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Welcome to A Sound Effect!

asbjoern andersenMy name is Asbjoern Andersen, and I’ve worked as a composer for many years.

I launched this site because I noticed that my colleagues in the sound community were releasing some truly incredible sound effect libraries on their own.

These audio pros are some of the best in the world when it comes to sound design and field recording – and their libraries are created with talent, passion and feature recordings you can’t get anywhere else.

But finding the sounds you were looking for was a monumental task, since the libraries were scattered across a myriad of individual websites.

With A Sound Effect, you can now search, preview, compare and get exactly the sounds you’re after – all in one place.

Happy exploring!

– Asbjoern

PS: Questions, comments, tips, requests or ideas – or do you want to get your sound libraries listed? Do contact us below!

Why get your sounds from the independent sound effect community?


1. Outstanding sound effects: The libraries from the independent sound community are created by some of the best sound designers in the world, and theyโ€™re highly targeted. The selection is huge and gives you a fantastic-sounding, affordable and focused alternative to conventional, cover-it-all sound libraries. Here, you simply pick the sound libraries you need, as you need them. Oh, and by getting sounds from the community, you support individual sound designers – that’s a pretty cool thing too.
 
2. Clear licensing: As a world-first, A Sound Effect offers a single, simple license agreement for all the independent sound libraries on the site. This means that no matter how many individual sound designers you buy from here, you’re always covered by the same, clear agreement.
 
3. Easy access: A Sound Effect makes it easy to browse, search and preview all the independent sound libraries in one place โ€“ and you can easily get sounds from multiple sound designers in one go. When you’ve found what you need, simply purchase and download directly from the site. There’s a steady flow of new, unique sound libraries being released by the community, keeping you on the forefront of great sound.
 

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Whatever’s on your mind, you’re always welcome to get in touch!

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    Getting listed

      
    Want to have your sound effects libraries listed on A Sound Effect? Here’s a checklist:

    Please ensure that your content is

    โœ” ready to be published: Ie you have some great sounds, a square cover image (min 700x700px), tracklist, Soundcloud demo + an inspiring description
    โœ” well-edited and includes embedded metadata – preferably using the Universal Category System (UCS) standard
    โœ” 100% owned by you and is free from any 3rd-party copyrighted material, including music of any kind (foreground or background)
    โœ” is in .wav format, recorded/designed and delivered in the highest sample rates possible (24 bit / 96 khz, for example)

    We’re mainly interested in content that’s not well-covered on the site already. Try a site sound effects search here on some of your keywords to see what’s already available.

    To get started, please send us a brief description of your library/libraries using the form below and let’s take it from there:

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