After several delays, iStockphoto will launch the beta version of its audio iStockaudio site on Wednesday. Professionals won't be able to participate if they belong to organizations that require them to only distribute their content on a royalty basis.
Over 10,000 audio clips will be available, Livingstone said.
He said a lot of video customers have asked for audio so he expects interest there, but also from new customers.
Adding video support with iStockvideo came from frequent requests by customers, and proved an immediate hit. "In late 2006, we launched video and in two years, it's become a substantial part of our revenue," Livingstone said.
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