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  • Environments Above & Below Traffic Play Track 13+ sounds included, 70 mins total $15

    Above & Below puts traffic ambience in a new perspective: This library features 70+ minutes of traffic ambience above and below bridges, hills, underpass, overpass, buildings, walkway bridges, and more.

    Recorded in 96 kHz / 24 bit – All files last five minutes and thirty seconds each.

  • Cars Ambiences of Hockenheimring Play Track 7+ sounds included, 16 mins total $30

    Get the sounds and ambiences of Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg, a German motor racing circuit, recorded by Ana Monte. It features recordings from events such as pitstops, engine tests and mechanics working.

  • Cars Aston Martin DB9 Play Track 8+ sounds included, 12 mins total $119

    Get the sounds of an Aston Martin DB9 with a 5.9 litres V12 engine and 456 hps. The recording consists of eight channels, interior left and right, exhausts left and right and four engine channels.

    It contains start, stop, idle, blipping, revving on constant rpms without gear, accelerations, decelerations and driving. Full surround drive away and drive by added in the end. The recording length is 11 min 59 s.

  • Vehicles Audi A4 Allroad 2.0 TFSI Play Track 155+ sounds included, 213 mins total $70

    The Audi A4 B8 Allroad 2.0 TFSI is a 211 HP 4×4 car with turbo, and this library gets you almost 9GB of recordings, featuring 155 96kHz and 24bit files (including RAW files, 111 without RAW), with a total length of 213 minutes (without RAW files).

    The library covers different sound effects like engine during regular driving, reverse or accelerations. It was recorded with 3 microphones mounted under the hood and one inside the drivers’ cabin to capture the interior in sync with the engine.

    It was recorded with two Sound Devices 702, two DPA 4061 microphones, two Sennheiser MKH 8040, Sony PCM-M10 and Rode NTG3.

    In addition to the onboard sound you’ll find exterior driving, turning, stopping, turning engine on and off or reverse sounds recorded from 2 perspectives.

    Also driving on the snow and asphalt effects recorded with DPA 4061 mounted near the tyres, and finally, passes recorded from 3 perspectives. Slow driving (20 to 40 km/h), medium speeds (40 to 80) and fast (from 80 to 140 km/h), stopping and accelerations.

    Those sounds were recorded in mono with Rode NTG3 following a car, stereo ORTF recorded with MKH 8040s capturing passes from left to right, and stereo AB with Sony PCM-M10 capturing sound from right to left.

    This library also contains some basic foley, like closing and opening doors, servo sounds, windows, buttons or seatbelts.

  • Cars Audi A4 B8 2.0 TDI Play Track 173+ sounds included $65

    If you’re after car sounds, this SFX library with sounds from an Audi A4 awaits: It features recordings containing engine sounds, foley, external sounds + files prepared for games with loops of single RPMs, and accelerations from 0 to 6k RPM, and from 6k to 0 for granular synthesis.

    78 sound effect files are included for a total of 55 minutes of sounds from that punchy Audi A4.

    Updated version:
    This sound library was updated with 43 designed and 52 raw engine files, recorded with DPA 4061 microphones.

  • Vehicles Audioville’s Day At The Races Play Track 452+ sounds included, 728 mins total $100 $50

    Recorded at one of India’s Premium race circuits, this library features pull aways, pull ups, pass bys, revs, ambiences in the pit, commentaries, crowd and almost anything you can think of on a typical day at the races. There is a big selection of cars ranging from formula 4 cars, Rotax cars, Stunt and safety vehicles.

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  • Cars BMW 114i E87 Play Track 47+ sounds included, 125 mins total $40

    Want the engine sounds of a BMW? THe BMW 114i sound effects library features 47 WAV files with total length of 125 minutes, recorded in 96kHz/24bit using Sound Devices 702, Oktavas MK012, Rode NTG and Sony PCM-M10. This library includes the sound of the engine.

    You will find sound of different driving styles, slow rpm increase and decrease for game implementation, steady rpms, casual driving, and aggressive accelerations with sudden gear shifting.

    In addition to the engine sound, You’ll find foley like opening/closing doors, windows, hood, turning lights, horn and more. The last thing are passes and accelerations recorded from the outside. Different speeds and perspectives recorded in mono and stereo at the same time. Every file was tagged in ProTools 11 for quick and easy searching.

  • Cars BMW 325i – 2006 Play Track 124 sounds included $50 $25

    BMW 325i – 2006 contains various engine sounds from interior and exterior revs, single rpm revs from 1-6k, and engine starts and stops. This library also contains a variety of Foley sounds of the car's trunk, hood, doors, windows, ashtrays, seat belts, and more.

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  • Cars BMW 420D Gran Coupe Play Track 72 sounds included $60

    The BMW 420D Gran Coupe sound library delivers 72 files recorded with a Zoom F8, Sound Devices 702, two Sennheisers MKH 8040, two DPA 4061 microphones and Rode NTG3.

    Inside you’ll find engine recorded under the hood, exhaust and inside drivers cabin (all in sync), exterior passes recorded in mono following a car and static stereo ORTF perspective.

    Pass-by sounds cover different speeds, from 15kmph up to 140, reverse, engine on and off, stopping and driving away.

    In addition there are foley recordings included, covering opening and closing doors, back, windows, handbrake and the seat belt mechanism.

  • Cars BMW 530D E60 Play Track 155 sounds included, 124 mins total $45

    The BMW 530D vehicle sound effects library was recorded with two track Sound Devices 702 recorder on the streets of Poland. Foley was captured with mono Rode NTG3 microphone. The engine sounds were recorded with two DPA 4061 omni microphones set under the hood.

    The car sound effects were captured during regular driving, accelerating and decelerating. Engine was recorded in two different configurations with one mic in engine compartment and exhaust, and other one with two microphones set under the hood.

    In addition to designed files, this library features RAW sounds pulled straight out of the recorder. In this 124-minute sound library you will find engine recorded onboard and outside, passby sounds, foley and engine recorded inside vehicles cabin.

  • Cars BMW E-36 with Toyota Supra 2JZ engine Play Track 15+ sounds included, 33+ mins total $99

    The recording of a real BMW E-36 racecar with a Toyota Supra 2JZ engine, captured in a dynapack. Features ignitions, idles, low and hi accelerations and revolution sweeps.

    The library features 7 and 9-channel recordings:

    3 engine channels: AudioTechnika 8015, Sennheiser 416, Sennheiser 840
    4 exhaust channels: Sennheiser 418S (MS), Shure SM 58, Octava 015
    and interior 2 channels recorded with Neumann 185 MT stereo pair (not for all)

    Gear Used: AudioTechnika 8015, Sennheiser 416, Sennheiser 840, Sennheiser 418S, Shure SM 58, Octava 015 and Neumann 185 MT stereo matched microphone pair with Taskam HS-P82 and Sound Devices 702 recorders
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  • Cars BMW F12 640D Gran Coupe Play Track 119 sounds included, 179 mins total $70

    Get the sounds of a BMW F12 640D with a twin turbo 313HP diesel engine. The recordings covers different driving sound effects like regular driving, accelerations, reverse, engine on/idle/stop. In addition to engine recorded onboard (two microphones under the hood, exhaust and interior in sync) there are exterior passes covering different speeds, from 30 up to 180 kmph, stopping, driving away slowly and fast, reverse. Last but not least there are a few foley files as a bonus. The whole library was recorded with Sound Devices 702, Zoom F8, 2x Sennheisers MKH 8040 and 2x DPAs 4061.

  • This library consists of two different sessions where we dropped cars from a crane onto other cars and onto the ground. The first session contains lots of windows being smashed and sounds of car body debris from two hanging cars scratching against each other. During this session, microphones were positioned inside the vehicles as they were dropped from the crane as well. The left side of the onboard recorder comes and goes, but we decided to leave it in the library since it has some very nice bits in it.

  • Cars Car Doors Play Track 78 sounds included $15

    I have been spending days at the local auto salvage yard, which is where our 4-wheeled friends end their days – and here's the result:

    The Car Doors library gets you 78 mono door open/close sounds from 30 cars, and 6 car trunks, with multiple passes on each for soft and hard closes – all metadata tagged and ready to go!

    Before the poor things were being torn apart for spares and placed on top of each other, I had the pleasure of recording a lot of their doors, opening and closing. As they were rubbish anyway, I could really put all my weight into the closing, and not being scared of the consequences. The sounds are from everyday cars, and some had a bit of rattle and rust, or cheap and thin kind of sound to them, others had some nice, heavy, and convincing thump, to them when they closed.

  • Vehicles Car Horns Play Track 238 sounds included $15

    Looking for car horn sound effects? This library delivers more than 230 sounds in 80 files. It features recordings such as short, medium and long car horn sounds from both exterior and interior perspectives – and includes recordings from cars such as a Jeep Wrangler (2016 and 2004), Honda Pilot (2008), Ford F150 (2016), Volkswagen Beetle (2002), Merzedes Benz E350 (2010), Corvette Stingray (2015), and a Chevy Silverado (2016).

    Disclaimer: Music in the audio demo is not included in the product.

  • Buckle up and hold on tight for a huge collection of big wheelers including Hummer H3, Porsche Cayenne, Hyundai H1, Landrover Defender, Mercedes Benz Sprinter, Mitsubishi Outlander, VW Caddy – and there’s more on the list.

    Each of these cars comes with detailed individual mechanical characteristics. We used our super-quiet test track in South Africa to deliver the most clean and bright recordings to push your projects to the optimum.

    We combined long takes of multi-channel car engine sounds and drive-bys with a comprehensive collection of interior handling sounds such as indicators, ventilation, pedal break, seatbelt and whatever you can think of. Of course, all files contain extensive metadata to provide you with the fastest and easiest workflow possible.

    Our sound designers covered the entire range of possible car sounds.

  • Cars Cars 1: Elements Play Track 500 sounds included $37

    Vehicles: Cars 1: Elements was designed as a tool kit to help you augment your own sound library with a broad mix of 500 automobile sound clips.

    The collection features based on their type: luxury car, compact car, sedan, and so on. In particular, the collection features field recordings from:

    • A luxury 2007 Chrysler 300C Hemi
    • An older 2001 Honda Civic compact car, with driving on wet asphalt
    • A modern 2011 Mazda 3 compact automobile.
    • A vintage 1986 Volvo 740 Turbo vintage sedan.

    Also included in the collection are over 100 tracks of various car recordings: peel outs on dirt and gravel, passes, and so on. There is also a mixed selection of car Foley: doors, glove box moves, horns, revs, idles, and more.

    Please note: this collection is a “construction kit” of mixed sound fx from various cars. It is not intended to be an authoritative indexing of any one model in particular.

  • Cars Cars In Motion Play Track 561+ sounds included, 340 mins total $50

    The Cars In Motion sound library gets you exterior sounds of cars driving at different speeds, slow/medium/fast/very fast pass-bys, reverse sounds, accelerations, braking sounds and a lot of additional files. You’ll find different engines, and cars with different character.

    From a small BMW 114i through to a powerful Jeep Grand Cherokee 4.7 V8 with Magna Flow exhaust, up to a fast twin turbo BMW 640D F12. In addition to cars there are also files covering big machines like tractors and excavator.

    The library features 561 WAV files with total length of 340 minutes, recorded in 96kHz and 24 bits with a Sound Devices 702, two Sennheisers MKH 8040, Rode NTG3 and Sony PCM-M10.

    Here are the cars included in this library:

    • Audi A4 Allroad 2.0 TFSI – 73 files – 73 minutes
    • Audi A4 B8 2.0 TDI Avant – 11 files – 10 minutes
    • BMW 114i E87 – 20 files – 10 minutes
    • BMW 530D E60 – 55 files – 21 minutes
    • BMW F12 640D Gran Coupe – 87 files – 49 minutes
    • Excavator MF 860 – 30 files – 20 minutes
    • Jeep Grand Cherokee 4.7 V8 – 62 files – 51 minutes
    • Renault Kangoo 1.6 16V – 71 files – 32 minutes
    • Renault Master II 2.8 dTi – 21 files – 13 minutes
    • Renault Master F3500 dCi135 – 30 files – 12 minutes
    • Tractor Case II CX90 – 15 files – 10 minutes
    • Volkswagen Golf II – 26 files – 13 minutes
    • Other Cars – 60 files – 23 minutes

  • Cars Chevrolet Berretta, 1990 Play Track 68+ sounds included, 54+ mins total $69

    Regular everyday cars are part of any working sound designer’s toolbox. Vehicles with some character but nothing that calls too much attention to itself. This 1990 Chevrolet Berretta is one of those cars:

    It’s got a little oomph when the engine revs up and still maintains presence at low speeds. It works great for taxi cabs, police cruisers or regular sedans.

    This collection will give you a proper amount of coverage at a variety of speeds including by’s, start & aways, up & stops, 3 point turns, onboards (engine/tailpipe) as well as some character doors (interior and exterior), and switches.

  • City Life Cityscapes And Streets Play Track 69 sounds included, 143 mins total $50

    ‘Cityscapes and street’ is a collection of different atmospheres, recorded in Sofia, Bulgaria. Inside you will find various cityscapes from hectic street traffic through city parks, subway stations, pedestrian zones to quiet morning urban sounds. This package covers various city states and is an excellent choice for filling your library or using it in a project where urban environment is necessary. Enjoy the varied sounds of the city.

  • Cars Classic Car Pass Bys Play Track 231 sounds included, 27 mins total $20

    Classic Car Pass Bys consists of 231 beautifully recorded and edited sounds, tagged with rich metadata. From Jaguar E-Types and Ford Mustangs, to Triumph Spitfires, Ferrari 250s and more.

  • Cars Dacia 1310 Play Track 4 sounds included, 29 mins total $35

    4-channel recording of an old Dacia 1310 driving in the city and on motorway, recorded with 2 DPA 4061 mics (one on the engine and the other on the exhaust) plus a Sony PCM D100 in the boot. These sounds can be used to portray this specific model, but also as sound design material for old carburetor engine vehicles or rickety rattletraps.

  • Cars Dodge Challenger 426 Hemi -70 Play Track 117+ sounds included, 26 mins total $249

    An in-depth recording of a Dodge Challenger 426 Hemi from 1970. This engine is the all-time most-famous American V8.

    It is a 426 cubic inch engine with hemispherical combustion chambers and it is rated 425 horsepower from the factory.

    The recording consists of eight onboard channels, intake, two engine, three exhaust and interior, and eight exterior channels.

    It contains startups, shutdowns, idle, driving at different speeds, accelerations and decelerations, kickdowns, burnouts, aways, approaches, stops, passbys, foley and much more. Total recording time is 25min 58s.

  • This is a recording of the unmistakeable 1943 military Dodge pickup with its six cylinder and 72 horsepower engine. This eight-minute recording consists of engine starts, idling, revving, and engine stops, a stereo drive-by and driving at various speeds and on different road surfaces. In this sound pack you get four channels: left and right interior, engine and exhaust for detailed recordings of this WWII treasure.

  • Cars Drifting vol.1: Car Action Play Track 109 sounds included, 47 mins total $20

    Get the sounds of crazy accelerations, drifting, wild breaking, screechy tires and more – captured from several different perspectives on a race track.

  • Ambisonics Drive My Car Play Track 56+ sounds included, 83 mins total $75

    Drive My Car is a collection of 56 sound files from 9 different vehicles. From sport cars to electric compact cars you will certainly find one that will match. All of those sounds are in ambisonic B-format. Get ready for an an immersive vehicle passenger compartment sound collection.

    About Ambisonics:
    This is an Ambisonics sound effects library - and by using the free SoundField SurroundZone 2 plugin you can convert the B-format files into your preferred format (stereo, 5.0, 5.1, 6.0, 6.1, 7.0 or 7.1 surround). Note: The library also contains ready-made stereo mixdowns for your convenience.

  • Cars Emergency: Sirens & Alarms Play Track 172+ sounds included, 61 mins total $32

    A collection of ambulance, police and fire truck sirens, captured in Italy. Features both cars, fire trucks and motorcycles – and comes with doppler pass-bys, stationary, close, distant and in-car siren recordings. A bonus selection of car/house alarms is also included, for a total of 15 minutes of howling siren recordings!

    Just updated:

    An additional 98 alarms and siren recordings have been added to the library, bringing the total number of files to 172 (61 minutes).
  • Cars European Cars Pack 1 Play Track 235 sounds included
    4 out of 5
    $39

    Welcome to the first pack in the RSAudio European Car series: This pack focuses on the Renault Clio, one of Europe’s most popular cars.

    This pack contains a wide selection of multi-channel synchronous files from up to 8 different perspectives.

    We used a number of microphones in the engine bay and at the exhaust so you can balance the sounds to your own taste.

    Also featuring over 50 foley files including doors, windows, seatbelts, pedals and much more.

    Comes with comprehensive metadata suitable for use with a wide range of sound library software.

  • Cars Everyday Cars Play Track 1250+ sounds included $289

    Buckle up for 20+ gigabytes of high quality car sound effects. 10 everyday cars. Drive-bys, handling sounds, ignitions, honks, engines, doors and trunks. Get this SFX library and you will no longer look for high quality sounds of everyday cars.

    We completely wired 10 everyday cars, rented a super-quiet test track for our recordings and are now proud to deliver really great and pristine long takes of drive-bys, car engine sounds, exhaust sounds and stereo interior recordings. We also give you a great selection of close handling sounds like switches, indicators, ventilation, handbrakes, basically everything we could find.

    Cars Included:

    • Mercedes Benz 300SE 3.0 (1991) – gasoline
    • BMW 318i 1.8 (1991) – gasoline
    • VW Polo 6N1 (1996) – gasoline
    • Peugeot 307 SW (2004) – gasoline
    • Subaru Forester 2.5 XS (2006) – gasoline
    • Opel Corsa C 1.4 (2007) – gasoline
    • Audi A3 (2007) – gasoline
    • BMW 1 series (2009) – gasoline
    • Fiat Panda 1.2 (2011) – gasoline
    • Audi A5 3.0 TDI V6 (2011) – diesel

    All files contain extensive metadata to provide you with the fastest and easiest workflow possible.

  • Cars F1 Williams FW29 2007 Play Track 118+ sounds included $449

    Finally a SFX library that delivers authentic Formula 1 recordings! This F1 Williams FW29 was driven by Nico Rosberg in the 2007 Formula 1 World Championship. It has a Cosworth V8 engine with 650 hps. The recording consists of both onboard and exterior material, and covers acceleration through gears, driving at steady rpms, ramps, passbys, approaches and aways, startup, idle, blips and shutdown. The onboard channels are two exhaust, two cockpit, intake, rear wing and two in the engine.

  • Cars Ferrari Dino Play Track 53 sounds included, 28 mins total $199

    Get the roaring sounds of a 1974 Ferrari Dino. This Daytona 246 GT edition Italian made exotic car is a 5 speed manual mid-engine v6, and it's known to be The Ferrari without an exterior Ferrari badge.

    53 wave files were captured in 24 Bit, 96 kHz – and the combined recorded driving time is more than 28 minutes.

    Recordings included:

    Onboard Settings:
    Channel 1 = Exhaust 1, Channel 2 = Exhaust 2, Channel 3 = Engine 1,
    Channel 4 = Engine 2

    External Passby Settings:
    Stereo in Left and Right Channels

  • Foley Foley Plus Play Track 1748 sounds included, 123 mins total $150

    Foley Plus is a massive collection of Foley-related sounds including new and unusual footsteps, clothing movement, household/kitchen/bathroom/office sounds, wood and metal creaks, squeaks, scrapes, and so much more you’ll have to check out the track list!  Add a big PLUS to your FOLEY library!

  • Cars Ford 1932 Coupé Play Track 6+ sounds included, 10 mins total $119

    Get authentic vintage car sounds with these recordings from a nice, original Ford 1932. This is the first year with Ford's famous sideoiler V8. The car has three gears of which 2nd and 3rd are synchronized. The recording includes engine start, idle and driving at different speeds. At the end of the recording there is also some revving and different rpm's without any gear. The channels are left and right interior surround, engine and exhausts. The recording length is 10 min 20 s.

  • Cars Ford Ltd Crown Victoria 1990 Play Track 341 sounds included, 46 mins total $249

    This library has an extensive collection of sounds from a well-used 1990 Ford Ltd Crown Victoria with a 4-speed AOC automatic transmission. With its 302 cubic inch, 5 liter, V8 engine, rated 152 horsepower, you'll get thick beefy growls from this Ford. The library includes all kinds of driving at various speeds, cruising, startups, shutdowns, reversing, driving at constant RPMs, gearing, various accelerations and decelerations, and long and short ramps.

    Some foley is also included: doors, hood functions, parking brake and gear shifter, and IR sweeps. With 12 onboard channels covering several interior, engine and exhaust perspectives, and 13 exterior channels with microphones positioned at different spots around the recording location, you'll get up-close approaches, aways, passbys and more at different speeds.

  • Cars Ford Prefect Play Track 19 sounds included
    3 out of 5
    $10

    A selection of recordings of a 1960 Ford Prefect, including starts, stops, passes and ride.

    The first mini-library from Immersive FX – all you need for a nice old UK car scenario:

  • Get the sounds of the Hindustan Contessa Classic, a sedan built by Hindustan Motors in the eighties.

    The Hindustan Contessa Classic featured is a 1985 model, and the library includes everything from pull ups, pull aways, revs, breaking, ignition sounds, engine idle, pass-by's, onboard driving, doors, windows, interior and exterior perspectives. More than an hour of recordings are included for a great range of car sounds.

  • Cars Honda Civic EX 2005 Play Track 65+ sounds included, 40 / 197 mins total $99

    This library delivers recordings of the 2005 Honda Civic EX, a 127hp, 1.7 liter, inline 4 cylinder, 4 speed automatic transmission Japanese car.

    Included are ready-to-use foley recordings, external passbys, and 4 channels of onboard wave files. All 65 wave files are at 24 bit / 96khz khz and the library features more than 40 minutes of combined driving time (total duration: 197 minutes).

  • Cars Hot Rod Rev-Ups Play Track 64+ sounds included, 24 mins total $55

    Need insanely powerful engine sounds? Here's the Hot Rod SFX library – and those V8 engines are really in a class of their own. Those gurgling, deeply growling power plants are fascinating when in idle mode. But when the pedal hits the metal, they unleash a raw symphony of pure and brutal power – a true pleasure for sound lovers and for those who are willing to feed those big block engines with gallons and gallons of fuel. Having captured those incomparably sounding monsters we now bring you the finest selection of their sounds in our Micro BOOM SFX Library HOT ROD – REV UPS.

    We recorded various close and distant idle and rev up sounds of 14 different Hot Rods, Muscle Cars, Rat Rods and Trucks in an MS and ORTF setup. The library weighs in at 880MB in 64 files and it ships in 96kHz/24bit High Definition Audio. All sounds are royalty free, guaranteeing you best quality as always.

    Let this pack be a small but powerful addition to your personal sound FX library and you will never have to search again for vigorous and shamelessly boasting engine rev up sounds.

  • Vehicles Hummer H1 1996 Play Track 268 sounds included $249

    This library features the original Hummer with the model name H1. The Hummer was originally designed for military use, the Humvee M998, but became popular also on the civilian market. This vehicle has the bigger V8 turbo diesel engine with 195 horsepower. The recordings consist of eight onboard channels, four engine, two exhaust, interior left & right and twelve exterior channels. It contains startups, idle, shutdowns, blips, steady RPMs, accelerations and decelerations, passbys, approaches, aways, and more.

  • Cars Hybrid Electric Car Play Track 100 sounds included $45

    The Hybrid Electric Car SFX library features a collection of exterior and interior sounds from a 2007 Toyota Prius. A majority of the recording was conducted at El Mirage Lake, a six mile long dry lake bed in the Mojave Desert, 90 miles north of Los Angeles.

    This barren landscape, unique for its miles of completely flat terrain, is a popular filming location for automobile commercials and feature films. The recording sessions took place late in the evening and early in the morning, when the surroundings were completely silent.

    An ample collection of exterior pass bys, starts, and stop recordings on pavement, gravel, and dry lake bed are included. Speeds range from 5MPH to 80MPH from only running on the electric motor/battery pack, to pushing the Prius' gas engine towards its max. Other sounds such as washer/wipers, electric motor and gas engine idling complete the collection.

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