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Audio Hero

New contributor Audio Hero and other news!

It’s with great pleasure I can announce our latest free sound effects contributor, Audio Hero. They bring hundreds of new sounds from their extensive collection of over 250,000 sound effects and royalty free music. Audio Hero’s library offers almost every sound imaginable, from nature sounds right through to science fiction, horror, fantasy, industrial and much more. Their library features sounds ... »

Sound Wave

Welcome to Adam A Johnson, our latest free sound contributor

It’s with great pleasure I can announce our latest free sound effects contributor, Adam A Johnson. Adam has come onboard with some of his large collection of sounds recorded over many years and in many locations around the world. Adam is a well known figure in the sound design industry having been active since the early 2000s’ working with leading figures and some of the best libraries online. It’... »

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20,000+ free sound effects and counting

It’s with great pleasure that today we can announce the upload of our 20,000th free sound effect. Since our launch in 2015, we strived to create one of the biggest and most useful collections of free soundfx online and that mission is still alive today. Averaging 500 new sounds per week, we are now working towards 30,000 sfx to download. New download system The last week or so has been busy and a ... »

Marcel

Welcome to our latest contributor: Free To Use Sounds

Free To Use Sounds is an amazing library of free sound effects recorded by Libby and Marcel on their worldwide travels. The duo met on a chance encounter, as explained my Marcel: We met by chance on the Promenade des Anglais in Nice, France. At the time we were two strangers residing on different continents, the one in Switzerland, the other in Los Angeles. While traveling around the world we came... »

Download

New download system

Since launching zapsplat.com in 2015, we’ve been using the HTML 5 download attribute for managing the download of our sound effects and music, which is a new system for downloading files from web pages in a streamlined way. However support for the attribute through browsers, while good, still has issues with older browsers and those no longer in development but still in use (like Internet Explorer... »

Introducing Lists

Introducing Lists

I’m pleased to announce the latest new feature here at zapsplat.com…. Lists (Lists are only available to Gold members, click here to donate and upgrade) What are lists used for? Lists are simply ways for you to save personalised lists of our sounds. They are perfect for creating a group of sounds for a particular project, or movie scene, or just for creating a draft list of sounds you can then tri... »

Audio

Welcome to Justin Macleod, our latest free sound effects contributor and new soundfx by Glitchedtones

It’s with great pleasure I can announce our latest free sound effects contributor, Justin Macleod. Justin is a sound designer based in the United Kingdom who specialises in producing cinematic sound design effects, some of which are created from simple everyday objects and actions. I’ve been in contact with Justin via Twitter for sometime and he’s been a keen user of our sound effects and service ... »

Articulated Sounds

Welcome to Articulated Sounds, our latest free sound effect contributor

We’d like to give a very warm welcome to our latest free sound effects contributor, Articulated Sounds. Based in Montreal, Canada, Articulated boast a huge library of soundfx that cover a massive and diverse range, from busy city streets to the gentle flow of a fountain in a quiet park, to fun monsters, martians, cartoon voices and so much more. Articulated have kindly contributed 100 professional... »

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New portfolio section and ‘hire me’ feature for our contributors

Today we launched a new feature for our contributors… the ability to add a portfolio to their profile page showcasing the credits they’ve gained, any awards they’ve won and their educational achievements. We’ve seen a growing number of our users take a keen interest in where the sound effects uploaded to zapsplat.com come from and who is behind them and we thought this was the perfect way to... »

Feedback

Latest Feedback

With more great feedback rolling in, I wanted to share them here, so here is what our members and visitors have been saying to us this month. I am so thrilled to learn of your wonderful service! I am creating a number of Podcasts based on my novels and I will be using your great sound effects to help tell the story. I will also give you credit at the end of the presentation. And I look forward to ... »