Vehicle sound effects and recordings – cars, helicopters, motorcycles, airplanes, ships, trains and sci-fi
Skytrain Rapid Transit FX is a collection of unique passby’s, overhead POV and onboard sounds recorded at 24bit 96khz both in stereo and mono, giving you maximum flexibility and realism for your projects.
The Vancouver transit system is world renowned and carries millions of residents and visitors on board each year since its beginnings in the 1980’s. The older cars have a particular screech to them, perfect for creative design for monsters or machines, and can compliment any variety of air craft or land transport library.
Meet this small amphibious hovercraft, which is beloved by locals in a archipelago. It has one engine to make it hoover and one to make it go forward.
The recordings consist of a 7 minute 41 second session from six onboard channels near the main exhaust, main engine, two front engine, hull front, and the propeller. The library also contains several startups, idle, stops, revving at constant RPMs standing still, and lots of driving at different speeds on both water and land. These are the sounds of pure fun!
The Smart Fortwo is a unique everyday car. Under the hood, or rather under the trunk (it’s a rear mounted engine) this hatchback sports a tiny 41hp diesel engine. Normally covered for obvious reasons, we opened it up to expose the engine and get some super clean onboard recordings from inside the car.
Also, because the Fortwo has a quasi-manual transmission, we were able to perform the gear changes with dramatic sequences in mind. So they are more pronounced, adding some character that is sometimes lost in a fully automatic transmission.
Included are a full set of exterior and onboard (engine/tailpipe) recordings at varying speeds as well as all the doors and a couple dashboard chimes.
‘Smooth City Traffic’ by Badlands Sound includes 21 high-quality city traffic ambiences great for your projects. Hear the smooth sounds of traffic rushing through the city. This library was recorded by Sound Devices 702t with a pair of Line Audio CM3’s and a matched pair of Sennheiser MKH 8040’s in 96k / 24bit.
Feel the weight and the whooshing of the various vehicle passbys rushing through the city. You will also notice the unique qualities in each file like a car passing by with a flat tire, semi trucks, sports cars speeding by, as well as aggressive diesel trucks.
When snow has fallen on the ground, but time, cars and temperature have made it half melted, it has transformed to ‘slush’, making this distinctive sound when cars pass by.
This Car on Slush sound library is a small collection of cars passing by on slushy roads. As a bonus you will find 2 long ambiences of snowy streets.
This is a collection of snowy, icy, slushy, crunchy winter traffic. Single car passes, busy city roads, distant skylines, village roads, highways. All files are 96khz 24bit with metadata, and recorded with 2 x Sennheiser mkh 8040, mkh 416, Audio Technica BP4025 and Sony D100.
The Solar Sky library features a diverse set of state-of-the-art spaceship sounds. Designed for use in any modern sci-fi production, Solar Sky is an essential addition to add to your workflow.
Designing sound for spaceships can be quite time consuming, and Solar Sky gives you a great set of sounds to get started.
Solar Sky features more than 2.2GB of 350 24bit/96kHz files, all embedded with Soundminer and Basehead metadata.
• Ship ambiances and drones
• 120+ Ship passbys, both large and small
• Ship power ups
• Ship power downs
• Ship door opens and closes
• Wave Warped passbys
Recording of a French 1942 SOMUA S35 cavalry tank from World War 2. It is powered by a SOMUA V-8 petrol engine, running on a malfunctioning engine with 6 out of 8 pistons.
The French 1942 SOMUA S35 cavalry tank sound collection gathers 276 clips in 14.73 gigabytes of sound. Also known as the S40, this tank was used by the Allies and later the Axis forces in World War 2. It is powered by a SOMUA V-8 petrol engine, running on a malfunctioning engine with 6 out of 8 pistons.
11 synchronized takes of driving are shared from both onboard and exterior perspectives. The onboard perspectives mount microphones in the engine, interior, and at the exhaust. A variety of exterior perspectives capture the tank approaching, departing, passing, reversing, and more at slow, medium, and fast speeds. Bundled with the sound library are custom mixes of the onboard tracks.
Every clip is embedded with professional metadata. Also included are Pro Tools and Reaper mixing sessions, and metadata import files for keywords in seven languages: English, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Korean, and Spanish.
This is a library containing what you need to create a home experience, whether is cleaning, dining or relaxing, we have you cover with this amazing pack of 392 sounds you experience at home.
An eclectic collection from my extensive archive: Jumbo Jets, Military Fighters, War-birds, Helicopters and Bi-Planes. From an F-16 to a Tiger Moth – it’s all here.
Boeing 747 • BAC 1-11 • Cessna • Douglas C-47 • F-16 • F-86 • Fennec T-28 • Lancaster Bomber • P51 Mustang • RAF Tornado • Spitfire Mk IX • Tiger Moth
Anybody familiar with travelling on the London Underground will be aware of the distinct soundscapes beneath the streets of London; from the clatter of the ticket hall barriers to the eerie rumbles from the tunnels, waiting in anticipation for the next train to come rushing past before stopping with the squeal of the brakes.
Each type of train on the network has its own distinct characteristics such as the moaning of the electric traction motors or the peculiar sound of the 1996 Stock used on the Jubilee Line.
All of these sounds have been beautifully captured in 24-bit 48KHz quality- recorded both with XY stereo microphones and binaurally- creating a highly realistic experience for headphone users.
Sounds of the London Underground contains 40 minutes of recordings exploring the sounds of the London tube trains and station platforms.
This collection features 109 interior and exterior stereo recordings of the Soviet T-54 Tank as it is put through its paces. These effects have hand picked from the Sound Ideas Military Tanks library.
The Space Racer library features a diverse set of spaceship and pod racer pass-by sounds – designed for use in any futuristic sci-fi movies or video games. Strengthen your sci-fi sound design toolbox with this new collection – entirely edited at 96kHz, 24 bit, and embedded with Soundminer metadata.
With over 60 sounds, you will find podracers of all shapes and technologies with massive flanging vehicles, quick stuttering pods, booming plasmic rumbles and much more.
Whether you have an intergalactic competition or a more contentious extraterrestrial war, you will find your futuristic vehicle passbys here.
The top-selling Space Racer series returns with Space Racer 2 – and this one delivers a wealth of engines, turbines, start-up sounds and more. Be sure to also check out the first Space Racer library to complete your sci-fi spaceship sound collection.
Spaceship Interiors is a collection of spaceship interior ambience, room tones and alarms. The library weighs in at 10 GB, and contains 210 soundminer and BWAV metadata embedded files – with a total playing time of over 4 hours! Perfect for your next sci-fi, horror or fantasy project.
New Horizons sound library features 200 high quality, futuristic spaceship sci-fi sound effects for your next video game, movie, trailer, or any other project containing distant future space travel scenes! Whether you’re looking for diverse spaceship fly-by and pass-by sound effects ranging from long and massive mothership pass-bys, to the short and fast ones, or you’re looking for engine on/engine off hi-tech sound effects, spaceship door sounds, alarms, or spacecraft interior ambiences, this cutting edge sci-fi sound library has you covered!
With this sound collection at your disposal you’ll be able to completely immerse your audience into the futuristic experience, and the time when the human race pushed the space frontiers further than ever before!
The New Horizons soundpack contains 1.7GB of high definition 24bit/96khz sounds, embedded with metadata to speed up your workflow.
Over 40 B-Format recordings of the iconic World War 2 fighter aircraft, in flight, on the ground, singly and in groups.
The library also includes some hard-to-find in-cockpit recordings of two landings and a takeoff of a Mk. IX variant, transcoded from the four-channel recording to B-Format and a 5.1 recording of a parade of 24 Spitfires at the celebration of ‘The Hardest Day’ at London’s Biggin Hill aerodrome.
Also included are two long-form recordings of the Battle Of Britain Memorial Flight’s Avro Lancaster Bomber with Spitfire and Hawker Hurricane escort.
Create ultra-realistic projects for SPORTS on WHEELS with this one-of-a-kind audio pack of sound effects for a variety of different motorized, bicycle, and racing sports! With 660 top-quality audio assets (220 original sounds) mixed and mastered by our team of audio experts and veterans of the AAA Gaming industry, this sports sound pack is perfect for any kind of sports on wheels, including:
Or any other Motor Sport or Sport on Wheels!
ALL ASPECTS OF SPORTS GAMEPLAY INCLUDED
From BICYCLE BIKE BELL RINGS, to BICYCLE DRIFTS, QUICK STOPPING, JUMPS, BIKE MOVEMENT, WHEEL SPOKES CLICKING, PEDAL PUSHES, JUMP LANDINGS, DIRT BIKE HUMS, ENGINE sounds, SPEEDING WHIZZES, ACCELERATORS, JEEP & TRUCK noises with CAR ENGINES, TIRES SQUEALING and SCREECHING, DOOR OPENS and CLOSES, HORN HONKS, MOTORCYCLE ENGINES and MOVEMENT noises, MECHANICS HANDLING, RACECAR ENGINES and MOVEMENT noises, POLICE SIRENS, SKATEBOARD JUMP LANDINGS, TRICK FAILED ATTEMPTS, JUMPS, MOVEMENTS, and much much more! This sound effects library will leave nothing to be desired!
Each audio file is drag-and-drop ready, presented in high-quality MP3 and WAV formats with meticulously labeled keywords, so you can create the perfect gaming experience for your players in a matter of moments! Enrich your title in seconds with beautifully mixed, AAA quality sounds brought to you by our team of industry veterans, whose hundreds of games worth of experience have culminated in this extraordinary sound pack!
With 660 top quality audio assets (220 original sounds), multiple variants, recording takes, and options such as single hits or loops, this audio pack is jam-packed with any sound you could want.
DOWNLOAD NOW to add massive value to your Sports on Wheels project!
SSL34 Volvo XC60 AWD D4 2019. This time we recorded this car with several mics all around!
Orbital Emitter is proud to present Star Fighter Alpha – a comprehensive sci-fi sound-set providing a rich arsenal of futuristic space fighter sounds for you to use in all of your creative productions!
In Science Fiction, star fighters blast across the cosmos leaving other vessels in their fiery wake.
These nimble craft fly at incredible speeds engaging in battle and patrolling the stars. Countless movies, video games and media have featured these sleek space ships at the center of their adventures.
Where would you begin sound designing one of these nuanced spacecraft? You could probably spend hours just finding the right real-world jet fighter sounds to start… Then comes all the re-synthesis and balancing just to make it sound authentic. With deadlines looming and the need for cinematic and convincing science fiction sound being higher than ever, wouldn’t it be great to have a foundation of cinematic sci-fi sounds at your fingertips?
Star Fighter Alpha contains powerful engine blasts, advanced cockpit displays, aligned interior and exterior flight perspectives, robust fly-bys, searing weapons blasts and more! Each sound file is designed to be flexible, enabling you to pick and choose from our long-playing audio-scenes as well as customize your own creations using our isolated audio-stems!
We will be releasing more Star Fighter sound-sets soon as well as other sci-fi environments and nuanced sound-sets exploring the incredible multiverse of Science Fiction sound! We hope you enjoy using our sounds as much as we have making them. Thanks for reading!
This sound collection covers a wide range of sounds produced by many different steam engines. In addition to the real engines there’s also a wide variety of Foley sounds which can be layered to make funny (steam) engines for cartoons for example. All sounds recorded with high end equipment – 24 bit and 96KHz (some in 48KHz)
The ‘MAIN’ demo gives a good taste of what’s inside. The ‘POTENTIAL KONTAKT demo gives a glimpse of what you can do with the FREE BONUS Kontakt Instruments. So the latter is just a demonstration, these sounds are not included as such!
Recorder / Interface
Field Recording Mics
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