Sound effects libraries organized into genres such as sci-fi, horror, comedy, game packs and more
Looking for creepy ambiences? The Horrid delivers 4 dark ambient / industrial / horror compositions and their complete stem layers (22 files included – a total of more than 70 minutes of ambiences), for when you need to create a truly unsettling atmosphere.
Use a single track, or combine and remix your own variations. Rather than static tones, you will find significant, evolving themes here. Seamless loops, metadata included.
This library features recordings of a metal shelf being shaken, slammed, scraped, and other torturous things.
In this library, you’ll find metal slams, moans, squeals, shakes, taps, and sounds of rocks being poured over it.
There are lots of nice resonant sounds filled clangorous textures. Great for creating creepy tones for suspense and tension.
This library was recorded with a Barcus Berry Contact Mic going into a Barcus Berry 4000 preamp and a Sound Devices 702.
Experience The Mouth like never before in this highly dynamic and creatively adventurous sound library! In this library we explore the many varieties of sounds the human mouth is capable of making. Jam packed full of whistles, yawns, throat singing, gargles, licks, slurps, grunts, throat croaks, beat boxing, monster breaths, deep breathing, consonants, experimental throat sounds, kisses, pops, clicks, teeth biting, teeth grinding, alien howls, explosions, weapons and so much more! Each sound file comes with multiple variations so you can pick the perfect take.
This library is perfect for organic humanoid creations or organic otherworldly sound design. The Mouth gives you the full dynamic experience from carefully recorded loud vocal exclamations to quiet mouth/throat movements. Use the consonants for speech editing or combine many sounds to create natural movement and depth. Add a beat box to your new track for that unique human element or create a natural and creative sound design landscape.
The sounds were created from one male voice actor in stereo at 96 kHz 24 bit. The equipment used was a Sony PCM-M10 and the files were processed, edited, and mastered in Reaper.
The Rush is a collection of massive rushing sounds that are perfect for use in timelapses, swirls, swarms, and any other massive movement situation. It features 319 sound rushed files that were generated from 30 lovingly curated sources and carefully rendered in Sound Particles.
Sound sources range from trains and race cars to vinyl, metal and paper frictions to gore, motorcycles and helicopters. Parameters are tweaked to yield textured and interesting results with detailed heads and tails that rush in and gently dissolve out.
Each rush has a different number of particles running, so you get every level from sparse detailed movement to overwhelming waterfalls of sound per sample set. Check it out today!
The Torture Chamber puts you right into the perspective of the torture victim. Featuring screams, power tools, floor creaks, bone breaks, shackles, struggles, room tones and more. We captured and designed effects inside and outside of the studio, all in 24Bit 96kHz, allowing for further manipulation.
All vocalisations (and most of the effects) are provided without reverb, so that you can drop them straight into your mix and add your own spatial effects. Perfect for use in Film, TV, Game and horror productions.
Here are the included folders:
Foley: Sounds from both the victim and torturer, including different weapons of choice and the sounds of struggling.
Vocalisations: Screams, shouts and other terrifying vocals.
Ambiences: Roomtones and other elements to build your horrifying chamber.
Incidental Effects: Bursted pipes, distant dog barks, and rat movements to accent the world around your room of pain.
“The Transition” is a collection of 127 Transition Sound Effects (Wav, 24 Bit / 96 kHz) aimed to enhance atmospheres, create movement and enrich musical compositions.
The sounds have a very futuristic and powerful feeling and for that reason are great for Sci-fi productions (trailers, movies, games).
Special attention was put in the dynamics to ensure the creation of a set of sounds with energy and adaptability.
Categories included:Experimental • Fast • Flanger • Glitch • Mystery • Reverse • Sci-fi • Tremolo
These are no ordinary zombies, they’re not your mindless, shuffling, flesh craving human husks. An evil runs through what remains of these creatures’ bodies. Flesh has all but decayed from their bones and whatever humanity they had in life has long since departed.
This library is dedicated to the chilling vocal sounds of the zombie. It is ideal for films and games, TV or trailers and includes 102 bespokely designed zombie vocal assets, including breaths, idle grunts and groans, attacks, pains, death, war cries and more.
Whilst this library caters primarily for the more aggressive variant of the undead, it wouldn’t sound out of place when used on other terrifying abominations.
All assets are delivered in 96kHz, 24-bit stereo files and include full Soundminer metadata.
The whole 9 yards.
Comprised of five heavy hitting libraries, this bundle includes GEARBOX, SORCERY, HERO, BROKEN, and MELEE. Save by bundling all FIVE in a single library.
Boutique analog mechanical contraptions, steampunk gadgetry, gizmos and machines big and small.
Car crashes, explosions, crumbling buildings, earthquakes, ripping earth and metal, to debris, and more.
HERO – Sword fights, stabbing, guillotines, impaling, battle cries, shields, drawbridges, armor, foley and more.
A collection of vintage toy sounds. From the grating noise of a balloon being rubbed, to the childhood memory evoking sounds of a pogo stick bouncing away, a toy train whirring around, a tin robot stomping along, to deliciously gross slime; these sounds may be just what you need for your game, video, film or animation.
In honor of April Fools’ Day, SkewSound is proud to present “thefool”. This collection of comedic sounds includes party favors, slide whistles, buzzers, and whoopee cushions. We also recorded instrumental effects such as dobro slides, comedy club sax riffs, timpani glissandos, trombone slides, and even more cowbell. Vocal virtuoso, Chris Rando, contributed tons of laughter, mouth effects, and even vomit and fart noises. Who doesn’t love a little potty humor?
Farts are our bodies’ way of punctuating important moments. Everyone knows this and agrees on it. It’s basically accepted scientific fact.
And now, after decades of research and a couple days of intensely private foley work, George brings you 216 separate files of completely original yet hauntingly familiar fart sounds that will add ripe, satisfying definition to your every soundscape.
Employ George’s rich, mouth-made ass-noises to create emphasis, intrigue, a sense of accomplishment, desperation, true love, and more.
With over 20 minutes of quick bursts and ambient loops, we’re fairly confident when we say you really shouldn’t ever need more fart noises than this.
Thriller Whooshes sound library brings you 200 tension-building transition sound effects perfect for horror, thriller and action movies, trailers, games, music, and more! In contrast to Sound Response’s first installment of whoosh sound effects Whooshes & Transitions that features predominantly sci-fi whoosh sound effects, Thriller Whooshes soundpack contains transition sound effects designed using exclusively organic source sounds recorded with high-end recorders and microphones, in order for effects to be more raw-sounding.
A must have for anyone looking for sinister-sounding transition sounds, these sound effects will instantly find a way into your production and help you with intensifying the atmosphere of your project!
Thriller Whooshes sound library contains 547MB (200 sound effects) of high definition 24bit/96khz Stereo WAV files, embedded with metadata to speed up your workflow.
‘Tiny Transitions’ deivers 275 short Whooshes and other Transition sounds. Instead of the huge, more cinematic transitional sounds that you are accustomed to hear from SoundBits, this sound pack focuses more on the smaller, not-so-intrusive production elements that come in very handy for any Sound Designer, All-In-One Film Editor or Web-, App- and Game-Developers.
All these small motion-supporting elements that you need in your everyday work for game menus, apps, general motion designs, … or as parts of more complex moving stuff.
You get 275 designed sounds + a selection of 290 cleaned and edited source sounds that were used to design the Tiny Transitions. These sounds are mostly different props that are scraping or sliding on different surfaces and also some vocalized whoosh attempts.
All source sounds were recorded with Sonosax SX-R4+ and Sennheiser MKH8050+MKH30 M/S rig.
All sounds come with embedded Soundminer Metadata.
“Tiny Transitions 2” is the successor to the very popular Tiny Transitions sound effects library.
If you already knew the first library you know what to expect: even more, even better and more versatile to bring instant sonic support for all kinds of small animations, motion graphics, pass-bys, menues, projectiles and more.
Re-load your ammo belt with not-so-intrusive production elements that come in very handy for any Sound Designer, All-In-One Film Editor or Web-, App- and Game-Developers.
All the small motion elements that you need in your everyday work for games, apps, commercial, films or general motion designs.
You get 350 ready to use designed sounds+ a composite selection of 320 cleaned and edited source soundsthat were used to design the Tiny Transitions. These sounds are mostly different props that are scraping or sliding on different surfaces and also some vocalized whoosh attempts.
If you don’t need the extra source sounds you can grab the “Designed Sounds only” pack.
All source sounds were recorded with Sonosax SX-R4+ with a Sennheiser MKH8050+MKH30 M/S rig, a Sound Devices MixPre-6 with a MK8060+ATE208 M/S rig and a Sony PCM-D100. All sounds come with embedded Metadata.
Metadata embedded by “The Audioville – India”
Want some excellent cartoony sound effects? BOOM to the rescue!
We sought out and recorded the most obscure toys, instruments and, uhm – for the lack of a better word – “objects” to give you more than 3.000 boings, bleeps, farts, thwacks, squishes and squeaks in over 500 files, in short: we recorded any sound your animated-character-loving-heart could ever desire. All files contain extensive metadata to provide you with the fastest and easiest workflow possible. Each file contains multiple variations of a sound to guarantee you and your audience a non-repetitive SFX experience.
Want to have an old-timer car honk its horn sternly at passers-by, before the tires screech off into the horizon? Your protagonist jumps off of a cliff by the sea and – suddenly in the air – we hear the tide roll back and she smacks on to the ground? Or your hero slips on a banana, swoops into a kitchen, metal crashes, bins rattle bins and, epic climax-style, the stove explodes! Don't worry about how that sounds. BOOM TOONS! SFX are here. We've got you covered.
BOOM TOONS! SFX is the complete package so that you can focus on your stories and characters. You have all the sounds you could possibly need at your fingertips, ready for you to use whenever you want that spark, that glitter or that long arm fart which transforms your visually appealing cartoon into a complete and fun experience.
This library consists of hundreds of performances (581 files total) of toy whistles, clown and bicycle horns, slide whistles, melody pops, party blowers and squeeze toys.
Metadata has been meticulously added, and the material in this library is ready for immediate inclusion in your sound designs. Have fun!
• 581 broadcast wave files
• All at 24 bit, 96kHz
• 4.81 uncompressed gigabytes of audio data
• Most takes include stereo, mono and distant microphone perspectives
• Metadata carefully added to each audio file ready for efficient searching
Torsion is a new dark hi-tech sound library packed with cinematic sound effects, tempo locked synths, stutter-stingers, tonal feedback, signature braams, hits, downers, low end whooshes, vocals, rise-crescendo, reverse and comes with 300+ wav samples and 86 kontakt instruments powered by The Forge engine by Audiority.
The front panel of torsion features lp-hp resonating filters, adsr stages for both filters and amplitude, dual reverb which is a combination of classic reverb and convolution. This is great to add textures and personalise your sound.
Effect section include a very aggressive distortion unit, saturation and punch stages, delay and eq.
The distortion unit is gritty and very aggressive, combining a british amplifier with a voice-level bitcrusher.
The saturation unit features the high quality algorithm of kontakt.
The punch effect is a transient shaper, a kind of compressor used to control the attack and the sustain portion of a sound and which world great for drums, percussions, impacts, guitars, pianos and other sounds with a fast attack.
On top of that you can find the advanced rhythmic programmer that can work as an arpeggiator, a polyphonic sequencer or a gater.
Another key features in Torsion is the stack mode-voicing control which increase the number of voices per note played at the same time. On a single key you can play a different number of sounds to create chords of samples for more rich and layered ensembles.
A analog emulated 4-bands parametric equalizer. Low and high are shelf type, while low mid and high mid are bell type.
The resonant delay unit combines a delay based tunable resonator and a tempo synced stereo delay.
Torsion is 100% royalty free – single user license.
Sounds of a tortured, tormented and ultimately destroyed vintage piano.
Utilising tools including sledgehammers, axes, hand saws, screwdrivers, pliers, hammers & mallets, this library features the eerie sounds of distressed wires as well as huge impacts with musical tails.
Multiple microphones were used to capture various perspectives of the destruction including; Jez Riley French C-Series contact stereo pair, Sennheiser 8020 stereo pair, Schoeps CCM4/CCM8 MS and the Sennheiser 416. The Sound Devices 788T was utilised as the recorder.
Torturing Wood is a compact bundle of cracking, tearing, and breaking sounds – from the destruction of an old wooden garage. It offers 100 files, each meticulously edited, and embedded with metadata information for easy import and ensure a fast and easy workflow.
Toys is a package with a huge collection of toy sound effects, including rattles, squeaking, pops, shakes, bounces, slides, drops, rings, clicks, crankings, spins and much more. More than 650 fun, festive sound effects in total.
The perfect package to design anything with a touch of cartoon!
Each sound has been meticulously edited individually, All files were recorded and are delivered in 24bit 96kHz Broadcast Wave files, all embedded with metadata information for easy import and ensure a fast and easy workflow.
Get the perfect bundle for trailer sound, featuring all 3 libraries in the Trailer Elements series – with modern sound design sounds inspired by the new trailers on Hollywood movies. The bundle includes Kontakt 5.6.6 instruments (full version required – not included) and WAV Versions.
Trailer Elements 1:
The Trailer Elements library delivers 136 cinematic sounds for movies, trailers, video gams and others. Includes files for Kontakt 5.6.6 (17 instruments in total – full Kontakt version required) and regular WAV Files.
Big Metal Hits • Metal Sounds • Hits • Darkness Hits • Rises • Reverse • Braams • Drones • Booms • long and Percussive Pulsations and more.
Trailer Elements 2:
Cinematic Trailer Elements 2 is a cinematic toolkit library, packed with 84 minutes of heavy and powerful sounds. It features 53 instruments for Kontakt 5 (full version required – not included), as well as 354 wav files that can be used without Kontakt.
Booms • Long Booms • Braams • Dark Hits • High Hits • Short Metal Hits • Mega Horns • Big Metal Whooshes • Metal Whooshes • Pads • Pianos • Pulsations • Pulse Clocks • Pulse Low • Pulse Mid • Rises • Reverse sounds • Soft Whooshes • Stutter Whooshes • Stutter FX + Epic Vocals by Bulgarian vocalist Vladislava Hristozov
Trailer Elements 3:
TH Studio Production presents you our new sample library, the ‘Trailer Elements 3’ Sound FX Toolkit Library. Fresh new sound design sounds for trailers , video games and movies. Inspired by the sound of the latest Hollywood trailers, the library delivers 3 GB Content of (712 sounds), custom-made for trailers. It also features a version for Kontakt 5.6.6 (with 38 Kontakt instruments), as well as a WAV version.
Boom • Bass • Braams • Braams pulse • Clocks pulse • Downers • Guitars • Dark Hits • Hits • Short Hits • Kicks • Low pulse, Mid Pulse • Pads • Pianos • Pings, Rises • Synth Pulse + a Legato Vocal instrument, featuring the voice of Bulgarian singer Vladislava Hristozova
Trailer Instruments Designed contains a variety of effects captured from abstract instruments and manipulated into impacts, drones, stingers, risers and more by our award-winning Sound Designers. We recorded our custom-built Waterphone, Dulcimer, Thunder Tube, Hand Drum, Bells, Violin, Guitar, Chimes and more.
These sounds are perfect for accentuating music tracks and adding a cinematic edge to trailers or full film scenes. All effects were recorded in 24Bit 96kHz, allowing for further sonic manipulation.
If you need some designed effects with a natural, abstract tone, this library is for you! Trailer Instruments Designed is ideal for use in Film, TV and Game projects, and will make a perfect addition to your sound design arsenal.
Here are the included folders:
Drones: Build tension with airy and tonal drones that blend well with music and effects.
Impacts: Huge trailer impacts made from natural recordings.
LFE Rumbles: Extended recordings were manipulated to bring huge rumbles to your tracklay.
Risers: Unique and edgy riser effects will heighten the builds and drops in your project.
Stingers: A great way to add strange, tonal elements to your mix.
Sub Drops: Huge low end drops, perfect for layering with impacts and other sounds.
Introducing TRAILER PULSE CLOCK, featuring 10 different types of designed clocks. Contains 7 Kontakt 5.6.6 Instruments as well as .wav versions.
Features the following clocks:
Clocks Instruments • Clock Pulse Clean • Clock Pulse FX 1 • Clock Pulse FX 2 • Clock Pulse FX 3 • Clock Pulse Reverb • Clock Pulse Triola
Sculpted by professional sound designers with credits including “Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension” and “X-Men: Days of Future Past”, these reverse sound effects will lend proper tension to any trailer or track.
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