Thousand of free sound effects to download instantly

Have you ever needed to quickly download a sound effect for free and with little fuss? Do you need professional quality sound effects downloaded instantly to your computer for your projects? is a free sound effect library that offers 8,300 free professional quality sound effects in both WAV and Mp3 format. Searching for sounds is easy and quick, either via the comprehensive category system or simply by typing a search term. Sound effects can also be search via contributor, who are all professional sound designers and recordists from around the world, contributing a wide range of sounds from tropical rainforests to the streets of NYC.

Sound effects are listed within two license types, CC0 (public domain) and Zapsplat’s own Standard License, a modification of the Creative Commons Attribution license. However attribution for these sounds can be lifted for life with a small donation to help keep the website running.

Users are required to register for a free account to download which takes only a couple of minutes to complete. Then users have unlimited access to every sound effect in their database.

Approximately 300 new sound effects are added each week making a highly useful and ever growing collection of free sound effects.

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