Looking to add sound effects to your project?


Here are some sites that offer royalty free (free to use or share) content. Remember, it is always appropriate to cite the source of your media. This is commonly referred to as "attribution," or giving credit to, the original owner.

Music and audio files



  • Sound effects: Make sure you use "copyright free" (labeled for reuse) music and sounds. Try Incompetech for high quality royalty-free music.
  • TV Sound tracks: Need George of the Jungle? Man from U.N.C.L.E? Gilligan's Isle? Go to the Classic TV site where you'll find tons of resources. Be sure to scroll down to be able to click on the alphabetical listing. These are also royalty-free.
  • Here are a few more sites that offer sound effects and free music. Be sure to check out their Creative Commons License agreements before using them.



MORE Free Sound Effects Downloadable Files:

**http://www.grsites.com/sounds**

**http://www.a1freesoundeffects.com/button.html**

**http://www.prankcallsunlimited.com/freesoundeffects.htm**

http://www.mediacollege.com/downloads/sound-effects/

http://sounddogs.com/

http://www.soundjay.com/

Incompetech Royalty Free Music Search for music by genre or mood. This is an extensive downloadable library!
D. Keith Robinson's page about finding podsafe music!
http://www.ipodarmy.com/2005/06/how-to-find-podsafe-music/
GarageBand
Free Audio Clips
Wavsource
Partners in Rhyme
Stonewashed.net
Aviary.com Click on the link for Audio files.
SoundDogs
www.soundamerica.com
www.freeaudioclips.com
www.freeplaymusic.comwww.kididdles.com/mouseum/index.html
www.grsites.com/sounds/
www.a1freesoundeffects.com/button.html
www.prankcallsunlimited.com/freesoundeffects.htm
www.mediacollege.com/downloads/sound-effects/
Sound Jay 3000 royalty-free audio clips!
Podsafe Music Network
http://music.podshow.com/
CCMixer
http://www.ccmixter.org/

PodSafe Audio
http://www.podsafeaudio.com/

iTunes (Look for 30 second clips for intros and outros)
http://www.apple.com/itunes/store/