You get a volume bar for each sound loop so that you can control the volume of each audio clip individually.
The actual handling is quite elegant. Tap on an icon to activate it, use the slider to change its volume, and tap on it again at a later point in time to deactivate it.
You get the usual assortment of relaxing audio clips, from camp fire and rain to thunder, wind or waves. Noisly comes with white, brown and pink noise sound clips as well, and some, like coffee shop, that cater to people who need talking and bustling around them to relax or work.
It is not necessary to create an account on the site, but if you do, you benefit from additional features such as a timer that you may use. Another feature that only registered users get access to is a distraction free text editor.
Noisli's web app matches the selected noise pattern with background colors.
Noisli is a handy background noise generating service that you can run in the background while doing other things on your device, or elsewhere. The selection of audio loops is quite small, when compared to competing services, but the quality is high and all major sounds are available.
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