I have a question about posting code with an audio file in it

Because it would be hosted on either dropbox, or opendrive, I wouldn’t want to give out the link in forums, or coding playgrounds.

The reason is because there’s a certain limit to the bandwidth you’re given to use per month.

Are there any audio files that are freely available that can be used as demo sound when posting on here, or coding playgrounds such as jsfiddle, or codepen?

Even if it’s just a midi wav sound file type thing.

<audio controls>
  <source src="" type="audio/mpeg">

Would I be able to use these in my audio code examples?

I’ve been trying to find something I could use so I can stay away from using audio streams.

Just for when I test audio codes out in code playgrounds, or posting it in codes in forums.

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That’s the type of audio file I need to find.

One that is freely able to be hotlinked for audio testing purposes.

I’ve been seeing this used in other coding forums, would this be fine to use?

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Linking to a site is not the same thing as hotlinking to their content. I am very happy when other sites choose to link to mine, but I am not happy to have people hotlinking my content and using it without permission and with no acknowledgement of my site.

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I think this is a good one:
What do you think?

I can use audio from here to test codes with.
And I wouldn’t be using it for anything else.

Upload and direct link files for free.

Free hotlinking for all files.
Store up to 2GB free and share anywhere.

Direct hotlink mp3s and build your own playlists.
Embed music and images on any website.

Commercial use of Hotlinking

Kiwi6 provides free hotlinking (“direct linking”) for personal use only. Hotlinking refers to the practice of directly linking to or embedding content on another page without first linking to Kiwi6.
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Instead what I could do is, use either opendrive or dropbox to host the dummy test demo audio files for testing only. And then pick one of those to host the no copyright music that is allowed to be freely shared.

This might be a better option.

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