This is not another tired collection of stereo mixes or over-designed guns. We are proud to offer a massive set of multi-channel gun recordings, produced by experienced weapon recordists. Each weapon in the library includes sounds from at least 8 microphone perspectives, covering close, medium, and distant perspectives. We traveled to the Arizona desert and recorded real guns, firing live rounds, in an great sounding outdoor environment.
We have kept these sounds as raw and unprocessed as possible. While we carefully edited and cleaned every sound, you may still encounter occasional noise (shell ejections, rumble, wind buffets, and other outdoor sounds). It is our belief that if removing noise takes away from the character of the sound, we’d rather leave it alone, and let the end user decide how to best fit the sound in their mix. Despite any small imperfections, these are the cleanest, most powerful, and most useful gun recordings you will find anywhere.
Each weapon offers multiple takes and perspectives. Semi-Auto and Bolt Action guns include multiple single shots (8-12). Full-Auto guns include multiple single shots, bursts, and long bursts (generally around 16-20+ rounds). You’ll find at least 8 microphone positions for each weapon; covering close, medium, and distant perspectives. View the weapon list to see everything that is included in this library.
Featuring 27 different weapons:
• Assault Rifles
• Submachine Guns
• Belt-Fed Machine Guns
• Suppressed weapons
AK47, AR 10, FN FAL 7, SCAR17, Heckler & Kock HK 53, M4 Carabine, Glock 18, Kimber Customer II 1911, Smith & Wesson 686. Walther P1, Walther P99, Browning M2HB, M240, M249 SAW, PKM, RPD 7, Mosin Nagant M44 Bolt Action, Saiga IZ-139, Savage Arms Model 16 Bolt Action, SKS, FN P90, Heckler & Koch MP5, Mini UZI 9mm, Uzi 9mm, m4 Carabine Suppressed, Mini Uzi Suppressed, HK MP5 Suppressed
Guns contains 266 gun sound effects. Guns included: Pistol, Revolver Pistol, Shotgun, Rifle, Sniper Rifle, Semi-Auto Rifle, Sub-Machine gun, Machine gun. (The Gun part of this sound library can also be purchased individually HERE)
Bullets contains 153 bullet sound effects (23 bullet flybys and 130 bullet impacts). Bullet impacts covers 16 different surfaces. Body Flesh, Body Thump, Concrete/Brick, Dirt, Grass, Rock, Gravel, Glass, Metal Light, Metal Heavy, Wood Light, Wood Heavy, Water, Mud, Snow and Ice. Each surface has 8-9 sound variations. (The Bullets part of this sound library can also be purchased individually HERE)
Explosions contains 37 high quality, professionally designed explosion sounds. (The Explosion part of this sound library can also be purchased individually HERE)
This is the perfect collection of guns, bullets and explosions at a very affordable price. Designed specifically for games, video and other media by award winning sound designers. All sounds come ready to use.
This pack also includes a variety of 160 bonus sounds effects from our full library Pro Sound Collection. Note that ALL sounds from this package are already included in our other premium sound packages Pro Sound Collection and WARFARE SOUNDS. So be sure to check out Pro Sound Collection and WARFARE SOUNDS before purchase.
The EFX HANDGUNS collection delivers a fine selection of classic hand gun sounds, including recordings of a COLT FRONTIER 1873, GLOCK, RUGER MK2 SUPPRESSOR, SW 1911, BERETTA F92 and a JERICO 41AE
Stockpile your arsenal of HANDGUNS with this mini pack of cutting edge sounds of modern warfare, designed by our team of AAA-industry veterans and huge fans of games like Gears of War, Call of Duty, Medal of Honor, Battlefield, Killzone, Command & Conquer, Red Alert and many more.
From PISTOLS, HANDGUNS, and SILENCERS to GUNSHOTS, ZAPS, and BULLET RICOCHETS, quiet WEAPONS HANDLING, this mini pack of sounds will give you everything you need for any HANDGUN-wielding SOLDIERS or AGENTS!
Stockpile your arsenal of HEAVY DUTY WEAPONS with this mini pack of cutting edge sounds of modern warfare, designed by our team of AAA-industry veterans and huge fans of games like Gears of War, Call of Duty, Medal of Honor, Battlefield, Killzone, Command & Conquer, Red Alert and many more.
From high quality GUNFIRE from MACHINE GUNS, SEMI-AUTOMATIC GUNS, and FULLY AUTOMATIC GUNS, to BOMBS, GRENADES, ROCKET LAUNCHERS, and FLAMETHROWERS, and WEAPONS HANDLING noises, this mini pack of sounds will give you everything you need for any HEAVY DUTY WEAPONS-wielding soldiers or combatants in any arena of war!
Heavy Metal! is an extensive collection of bangs, chains, scrapes, squeaks, and sawing – all involving an old, large, heavy, metal car door. There is a ton of variation, including timbre, since most of the library was recorded with multiple stereo pairs of microphones.
• Chains: movement, sliding, impacts, & ratcheting across metal
• Impacts: Collins axe, chains, hatchet, machete, rubber mallet
• Scrapes: Hatchet, machete, saws, squeaks, dryer tube – TONS of variation
• Sawing (on metal): Hack saw, machete blade + saw
Get authentic military-grade blasts with these recordings of the 76mm M18 Hellcat cannon from the World War II era. This beast fires five blanks that are captured with 20 channels of varying distances, perspectives ranging from 0 to 150 meters, and microphones, such as Sound Devices and Zaxcom. This library also features foley from the hatch. Don't miss out on some 76mm power!
A warrior prepares for battle. A knight readies for combat. A sound designer prepares for post. Rock The Speakerbox is proud to present HERO, a library focused on the warrior, the victor.
Recorded on the field and on the Paramount Pictures Foley stage, and designed by award winning sound designers, HERO contains over 7 GB of HD quality content spread across 2572 construction kit sounds and 274 designed sounds. Sword fights, stabbing, guillotines, impaling, battle cries, shields, drawbridges, armor and Foley begin to detail the vast collection of sounds featured within.
Be a warrior. Be the HERO.
High Desert Chainsaw contains the many sounds of a chainsaw as it chews through live oak tree trunks and branches. Recorded outdoors in a high desert valley, these resonant and detailed samples capture every crunch and whine of this powerful machine, from engine ignitions, to purring idles, to splintering roars. Whether you’re designing the sound of a deadly weapon for a horror film or a spaceship engine in a video game, watch out for this small pack of dangerously sharp chainsaw sounds!
2% for the Planet:
Two percent of the price of this library is donated to an environmental cause. I view it as an “artist royalty” for the planet!
• 25 chainsaw audio clips
• Engine cranks, ignitions, and shutoffs
• Rumbling idles
• Small, medium, and large log cuts
Mastered Stereo + RAW Mid/Side:
• All 25 sounds included as decoded LR stereo files
• All 25 sounds included as RAW Mid/Side files
• The RAW MS audio files are the same sounds as the mastered stereo, just in their original uncut/unmastered/undecoded form.
• Specs: 2.5 GB – 192 kHz / 24-bit WAV – 50 files, 100+ sounds, approx. 36 min total
The sound of historical battlefields was loud and dominated by the explosive charges of smoky muskets, carbines, cannons and revolvers. HISTORICAL FIREARMS brings you the exact sound of these old-fashioned weapons. Loud, deadly, uncompromising and from the times where no one even thought about things like silencers or ammo clips.
Create great epic battles from the Civil War, the Napoleonic wars or design the grand finale of a thrilling pistol duel.
HISTORICAL FIREARMS DESIGNED is your best choice for high quality sound effects of cannons, pistols, revolvers and rifles from the good old times. Whether you need some precise single shots or a group of up to 100 rifles. Scale it to your needs and let your audience reminisce the old days.
Each file contains four variations of a single sound – and to improve your workflow even more, all files contain well-grounded Soundminer metadata to quickly and exactly find the sound you need.
We captured the sound of historical battle during a reenactment happening in Czechia.
With this pack, you’ll get ambiences of war / battle, but also isolated firearm shots, with and without reflection.
Take a look a the file list for the detail of the content.
We believe these sounds can be very useful in many scenarios, film or video game.
Learn more about the process of recording these sounds: https://soundxplorer.com/the-sound-of-battle
All the horror-related sound effects libraries in one huge bundle. That’s 15 libraries featuring all kinds of scary, shocking and gory sound effects. Build eerie to hard stopping atmospheres with the “ANGST | Surrounding Horror Soundscapes” – Series. Create terrifying stingers, shockers and transitions with “Just Transitions | Creepy Trailers”, the squeaking and scraping “Just Metal” libraries, Just Chains and “Unsettling Creaks & Squeaks. Get the audience fully immersed into brutal splatter scenes with “Just Gore” and its add-on “Just More Gore” and finally give any monstrous monster, crawling creature or frightened, despaired or dying human a voice with the three “Screams & Shouts” libraries.
Recording of a 105mm Howitzer cannon from World War II firing blanks. The library consists of about 20 channels with distances and perspectives ranging from 0 to 150 meters, and a big variation of microphones and recorders used, such as Sound Devices and Zaxcom. It contains 5 shots and wild foley.
Hybrid Game Sounds is the latest, greatest and most advanced crossbred collection from Epic Stock Media. Hybrid Game conveys a cutting-edge audio asset collection with more than 4400 sound files: over 2000 source and organic audio assets, over 2200 synthetics and designer sounds, plus 20 high fidelity music loops as a bonus to help you add a finishing touch to your project. + Includes embedded Soundminer meta data.
Hybrid Game Sounds has been produced and curated specifically for game producers and sound designers – but it’ll be a source of inspiration and excitement in any audio for video and motion graphics production and anywhere action, movement and gameplay are setting the scene.
All sound files are 24bit / 96 kHz resolution – and to speed your production and save you time, the complete set of pre-converted files in 44.1/16bit are included with every purchase too.
Hyperdrive is a collection of powerful energy sounds inspired by a variety of futuristic vehicles and weapons. The sounds contained range in texture from more traditional to extremely chaotic. The collection will lend itself well for use as standalone effects or as exciting elements to be further manipulated and layered in your projects.
Great care was taken during the recording and editing process to ensure the maximum flexibility of these sounds. All source material was recorded at 24/192kHz using the Sennheiser MKH 8050 mic which captures frequencies up to a minimum of 50kHz. All processing and design for this collection has been done at 24/192kHz.
If you own the Forge Sound Design Toolkit this library also comes with a specially curated sample map. The sample map can be loaded into the sampler for randomization and the creation of more complex sounds.
This collection encompasses the foundations of a blacksmith audio library. Hits, grinds, machinery, tools, and squelches are all included.
Implosion is a sound effects collection of buildings being destroyed with explosives. It features 10 unique building implosions recorded across the country.
Each implosion was recorded with 4 to 14 channels of audio. To offer multiple perspectives, mics were placed as close as 150ft (~50m) and as far away as 2000ft (~600m) from the various explosive demolitions.
This library contains a number of guns, AK4, AK5, AK47, MP5, Walther PPK and Sig Sauer, being fired in a number of acoustically different indoor locations, a big stone hall, a cafeteria, a catacomb-like area, and a long corridor.
This pack contains eight different indoor environment shot and explosion acoustics, together with three different distance layers for each sound.
The sounds can be used as they are or paired with other layers to give the sounds more unique characteristics (such as layering in a close recording of a gun etc).
All of the files are mixed and mastered and ready to use immediately in any type of media production. All sounds in this pack made with material in the source version of this library.
• Bathroom Explosion
• Bathroom Shot
• Corridor Explosion
• Corridor Shot
• Hall Explosion
• Hall Shot
• Room Large Explosion
• Room Large Shot
• Room Medium Explosion
• Room Medium Shot
• Room Small Explosion
• Room Small Shot
• Stairwell Explosion
• Stairwell Shot
• Warehouse Explosion
• Warehouse Shot
All shots and explosion categories have close, distant and far layers.
For those who need to design indoor explosions and gunshot acoustics this pack is for you! Contains 773 source sounds, with a minimum of three distance layers for each bang environment.
Perfect for designing guns and explosion sounds that need to have different characteristics depending on distance — it’s how the pros do it!
• Bathroom Large
• Bathroom Medium
• Bathroom Small (only close distance)
• Corridor A
• Corridor B
• Corridor C (has 4 distances)
• Corridor D
• Corridor E
• Elevator (only close distance)
• Entrance (has 2 distances)
• Room Large A
• Room Large B (has 4 distances)
• Room Medium A (has 5 distances)
• Room Medium B (has 2 distances)
• Room Small A
• Room Small B
• Stairwell A (has 5 distances)
• Stairwell B (has 5 distances)
• Stairwell C (has 5 distances)
• Stairwell D (only close distance)
All shots and explosion have close, distant and far layers, except where noted.
Intervention is the most complete and researched SWAT sound effects library ever made, featuring 26 weapons recorded by Hollywood’s premier weapons recordist, Charles Maynes.
We've compiled a collection of the most frequently used weapons by American SWAT units, offering you a complete sound set to work on modern films, television or games.
We’ve even included the source recordings for you to design your own gunshots, and plenty of additional foley, utilities, boots, explosives, gun handling and gear body movements, making this the most developed soundpack library in its genre.
All files are 24bit/96khz stereo files, meticulously embedded with Soundminer & Basehead metadata, including:
• 26 weapons commonly used by US SWAT teams
• Suppressed and burst variations for most weapons
• Shot variations for dry, open exterior, interior and urban locations
• 4 source layers for each weapon, allowing you to design your own shots
• 14 gun foley weapon sets including reloads, magazine inserts and cocking
• SWAT body gear movements
• Utilities like night vision goggles, batons, battering rams and more
• Large explosives and explosive sweeteners
• Designed gun handling files for gun movements
Charles Maynes' work includes Spider-Man, Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier and Resident Evil 5, and he is regarded as one of the go-to people in Hollywood and games for weapons recording. Intervention also contains gun foley recorded by another Hollywood sound pro, Matthew E. Taylor
Welcome to the Bloodfeast. Welcome to 496 files containing over 820 goregeous bone breaking, blood soaking and flesh slicing Splatter SoundFX.
This huge hardgore, construction kit contains all the sounds of gore you need for your horror-, action-, thriller-, slasher-, monster-, martial-arts-, zombie- or fantasy-, movie or video-game.
…and, there is a chainsaw too, of course.
The ‘Just Impacts – Extension I’ sound effects library features 237 sound effects of mainly metal and wood impacts, metal armor hits, crashes, door slams, heavy metal drops, shield blocks and metal wall hits.
All sounds are were recorded with RODE NTG-3 and a NT55 microphones into a Sound Devices 702 recorder. Each sound was edited and cleaned, so there’s no noise or other unwanted sounds. The sounds were EQ’ed and compressed for that extra punch.
You can use the sounds right away – no further editing needed. But you could, of course…
All sounds are delivered as BWF tagged, 24Bit, 96kHz wav-files
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