Sound effects libraries organized into genres such as sci-fi, horror, comedy, game packs and more
SWAP is a simple library, but a cool addition to your current collection of Sci-fi sounds because his rarity.
You will find 98 male Digital Screams in 18 files (multiple variations in each file) to evoke human sensations in a digital world.
If the character of your game/movie is being plugged-in to a computerized world or suffering pain in this digital terrain, this collection of unique Screams is great for you.
Scream categories included:
Glitch • Movement • Pain • Plugged-in • Power off • Power on • Simple
A very uncommon library but with good sounds to have. Don’t forget to check out the demo!
Synth Tech is a collection of synthesized futuristic elements. The library consists of Blasts, Lasers, Force fields, Power ups, Power downs, Telemetry, Whooshes, and more. Each category of sound has several stylistic variations with 6 or more variations of each sound effect per audio file. Go nuts! :)
Synthesized Moods is a collection of 18 soundscapes, drones and textures produced by sound designer Giorgio Riolo using Native Instrument’s Massive plug-in.
All moods are “Synthesized”, imaginary and abstract.
They’ll add a bizarre layer to your ambiences sound effects and sometimes they’ll give a musical taste with a sci-fi, dark and sinister accent to your project .
Synthesized Moods is available in two versions:
Synthetic Drones is the beginning of a new, affordable series aimed at delivering high quality cinematic soundscapes, with variety and flexibility in mind to induce dread and discomfort onto your audiovisual ventures.
Synthetic Drones was achieved by running a multitude of analog synthesizers through complex effects chains, resulting in resonant, cold, mechanical ambiences where its source remains abstract and mysterious.
Each audio file contains several variations of the same synthesizer and effects chain, ranging from simple resonant notes, abstract rhythmic clanging and organic soundscapes, rounded up with a futuristic approach, perfect for gloomy science-fiction projects. The takes are long and evolving, giving you creative freedom to use them however deemed necessary.
Synthetic Sphere is a collection of spatialised synthetic pads. Multiple layers of pads, tones and amorphic FX are spreaded across the sphere, resulting in a truly immersive experience. These pads include gentle movement across 3D space, creating rich ambiances but without catching to much of the listener attention.
This collection is great for post production, VR/AR experiences, game developers and any real-time 3D audio engine.
All files are tagged and categorized for your convenience – supporting tag filtering browsing applications.
This package includes 10 stereo samples – Total 51 minutes of content.
The library is also available in an Ambisonic version here.
Tension is a collection of atmospheres, drones, musical sound design, darkness, noise, and distortion for creating moments of anxiety, ominous soundscapes, or musical foreboding highlights. Created by Charles Maynes (sound designer) and Jason Payne (musical composer) Tension creates a balance where both sound design and musical undertones collide. Tension gets you 430+ sounds and 7.5GB of 24bit/96khz files, all meticulously embedded with Soundminer & Basehead metadata.
TEXTROBOT is a NI Kontakt instrument designed to help you in the sound design of UI sounds and to produce retriggered samples for VFX text animations.
All 165 sounds are easily accessible using a MIDI master keyboard from the first octave. You can choose a category to load a set of samples and play it manually, or in the retriggered way (if active) by holding down the note. The full version of NI Kontakt is required to use this library.
• Click (10 samples): very tight, clicky sounds for UI interface usage or small text VFX
• Bleeps (16 samples): it contains bleeping sounds, tones, and alerts for telemetrics and sci-fisound design
• Big Size (16 samples): a collection of low frequency sounds for big title animation
• Percussive (22 samples): organic and processed percussive sounds like shakers, maracas, and woods for multimedia apps or menu sound design
• Fun (30 samples): a collection of funny sounds for cartoonish motion graphics
• Digital (20 samples): glitches and lo-fi sounds for experimental videos
• Keys (28 samples): keyboards, typewriters, and mouse sounds
• Mechanical (23 samples): switches, clangs, squeaks, and metal impact sounds for mechanic motion graphics
The Arduino Collection is a library of electronic gizmos manipulated through an Arduino UNO, custom built circuitry and code. Clocking in at over 75 minutes, the collection features piezos, motors, servos and fans, all provided at 192KHz.
Within each category multiple types, actions and variations were recorded. Amongst other assets, motors for instance include quick revs and longer engine drones spread across three different RPM configurations. Perfect for robots, servos have a diverse selection of manual and automated movements, whilst the piezo category features a rich palette of simple and more esoteric tones.
– Stepper Motor
– Rotary / Cylinder Motor
– 5000RPM Motor
– 7500RPM Motor
– 13000RPM Motor
– Haptic Motor
– Two Servos
– Piezo Alarm
– Piezo Theremin
– Piezo Transducers
– Single Fan
– Dual Fan
– Mini Buttons
The Blacksmith Sound Effects Library features 800 files with over 1000 sounds, recorded at a one-day visit to an old forge from the last millennium. You get tons of hammering metal on an anvil of course but also many other typical forge sounds, as well as more unusual sonic experiences. Mostly metallic sounds – from tools handling, metal hits, drops, clank of chains to vibrating metal poles, rattling cranks, wooden hatches and much more.
All sounds were recorded in MS using a Sennheiser MKH-8050 + Ambient ATE 208 going in a Sound Devices 788T in 192kHz and 24Bit. The sounds are cleaned and edited for direct use. All mastered and decoded to stereo for instant use.
PROMO: Get this library for FREE when buying “Affright” until the end of the month.
Need to create suspense, tension, action and mystery in your production? “The Case” is great for you.
Like my library “UNSOLVED“ this pack is Inspired by crime/investigation movies and series, and contains 185 sounds (Wav, 24 Bit / 48 kHz) aimed to enhance the tension and drama of movies, games, series, trailers and musical compositions.
You will find deep Bass Loops, powerful Percussive Loops (kick, hi-hat, hits, metal), Cinematic Melodies and notes (synth, clean electric guitar, percussive piano) and Fx (soundscapes, atmospheric elements, drops, hits and impacts).
You will get:
• 37 bass loops
• 37 cinematic melodies
• 67 percussive elements
• 44 Fx
This library has a nice mixture of sound design and music. It can be used to create moments of suspense and tension from a sound designe perspective or from a musical perspective thanks to the bass/percussion loops and melodies.
The Complete Collection contains 1373+ sound effects from every sound library that we have released so far. It features Sci-Fi, Fire, Ice, Mecha, Rocks, and Plastic sound effects, including ambiences, drones, textures, swooshes / wooshes, impacts, glitches, sequences, and more. Royalty-free.
The Complete Craig Carter Collection comprises of the major sound libraries in addition to a wide range of additional, specialised sound libraries.
The Complete U.S.O. Bundle collects every sound library from Unidentified Sound Object. This multi-pack combo provides every sound library at a savings of 25% off the retail price ($160.25 ex VAT).
$641. Discounted combo price $480.75 ex VAT.
This library recorded a creepy, old, metallic, and huge storage door. It contains metal impacts, creepy metal squeaks, creeks and rattles. Use this SFX to create crazy sound design, especially for horror movies.
The library was recorded with:
Zoom F8 device, and Ntg3 Rode Mic
Dive into the dark with this trailer sound effects library, featuring booms and dark hits. Created by a sound designer & composer with placements in trailers for blockbusters such as Godzilla: King of Monsters, Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, Ready Player One, Red Sparrow, and other.
Includes versions for Kontakt 5.6.0 (4 Kontakt instruments), and WAV files in 24 bit / 48 kHz (can be used if you don’t own Kontakt)
Dr. Daniels is the only dentist I’ve ever known and he was gracious enough to let me roam around his office after hours collecting these sounds.
The intent was to gather source material for hi-tech gadgetry so the library contains a nice selection of tools and equipment including drills, a mouth vacuum, an ultrasonic water sprayer, dental lathe, dental kiln, a creepy sounding dentist chair and a wicked cool CEREC machine (diamond tipped milling machine that cuts dental implants).
The handheld tools are “performed” so as to create movement, pass by’s and simulate power fluctuations.
The Eiravaein Works total mix.
This auditory omnibus includes all 30 of our individually released SFX libraries. Encompassing a tremendously diverse amount of content, topics, unique sources, designs, recording techniques, and channel formats, our complete collection provides you with over 2.25 days of professional audio assets.
With the Eiravaein Collection, you will receive:
48Kilos, Anarchy, BigBlock, Bunretsu, Burst, Crepitus, Dx, Epona, Flourish, Gravitas, Grit, Helinä, Ilmarinen, Jarred, Kieuk, Latchlocker, Meridian, Mouthy, Nocked, OutwardInversion, Parched, Start Select, Tubular, Unfathomed, Vaeya I, Vaeya II, Vaeya III, Vaeya IV, Wakey Wakey and Yvaine.
The Fun Box is the perfect toolkit for your cartoon series or games, it contains only the essentials sounds that you need, not tons of sounds that you’ll never use only the most important.
For a new show I was working on, I started to check the cartoon sound effects libraries in order to improve my workflow, but I didn’t find any new banks I wasn’t already using. So I thought, why shouldn’t I make my own my sound library, I was so bored to use and hear the same sounds over and over.
So I gathered a bunch of tools, objects, and toys and I’ve started to record, and after a while here you go (After hours and hours of cleaning and editing of course…)
I hope this library will help you to make your sounds funnier!
With THE GLITCH 2 sound library Sound Response brings you the second installment of totally twisted, mangled, glitchy, twitchy sonic madness! Great for sound experimentation and exploration these glitch sound effects often turn out to be an effective source of inspiration in music production and sound design, especially in music genres like electro, dubstep, EDM, IDM, drum’n’bass, glitch hop, industrial, hardcore, and other electronic and experimental music styles!
They’re also very useful as a sound design tool for video games, movies, trailers, and other cinematic projects, where you can either use them as they are, or you can unlock their full potential by combining and layering them for creation of all sorts of futuristic sci-fi and hi-tech sounds, mechanisms, robot sound effects, and other sci-fi sound effects! If you’re looking to expand your sound effects collection and sound design audio arsenal with high-quality glitch sound effects THE GLITCH 2 sound library is a must-have!
THE GLITCH 2 sound library contains 192MB (341 sound effects) of high definition 24 Bit / 96 kHz Stereo WAV files, embedded with metadata to speed up your workflow.
The GUNS series gets you the sounds of up to 19 weapons, captured at 24 bit, 192 kHz. For the series, we've aimed at capturing every possible sound of those weapons, including but limited to, falling bullets, bullet insertions, bullet ejection, refill insertion, refill ejection, reload, safety fuse toggle, no-ammo trigger and shots. Sounds are not metatagged but arranged, indexed and easy to find in order for you to have an easier workflow. Full sound lists are available below. The library is available in 3 installments + a bundle that gets you everything at a special price.
The Gut-Wrenching Gore Library gathers 712 clips in 26.96 gigabytes. Recorded from 6 synchronized perspectives in 192 kHz, it shares horror sound design elements in two themes: male and female vocalizations and fruit destruction.
The vocalization showcase screams, choking, gurgling, gobbling, teeth and biting, and breathing, each with a variety of takes and performances. Body blows, stabs, hits, and gore were provided by tearing, breaking, and squeezing fruit, vegetables, and other food such as watermelons, leeks, porridge, yogurt, tomatoes and others.
The package includes Pro Tools and Reaper mixing sessions, and embedded metadata in every clip.
Orbital Emitter proudly presents The Hangar Bay – a comprehensive sci-fi environment sound-set that gives you the tools you need to build fantastic sci-fi hangar atmospheres quickly!
In Science Fiction, hangar bays are cavernous mechanized spaces housing spacecraft ready for interstellar travel. These futuristic hangars usually have flight crews preparing those craft with last minute repairs and fuel as environmental force fields repel the cold vacuum of space just outside…
The Hangar Bay sound-set contains three long playing audio-scenes and twenty-four isolated audio-stems to give you ultimate creative control over our sounds!
The three audio-scenes are like field recordings from the future -like we travelled forward in time and recorded a hangar bay in real time and then sent those sounds back to the now! The three scenes include a high alert scenario with busy activity and a star fighter launch and landing sequence! There is a night shift scene which is calm and relaxed and finally, a scene that puts you down on the flight deck floor in the middle of all the frantic action! These three sound-scenes are rich with original sounds and designed to be flexible and fun to use!
Inside the audio-stems folder you will find the isolated audio elements used to make the audio-scenes! There you will find massive environment backgrounds, hurried activity sounds, pressurized valves hissing, mechanized lifts, bombastic alerts, repair sounds and the cinematic star fighter launch and landing sequences, isolated! The Hangar Bay sound-set is full of futuristic industrial sounds -on a massive scale! And the best part about our sound-sets is that they are so easy to use! Just drag and drop into any DAW or NLE have fun creating your own fantastic environments!
Orbital Emitter’s sound effects are designed to be at home in any motion picture, television show, video game or whatever sci-fi multimedia you can create!
All of the sound-sets in our Star Cruiser Environments Anthology Collection are delivered industry ready at 24 bit/48k WAV and each sound file contains simple meta-data to make our sound files easy to organize & find. All of our sounds are 100% original, created in our sound-labs and designed to boldly explore the universe of sci-fi sound!
Thank you for reading and watch for more sci-fi sound from Orbital Emitter coming soon!
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.
With A Sound Effect, Asbjoern has created a web site where our international community can browse, learn, and share the vast fruits of our labors. Together we are accelerating the very real potential power of sound design as a recognized art form.
A Sound Effect is an excellent resource for us to keep our animated films sounding unique and exciting.
A Sound Effect is a great asset to have discovered.
We found the site very easy to navigate, purchasing and downloads were effortless and the effects themselves are awesome! Asbjoern has done us all a great service.
We’ll definitely be back!
There are many great independent sound effect libraries available these days. The main problem with having so many, is keeping track of them!
A Sound Effect is a great hub, and is one of the first places I visit to look for sounds by category or genre. I started coming here to see if I could find libraries that I knew I had heard, but forgot WHERE I had heard them.
And in the process discovered libraries I never would have found otherwise. Great work! Keep it up!
We're always looking for new sounds to mangle, so when A Sound Effect had a holiday sale, I tried them out.
The purchase experience is really smooth and quick, and delivery is almost instant.
I'll definitely come back to them again in the future!
A Sound Effect is a wonderful resource for indie sound effects libraries. On top of that, it has some of the finest sound design, film and game audio interviews!
I often need very specific types of sounds so I've become a big supporter of independent recorders.
Until now I've always had to go to their individual websites. Now I can find them all in one place.
And, Asbjoern is great to work with!
A Sound Effect is a well curated boutique sound effects shop and a great place to find industry interviews and learning resources.